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Award-winning Italian

PROJECT Antica Pizzeria e Cucina – Morphett Street, South Australia
PRODUCT Various custom tables
PRACTICE Genesin Studio
PHOTOS Iain Bond

Custom Table design

Antica Pizzeria e Cucina is the new flagship pizzeria for restauranteur Anthony Crea. Franco Crea’s furniture design complimented the interior design inspiration for this restaurant perfectly.

Antica is a modernist Italian restaurant, based on influences from Anthony’s family heritage from Napoli, Italy. Inspiration for the restaurant was drawn from the old gated lane-ways of Napoli which open up into hidden piazzas. The paved lane-ways and brick vaulted ceilings all have strong influences on the space in creating a brick-on-brick narrative for the Antica.

Franco Crea’s furniture design language complimented the interior design inspiration from Genesin studio, using humble and honest materials like solid oak to add warm and a sense of inclusiveness to the warmth of other feature materials used such as brick.


  • 2016 Think Brick Australia National Grand Prix finalist
  • 2016 Think Brick Australia National Winner – Horbury Hunt Commercial Award
  • 2016 Eat Drink Design Awards – High Commendation – Best Restaurant Design
  • 2016 SA (DIA) Design Institute of Australia Awards – Gold Award Winner (Built Environment)
  • 2016 SA (DIA) Design Institute of Australia Awards – President’s Award Winner
  • 2016 (IDEA) Interior Design Excellence Awards National Winner – Hospitality Category
  • 2017 (AIDA) Australian Interior Design Awards National Commendation – Hospitality Design
  • 2017 (AIDA) Australia Interior Design Awards Winner – Best of State Commercial Design
  • 2017 (WIN) Word Interior News Award – Best Restaurant

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