Melbourne

A Taste of Barragan-Inspired Architecture

This beautiful concrete home in Melbourne took inspiration from the style of Mexican architect Luis Barragan, with one of his contemporaries, Andres Casillas de Alba, commissioned for its design, along with local firm Evolva Architects.

Lights, Camera – It’s a Wrap!

Melbourne Indesign 2016 was a mammoth event spanning three days, and Habitus was proud to be a part of the conversation, on the ground visiting showrooms and exhibitions, spurring conversation with our LiveLife panels, and letting down our hair at the official Melbourne Indesign After Party.

Victorious Victoria: Napier Street

The Mills Gorman architectural firm are synonymous for practical and innovative design missions. Their recent redevelopment in Melbourne’s suburbia breathes a new lease on life into an original Victorian residence.

Shining a Light on the Perfect Winter with AJAR

Lighten up the winter blues with this collection of table lamps. Practical and stunning, these lamps will illuminate your indoor spaces this winter.

High House: Fluid Design in Fitzroy

Dan Gayfer Design renovated a home that sought to “turn inner city terrace living on its head” in Melbourne’s Fitzroy that focused on “the convenience of inner city living, without compromising on space, function, interaction, flexibility and light.”

When Architects Design Homes for Themselves

FGR Architects’ Feras Raffoul designs his three-storey home in Melbourne’s Maribyrnong, resulting in a luxurious minimalist concrete structure that is primarily composed of cement and glass.

Ivy Muse: Elegant Greenery

Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal are co-founders of Melbourne-based botanical wares studio, Ivy Muse. Habitus Living reporter, Ashley Tucker spoke with Alana and Jacqui to learn about their successful design practice and brand new collection.

In the Black: Openness and Darkness Combine in Melbourne

The Frame House by Carr Design Group is a steel, black modernist-inspired statement that presents a very different face to the world than its neighbours.

Meet Miso: The Young Artist Loved by the Art and Fashion World Alike

Miso, the Ukrainian born, Australian artist is mapping conflict zones with her unique artistic practice, Naomi Russo reports.

THAT House: Exploring the Private and the Public

“As Australian homes and culture become increasingly inward looking and protective, Austin Maynard Architects is reacting against this trend. THAT House can open up to the outdoors, both private and public.”