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Habitus is a movement for living in design. We’re an intelligent community of original thinkers in constant search of native uniqueness in our region.


From our base in Australia, we strive to capture the best edit, curating the stories behind the stories for authentic and expressive living.


Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.


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What We're Seeing

Bark Design Architects Make Life A Breeze

Designed by Bark Design Architects, this single-level house cantilevers over a steep slope to embrace the view, breeze and indoor-outdoor living.

CAPA Studio’s Asian-Inspired House And Garden In Perth

Sitting comfortably in the local landscape – which includes one of Perth’s few remnant lakes – this contemporary house by CAPA Studio integrates planting and water features to create a harmonious living environment.

Who We're Speaking To

The Duality Of Designer Sabine Marcelis

We spoke with the New Zealand-raised, Rotterdam-based designer Sabine Marcelis on the uniting of dualities within her work and her life.

WOWOWA And The Pursuit For Longevity

In the midst of our environmental crisis, WOWOWA is championing an approach to make homes not houses.

Where We're Going

What Did We Learn From Habitus Kitchen & Bathroom LIVE?

In celebration of the annual Habitus Kitchen & Bathroom issue, Poliform, Australia, hosted Habitus for an exclusive panel on emerging trends and behaviours in these spaces.

It’s Officially Official: Meet Your 2019 INDE.Awards Winners

The long-awaited night of nights celebrating architecture and design across the Indo Pacific Region has been and gone. And as we hang up our coats and put our formal attire in to be dry cleaned, let us bask in the glory of the 2019 INDE.Awards winners.

At The Forefront


Future-Forward Car Showroom: BMW And MINI Sydney By SJB

What will the high-end car showrooms of the future look like? Australian architecture firm SJB’s luxurious new state-of-the-art space for BMW and MINI in Sydney’s Rushcutters Bay points the way.

Design Products

Tactile And Timeless Simplicity By Richards Stanisich

Venturing into the furniture design realm, Richards Stanisich launches the Bell Table in collaboration with The Wood Room.


Unforgettable Moments From Saturday Indesign 2019

What did you miss, or what do you want to relive? We count down some of the highlight moments from our day-long Saturday Indesign festival.


Inside A 128-Year-Old Flour Mill Turned Luxury Hotel

spaceagency architects give new life to a historic building in country Western Australia in the form of The Premier Mill Hotel.

Design Products

European Design With An Australian Twist

Bringing quality design to Australian shores, FLOC Studio represents four incredible European brands, all from its Geelong base. It’s coastal living at its best.

Design Products

The Fashion-Meets-Furniture DL Collection

The DL Collection is an exercise in innovative design practices. Collaborators Dion Lee and DesignByThem explore the crossover between furniture and fashion.

From our Friends

Silent Rangehoods That Spark Conversation

The form and function of integrated kitchen design is fast becoming a sought-after choice for many design lover - when it comes to choosing kitchen appliances for your home, it’s rangehoods that are all too often overlooked.

Designing Kitchens Without Compromise

When designing kitchens, aesthetics and functionality need to work in unison. With Gaggenau, this process is a breeze.

Designer dreams realised in Hawthorn

In a well established, heritage listed suburb such as Hawthorn in Victoria, it is exciting to see new life blooming in the rich and culturally sophisticated streets.

The New Outdoor Furniture Collection From Blu Dot

Five new outdoor furniture collections have touched down on Australian shores from the American furnishings icon, Blu Dot.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive


A House That Embraces Nature And Suburbia By Jost Architects

Jost Architects knits a contemporary dwelling into the suburban fabric of Kew East, whilst capitalising on its unique, native settings.


Letting The Sun In With The BENT Annexe

The BENT Annexe addition creates a feeling of all year round holiday charm with ample natural light in this 1960s Victorian home.


4 Bathroom Designs That Have A Serious Indulgent Flair

Designing the smallest room in a house is never as easy as it sounds. Here are four of our favourite bathrooms from Habitus House Of The Year, what's yours?


A Boxy Brick Annexe Makes The Perfect Addition To This Terrace House

Breathe Architecture leverages the beauty of exposed brickwork and the canny use of space to add valuable amenity to a typical Port Melbourne terrace house.


A Nissen Hut Structure Overlooks The Great Australian Bight

In this beachside holiday house that remembers the iconic Nissen Hut, Max Pritchard Gunner Architects showcases the beauty of understated, simple, environmentally responsive design.

Design Hunters

Inside The Home Of Singapore’s Studio Juju

The home of Timo Wong and Priscilla Lui, co-founders of Studio Juju, is filled with their favourite things and a rather impressive collection of chairs.

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