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Habitus Habitus #50 - Anniversary Special

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

2 min
on legacy

You are holding the 50th issue of Habitus in your hands. It also happens to be my very first issue as editor. Having reached such a significant milestone in Habitus’ history, we have been thinking about the notion of legacy. By their very nature, architecture and design are slow mediums. And they need to be. Buildings, much like the furniture and objects within these pages, are not made to be used once and thrown away. In this sense, design should always be imbued with legacy, longevity and sustainability. While that’s not always the case, the projects, people and products that have been carefully selected for this special issue of Habitus show just what it means to leave an indelible mark – a legacy. In Melbourne we visit Jeff Provan at his Albert…

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

JAN HENDERSON THE ESSENCE OF A JOURNEY #94 HOME AS A SANCTUARY #126 Jan Henderson is currently an Editor and Program Director of the INDE.Awards at Indesign Media Asia Pacific. Her previous roles have included Acting Editor of Indesign magazine, Associate Publisher at Architecture Media, Editor and Co-editor of inside magazine and Interiors Editor of Architel.tv. As Principal of Henderson Media Consultants she contributes to various architecture and design magazines, is a regular speaker at events and has participated as a juror for industry awards. Jan is passionate about design, and through her different roles, supports and contributes to design in Australia. Reflecting on the notion of ‘design legacy’, Jan says, “To me a design legacy is a body of work that is influential and represents the best of design in whatever manifestation;…

1 min
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