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Architecture

A Castle In Coogee As Featured Habitus #37 – Out Now!

The ancient facade of this castle-esque home in Coogee, Sydney, belies a young family that lives inside. Two children richer since the couple moved in over a decade prior, it was time for the interiors to speak to the next stage of this family's life.

Architecture

Foolscap Studio Create A New Sensation

Foolscap Studio founder and director Adele Winteridge talks to Elana Castle about the deconstructed, futuristic design of Sensory Lab’s first freestanding store on Collins Street, responding to the ritual of a morning coffee in the context of modernist architecture.

Interiors

George Livissianis Designs Bec+Bridge’s First Retail Store

Interior Architect George Livissianis takes a brief to speak to an audience so far removed from his own experiences and delivers the first incarnation of a dedicated Bec+Bridge retail space in Sydney's Bondi Junction.

Happenings

A Night With Jardan

In celebration of their new Sydney flagship store in Paddington, last week Jardan opened their doors and invited us in to take a look at the space first hand – champagne/cocktail/hors d'oeuvre in hand.

Design Products

Multi-Faceted Furniture By Lim+Lu

Hong Kong architecture firm CL3 and design studio Lim+Lu collaborate to create a collection of furniture that sings to the commercial and community spirit of New York City.

Architecture

Fusing Culture And Architecture At Wild Rocket, Singapore

Pan Yicheng, Design Director at PRODUCE, – and INDE.Awards finalist – embeds historical Japanese architecture in a striking, contemporary structure for a new Singapore restaurant, Wild Rocket.

From our Friends

Vario Cooktops – The Ambitious Kitchen Solution

The contemporary kitchen is a place of exacting demands and exciting design. From equipment to ingredients and techniques, the design loving home cook has a lot on their plate, which is where the Vario cooktops enter.

Featured In The Current Of Habitus, Vipp Is Now Available At CULT

Danish brand Vipp finds a new home at CULT. With them, they bring a varied – yet considered – collection ranging from bins, lighting, home accessories to complete kitchen and bathroom modules.

A Supermodel Home

Supermodel Coco Rocha recently unveiled her newly renovated kitchen at her home in Westchester, New York – and who else by Sileston would provide the finishes?

Fisher & Paykel Create A Dialogue Between Architect + Industrial Designer

Fisher & Paykel are hosting workshops with leading architects and designers to help discover products missing from the current market.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

Kister Architects’ Church Conversion

Direct from the pages of Habitus #36, Ilana Kister of Kister Architects has taken a dilapidated, inner city church and turned it into her studio's headquarters; seamlessly connected to the home she shares with her three young daughters.

Architecture

A Joyful Home for Robert Puksand

Founding partner of Gray Puksand, Robert Puksand, enlists colour, movement and fun in his Melbourne home to see he and his wife into the next stage of their lives.

Architecture

The Mental Health House by Andrew Maynard

When Architect Andrew Maynard renovated his family’s internalised Fitzroy terrace he designed experimentally with mental health in mind, breaking rules aplenty in the quest for fun and Vitamin D.

Interiors

S Hotel: Philippe Starck’s latest Asian Adventure

In recent years, Taiwan’s capital, Taipei has seen a slew of hotel openings from big names such as Mandarin Oriental and smaller scale locally designed boutique hotels such as Chez Nous. French design superstar Philippe Starck’s S Hotel sits in the middle of the pack, with 103 guestrooms, a dining room with a Michelin pedigree and Starck’s signature eclecticism a draw card in its own right.

Architecture

An Update and Extension by Foomann Architects

An extension from Foomann Architects in Melbourne gives ample space for a growing family without breaking away from the character of this beloved Victorian home.

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