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A home that opens up to its tropical, riverside location

A once dilapidated dwelling on the Noosa River emerges anew, reborn through the creative efforts of Kelder Architects.

Screen House is a process of subtraction

When less is more, the detailing has to be both beautiful and precise, but keeping a footprint small is an achievable goal when your client is on board.

Design Hunters

Photographer Jack Lovel takes us to Palm Springs for Modernism Week

Taking his Iwan Iwanoff exhibition to Palm Springs, Melbourne-based photographer Jack Lovel shares his experiences and highlights at Modernism Week in this Habitus exclusive.

Jason Grant is a force of nature

Interior stylist Jason Grant shares his creative flair and natural design sensibility with the world in this self-published book.


A residence designed for connection and togetherness

L Architects set out to redesign a four-bedroom apartment to foster connection in quiet moments for a newlywed couple.

Colourful pops and a mid-century modern touch

A couple’s love for mid-century modern design and retro style is reflected in this colourful home in Singapore.

From Our Friends

A daring twist elevates this modern classic

Phoenix has once again responded with ingenuity in the face of growing market demand for sophisticated, sustainable, and beautiful tapware.

Softness, warmth and always good conversation: Tacchini’s unspoken motto

On a recent visit to Australia, Giusi Tacchini sat down with Editor of Indesign magazine Alice Blackwood to discuss Tacchini’s latest collection – Life & Other Stories.

New pop-up store celebrates an exciting relaunch for beloved Australian brand

Catapult Design has championed local manufacturing and Australian design since 2013. Now, it’s time for the name to reflect the identity. Introducing: Australian design & Co.

Integrated kitchen innovation

Monolith from Liebherr is the pinnacle of built-in refrigeration, combining streamlined design with state-of-the-art technology.

The Edit

Let the light in: Smart sun shading solutions from Shade Factor and Warema

In this instalment of The Habitus Edit, we explore the architectural potential of custom-made external venetian blinds across three exceptional residential projects.

A bold new direction in surface design

Neolith is recognised around the world for its innovation and solution-focused commitment to sustainability. Take a look at the outstanding versatility of all-natural Sintered Stone.

An indelible flame: ILVE reveals Majestic

Inspired by 60 years of Italian design heritage, ILVE takes passion and artistry to new heights with its bespoke freestanding cooker collection in this edition of The Habitus Edit.

Bold, intricate, timeless: The award-winning kitchen at the Fitzroy Cottage

In this edition of The Habitus Edit, we explore the renovation magic of Robert Nichol & Sons in their stunning remodel of an old suburban home in Melbourne.

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From The Archive

Luca Nichetto is a design maestro

Renowned designer Luca Nichetto says when it comes to his craft he is “100 per cent a generalist, because as a generalist you get to be a director of an orchestra”. Habitus editor Aleesha Callahan sat down with Nichetto during Salone del Mobile and he shared insights into his design thinking and process.

This Perth residence honours its mid-century past with a new future

The restoration of this mid-century beach house in Perth required respect for what came before, while setting the young client up for many chapters to come.

Top 12 events to see at Melbourne Design Week 2023

Now in its seventh year, Melbourne Design Week is huge, so to say this is a top 12 is a bit of a cheat because there is truly so much design absorb – but these are just some of the things we won’t be missing!

Going beyond the expected at Armadale Residence

Applying a holistic approach, Mim Design and Conrad Architects have worked with mutual respect to create a superbly refined home in Armadale Residence.

The 7 most swoon-worthy installations from Milan Design Week 2023

From impeccably designed apartments, to immersive soundscapes and underground caverns, these were some of the most memorable experiences at this year’s Milan Design Week.

Let the light in: Smart sun shading solutions from Shade Factor and Warema

In this instalment of The Habitus Edit, we explore the architectural potential of custom-made external venetian blinds across three exceptional residential projects.