materiality

November 11, 2021

How can Design be Made to Last?

The third episode in our Habitus House of the Year series is out and in this one we consider the critical role of designing and redesigning our homes to suit modern life, now and into the future.

November 9, 2021

Materiality Takes Centre Stage

Every product we bring into our lives holds a value.

September 9, 2021

Caring for the Environment That Inspires Us

How one of Australia’s leading names in furniture maintains an ethos of longevity, responsibility and sustainable design.

August 18, 2021

Embracing the Sensory Dimension – Where Design Meets Materiality

When designing, materiality is one of the most essential considerations in creating a space that is welcoming, comfortable and luxurious. King Head of Textiles, Sebastian Nash, explores the importance of creating a considered material palette.

December 14, 2020

Minimal Yet Oh So Monumental

Perched atop a steep slope of site, overlooking Georges River in regional NSW, Bay House by Studio Prineas is a tranquil, multi-generational residence designed with liveability and longevity front of mind.

July 1, 2020

New, Bold And Beautiful Cattelan Italia Keramik Finishes

Cattelan Italia Keramik welcomes Arenal, Breccia and Zefiro – three new captivating finishes, inspired by precious minerals – to its cast of bold and beautiful ceramic furniture.

January 28, 2020

What Defines Australian Bathroom Design?

Australian bathroom design has evolved over the years, taking cues from Europe, but largely being informed by a context that is unmistakeably Australian.

December 24, 2019

A Space Of Intimacy And Intrigue By Landini Associates

Experiential design mastermind Landini Associates has collaborated with Australian jewellery label Sarah & Sebastian to create a retail space that is the essence of understated luxury and avant-garde innovation.

November 7, 2019

A Cave-Like Abode In Cottesloe

Vodka Palace by Marcus Browne Architect is a cave-like spatial experience with a material palette that nods to the brutalist vernacular of Cottesloe, Perth.

October 15, 2019

From Modern Minimalism To Cosy Café In Central Bangkok

Going against the grain of the typical minimalist, modern café atmosphere, Arnun Wattanaporn wanted to create a feeling of cosiness for Kaizen Coffee Co. in the heart of Bangkok.

January 30, 2018

Film Inspired Design: The Budapest Cafe In China By Biasol

Nestled in the cinematic urban landscape of Chengdu, China, is a blockbuster destination with whimsical character and international appeal. The Budapest Café is inspired by Director Wes Anderson’s distinctive visual style and Melbourne’s signature café culture.

December 26, 2017

A Hotel Inspired By The Modern Nomad

Designed by Samantha Eades, this lush, material-rich tapas restaurant is spiced with local Melbourne meets Spanish authenticity.