Habitus Living

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

One bit at a time

When Carole Whiting’s client approached her, she came armed with a picture book of images, many of which were Whiting’s own designs.

Paradise found in Noosa

A stellar home in Noosa is all that it should be and so much more. Designed by Tim Ditchfield Architects, Riverstone is exemplary on every level, a perfect home for the tropics and a wonderful place to raise a family.

Who We're Speaking To

Fantastical treasures from the remote island of Yeahnahnesia

You may not know their names (yet) but through collaborations with companies such as Google, Nike, Adidas, Vans, Converse, Hypebeast, and Billionaire Boys Club, you most certainly know Yok & Sheryo’s work.

Dean Norton blurs the lines between sculpture, furniture and object

Drawing on personal experience and finding inspiration in both form and materiality, Melbourne-based designer Dean Norton produces sculptural objects that merge into new spaces and create mood.

Where We're Going

Relive the Habitus House of the Year reveal party!

Despite the unseasonable weather, the design community came out to Stylecraft to celebrate Habitus House of the Year 2022 – and discover who the winners are.

A night of inspiration and debate – Unpacking Australian Aesthetics

Last week, we hosted a special event in collaboration with Caroma as part of Habitus House of the Year – the evening was full of surprises and discussion – thank you to everyone who made it a night to remember!

At The Forefront

Design Products

Habitus Christmas Gift Guide: For the ones who entertain

Whether throwing a small dinner for friends, or gathering the whole family together, this is the enviable Christmas Gift Guide for those who love to entertain at home.

Design Hunters

Compression and release

A bronze sculpture by Mika Utzon Popov draws the eye and a moment of pause at Eco Outdoor’s new Melbourne showroom.

Design Products

It’s a beanbag revolution

Whether it’s top of your wishlist or not something you’ve ever considered for your home, beanbags have come a long way, and these ones bring style and texture.

Architecture

One bit at a time

When Carole Whiting’s client approached her, she came armed with a picture book of images, many of which were Whiting’s own designs.

Interiors

7 living spaces that invite you to sit back and relax

While the kitchen might be the heart of the home, the living space is the soul of the home. It’s the space to relax, to express your personality and where most of life happens. Peruse these 7 incredible living rooms that ooze charm and functionality.

At the Forefront

LAST CHANCE to vote in Habitus House of the Year and go in to WIN a $27,000 prize pack!

There’s just over 24 hours left to take part in Habitus House of the Year. Simply explore the 20 incredible homes, cast your vote and go in the draw to WIN a designer furniture and homewares pack valued at $27,000!

From Our Friends

Heritage haven: The beachside paradise turned family oasis

For the owner-builder of the Henley Beach House, family is everything. Every detail of the stunning home is designed to further family living – but the innovative window and door systems steal the show.

Carbon-neutral surfaces that offer a unique blend of visual, textural and practical design

Certified carbon neutral from cradle to grave, two new Dekton® collections, Onirika and Kraftizen, combine unmatched technology with unique beauty to create surfaces perfect for immersive living.

Biophilic design takes on Brisbane

Where Highgate Hill meets the river. A new standard in luxury apartment living is emerging that is deeply connected to landscape and climate.

Contemporary Australian kitchen design splashes on the global stage

The three Australian winners in one of the world’s most respected design contests shine a spotlight on Australia’s luxury kitchen design.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

A small oasis in the bustling city

Anugraha Residence is a melding of Indian and Scandinavian styles, which presents a refined aesthetic for a family of four.

Architecture

An apartment with hotel vibes

This sophisticated apartment in Singapore has been designed to encapsulate life in cosmopolitan New York City, where even its scent has been specially curated.

Architecture

A restful apartment filled with thoughtful design

Light timber, gold accents and thoughtful design elements give this apartment by Parenthesis its natural charm.

Homes

Ultimate privacy hides a sculptural interior

Hidden behind curving rammed earth walls and dark timber cladding is Portsea House by Wood Marsh: A sculptural, minimal home ideal for entertaining.

Architecture

Living between past and present

Since 1905, Leichhardt in NSW has been home to an industrial, hangar-like military building, a drill hall. The task for Tobias Partners was two-fold — restore the historical elements of the structure while also echoing the heritage details indoors in a contemporary reimagining of the space.

Architecture

A modern reinvention of the California bungalow

Daniel Boddam Studio’s Villa Carlo is a masterful interplay of texture, shadow and restraint.