Design Stories

We uncover the story behind the designs coming out of Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific. Every collection has more to say than what’s immediately on offer: from inspiration and material selection, to the chain of production, it’s all here on Habitus Living.

Dulux 2020 Colour Trends Forecast: A Sign Of Our Time

Much like the seasons, trends come and trends go – c’est la vie. Like all…

Return To Satellite Island

I first heard about Satellite Island in 2014 in what seemed like whispers. A rugged and remote…

Not Your Standard Business Plan, But Leif Made It Work

Jonnie Vigar and the team at Leif Products up ended the status quo when they…

Cafe Culture + Insitu rebrands as Design Nation

As contract furniture company Cafe Culture + Insitu hits its 20-year mark, the brand announces…

Where Is Multi-Residential Building Design Heading?

Worldwide, multi-residential buildings are designed in response to the growing population while answering the needs…

Celebrating The Bauhaus’ Centenary

As the Bauhaus marks its centenary with a year-long program of events, we take a…

Australian Art Meets Artful Italian Design

Two worlds collide in the latest Arflex campaign, in which Australian art and Italian design…

Close To Nature: Tree Houses In Australia

Who said tree houses were for children? These five houses embrace their leafy environments, offering…

Penelope Forlano Marks A Century Of Women’s Achievement

Designer and artist Penelope Forlano is marking 100 years of women’s contributions to art, society…

Behind The Scenes At The Habitus House Of The Year 2018 Judging Day

Enjoy a rare insight into the goings on, passionate discussions and heated debates that lead…

Wes Anderson’s Latest Pursuit Isn’t Cinema – But It Sure Is Cinematic

The celebrated American director who has morphed from cult icon to mainstream success has collaborated…

How HouseLab Revolutionises Home Management And Handovers

HouseLab is causing a revolution in the residential world. An innovative service that’s for everyone…