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Habitus Living curates the best residential architecture and home interior design across Australia and the Indo Pacific. Covering residential interior design and house architecture as well as home design news, Habitusliving is the digital home of Habitus magazine. We source engaging stories and bring you breathtaking Asian and Australian residential architecture design.

What We're Seeing

A Sustainable Beach Home with a Maritime Feel

Justin Buckwell’s first solo foray into residential architecture saw him conceive Pearl Beach House, an exemplar of sustainable design that embraces a laid-back maritime style.

Who We're Speaking To

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

An Unlikely Pairing

Sneaker brand Reebok has partnered with Eames Office to create an inaugural drop of its classic Club C shoe.

Where We're Going

WIN The Ultimate Design Hunter Package!

We’ve curated the most outstanding homes from across the Indo-Pacific for Habitus House of the Year, and now it’s over to you – tell us which home is your favourite in the annual People’s Choice and you could WIN an incredible design pack.

Going Carbon Neutral – These 11 Australian Architecture Firms Have

How far have Australian architects come since pledging to become carbon neutral? We explore Australia’s leading certified carbon neutral architecture firms.

Vote to win the Ultimate Design Hunter package

You have until November 17 to cast your vote for the 2021 Habitus House of the Year People’s Choice competition and go in the running to win the Ultimate Design Hunter Package, worth over $8,000.

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At The Forefront

Architecture

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera meet with natural materials – all while exquisite Australian native aromas waft throughout.

Happenings

The Best Kitchens Unveiled

Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.

Architecture

A Warm and Tactile Kitchen

Rather than being tucked away, this warm and cheery kitchen is the pride of the home and made for cooking, living and connecting.

Design Hunters

designmilkstudio Brings Luxe Sustainability to the Hunter Valley

Returning to Australia after 12 years abroad, architecture-interior designer Christine McKanna-Farr is bringing designmilkstudio to the Hunter Valley.

Architecture

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

Design Products

Quintessentially Quilton

With our residences quickly becoming multifunctional, furniture has needed to follow suit. This is where Quilton comes in.

From our Friends

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Coco Flip’s Coveted Sequence Collection is Now Fit for Dining

Distinctively playful, unabashedly sturdy and meticulously designed, Coco Flip’s personality-packed Sequence collection is joined by two new dining tables.

Who’s Next in Line for the Australian Furniture Design Award?

The competition, presented by Stylecraft and the NGV, aims to support Australian design, with a number of prizes to supplement income and boost the profile of the winner.

A Design for Life

As a counterpoint to today’s ‘throwaway’ culture, Miele reaffirms its commitment to craftsmanship, performance and sustainability with its new ‘Quality Ahead of Its Time’ campaign.

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From The Archive

Architecture

Studio Prineas Surprise And Delight With This Federation House Addition

Studio Prineas has given a quaint federation house in Sydney’s inner-east an extension on life, tactfully restoring it as the contemporary family home of four.

Homes

Small But Serene: Less is More in Bokey Grant’s Calming MB Apartment

Clever use of space and sharp, attentive design combine for a tasteful – yet affordable – update to a young couple’s apartment in Sydney’s Inner West.

Architecture

Flowing Spaces Born From Functionality

A practical request was the unlikely genesis of a fluid series of spaces in this apartment by EHKA Studio.

Design Hunters

Learning The Tricks Of The Trade With Eva-Marie Prineas

We speak with Eva-Marie Prineas, founder of Studio Prineas, about what makes kitchen and bathroom spaces special, and the non-negotiables when designing a home.

Architecture

Swapping Suburbia for a Compact Inner-City Terrace

Mitsuori Architects believes that space is a valuable commodity – and they know how to use every inch.

Happenings

Colour Our World

Colours are not only a part of our everyday life but represent our personalities and how we feel and with Haymes Paints latest iteration of its Colour Library, Awakening, there is a re-defining of the spectrum and our moods.

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