People

Who are the people that inspired the designers and architects you’re inspired by? What were the catalysts that led them to where they are today? What makes them tick? Habitus Living uncovers the motivations behind our region’s most celebrated Design Hunters.

Meet Hetty McKinnon: Goddess Of The Heart Of The Home

Hetty McKinnon’s food is grounded in the flavours of her youth, the gastronomic influence of…

VOLA And The History And Future Of Tapware

The story of tapware designer VOLA goes back over 50 years and while a lot…

Finding Joy In Design Is What Wynk Collaborative Is All About

Singapore-based design studio Wynk Collaborative channels the spirit of creative collaboration into projects that visually…

Cross Cultural Exchange: From Melbourne To Colombo And Back Again

Australian graduate architect Tanya Banagala lived and worked for two years in Sri Lanka; an…

Upstairs_ Shares Its Recipe For Success

Meet Upstairs_, a dynamic interior design studio that has been steadily making an impact in Singapore’s…

Karen McCartney Values Connections Over Commodities

There’s no denying that Karen McCartney knows an outstanding piece of residential architecture when she…

Michele De Lucchi: Object Of Design History

Michele De Lucchi has been at the forefront of progressive design for more than four…

Philip Stejskal On The Science Of Design

Every new design project – whether it’s a kitchen, bathroom, or whole house – starts…

On The Hunt For Design Solutions And Sensual Expression

From humble beginnings as a furnishing textiles salesman, David Clark has carved himself out a…

Kate Berry Knows How To Feed Her Passion

Having never been one to rest on her laurels, Kate Berry has a colourful portfolio…

Moving Beyond The Box

Architect Howard Tanner returns to the Habitus House of the Year 2019 jury and this…

David Hansford Is A Pragmatist

Brisbane-based architect of DAH Architecture, David Hansford, is interested in the psychology of people and…