A sense of timelessness is at the heart of celebrated landscape designer Michael Bates’ design philosophy. Here, the Australian creative shares his insights for crafting a garden that will be enjoyed for many years to come
Just as design speaks to us through light, colour, form and textures, the question of design ethics is increasingly coming into the conversation. Asking and answering those questions is an important part of the process, according to leading designers.
The Studio* Collaborative’s Melinda Huuk sums it up perfectly when she says, we can rationalise beauty to ourselves but it “needs to be underpinned by purpose and responsibility”. She highlights the Fleur Sofa by King for its responsible manufacture – a quality that takes its beauty beyond skin-deep.
Sophie Solomon of SSD Studio designs living spaces that evoke emotion and connection. She was drawn to the Luna Chair by King for its fine blend of contrasts and the power of this to touch the individual.
King recently teamed up with three Sydney designers of note, to explore the deep connections they hold to particular furniture pieces. In this first instalment, Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage contemplates meaningful moments and lasting legacies with the Issho Dining Table.
Taking us on a journey of warmth, connection and nostalgia is the new Outdoor Collection with King.
Much beloved and already iconic, the Jasper Sofa has a new cousin in the Jasper Bed – a thoughtful combination of authentic Australian design and unique sleek grandeur.
Henry House comprises a passively designed rear extension by WALA to an Edwardian-era terrace house in East Melbourne.
Luxurious design across the King Living outdoor range, such as the Jasper II Outdoor sofa and Luna Outdoor Chair, compliments the functional, enduring, and hard-wearing nature of the products.
Low in profile, minimalist in aesthetic, modular in form, deep in comfort; Bellaire by King Living is everything you desire in a modern sofa, and more.
A new collaboration between King Living and industrial designer Tom Fereday not only tackles the demands of a modern workplace but also of the home.
For this New Zealand family, relocating from Auckland to a rural town has led to a remarkable urban project: a semi-public house complete with a micro café and gallery.
Vivid, with high contrasting colours or a mix of different materials and scales, the following Habitus Loves list consists of extraordinary statement upholstery products.
Our Head Office is in Sydney, and we’ve got an entourage of reliable architecture and design writers on the ground in Melbourne, so why is Habitus making a personal trip to SaturdayIndesign this year? And who are we hanging out to see?
These are the early adopters. Meet our first run of exhibitors that will bring Saturday Indesign to life.
Elements of a cross-continental lifestyle are pieced together like a living mosaic in the design of a new residence, Doorzien House, by Bijl Architecture.
Creating products that are made to last, King Living has been pushing the boundaries and producing innovative furniture that merges style with carefully engineered, quality function.