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.
The ancient facade of this castle-esque home in Coogee, Sydney, belies a young family that lives inside. Two children richer since the couple moved in over a decade prior, it was time for the interiors to speak to the next stage of this family’s life.
Foolscap Studio founder and director Adele Winteridge talks to Elana Castle about the deconstructed, futuristic design of Sensory Lab’s first freestanding store on Collins Street, responding to the ritual of a morning coffee in the context of modernist architecture.
Pan Yicheng, Design Director at PRODUCE, – and INDE.Awards finalist – embeds historical Japanese architecture in a striking, contemporary structure for a new Singapore restaurant, Wild Rocket.
Iva Foschia heads IF Architecture’s design for Jardan’s Sydney flagship, creating a space encrusted in the colours and character of Sydney’s key artistic families.
Perhaps the most inclusive and innovative MPavilion program to date is determined to bring design to the people. Introducing a new regional focus as well as dedicated sessions for littlies, parents and older citizens.