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Theatrical Apartment in Little India

By dramatising spaces for the everyday rituals of life, Singapore architect Colin Seah re-defines apartment living. Andrea Stevens visited his own apartment which is a convenient retreat from the bustle of the city.

Habitus Loves… WARP AND WEFT

Elana Castle presents eight woven and knitted designs inspired by natural processes and ancient craftsmanship.

In Oliver’s Workshop

Oliver MacLatchy is a carpenter, builder, tinkerer and inventor with a massive love for timber. The result of that passion is Wood Melbourne, spouts made from reclaimed wood, designed and crafted by hand in his workshop in Melbourne. Each piece goes through 12 stages to become the beautiful, sustainable fixtures they are. Through a series of images we get to see some of this laborious and careful process.

A Kiwi Bach in Victoria by MRTN Architects

Venus Bay Bach, by MRTN Architects, "was never intended to be home away from home; it was to be a holiday house, basic in form and basic in function". Nestled in the rugged terrain at South Gippsland, Victoria, the house is an escape from the city for a New Zealand-born Melbourne-based young family.

Authentically Aged

The Japanese have a phrase that describes the beauty of imperfect aged items, wabi-sabi. Nicolas Chiew, co-founder of Colonial Trading Company, talks about his love for the natural phenomena and where strategic 'wearing' falls short.

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Henry Corbett and Co Official launch party

Last week was the official opening of the Henry Corbett & Co. boutique in Woollahra. A great evening to showcase their Architecture, Interior Design, Lifestyle and Culture business - and here are the images by Eli Fulgelman to back it up.

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A Rug Collection that Reflects Community

Designer Rugs collection of six hand-tufted rugs, “Neighbourhood” by Bleux, reflects, charmingly, on the essence of community with a true sense of place. “This collection recognises our daily adventure - punctuated by a wave from a shop owner, a conversation on the run with one of the locals, squeals from the kids in the park and all the characters along the way. All designs can be custom sized and custom coloured as required.

Why trends, and being trendy, is not a good thing

Habitus Deputy Editor Nicky Lobo wonders why we love it when people tell us what we want.

MISURA’S MELBOURNE SHOWROOM GETS A REVAMP

Misura's Melbourne showroom, located on Church St in the furniture precinct of Richmond, has undergone a revamp and is settling in to the Melbourne market.

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Rabari Rug Collection

The Rabari collection consists of four carpets made from 100% New Zealand wool, handmade in India by using the hand knotted and hand woven Sumak techniques.

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