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.

The secret life of trees

Liew Yu Hua is a Singaporean designer-maker who draws inspiration from the untold stories of…

Finding Beauty in Gentle Tensions

Sophie Solomon of SSD Studio designs living spaces that evoke emotion and connection. She was…

Tall Timber

Timber – and building materials in general – have been under pressure from global supply…

An Unlikely Pairing

Sneaker brand Reebok has partnered with Eames Office to create an inaugural drop of its…

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

An Ideas Playground

Studio Fable’s newly crafted studio space reinvigorates a dormant and windowless Sydney basement into a…

The Colours That Will Shape Our Homes Next Year

We look towards colours that embody authenticity, empowerment and hope and will shape our interiors…

Creating a Sanctuary

While jetting off to tropical resorts and spas across South East Asia might not be…

10 Minimalist Designs That All Evoke Feeling

Not much to see here (but plenty to think, feel, hear and smell).

Delving Into Design With Patricia Urquiola

As rapid and volatile change continues to change the way we live and work, we…

Sue Carr’s Brilliant Career Honoured

Leading light of the Australian design community, Sue Carr has been awarded an AM in…

What Is The New European Bauhaus?

A new European Bauhaus is making waves and tackling sustainability in an all-new way, and…