The Indo-Pacific region is blessed with endless cultural diversity, scenic beauty, and experiential delights; all one needs to truly enjoy them is an equally exceptional place to stay.
In its own way, shape, and form, each of these kitchens from the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection is an intuitive – not to mention beautiful – articulation of its user’s lifestyle and needs.
Habitus’ New Zealand contributing writer Andrea Stevens shares her personal insight and experience of heading the hunt for New Zealand’s presence in the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection.
All the houses within the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection are deserving in their own right. These houses, however, made quite an impact on the Habitus team with their striking façades.
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.
Anna Ross, founder of Kester Black, has pioneered a design-led approach to cosmetics, underpinned by ethical ‘common sense’. See what this approach translates to at home.
The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.
In 2018, design lovers across the Asia Pacific were invited to vote in Habitus’ House of the Year People’s Choice award, with the winner taking home a world-class designer package.