CONVERSATIONS

A Space to Create

A visit to the studio of abstract artist Belinda Fox reveals the intricacy and influences behind her art. Luo Jingmei reports.

Q&A: Lara Staunton of LAHAUS

Growing up on a farm in Zimbabwe before immigrating to Perth at the age of 15, Lara Staunton was always artistic and knew early on that she was going to work in the design industry

Groupwork: Rethinking the small things

An ever-fluid collective of creative minds, Groupwork rethinks everyday objects to enhance small daily rituals. Linsey Rendell sits down with founder Sarah Trotter to discuss Project 003, Simplify.

DESIGNER Q&A: ØIVIND ALEXANDER SLAATTO

Danish designer Øivind Alexander Slaatto creates simple, obvious yet poetic solutions that are often also inspired by nature. Having recently collaborated with Louis Poulsen on the Patera pendant, a lamp that offers new and intriguing perspectives when viewed from different angles, we meet up with the designer to find out more about his work.

In Conversation: Catherine Roberts

Today on Habitus Living we chat to Catherine Roberts, founder of Showroom, a retail space set in the heart of Brisbane City. Catherine moved from Canada with her husband almost five years, and soon after set about sharing her design finds on her blog. This quickly progressed into what Showroom is today, as Catherine explains.

Chelsea Hing on Kitchens and Bathrooms

This week on Habitus Living, we chat to Melbourne-based interior designer Chelsea Hing of namesake practice Chelsea Hing. Chelsea is passionate about residential interiors, and since establishing her own business in 2007 she has worked on both large and small scale residential projects. We ask Chelsea about her thoughts on the kitchen and bathroom, and some of the key design considerations to take into account when embarking on the design of these two important spaces.

In Conversation: Dinosaur Design’s Louise Olsen

Australian design brand, Dinosaur Designs is renowned for its distinctive hand-sculpted resin jewellery and homewares that evoke the colours and forms of the Australian landscape.

James Dawson brings New Design School to Brisbane

The Dawson School of Design is set to change the landscape of design education in Queensland. We talk to the name behind Brisbane's latest design school, James Dawson about the process of setting up a creative industries institution in the 21st century.

Chris Weylandt: the art of living and lounging

Founder and owner of Weylandts, Chris Weylandt, talks about the art of lounging and living with this fresh South African brand

Ross Didier: The Art of Lounging

We asked a few experts in the know, who design and supply some of our favourite lounging products, to share their thoughts on the future of lounging. Here, Ross Didier, Founder of Didier, explains his take on where lounging and seating is progressing.

Leonard Georgopoulos: The Art of Lounging

We chat to Managing Director, Leonard Georgopoulos about the future of lounging, and discover some interesting industry insights.

The Art of Lounging with Gordon and Susan Tait

We sit down with the creative duo behind Tait, Gordon Tait and Susan Tait to discuss the Art of Lounging.

Designer in Profile: Eloise Rapp

Eloise Rapp is a Sydney-based designer and creative producer working across the disciplines of textiles, graphic design and product design. After spotting her eponymous scarf label, Rapp on display at Sydney Indesign, we sat down with Eloise to talk about her eye-catching textile collection ‘Origin’.

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