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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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At The Forefront


This was your Sustainability Awards 2018

On October 11, this year's Sustainability Awards recognised the best and most innovative sustainable design. Whether you were there to witness the winners and revelry or couldn't make it, take a look back at what went down at the Sustainability Awards 2018.

Design Products

Gessi 316 – Where Style Meets Technology

From Abey, the Gessi 316 tapware range is a beautiful expression of Gessi's style, creativity, and technology – adding warmth to bathroom and kitchen design.

Design Products

A Fine Bordeaux – BoConcept’s New Shelves

BoConcept’s new metal Bordeaux racks embody the characteristics for which BoConcept and designer Morten Georgsen are famed: minimalism, functionality and elegant simplicity.

Design Hunters

Richards Stanisich On Reinvention, Reinvigoration, And Client Relationships

Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich have be long-standing and frequently celebrated names associated with the SJB Sydney office. Recently, the duo made the decision to partner together under the new guise, Richards Stanisich

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Indigenous Collaborations: Yutu Badayala

The story of this collaboration between Koskela and the Yolngu weavers of Elcho Island Arts in Arnhem Land began over a decade ago. We speak to Sasha Titchkosky of Koskela and Judy Manany, one of Elcho Island Art’s weavers, about what they all gain from the project, which is still going strong today.

Design Hunters

How To Maximise Vertical Spaces In Loft Apartments Around The Region

The next time you want to make the most of your space, look up. If you have a suitably high ceiling, loft spaces may just be the way to go.

From our Friends

How To Design For The Compact Kitchen

With its range of smart compact kitchen appliances, Fisher & Paykel shows us that space efficiency is as ambitious and beautiful as any other aspect of design.

The Swiss Storage Style Of USM Down Under

With USM Haller new residential collection, design your own furniture according to your individual needs and style.

Win a trip to Spain with the design surface solutions of Rocks On

It’s time to discover Rocks On – the Australasian company leading the way with innovative and inspiring hard surface solutions, who are offering you the chance to win a trip to Spain!

Honed Surfaces For Considered Design

By popular demand, Smartstone has recently introduced a collection of refined, honed surfaces in quartz – offering the authentic, semi-matte look of natural stone.

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From The Archive


Concrete Curves And Sunshine At Nikkou Store, Byron Bay

Nikkou – meaning sunshine in Japanese – is exactly what Australian retailer Nikkou Store delivers throughout its curvy, pink-washed concrete space.


Design As An ‘Agent Of Social Change’

The New York Times design critic and columnist Alice Rawsthorn reiterated that design is more than just pretty pictures in her keynote lecture at the inaugural Object Subject conference in Canberra.

Design Hunters

Anonym Studio: Allowing Their Work To Do The Talking

With each new clients comes a new relationship to nurture, encourage and provide for. Habitus speaks to fledgling, Bangkok-based design studio Anonym on their developing residential portfolio and increasing international attention.

Design Hunters

Lightness Of Being

Time spent on construction sites familiarised Scottish-born Steven John Clark, A.K.A. Den Holm, with Aussie idioms just as much as it did with the homes Australians are building, how we’re filling them and what we’re missing.

Design Hunters

Takenouchi Webb Is Adding Flavour To Design Across The Asia Pacific

An interior designed by Takenouchi Webb is never dull. Layers of details come together, creating sophisticated and spirited backdrops for the hospitality and Food & Beverage industry.


HYLA Architects Are Making A Case For Courtyards

Transitions and thresholds of inside-outside, shelter and openings make for quiet drama in this courtyard house in Singapore.

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