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Go and Visit the Pop-Up Palissade Tearoom

If you missed the launch of the Palissade collection designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for HAY at the Melbourne Indesign event, you haven’t entirely missed out. Alternatively, if you didn’t miss it but did love it – you’re equally in luck.

Building Family Ties

RT+Q Architects bring light, space and a family together in a semi-detached residence that makes the most of its site. Olha Romaniuk writes.

Playing With a Darker Palette

Architology introduces quiet drama to a family apartment home while fulfilling the objective to create both a family home and a master suite for two. Yvonne Xu writes.

What went down at Melbourne Indesign?

After a jam-packed few days of design excitement, we look back on the weekend that was Melbourne Indesign.

Bondi Barn Breaks the Status Quo

A photograph of isolated dwellings on Greeland’s icecaps inspired this barn dwelling in the Sydney’s famous beachside suburb of Bondi. The resulting home, orchestrated by clayton orszaczky, is made special by custom furniture and the art of landscaping. Stephen Todd writes.

Design After Dark

This Melbourne Indesign, design goes dark. For one night only, Friday 12 August it's time for your after-dark date with the best in design

Focus, Form and Function

Homewares label Zakkia showcases the increasingly rare quality of handmade design objects, celebrating the beautiful imperfections found in natural materials. Habitus Living reporter, Ashley Tucker meets the creative mind who is partnering with skilled artisans to create products that are one-of-a-kind.

Did You Miss?

Lights, Camera – It’s a Wrap!

Melbourne Indesign 2016 was a mammoth event spanning three days, and Habitus was proud to be a part of the conversation, on the ground visiting showrooms and exhibitions, spurring conversation with our LiveLife panels, and letting down our hair at the official Melbourne Indesign After Party.

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The Latest in Pool Design with Stormtech

In the design of a pool, there is a fine line between balancing functionality while maintaining a stylish aesthetic. The role of a sleek and highly-functional drainage system is paramount in ensuring that the pool is a hygienic and safe communal space for generations to come.

HAY and Cult launch the Palissade at MID

Together with HAY, Cult has launched the Palissade collection of outdoor furniture – which debuted exclusively at Melbourne Indesign

A Saccharine Sweet First Bite

Launching at Melbourne Indesign 2016, Ross Didier’s newest creations look good enough to eat.

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Scandinavian Precision with Huset

European fine furniture producer TON collaborates with Mads K. Johansen and Alexander Gufler to create the Jutland table and Merano chair – timeless furniture with Scandinavian precision.

A Luxury Apartment in Brisbane’s Newstead

Newstead has historically been a Brisbane precinct filled with warehouses in a prime inner-city location, and the new Lumira Apartments strike a careful balance of luxury living while honouring the industrial aesthetic.

Geelong Hospital’s Finishing Touch

A hospital is not only a place of healthcare, but also a place where the mind must be at rest - so visually pleasing and clean finishes are a must. For Geelong Hospital, the choice to opt for Bolon was an easy one

How to open up a Bungalow

The SSK Residence renovation sees a single storey Caulfield North California style bungalow extended and changed in order to better open up and accept the surrounds of its space

Last Call to Join the Design Conversation

For Melbourne Indesign 2016, Habitus presents the LiveLife Seminar Series: the place to learn, discuss and debate the latest and most controversial aspects of contemporary design and architecture.

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