Is the age of authentic craftsmanship dead? Western Australian timber designer and maker Nathan Day proves bespoke woodwork is very much still alive.
In 2013 he established his namesake practice, a boutique architecture and interior design firm built on the philosophy of creating joyful spaces that inspire and enrich daily life.
Cover stars of Habitus #34, the social issue, Tamsin and Patrick Johnson are internationally renowned for a unique design language in the worlds of fashion and interiors.
Joni Waka runs a successful art foundation and leads high end art tours in Tokyo, as Belinda Aucott reports.
Sonia and Jacinta meld design and decoration to create beautifully resolved and considered spaces for their clients with a creative approach to colour and an innate fearlessness of combining pattern and texture.
Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia is becoming known as one of the world’s most sustainable and socially conscious architects, with heavy emphasis on the use of bamboo, which he calls ‘green steel’.
ANEAU is the brainchild of Anna Westcott working in tandem with Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti, a women’s collective in the foothills of the Himalayas. With a modern and colourful approach to design, ANEAU is weaving quilts designed to last for generations.
Artist Zhu Ohmu crafts organic ceramics by hand, in the process creating homes for houseplants. Naomi Russo finds out how.
Jac+Jack spend as much time designing their collections as they do designing the spaces in which to exhibit them.
Designer, builder, florist, artist and a passionate advocate of self-sufficient suburban living, Joost Bakker has a dream. It may sound like a long-shot, but he’s been testing his theories out at home, and already has a plan to take over our city skylines with nourishing, flourishing greenery.
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.
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.