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A New Design Bookshop Opens In Collingwood!

Sasha Gattermayr
22nd June, 2020

Bookshop by Uro sets up shop in Collingwood Yards with a focus on Australian architecture and design titles, and a fitout by Architecture Architecture.

Local specialist publishers Uro Publications have been producing design and architecture books from their Collingwood headquarters since 2009. Now, they have a shopfront!

Bookshop by Uro is tucked behind a courtyard garden off Johnston Street in the historic Collingwood Yards building (formerly the Collingwood Arts Precinct). With a focus on Australian design and architecture titles, the independent publisher have been operating their retail presence solely online for the last two years.

The newly completed shopfront was designed by legendary local firm Architecture Architecture, who fitted the interiors with gum joinery and a communal bench seat for resting browsers. The warm, inviting space is located just next door to Tantri Mustika’s new studio and store, and once public health restrictions lift, Bookshop by Uro plans to host a regular program of cultural events, exhibitions and public talks.

Such a welcome addition to the neighbourhood!

Bookshop by Uro
An architecture and design bookshop specialising in Australian titles
5/30 Perry Street
Collingwood, VIC

Tuesday – Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm

Sasha Gattermayr
22nd June, 2020

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