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Habitus Habitus #46 - Life Outdoors

What does it mean to live in design? With three issues published each year, Habitus is a publication that has been passionately unpacking design from the inside-out and outside-in for more than ten years. Habitus explores how architecture and design express various ways of life, going beyond one-dimensional stories to gain a real understanding of how people live. Through rich narratives, Habitus unpacks what makes design and architecture from the Indo-Pacific so unique. From outstanding houses, to in-depth profiles and a curation of the latest design products – everything featured in Habitus offers a way for readers to connect with the richness and diversity across the region.

Indesign Media Asia Pacific
3 Issues

in this issue

1 min
the first word

The great outdoors The December issue of Habitus has to be one of my favourites to put together. As the weather begins to warm, seemingly promising summer’s imminent return, the Habitus team sifts through the projects, interviews and articles we have carefully curated to form the Life Outdoors issue. This time around, we have been interested to explore the various ways design consumers express themselves through a connection to the surrounding topography – be that urban or rural, coastal or inland, close or far from the equator. Of course this is manifest in the homes they’ve engaged architects to design, build, or renovate – but we were also intrigued to see how this desire plays out in the public sphere, too. How is an aspiration to be connected to nature reflected in…

3 min
habitus takes the conversation to our contributors discovering their inspiration and design hunter® journeys

MICHAEL NICHOLSON PARADISE FOUND #136 After obtaining a degree in architecture from The University of Sydney, Michael has spent over 30 years professionally photographing architecture and interiors across Australia and Asia – much of which has appeared in the pages of Habitus. From having worked with Max Dupain to fully embracing the transition from film to digital, he most enjoys the challenge of faithfully reproducing the relationship between indoor and outdoor, and creating a sense of “being there” which articulates the architect’s vision. During the course of his career Michael has enjoyed being a photographer-of-choice for some of Australia’s leading architects and, of course, Habitus. LEANNE AMODEO PARADISE FOUND #136 Leanne Amodeo is a senior editor, writer and media strategist specialising in architecture, design and visual art, and a former editor of Monument and Inside…

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life’s simple pleasures