Conversations

Habitus Living is at the forefront of the Australasian architecture and design industry, charting the interests, accomplishments, hypocrisies, crises, and comings and goings of our community.

August 3, 2022

The house that Ash built

Ash Holmes and her partner Jake Elliott represent the new wave of arts on the Northern Beaches of New South Wales. The proud founders of Hake, House of Art, the duo's elegant gallery and photographic studio meshes a touch of L.A.’s Abbot Kinney, with a subtle, Japanese aesthetic.

July 27, 2022

A new kind of luxury with Conrad Architects

Paul Conrad, the principal of Conrad Architects, shares his insights into what defines modern luxury.

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In an era of hidden-away integrated appliances, Smeg bucks the trend, offering several distinctly different aesthetic collections and inviting consumers to express their personality by adding a “statement piece” to their kitchen.

June 29, 2022

Curating a home full of art

We chat with Otomys founder Megan Dicks to discover the process that went into curating an incredible art collection for this home by Taylor Pressly Architects.

May 11, 2022

Clare Cousins and Great Dane in conversation

How does sustainability and materiality play a role in the design of our homes and the furniture we choose? Melbourne architect Clare Cousins and Great Dane founder Anton Assaad discover their similar outlooks to design, all with the new Ilse Sofa taking centre stage.

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A new wave of innovation

Andy Grigor, the head of design at Caroma, shares insights into the innovations in the bathroom you may not even be aware of; and how an in-house, design-led approach creates a complete bathroom solution.

April 13, 2022

Following the passion

Mac Nordman is a Swedish designer who followed his instincts to study in Australia, 22 years later and his passions have led him to create prototypes in-between set designs on films.

March 30, 2022

The joy of slow living

ARKHILITE co-founder Vincent Goi tells us how slow living is able to bring joy and satisfaction to its inhabitants.

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