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Resident: Creating Magic in Design

Resident is a New Zealand design practice driven by Scott Bridgens and Simon James who collaborate with a select group of designers. And as Rebecca Gross learns, its high-quality furniture and lighting is the unique result of these conditions and relationships.

Adding to Franco Crea’s Mila Family

Franco Crea debuted the latest additions to the Mila family – a collection of stools and chairs that continues his slimline aesthetic and playful attitude towards texture.

Ivy Muse: Elegant Greenery

Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal are co-founders of Melbourne-based botanical wares studio, Ivy Muse. Habitus Living reporter, Ashley Tucker spoke with Alana and Jacqui to learn about their successful design practice and brand new collection.

Avoiding the Cliché with Studio Elke

For Studio Elke’s Elke Kramer, design is a constant work in progress, and she finds herself consciously going out of her way to create designs that no one else is creating: “As soon as you find yourself pinpointing a single influence, I feel like I’m becoming a cliché, so I try my best to eject that from my work.”

What Makes Tom Skeehan Tick

Tom Skeehan’s career trajectory has taken off since being shortlisted in Launchpad 2012. Leanne Amodeo talks to the emerging designer about his inspirations, local manufacturers and what he thinks of the current state of Australian design.

Conversations with Totem Road

Totem Road is an Australian based furniture company with a focus on sustainability and socially conscious style. We had a quick chat with Don Garvan to talk about Totem Road’s work.

habbot Celebrates Artist Collaboration

In a habbot first, habbot designer Annie Abbott has collaborated with Western Australian-based artist Emma Lipscombe to design a capsule fashion shoe collection launching habbot’s inaugural artist collaboration series.

Design Hunter Q + A: Satyendra Pakhalé

Born in India, and trained at IIT – Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and later at Art Centre College of Design Europe, in Switzerland, Satyendra Pakhalé established his practice in Amsterdam. An active member of the international design community – in the field of Industrial Design, Transportation and Architectural Design, he brings a unique cross-cultural perspective. We chat to the award-winning designer about how George Nelson influenced him, what his favourite spaces are and the little details that make him a Design Hunter.

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.




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