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Melbourne

The Big Design Market 2016 is Coming

Christmas is right around the corner and The Big Design Market is here to help you with all of your gifting needs, perfect for your favourite design hunters.

How to Make the Most of a Small Footprint

A young couple expecting to start a family had bought a small plot of land in Melbourne’s busy Prahran, presenting a challenge of how to make the most of an intimate space.

The Arthur and Tyrian Apartments Are Fit for Royalty

The idea of living like royalty was a core element in the design of Hallmarc’s Arthur and Tyrian Apartments, with the apartments named after Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and the son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert referencing this.

Skylights: The More the Merrier

Kew House has stood in Melbourne since the 1970s, posing a unique challenge to InBetween Architecture who were tasked with modernising the double storey brick home.

The Joy of Living With Good Design

Kate’s House in St. Kilda, Melbourne, designed by Bower Architecture, demonstrates how a home can be a place of comfort, ease and sheer pleasure. Rebecca Gross writes.

A Taste of Barragan-Inspired Architecture

This beautiful concrete home in Melbourne took inspiration from the style of Mexican architect Luis Barragan, with one of his contemporaries, Andres Casillas de Alba, commissioned for its design, along with local firm Evolva Architects.

Lights, Camera – It’s a Wrap!

Melbourne Indesign 2016 was a mammoth event spanning three days, and Habitus was proud to be a part of the conversation, on the ground visiting showrooms and exhibitions, spurring conversation with our LiveLife panels, and letting down our hair at the official Melbourne Indesign After Party.

Victorious Victoria: Napier Street

The Mills Gorman architectural firm are synonymous for practical and innovative design missions. Their recent redevelopment in Melbourne’s suburbia breathes a new lease on life into an original Victorian residence.

High House: Fluid Design in Fitzroy

Dan Gayfer Design renovated a home that sought to “turn inner city terrace living on its head” in Melbourne’s Fitzroy that focused on “the convenience of inner city living, without compromising on space, function, interaction, flexibility and light.”

When Architects Design Homes for Themselves

FGR Architects’ Feras Raffoul designs his three-storey home in Melbourne’s Maribyrnong, resulting in a luxurious minimalist concrete structure that is primarily composed of cement and glass.




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