Concrete Extension House

Reconfiguration and plenty of concrete have transformed a ‘knockdown’ 1959 suburban house into a bush sanctuary that celebrates the outdoor Sydney lifestyle. Architect, builder and owner Polly Harbison reports.

DESIGN HUNTER Q&A WITH LUIS GOMEZ SIU

Creativity is what Peruvian architect Luis Gomez Siu certainly knows best. When he first moved to Australia he had the idea to furnish his place with cost efficient materials that he could make himself. Now he runs the highly successful Capas Furniture. We talk to him about life, Messina and design
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Design Hunter Q+A: Simone McEwan

Hot on the heels of her much lauded redesign of London's iconic Olympic Studios, Melbourne born, London based interior designer Simone McEwan talks Brazilian architecture, Bauhaus chairs and Ferris Bueller with habitusliving.

Launch Pad: Calling All Emerging Industrial Designers

Now in its tenth year, Launch Pad is an annual competition and mentorship program giving emerging Australian industrial designers a foot in the door and, once the foot’s in, a helping hand to get further. Their motto is, “From prototype to production”

King Chair

Charles Wilson’s new Seymour ticks all the boxes. Text by Stephen Lacey
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Peddling Coffee

Močan & Green Grout is more than just a café. It’s also home to a bicycle company, a local art and design scene, and some unlikely owners.

“The Vintage Jewels” by Megan Hess for Designer Rugs

Designer Rugs is thrilled to unveil “The Vintage Jewels” by Megan Hess - three intricately detailed, hand-tufted, New Zealand Wool and bamboo designs, available exclusively from Designer Rugs

Local Global

As the events surrounding the Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 (CT WDC 2014) ramp up, Elana Castle chats to Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of South African design collectives, Source and Southern Guild and a member of the World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 International Advisory Council (IAC)

Indesign Milan Party 2014

Indesign's annual Milan party once again brought together designers, suppliers and exhibitors from Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States.

Maxalto Febo Collection from Space

Maxalto presents a series of new and innovative additions to the elegant Febo collection by Antonio Citterio

Iconic Australian Houses

You’ve read the book, now see the exhibition and take part in the tours and talks with Sydney Living Museums

Absolut Oz Explores Eco Graffiti

Absolut Oz, the limited edition bottle created in collaboration with world renowned director, Baz Luhrmann, now takes on a new phase of creativity in the realisation of two eco-friendly street art installations
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Protecting Iconic Australian Homes

With Sydney’s real estate at an ever-increasing premium and the process of listing heritage homes becoming more difficult, the future of many iconic Australian houses is under serious threat

Making Iconic Houses

The talk series will look at 29 iconic houses and their creation by the architects behind them

Minnie Pwerle for Designer Rugs

The Minnie Pwerle collection for Design Rugs is testimony to the company's driving urge to further bridge the divide between art and interior design - to marry unique, stimulating artwork with exceptional quality, functional, floor coverings

Rose Seidler House Focus Tour

Join Sydney Living Museums portfolio curator Joanna Nicholas on a tour of the iconic Rose Seidler house

Tasmanian Idyll

Welcome to the first in our new occasional series where we peek behind the public face of editors, designers, their manufacturers and retailers. Where better to start than with our own Ediitorial Director, Paul McGillick
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TT Apartment Singapore

Breaking free from the common approach of defining spaces by their function, TT Apartment explores the idea of a transformable space; a design that seeks to accommodate life in a tight spatial layout. Words by Philippa Daly

Verandah Daze

Reveling in a seclusion that’s rare in Asia, Claughton House offers an intimate encounter with the ideas of master sensualist Geoffrey Bawa. By Melissa Rimac

Leolux by Misura

Leolux is a modern furniture brand from the Netherlands and is renowned for its quirky and clever designs. Leolux's signature product is the Gisa armchair designed by Jane Worthingon

Zhou Zhou Bar

It's an oriental drinking den with a difference. Designed by Hecker Guthrie, Zhou Zhou offers a fresh, and distinct take on the traditional Melbourne bar.

Living In Iconic Australian Houses

What does it feel like living in one of Australia's iconic houses
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Endless Stair becomes Scale Infinite

A new interpretation of the extraordinary Endless Stair hardwood structure has been unveiled in Milan

The Petit + Sevitt Courtyard House Focus Tour

The Pettit + Sevitt Courtyard House was designed in 1965, when Sydney began to shift

COMBI from DELSA

The Combi Units, designed by Lenci Design for Teuco, are a versatile, safe bath/shower solution that are as stylish as they are functional.

In the Folds of Hills

In the Folds of Hills depicts life in the secluded valleys around Lima, a rural area a little over 100 kms northwest from Melbourne, Victoria. A book of extraordinary documentary photography and heart warming stories.

Respectfully Yours

This house was designed and built by its owners, architects Kausar Hukumchand and Sarita Chand, to be a model of ingenuity, affordability and environmental civility. Paul McGillick discovers a bushland refuge in suburban Sydney
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