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Joni Waka: Leaving No Stone Unturned

Joni Waka runs a successful art foundation and leads high end art tours in Tokyo, as Belinda Aucott reports.

Arent&Pyke Design With Heart and Soul

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.

Resident: Creating Magic in Design

Resident is a New Zealand design practice driven by Scott Bridgens and Simon James who collaborate with a select group of designers. And as Rebecca Gross learns, its high-quality furniture and lighting is the unique result of these conditions and relationships.

Industria X Changes Hands

Mark and Emma Cleine took over the reins at Industria X in 2014, bringing their passion for local manufacturing to the much loved brand that has been producing quality industrial furniture since 1999. Habitus Living writer Ashley Tucker spoke to the husband and wife team to find out more about their new endeavour.

Landscapes that Celebrate the Asia Pacific

Jennifer Tyers has painted everywhere from Borneo to Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens. Naomi Russo finds out where she’s heading next.

Focus, Form and Function

Homewares label Zakkia showcases the increasingly rare quality of handmade design objects, celebrating the beautiful imperfections found in natural materials. Habitus Living reporter, Ashley Tucker meets the creative mind who is partnering with skilled artisans to create products that are one-of-a-kind.

We Are Huntly Is One to Watch

With a portfolio of beautifully designed and distinctive interiors, Melbourne-based studio We Are Huntly has been deservedly named Emerging Interior Design Practice at the 2016 Australian Interior Design Awards. Rebecca Gross reports.

Alex Buckman: Behind the Arbor Planter

Habitus Living's Ashley Tucker sits down with Alex Buckman, the man behind the Arbor Planter to learn about his inspiration and design practice, and, of course, the planters themselves.

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.

Crafting Feel-Good Spaces with Kestie Lane Studio

“It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” is the motto of designer Kestie Lane, founder of Kestie Lane Studio. And for this designer it’s heart and soul for what she does, as well as a quiet confidence and effortlessness that emanates in her work. Rebecca Gross reports.