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We Are Huntly Rebrands as GOLDEN

Rebranding five years after launching an interior design studio that’s found a decent following and gained industry repute certainly isn’t an easy decision, but for Alicia and Kylie at GOLDEN, formally We Are Huntly, it was undisputedly the right one.

In Conversation With… Sue Carr

One of only 10 global practices shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival Awards to be presented in Berlin next month, we catch up with the Principal of Carr Design Group as she gets set to pack her bags for the long haul to the German capital.

Much More Muuto, Please

Muuto has been bringing genuine, modern Scandinavian design to a global market for more than a decade. Holly Cunneen recently caught up with Anders Cleeman, CEO of the Danish accessories, lighting and furniture brand, at the Living Edge showroom in Sydney.

The Habitus Family Album

Picked from the pages of the latest issue, welcome to the very first Habitus Family Album. Stephen Todd has collected highly personal, never before seen, photographs of some of the region’s most acclaimed architects and designers. Each photo captures a moment in time that had an influential effect on their resulting careers. How many of our industry’s icons can you recognise without the key?

The Odyssey

Marc Newson is Australia’s most well-known designer. Yet his peripatetic nature has led him far from these Fatal Shores.

In Conversation With… Barber Osgerby

Ahead of Edward Barber’s Australian visit to launch Barber Osgerby’s Pacific chair for Vitra, we caught up with Ed and Jay – in the backseat of a black cab on the way from their East End office to give a lecture at the V&A. It’s not just London cabbies who have The Knowledge…

Peng Loh Is The Grand Hotel(ier)

Sitting down with Loh Lik Peng, one of the world’s leading hoteliers, David Congram discovers the art of the architectural striptease. Nostalgia, it seems, is an act of seduction.

From Abstraction to Art to Design with Derryn Tal

Sydney artist Derryn Tal uses a broad mix of ink, wax, oil, acrylic and even bitumen in her internationally acclaimed abstract art works – but how do you translate this work to the world of rug design?

John Wardle Leads From The Middle

John Wardle, one of the region’s most celebrated architects, isn’t one who delights in talking about himself. Yet in the latest issue of Habitus he spoke at length to Rachael Bernstone about his practise – John Wardle Architects – leading from the middle, and being an enthusiastic collector of art.

Make Nice: A Participant-Led Creative Conference For Woman

The Make Nice Un-Conference For Creative Women was created by Ngaio Parr last year – and returns 22-23 September 2017 – to provide a platform for all female-identifying creatives to communicate, collaborate, and inspire one another.

René Linssen And His Future Trajectory

Two years out of University, Canberra-based industrial designer René Linssen has garnered quite a following for himself in the Australian design community. And it’s not hard to see why.




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