Following almost five decades of iconic design, Belinda Aucott speaks to Tadao Ando from his Studio Oyodo in Osaka, about how he continues to impart his vision.
What makes a great apartment? Furniture, we’d argue, plays a big part. Here the leaders in interior, product and industrial design share their canons for apartment furniture design.
What was once a poorly designed home is now healthy, sustainable and resilient, with a layout by The Design Commission, inspired by the sea cliffs it sits upon.
For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.
Based on the principal theme of a renowned Korean novel, finding beauty in the ordinary was the essence of local studio Rieuldorang Atelier’s design thinking for the design of Manhwaricano House – a home surrounded by typical Korean countryside scenery.
With each new clients comes a new relationship to nurture, encourage and provide for. Habitus speaks to fledgling, Bangkok-based design studio Anonym on their developing residential portfolio and increasing international attention.
Sophia Watson lifts the veil on luminary architect and academic Lindsay Johnston, a brilliantly performative designer using architecture as a medium to express his personal, nomadic experiences and his cheeky, rebellious character.
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 highly anticipated Hay collection for Ikea has finally hit the Asia Pacific. Habitus South East Asia editor Janice Seow speaks directly to Rolf Hay about the wide range of new products specifically designed for modern lifestyles.
At the apex of a handmade revival, it’s the the right time to take stock of those crafts we could be in danger of losing to the musty confines of a museum. Joanne Gambale talks to ageing tradesmen and passionate trailblazers in the hope of drumming up a campaign.
Think ‘chain restaurant’ and you probably won’t think ‘tasty design’. Ensemble challenges that perception by bringing a valuable design experience AND construction efficiency to ramen chain Sō.