The Station at Southport

Our clients, Co Spaces & IEDM, have developed this building over time, resurrecting it from oblivion some years ago. The building has been slowly morphed into a 21st century multi-purpose facility with state of the art technology throughout.

Over the past few years, Renowned has been fortunate enough to be involved with a couple of turnkey fit outs. As a smaller company, our ability to flex and work with groups such as the guys from Co-Spaces & IEDM makes us quite unique. We all worked together and learned from each other. We collectively designed furniture to suit each space – from the co sharing floors occupied by the guys from the V8 Supercar group to individual desks to boardrooms and directors offices.

As the building appeared in the 1980’s before restoration.

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The earliest picture we can find of the building in its former glory as the original Southport ambulance station. Circa 1920’s.

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This is the building today, now restored and repurposed. It now houses coffee shops, shared office spaces, meeting rooms and the latest use, as well as a place for private intimate music meets.

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Inside the new shell with some of the shared office spaces all furnished by Renowned Furniture.

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I recently attended a function where famous Aussie rocker, Russell Morris, played for a crowd of just 40 people! Meeting the 70’s/80’s 90’s and today’s legend was a real treat, feet on the ground and still pumping out new stuff.

Here is Russell doing his stuff! The building was a perfect venue for this inaugural event. I hope to be invited to more of those!!

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A fresh breath of air at the office

Thanks to Lennah’s keen eye, an accounting firm in the city is now enjoying the same good quality furniture but with a new lease on life, re-polished table tops, restored sideboard and reupholstered chairs.

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All fresh & new at less than half the cost of replacement and with possibly twice the quality of today’s replacements. 🙂

Full office restoration

Full office restoration for an architecture group . Here’s a company upgrading & re-locating and also a company that can see the true value in keeping older furniture that was well built and having it restyled/restored rather than discarding and replacing it.

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Sushi train is a comin’!

The Sushi Train company have outlets all over Australia and we’re now assisting with their timber polished signage. 🙂

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Big real estate firm gets new furniture

State manager of large real-estate firm gets his desk repaired, new leather inlay etc. This method of conducting a site visit to do a repair like this was far more convenient for the client.

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Boardroom table a mountain

This board room table weighs a tonne! It was moved into position using a large crane and cost thousands to move. It’s solid timber throughout and seats 20 odd when required. The top was getting tired from years of mistreatment so we conducted an on-site re-polish of the top and sides. Saved the client thousands and the finish was beautiful. Our two guys on this job have 110 years of experience between them!!!

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Ottomans

Mary & Peter could not find a couch or suite suitable for their very small space where they run a portrait photography studio. The ottoman idea that we proffered was a big hit because of its flexibility and modular nature. These are commercial grade ottomans that will last for many years. Some companies actually have their corporate logos and names embroidered on them as well.

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Space Age desktop

These are not fantastic pictures but we’re working on some space age desktops for a big client. Construction is black glass tile, top A grade plywood
bale sealed in Japan, black with a shark nose edge and framed in a brushed aluminium angle. Each piece clips together with furniture clamps to form a 4
X 1.5 meter massive board room table. (The top alone is almost 400 kgs!) When we get this job completed, the finished pictures will make much more sense…

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