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.
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.
Since establishing his studio in London, Brodie Neill has worked with an impressive roster of clients and has founded a self-designed and self-produced furniture brand, Made in Ratio.
A much-loved Tasmanian winery needed a new venue that could meet commercial standards, while also offering its guests a homey experience. Cosentino’s Dekton surfaces were the perfect fusion of both worlds.
Escape the winter cold with our top five beach house designs to warm you up come summer, or even serve as a sunny seaside retreat in the cooler months.
The new ceramic basins by Archier with Tasmanian ceramicist Lindsey Wherrett signal a demand for custom-made bathroom products.
In Habitus issue 26, we look at John Wardle Architects’ tree-planting project ‘Waterview’. This year, the team-building retreat was slightly different and they built four structures along the coastal edge on Bruny Island.
Welcome to the first in our new occasional series where we peek behind the public face of editors, designers, their manufacturers and retailers. Where better to start than with our own Ediitorial Director, Paul McGillick