Skip To Main Content
Issue 60 - The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

Issue 60

The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

HABITUS has always stood ahead of the rest with a dedicated Kitchen and Bathroom issue of exemplar standards. For issue 60 we have taken it up a notch with our Guest Editor the extraordinary, queen of kitchen design, Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent&Pyke, speaking directly to Kitchen and Bathroom design with some increadable insights.

Order Issue

A Product of

Cultivating Connection With Habitus #51
HappeningsAleesha Callahan

Cultivating Connection With Habitus #51

Habitus #51 – the Kitchen and Bathroom special – explores the ways in which our kitchens and bathrooms create connection and respite.


Birchgrove House by TZG. Photo by Nicole England.

 

Kitchens and bathrooms have long been heralded as the key spaces of value for a property going up for sale. But it’s a value that reduces them to their mere financial returns. What about the things that transcend such a calculated purview?

The satisfaction that comes from cooking in a kitchen where everything has just the perfect spot, all within reach. The way a cupboard handle feels when being opened. The ease of bedtime baths with the kids when the space has been configured in the right way. Or simply the joy that a beautiful handmade tile can bring when looking at it every day.

This bathroom in Ballarat by Moby Architecture is all about creating a private cocoon. Photo by Rhiannon Taylor.

 

A well-resolved, highly detailed and considered kitchen and bathroom can add a lot more to your life than the obvious monetary returns or resale value. They can create a sense of ease, and moments of calm in everyday life – qualities that should not be understated as the world emerges from a global pandemic.

It’s these less overt characteristics that make a kitchen or bathroom unique for each person using it, and these are what we investigate in this year’s annual Kitchen & Bathroom Special of Habitus magazine. From kitchens that inspire connection, or are designed to blend seamlessly in the home, to bathroom inspirations taken from tropical resorts, every story in the pages of this issue considers how kitchens and bathrooms can cultivate a way of life rooted in design.

Ripple House by FMD Architects. Photo by Peter Bennetts.

 

Featured in this issue are bathrooms and kitchens designed by FMD Architects, Onion, HYLA Architects, Moby Architecture and Studio Prineas. We have profiles with DKO’s Michael Drescher, a home tour with Marc Tan and Amy Lim of Studio Periphery and we visit the new Home of the Arts gallery ahead of its big launch with CEO Criena Gehrke. Projects cover the gamut from a home by Brian Zulaikha of TZG in Sydney, to a contemporary landed home in Singapore by Park + Associates.

Order your copy of Habitus #51 today and subscribe by 31 August 2021 for your chance to WIN a Didier Liqueur table.

Aleesha Callahan
Editor


About the Author

Aleesha Callahan

Aleesha Callahan is the editor of Habitus. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Aleesha seeks out the unique people, projects and products that define the Indo Pacific region. Aleesha was previously the editor of Indesignlive.com and has written and contributed to various publications and brands in her 10 years in the architecture and design industry, bringing intimate insight to her stories having first trained and practised as an interior designer. Her passion for mid-century design and architecture began while living and working in Berlin.

Tags

Criena GerhkedkoFMD architectsHabitus #51HYLA Architectskitchen and bathroomOnionStudio Periphery


Related Articles
Issue 60 - The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

Issue 60

The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

HABITUS has always stood ahead of the rest with a dedicated Kitchen and Bathroom issue of exemplar standards. For issue 60 we have taken it up a notch with our Guest Editor the extraordinary, queen of kitchen design, Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent&Pyke, speaking directly to Kitchen and Bathroom design with some increadable insights.

Order Issue