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Finding the Marriage Between Indoors and Out

A handshake with the past; a composition of concrete, steel and glass - this residential build in Freeman’s Bay, Auckland strikes a unique balance between the indoors and out.

Celebrating the Launch of Habitus #33

This week, we were very excited to celebrate the launch of Habitus #33 - the Nature issue.

Arent&Pyke Design With Heart and Soul

With a distinctive and sophisticated design style, Sydney-based design studio Arent&Pyke have made it their mission to "help and inspire people to live a beautiful life," as Rebecca Gross discovers.

How Can We Make Our Obstacles Work For Us?

Nature informs and inhabits every aspect of visual artist Joshua Yeldham’s work. It’s in his use of animal totems and in the echoes of the Aboriginal art and traditional Chinese landscapes that illuminate his paintings. It’s in his use of wood and cane and his tireless exploration of the world around him, so that every field, creek and river can be seen afresh.

A Fortress Façade Hides a Sumptuous Interior

Functioning as both a family home and a place for office meeting, MCR’s house in Prahran, Melbourne, ‘crosses the line’ on several fronts.

Bringing the Italian Church to Lighting Design

Pairing minimal aesthetics with hand finished Whiskey Brass componentry; Duomo is a new range of lights designed by ANAESTHETIC.

Resident: Creating Magic in Design

Resident is a New Zealand design practice driven by Scott Bridgens and Simon James who collaborate with a select group of designers. And as Rebecca Gross learns, its high-quality furniture and lighting is the unique result of these conditions and relationships.

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Raising the Barr

A century old brick home in Claremont received a modern and breathtaking renovation inspired by Californian architecture, and the need to reconnect with the outdoors.

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Calling all Designers for the Altro Innovation In Design Awards

The team at Altro flooring is looking to reward one lucky creative with the ultimate design trip to London to attend the Clerkenwell Design week!

Can Sydney do Bagels Like Montreal?

The oven is firing and the bagel trend in Sydney is showing no signs of slowing down, with Smoking Gun Bagels opening to showcase Montreal style bagels.

The Arthur and Tyrian Apartments Are Fit for Royalty

The idea of living like royalty was a core element in the design of Hallmarc’s Arthur and Tyrian Apartments, with the apartments named after Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert referencing this.

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What does the Next Generation of Showering Look Like?

New Zealand’s Methven, designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has launched the Aurajet, an inspired new showering design that defies convention.

How Can a Cup of Coffee Influence Architecture?

At Lot.1 – a new café, restaurant and cocktail bar at 20 York Street in Sydney – the coffee swirl has been taken to yet another level and translated into the interior architecture of the space. Rebecca Gross writes.

How do You Design For Isolation?

On a remote island with no roads to mainland Australia and not even a local council, it was prefabricated architecture that was the design solution for Lai Cheong Brown.

Extreme Flair from Instyle

Extreme by Instyle is a sophisticated mixed use indoor / outdoor textile option inspired by the aesthetics of sailing and yachting

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