Partners in business and life, Eva Dijkstra and Michael Lugmayr are the brains behind two unique Sydney-based design ventures. They began Design by Toko in 2001 in Rotterdam before they relocated to Sydney in 2007, and have since become firm fixtures in the design community. More recently, Eva and Michael began Print Gallery by Toko, an online store that services architects, interior designers, stylists and commercial showrooms with limited edition serigraphs, screen prints and lithographs. We take five to chat with Eva and Michael about their design inspirations.
Nicky Morgan is the founder of Australian lifestyle company, The Kindred Co. We chat to Nicky about her world travels, well-trained design eye and creativity.
Liz Watson is one half of Everingham + Watson, a design retailer offering a bespoke range of homewares and giftware imbued with a unique take on Australiana.
Orchard Piper's Luke McKie is a Victoria based property developer and Design Hunter®. We chat with the man about his loves, inspirations and challenges in the design world
Malcolm Walker Architects' Henri Sayes is an Auckland based architect and Design Hunter®. We chat with the man about his premier project under his namesake architecture studio
Melbourne's Ross Didier has recently launched a new range of furniture, the Congo Collection. The range continues Ross' success story since launching his studio in 2000, which led to more than 25 successful range launches in both local and international markets
Australian fashion iconista, Jenny Kee has made a decidedly colourful splash in Melbourne with the launch of a new limited edition capsule collection of knitwear, ‘A new beginning’, developed in collaboration with The Woolmark Company. Presented at Pieces of Eight gallery as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, the range uses digital knitting technology to bring to life some of Kee’s most iconic patterns
Architect Paul Hotston, of Phorm Architecture, thinks every kitchen should have morning winter light and his favourite drink is Hendricks gin. Of course we want to hear more.
In Habitus issue 27 (on sale April 23) we visit Nahji Chu at home. Here, we ask what this space means to her; why she lives inner city and how the place reflects her values.
Perth-born, Sydney-based artist Mason Kimber has been experimenting with traditional fresco techniques in his latest body of work. With a solo exhibition opening this week, we chat to the painter about inspiration, architectural memory, and the joys and challenges of making art.
Artist Joe Wilson speaks to Belinda Aucott about commercial art galleries and his latest collaboration with Chanelle Collier for BANG.
Georgina Wilson, of Georgina Wilson Architects, swears by German brand Dr Spiller for her skincare.