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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


An Architectural Refresh On Showroom Design

This year at the 2019 Good Design Awards, the new Tongue n Grooves flagship showroom in Sydney has received well deserved recognition for the unconventional yet inarguably exceptional design of the space by Tobias Partners.

Design Products

Jewellery And Homewares Inspired By Riverstones

The smooth and rocky forms found on the riverbeds have inspired Dinosaur Designs’ latest collection of jewellery and homewares, Riverstone.

Design Products

When Anna-Carin Manifests The Runes In Rugs

The Norse Collection, four recently launched rug designs by Anna-Carin for Designer Rugs were inspired by the first system of writing developed by the Norsemen.


Sunrise House Embraces The Horizon

Sunrise House, a beachfront home by MCK Architects on the South Coast of New South Wales, is designed for a family of four with a palette that withstands the coastal weather.


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.

From our Friends

Take a seat on these: Sedis Collection by anaca studio

Versatility and sophistication inform the design of the all-new SEDIS seating range crafted by anaca studio’s principal Anne-Claire Petre and available exclusively at Stylecraft.

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.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

The Many Faces of Tiny House Design

Preceding the KonMari method, the rise of tiny house design is teaching us to live more simply and more sustainably.


X-MATERIALITY Extended: Challenging Design Experiments

A collaboration that stunned Melbourne Design Week this year, X-MATERIALITY by TSAR x BYZANTINE x LUKE is not to be missed.


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.


Behind The Scenes At The Habitus House Of The Year 2018 Judging Day

Enjoy a rare insight into the goings on, passionate discussions and heated debates that lead us to our Habitus House of the Year 2018 winners!


Abin Design Studio Designs With Sweeping Shadows

Experimenting with distinctive compositions, Abin Design Studio transforms a soft-scaped outdoor space and façade for a residential site in West Bengal.


The Immersive Installation At Salone 2019 By Cosentino

The immersive architectural installation showcases the material qualities of Cosentino’s Dekton surface material and how it comes to life with light.

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