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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

Formwerkz’ Modern Take On Traditional Architecture

Alan Tay and Seetoh Kum Loon of Formwerkz designs Cloister House in Malaysia as a refreshingly modern take of the idioms of classical architecture.

Gabriel Tan On Longevity In Design

Every aspect of the Grange Garden Apartment – down to the furniture – has been crafted by multidisciplinary designer Gabriel Tan to prioritise light, storage and the occupants’ way of living.

Who We're Speaking To

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.

BIG-GAME Redefine Simplicity With Every Iteration

BIG-GAME expands its Castor Collection for Karimoku New Standard with a ‘quiet’ design, a durable character and a solid working relationship.

Where We're Going

Introducing Your 2019 INDE.Awards Partners

As the INDE.Awards continues to be a true reflection of design and architecture from the Asia Pacific region – it is our partners, through their support, that show what the industry has to offer.

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.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Habitus Loves… A Study Nook

Whether working from home or wanting to do some occasional studying, this Habitus Loves list can help you stay organised and avoid distractions.

Design Hunters

Why Gaggenau Got On Board With Habitus House Of The Year: People’s Choice

Robert Warner is the general manager for Gaggenau in Australia. As a partner of Habitus House of the Year: People’s Choice, we spoke to Rob about the initiative, what it offers the industry, and why Gaggenau had to be involved.

Architecture

The Mantab Group: Where Business Meets Leisure

In Kuala Lumpur, the Mantab Group workplace is a hospitality-driven design, where business and leisure come together in space of intentional mismatches.

Design Products

Solid Wood Makes A Comeback At Salone

Whether fuelled by an appreciation for craftsmanship or by a retreat from technology, simple and robust solid wood furniture makes its mark at Salone 2019.

Happenings

Arthur Mamou-Mani For COS At Milan

Fashion powerhouse, COS, explores 3D printing at Milan Design Week with an installation using renewable resources by architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.

Design Products

Euroluce Lights Up At Salone del Mobile Milan

As Euroluce returns to Salone del Mobile Milan this year, we round up the latest releases from the biggest to the smallest brands from around the world.

From our Friends

Julep​’s Contemporary And Romantic Allure

Voluptuous, yet light, Julep by Tacchini has a welcoming appearance that was first launched at Salone del Mobile in Milan 2018.

Renovating A Heritage Listed Home

Alisa and Lysandra have fitted a terrace in Melbourne with Zip HydroTaps and a bold material palette so that it is sympathetic to its heritage but suitable for a modern dweller.

The Matte Black Bathroom Trend

The use of matte black bathroom accessories in the home is a trend that’s here to stay, serving as a way to create a sleek and versatile space in the home.

Kitchen Design Without Limits

When thinking of your kitchen design, space and style are two of the most important elements to consider, along with functionality. Enter the Siemens inductionAir.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

Why Wrap An Art Deco House In A Veil Of Steel?

A heritage house in Richmond is brought firmly – and sensitively – into the modern age by Nic Owen Architects.

Architecture

A Modern Design Solution For A Sloped Site

An eight-metre inclined block in one of Perth’s most sought-after coastal suburbs, Cottesloe, provides a unique design opportunity for Banham Architects.

Architecture

A Design-Led Airport Hotel Lands In Mascot, Sydney

Fox Johnston Architects and Space Control interior designers have joined forces to make sure Sydney’s airport hotel offerings didn’t lack a design conscious option.

Design Hunters

Are The Sydney Opera House Sails For Sale?

In case you missed it – though we’re not sure how you could have – Sydneysiders and the design community have vehemently rallied in support of Louise Herron, CEO of the Sydney Opera House, and her efforts to protect the integrity of Australia’s most iconic piece of architecture.

Architecture

A Slice Of Italy On The Streets Of Melbourne

An Italian Pasta Bar in Melbourne's CBD by Biasol Design drew design inspiration from the likes of traditional Italy, Ancient Rome and the modern, culture hub that is Melbourne.

Architecture

Crossing The Threshold

Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects design a mountainside house with thresholds that heighten the character of the residence and its views.

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