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Return To Satellite Island

I first heard about Satellite Island in 2014 in what seemed like whispers. A rugged and remote island which lies unspoilt off the southern Tasmanian mainland. I had bought a one way ticket to Tasmania to really immerse myself in the search for authentic Australian homes for my book I was shooting, Shelter.

Profile: Eiffel Chong

Peacefully capturing the often-neglected spaces in society, the light in Malaysian artist Eiffel Chong’s (featured in Habitus 21, on sale September 26) photographs evokes the landscapes of the great Dutch Masters. But behind these soft landscape scenes, there lies a much deeper question. By Philippa Daly.

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.

Formwerkz House

Houses are usually built quite quickly in Singapore, but an extended timeframe can be an advantage. Chu Lik Ren visits a home designed by Formwerkz Architects for an artist friend and his family, which allowed many details to develop organically throughout the process.