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A Dark Portrait of Mid-century Palm Springs: ‘MIDNIGHT MODERN’

Midnight Modern is a collection of large-scale works by Melbourne-based photographer Tom Blachford. Captured under the light of a supermoon, Classic Palm Springs mid-century architecture become the moody subject.

Design Hunter Q+A: Studio Pardon

With their home as their studio, their studio their home, the Studio Pardon, Lise and Ben, are a true Design Hunters. Here we talk teddy bears and pastry, not sitting and the DAA...

Adele Bates Second Birthday

In celebration of their two year birthday, Adele Bates Design hosted a party in their South Melbourne studio

Design Hunter Q+A: Sally Taylor

With their relatively new recycled timber furniture business Timbermill growing steadily, director Sally Taylor is suitably inspired. She loves fresh flowers, Japanese food, and champagne, and of course, wood.

Design Hunter Q+A: Shannon Bennett

Having recently opened Jardin Tan in Victoria and with a few other projects in the pipeline, director of Vue Group Shannon Bennett is on a bit of a roll. Here we talk inspiration, Pisco Sours and Exercise.

Design Hunter Q&A: Nicky Lobo

Nicky Lobo has recently been made Editor of Habitus, after being Deputy Editor for a number of years. We find out what makes her tick.

Q&A with Anna-Carin McNamara

After the recent launch of her range with Designer Rugs, we spend five minutes with Anna Carin.

Introducing Habitus special issue – kitchen & bathroom

The first-ever themed issue of Habitus launches next year, taking the Design Hunter approach to these crucial areas of the home.

HOMES IN THE SKY

The games architects play to milk the regulations can bring out the best in them – and the regulations. Words by Paul McGillick.

Wood Melbourne’s Showroom Launch

After the success of the first range of timber bath spouts earlier this year, Wood Melbourne has evolved to include a timber–clad shower head and timber taps (in two hardware finishes, brass and chrome) and most recently developed a concrete range of basins, taps, spouts and shower heads. Here's the official launch - doubling as the showroom opening.

Launch night of Greg Natale’s new Designer Rugs carpet collection

Last Thursday, September 4th, Designer Rugs launched their first ever carpet collection with Greg Natale. The mood was appropriately lively, mirroring an exciting step for the company. Here are the happy faces from the evening.

Shifting the showroom experience through collaboration

Collaborations are exciting and inspiring. Seeing two (or more) minds band together to create something new and unexpected makes us look on in awe, sparking the creative parts in all of us. This year, at Melbourne Indesign The Project was embraced with wholehearted enthusiasm. Entering a showroom meant being overwhelmed with surprise, excitement, joy and the urge to Instagram – right away! And the common element among all involved was collaborative engagement.

Design Hunter Q+A: Andra Matin

Contemporary Indonesian architect Isandra Matin Ahmad is known for his sensitive use of space and his contribution to architecture in Indonesia on the whole - being a founder of Arsitek Muda Indonesia (Young Architects of Indonesia, AMI). After featuring his beautiful house in issue 24 of Habitus, we were naturally eager to find out a bit more about this creative man.

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