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Design Hunter® Q+A: Ross Didier

Melbourne’s Ross Didier has recently launched a new range of furniture, the Congo Collection. The range continues Ross’ success story since launching his studio in 2000, which led to more than 25 successful range launches in both local and international markets.

Varakan’s House

A house and its contents becomes, over time, a collection of things and ideas that represent a personal journey. For Thai designer, architect and photographer, Varakan Tipprapa, this curation was a very conscious response to his own questions about the purpose of a designer.

Emerald Hill House

When Singapore belatedly began to value its built heritage, the traditional shophouse suddenly became much sought-after with some stunning make-overs. Richard Ho, a specialist in conservation projects, previously carried out a beautiful renovation to a shophouse in Penang. Darlene Smyth looks at an equally elegant one in Singapore.

Queen Astrid Road, Singapore

By re-inventing tropical architecture to fit a modern context, architect Aamer Taher has endowed a resort-like appeal on this four-level bungalow in Singapore. At the same time, says Madhavi Tumkur, he has ensured that it is also a home to three generations of residents.

Ploy House

Architect Pongsakorn Kitkajornpong has created two distinct living areas in this ‘housing compound’ in Thailand. Tonkao Panin explores the way the activities of a family have shaped the spaces in which they live.

P. Tendercool Home

The distance between Belgium and Bangkok is more than just physical. For Pieter Compernol, it’s a journey that inspired a new life and a table-obsessed business built on an imaginary personality – Nicky Lobo meets P.Tendercool.

Kitchai Jitkhajornwanich House

The owners of this house came to architect, Kitchai Jitkhajornwanich, saying: “We’ve bought an old house and need to re-program it to fit our lives.” Tonkao Panin reveals what happened next.

Acharapan Paiboonsuvan House

When architect Boonlert Hemvijitraphan created a weekend house for Thai actress Acharapan Paiboonsuvan he transformed two old timber houses into a pavilion in two parts. Tonkao Panin discovers a house that has grown with its surrounding environment.