Biasol channels 1980s nostalgia inside Melbourne restaurant Billie Buoy

Design studio Biasol clashed hot pink and midnight blue to form the bold interiors of this 1980s-inspired restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. Billie Buoy occupies a corner plot in Melbourne’s Essendon neighbourhood and has been designed by local studio Biasol as a “1980s character who was radical, hip and a little offbeat”. To capture the mood of the 1980s, the studio closely studied the era and its quirky pop culture. “We looked back to the days before the internet and cell phones – we dusted off our Atari and Walkman, put a John Hughes movie in the VHS, and jammed to New Order and Madonna,” said the studio. “The interiors and branding were developed in unison to create high impact and …