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A Sydney villa unlike any other

Few projects carry the name villa with ease, but Point Piper Villa is very much in the tradition of a seaside villa found along the Amalfi coast and now just at home in Sydney.

Wood Marsh designs a series of stem-like residences

Treading the fine line between art and architecture, the Wood Marsh design for No. 6 Sydney Street in Prahran is realised as a sculptural form that sits lightly in the streetscape.

Design Hunters

Sculpting a career with skulls

Andy Frith, AKA Jack of the Dust, is an Australian-born self taught sculptor that has created a cult following with his hyper-realistic skulls.

A sense of place: From Sydney to Switzerland with Leopold Banchini

Leopold Banchini is nothing if not internationally mobile. So how does this architect, whose Marramarra Shack has recently been turning heads in Australia and around the world, build authentic connections to places as far apart as Sydney, Lisbon and Bahrain?


A moody apartment with a secret passageway

In designing their own flat, the founders of interior design studio Ofthebox have created an entertaining-ready home with a hidden linkway for private moments.

Wood Marsh designs a series of stem-like residences

Treading the fine line between art and architecture, the Wood Marsh design for No. 6 Sydney Street in Prahran is realised as a sculptural form that sits lightly in the streetscape.

From Our Friends

Protecting coastal views in Mosman

Everyone loves living by the water. However, the challenge of coastal exposure can cause a lot of hidden damage. Thankfully, Capral has the solution.

Witness abstract geometry and authentic wood grain work in beautiful tandem

Polyflor’s own Expona Superplank range redefines the potential for lavish vinyl flooring everywhere.

Style meets substance in this collection of high design, luxury vinyl tile

Developed for heavy traffic environments, Affinity features an eclectic mix of authentically reproduced wood plank designs. Harness the subtle beauty of timber flooring and the endurance of vinyl all at once.

The industry’s top names celebrate design excellence

Announcing the 2023 Jury for Gaggenau’s Kitchen of the Year.

The Edit

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.

Limitless expression meets ultimate control: Ground-breaking appliance solutions by Wolf

In this edition of The Habitus Edit, we reveal the perfect appliance solutions for those passionate about cooking and delivering flavoursome results.

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From The Archive

Richmond House blends eras without being pastiche

Extending a single Victorian terrace while remaining within the period style, Odyssey Architecture has used clever spatial planning to bring this family home into the 21st century.

Artist Meg Gallagher knows there’s no place like home

Meg Gallagher is a New Zealand artist that bridges fashion and design, we chat with her about life and work, and her latest show which explores the concept of home – on exhibition now at Totem Road.

Mim Design creates a sculpture by the sea with Horizon Flinders

Responding to the formal expression of architecture, Mim Design pushed the interiors towards a softened sensibility where light and shadow, form and void coalesced as both an elevated and human centric experience in this Mornington Peninsula residence.

Weaving beautiful design pieces with the artists of Yinarr Maramali

Koskela’s latest addition – Mirii – is a collaboration with Indigenous artists, which sees woven grass lampshades lit up as a thing of beauty.

A peaceful outlook at Parrilla House

“From the breezy entry gallery through to the main living space, the pavilions are positioned so the meandering gardens can be seen and enjoyed throughout.”

A case for angular forms and natural, bleached materiality

Accommodating twin toddlers and a teenager, Clifton Hill Courtyard House opens up the back of an old worker’s cottage with large industrial windows and bricks to create a contemporary residence.