Kiwi creatives and co-founders of George & Willy, a design studio and workshop, George Wilkins and Will McCallum have put local design to a global market.
Habitus recently caught up with Luke Yeung of Architectkidd, the up-and-coming architecture & design practice. We find out how a Hong Kong-born designer finds design inspiration in the imperfections of Bangkok.
Where does retail design stand in the age of e-commerce? Habitus speaks to Virginia Lung and Ajax Law, founders of One Plus Partnership, on exactly that. Not to mention the state of design awards in Asia and the latest of over 500 international awards the firm has won.
Pip Vassett founded IN BED five years ago and in that time she’s created a multi-faceted experience and cult following. Holly Cunneen visits the casual entrepreneur’s effortlessly cool home in Sydney’s Rose Bay.
Product designer Gabriel Tan thinks designers should spend more time with their clients and manufacturers. For him, this approach, coupled with a desire for timelessness in design, has led to the creation of an endearing portfolio of products.
Based in Melbourne’s scenic Macedon Ranges, artist Elizabeth Barnett’s star is on the rise. Sandra Tan catches up with the talented creative to find out what drives her work, how social media impacts her practise, and how the local art world is evolving.
This year, the nation’s highest architectural honour, the Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal, was awarded to Peter Stutchbury for ‘mastering the art of creating architecture that speaks of the place it inhabits.’ In pursuing this agenda through 34 years of practice, Stutchbury has artfully demonstrated his own distinctive and compelling vision of what architecture in Australia can be.
Who are the shakers and makers that keep the industry on our toes? Throughout the year we spoke to numerous Design Hunters across the region, and here’s who you listened to most.
Sydney-born Carl Pickering is one half of Rome practice, Lazzarini Pickering Architetti with his partner of 35 years, Claudio Lazzarini. Frequently spotted around the Eastern Suburbs, we recently caught up with the man behind the iconic Bondi Icebergs restaurant.