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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.

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

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

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

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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House in the Dunes

A South African house makes the most of a fabulous site and a limited budget. Words by Paul McGillick

Art and Object

“A family home in which to hang art” was John Gow’s brief to architect Richard Priest when he and partner Sara Howard renovated their villa in Auckland’s Herne Bay. Andrea Stevens visits the gallery owner and finds a warm house full of stories and treasures

Maxalto Febo Collection from Space

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

Paranaque House, Manila

Fusing modernist and Colonial Spanish typologies, architect and resident Sacha Cotture has created a spacious dwelling that showcases a diverse and textural palette of local materials.

A Living Space

This family home in Melbourne was designed by architect Rob Mills to “break down the walls of a traditional house”. Stephen Crafti explores how the dynamic spaces respond to this challenge
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HouseMuseum

Prominent architect Corbett Lyon has created a home in Melbourne that is both house and public museum. Stephen Crafti explores Lyon’s dedication to the arts and the way he combines public and private spaces

A Tale of Timber

The beauty of recycled timber is only partly aesthetic – its former function adds a whole other appeal. Jaz Sidhu visited the island of Langkawi in Malaysia and discovered a home designed by Building Bloc that generates new life for old timber electricity poles.

“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

White By The Sea

Volpatohatz architects have replaced a dusty 1940’s cottage with a clean, contemporary seaside home.

Symbiotic Sustainability

Andrea Stevens visits a holiday home on Great Barrier Island in New Zealand that works as an organic element of the environment it sits within.
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Extended Living

Interrupting a repeated motif of weatherboard homes in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Abbotsford, Architect Julie Firkin of JFA has added a contemporary, bright and functional pavilion that elevates and expands its linked residence.

Beyond the Box

Presented with a long and narrow plot, K2LD Architects in Singapore created a box within a box; a terrace house, says Lynn Tan, with a touch of Alice in Wonderland.

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

Of Salt and Scrub

Simple and understated, this residence on the Mornington Peninsula is a sublime manifestation of an inter-disciplinary approach to unify built form and landscape. By George Krastev

Light Industrial

Uncovering and embellishing raw textures in a Singapore maisonette, 0932 Design Consultants have converted an uninspiring high density dwelling into an attractive modern home.
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