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MOCK TURTLE

Degraves Street, Melbourne
VIC Australia | 2016

 

Mock turtle soup was created in the mid-18th century as an affordable imitation of green turtle soup, long considered a delicacy in Victorian times. Soup quickly became a metaphor for this small space in Degraves Street; with its mishmash of public and private, customer and staff and always-busy interior. 

 

We injected this hole-in-the-wall with a quirky, fresh and fun finish, and even created the soup bowl style branding. Mock Turtle cafe is holistic design at its best. 


Photography : Guy Evans