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Satelight – the Language of Light

Satelight is a Melbourne based lighting studio embodying the language of light in all its many forms. Specialists in modern lighting, the company has unveiled two new explorations of light as art.


A Tropical Landscape Hidden In Sydney’s Urban Mass

Technē Architects’ Untied restaurant and bar in Sydney’s Barangaroo merges the glamour of vacation with the comforts of home.


Sydney Open, Presented by Sydney Living Museums, Returns

Sydney Open returns 4-5th November in celebration of the harbour-side city’s most impressive, awe-inspiring feats of architecture and design. Architects, designers and design purists are set to see the city from a rarely available perspective.

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The IKEA x HAY Collection Is Here

The highly anticipated Hay collection for Ikea has finally hit the Asia pacific, and it features a wide range of products that are specifically designed for modern lifestyles.


Crossing Cultures

Transporting the famed Longrain restaurant, a modern Australian Thai concept, to Tokyo called for a clever visual twist at the hands of Luchetti Krelle, as Belinda Aucott reports.


Painting With Light And Form Rather Than Colour

Sonelo Design Studio’s renovation of this neat Victorian home substitutes loud colour for a restful palette – without losing any impact.

From our Friends

Every Room Becomes an Eye-Catcher With 3D Vertical Waves

Using advanced 3D printing technology and a traditional eye for aesthetics, Silent Gliss has created a stylish and unique option for blinds and shutters.

From Abstraction to Art to Design with Derryn Tal

Sydney artist Derryn Tal uses a broad mix of ink, wax, oil, acrylic and even bitumen in her internationally acclaimed abstract art works – but how do you translate this work to the world of rug design?

Italian Style in the Stile Tapware Range

Developing an Italian-made bathroom tapware range that encapsulates the meaning of “style” is how the Abey’s Gareth Ashton Stile Range was born.

Vario Cooktops – The Ambitious Kitchen Solution

The contemporary kitchen is a place of exacting demands and exciting design. From equipment to ingredients and techniques, the design loving home cook has a lot on their plate, which is where the Vario cooktops enter.

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From The Archive


Architect Chloe Naughton Designs A House in Rural North Queensland

When architect Chloe Naughton finished her studies and her parents sought a new home, it became obvious that no one else was better suited to the task.


An Update and Extension by Foomann Architects

An extension from Foomann Architects in Melbourne gives ample space for a growing family without breaking away from the character of this beloved Victorian home.


Jardan’s New Sydney Flagship Store By IF Architecture

Iva Foschia heads IF Architecture’s design for Jardan’s Sydney flagship, creating a space encrusted in the colours and character of Sydney’s key artistic families.


Fish Creek House: Balancing Expansion And Containment

Edition Office’s latest thoughtful, stripped back design suggests pure, bunker-like functionality from a distance. While, up close, one delights in its artisanal detail and interaction with the landscape.


Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain

Habitus Living takes at look at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, a luxury spa resort with an eco-friendly focus in Sichuan Province, China.


Neil Perry: The Fire Brand

At the helm of an empire that continues to take Australia by storm, Neil Perry spoke to Stephen Todd in the second iteration of In Habitus Veritas.

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