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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

A Complement To Clovelly

Clovelly House is an alterations and additions project by Smart Design Studio that chose not to rewrite history, rather to integrate past and future.

Screen Time

Atelier DAU have masterminded a terrace extension that offers something to both client and the inner-city neighbourhood in which it resides.

Who We're Speaking To

Gidon Bing On Designing Daily Rituals

Gidon Bing Ceramics may be celebrated for its simplicity, but let it be known that the process behind the pieces is quite the opposite.

Sense And Sensitivity

Creative director and designer Thomas Coward’s motivations may have evolved over the years, but his passion for bathroom design hasn’t wavered.

Where We're Going

We Are Thrilled To Announce Our 2020 Habitus House Of The Year Jury

With just weeks to go until the annual Habitus House of the Year special edition hits stands and the programme launches, we would like to announce our spectacular returning jury.

This Month At Caroma: Live Streaming Events

Caroma on Collins is much more than the Sydney flagship showroom for the iconic Australian bathroom brand. It's also a place for the local architecture and design community to gather, learn and grow.

At The Forefront

Architecture

How Do They Make It Look So Effortlessly Resolved?

By taking inspiration from Japanese design elements, AMP Design Co. gave this pared-back apartment a minimalist aesthetic.

Interiors

Three Years In The Making And Worth Every Minute

After three successful years of Merivale’s Coogee Pavilion, patrons hyped up the mysteriously closed middle level. Now, with the help of ACME, that middle level is now open.

Architecture

One Smart Design Manoeuvre After Another

With artful strokes that bring in light and open up space, this old Tiong Bahru walk-up apartment is now someone’s dream home.

Design Products

We Want You To See This For Yourself

Give depth to your interiors with Skheme’s new Stone Concave series of 3D natural stone tiles for wall applications.

Happenings

Tom Dixon Takes Us On A Journey Of Discovery, Courtesy Of Living Edge

Living Edge presents Tom Dixon in an event offering insight and access to one of the world’s best and most in demand designers at the peak of his career.

Architecture

5 Bathroom Designs That Redefine The Inner Sanctuary

Perhaps now, more than ever, we look to architects and architecture to provide spaces that protect us from the elements, keep us safe, and promote our wellbeing.

From our Friends

Misura And The Deities Of Design

With an extensive residence of European designers, Driade produces designer furniture as individual author’s objects, destined for deity.

This Sustainable House Puts Comfort First

In Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburb of Blackburn, Clare Cousins Architects has designed a remarkable home that speaks to the beauty of its natural surrounds while also touching the environment as lightly as possible.

Design On A Global Stage

Available through Abey, Gareth Ashton is a sleek, contemporary range of bathroom finishes to propel your space to a global standard of design.

The Perfect Home Office, Made Especially For You

For CULT, a well-designed workspace is key to achieving a productive and exciting work from home experience. And their new ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’ packages are ready for the job.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

What’s Within With.It House?

Bangkok-based practice BodinChapa Architects has transformed the once-stifling spaces of With.It House into ones that stimulate its residents’ lives, energies, and activities.

Architecture

The Perfect Time To Take Up Some Extra Reading

In light of the extra time you may be spending at home over the weekend and during the week, the release of the latest issue of Habitus couldn't be more perfectly timed. Whether the Design Culture issue is relevant for work or for leisure, we hope you enjoy it cover to cover.

Architecture

Fabian Tan Designs A Suburban Cave In Kuala Lumpur

Architect Fabian Tan harks to primal affinities instead of adhering to the status quo in renovating Bewboc House, a suburban terrace in Kuala Lumpur.

Architecture

From Modern Minimalism To Cosy Café In Central Bangkok

Going against the grain of the typical minimalist, modern café atmosphere, Arnun Wattanaporn wanted to create a feeling of cosiness for Kaizen Coffee Co. in the heart of Bangkok.

Edit

The Habitus Edit To Industrial Design

For this instalment of The Habitus Edit we look at Industrial Design: its origins, founding principles, and outstanding local examples.

Design Hunters

Dialling In With Paul Owen Of Owen Architecture

Paul Owen is taking the next couple of months to question previously unchallenged methods of practise and re-learn the importance of others.

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