Last night Caroma officially launched the Elvire Collection designed by Luke Di Michiel to a room full of prominent architects, designers and end users. Habitus was proud to be there in support.
For Luke Di Michiel, Caroma’s lead industrial designer on the Elvire Collection, the challenge was to keep the designs as simple as possible, and not to overdesign the products.
Habitus House of the Year is out Thursday 12 September and to celebrate the release we gathered the industry’s finest at Gaggenau’s beautiful Melbourne showroom for a sneak peak at the issue ahead of its launch.
Having never been one to rest on her laurels, Kate Berry has a colourful portfolio spanning work in creative agencies, a food blog-turned-magazine, and an event series. We visit the eclectic kitchen of this Melbourne-based creative.
Architect Howard Tanner returns to the Habitus House of the Year 2019 jury and this year he’s looking forward seeing sculptural forms, honest connections to surrounding landscapes, and houses that feel lived in.
Architect and design advocate Shelley Penn joins the 2019 Habitus House of the Year Jury and she’s not interested in bells and whistles. Rather, it’s working through fundamental design challenges and optimising the results.
It took the residents of this Brick House in Bangalore, India, twelve years to decide they’d outgrown their former residence. This new build by Collective Project responds to the family’s needs now and into the future.
Tait and Mokum know exactly what it means to live – and survive – outdoors in the Australian climate. This summer they’ve collaborated reinventing some of Tait’s most popular designs with a distinct, 70s edge.
If you can’t believe 12 months has passed since we announced the Habitus House of the Year 2018 – neither can we. In this short period the Habitus team has amassed another 20 residences from the recent 18 months and we’re about to show you what we’ve unearthed.