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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

Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic buildings and for the cultural and environmental philanthropy of he and his Australian wife, Angela.

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.

Where We're Going

Week Two of Super Design is here!

Your last chance to join the Super Design community is here, don’t miss out on the last week of talks, showroom sessions and exclusive content.

Super Design kicks off today!

The design event you’ve been waiting for is officially here, check out the week 1 lineup.

Super Design is the brand new design event you’ve been waiting for! Get ready to experience the best brands and designers from our region and beyond over two weeks of action-packed activations that combine physical and digital events to create an immersive hybrid festival. Super Design is your all access pass to design without limits.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Habitus House of the Year Design Hunter Package

Congratulations to Michael Doyle, the lucky winner of the 2020 Habitus House of the Year Design Hunter Package. Thankyou to everyone who voted in this year’s draw and a special thankyou to our Design Hunter partners, About Space Lighting, Design by Them, Didier, Euroluce, Phoenix Tapware, Savage Design, Stylecraft Home, The Green Room and Top […]

Design Hunters

Designer Henry Timi Has Us Highly Intrigued

Henry Timi’s luxurious kitchen and bathroom designs are like purposeful works of art – they hero natural materials in a way that conceals, but never compromises, their function.


Congrats To The 2020 Sustainability Awards Winners!

The Australian A&D industry never ceases to amaze us and this occasion, in the wake of the 2020 Sustainability Awards winners announcement, is no exception.


These Houses Wholly Embrace The Power Of Place

Harnessing the power of place is to architecture what self-actualisation is to us people. Let's take a moment to admire these exemplars of self-actualised architecture, uncovered in our hunt for Habitus House of the Year 2020.

Design Hunters

These Guys Design The Things We Use Everyday

"We started working together because we were friends. Fifteen years later we are still friends – this is our greatest achievement." And contrary to what the name might convey, BIG GAME design studio is anything but all talk.


Super Design presents: the Best of Kitchens

Get ready to indulge in all things kitchens with your favourite brands and designers sharing their insights and must-have products to create a cooking and entertaining paradise

From our Friends

Design For The Colour Curious

Colour has been making a comeback in residential kitchen and bathroom spaces, as of late, and it brings us so much joy — literally.

We’re Obsessed With All This Tom Dixon Newness

For anyone who covets design like we do, Tom Dixon Newness represents the holy grail; furniture, lighting and accessories that are at once contemporary innovations and instant icons.

The Jasper Bed – Sleek Grandeur Meets Smart Design

Much beloved and already iconic, the Jasper Sofa has a new cousin in the Jasper Bed – a thoughtful combination of authentic Australian design and unique sleek grandeur.

Using Atlas Marble XL Porcelain Slabs For Sleek Home Design

Rocks On has long been an industry leader when it comes to sleek tiles and surfaces, and their new large Atlas Marble XL slabs is another jewel in their design crown.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive


An Architectural Jewellery Box

Within this terrace renovation by Carter Williamson, one finds curated moments set up to highlight light play, material selection and delicate design detailing.


Do Melbourne Design Week Like Habitus Would

Melbourne Design Week 2020 is nearly here. Running from 12-22 March, here is your free, downloadable Habitus guide to Melbourne Design Week 2020.


The Habitus Edit To Internal Courtyards

For the second issue of The Habitus Edit we are looking at Internal Courtyards across the Asia Pacific Region perfect for coastal and inland locations alike.

Design Hunters

Dialling In with Rebekah Clayton and Michelle Orszaczky of Clayton Orszaczky

Rebekah Clayton and Michelle Orszaczky have been working from home since they established Clayton Orszaczky. Only recently, however, have they been joined during the day by their loved ones.


Blackwood Rest Is A Re-Imagined Aussie Bush Shack

A modest cottage in secluded Tasmanian bushland sets the scene for Blackwood Rest, a remote refuge by Bijl Architecture.

Design Hunters

Facing The Anthropocene: Design-Led Approaches To Sea Level Rise

As a nation, we are familiar with droughts and flooding rains, but the extreme bushfires of the past spring and summer – followed by floods, hail and dust storms in some parts of the country – have sharpened our collective attention on climate change threats.

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