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

Luwist Spatial Designs a Row of Fun-Sized Affordable Homes

A row of compact, breezy and light-filled homes have been developed by Luwist Spatial in Indonesia to help young people who “could barely afford to buy their own houses” enter the market.

Designed To Be Expressive: Shutter House by State of Kin

State of Kin's bold use of colour and unique style comes to life in Shutter House, a Perth home that embraces the joyfulness of design.

Who We're Speaking To

Hardware Done Differently

Enduring style, high-quality materials and authentic design above all else. Habitus sits down with Spiggy founder Colin Wright, discussing how the unique hardware and handle provider came to be.

Power to the People

Criena Gehrke is right at home as CEO of the Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts where she leads with a human-centred, democratic approach.

Where We're Going

Colour Our World

Colours are not only a part of our everyday life but represent our personalities and how we feel and with Haymes Paints latest iteration of its Colour Library, Awakening, there is a re-defining of the spectrum and our moods.

A Digital Escape With These 5 Virtual Tours

We’ve collected a few of the best virtual tours happening right now across architecture, art and technology in Australia and New Zealand.

At The Forefront

Happenings

2021 Sustainability Awards Shortlist Has Been Announced

The Sustainability Awards are more important now than ever. The last year has given us a dire look into the future & positioned us as an impetus for change.

Architecture

Midi Serves Up Brutalist Charm

A cool-toned, sophisticated palette makes this new coffee shop in Richmond an elevated version of a much-loved Collingwood café – designed by Sans-Arc Studio.

Architecture

Minimalist Palette Shapes Bell Street House

Minimalist and industrial aesthetics collide in this entertainer’s paradise by Techñe Architecture + Interior Design

Happenings

Subscribe to Habitus Magazine For Your Chance to WIN!

The Austere Floor Lamp by Trizo21 from Great Dane Furniture is minimalist at its heart and soul. And you could win one for your home when subscribing to Habitus.

Happenings

Sydney Design Week Is Hyperconnected For 2021

Sydney Design Week will present six free digital sessions on hyperconnectivity – a theme that creative director Stephen Todd says is about remembering what we learnt in 2020.

Happenings

Melbourne Design Week Is Now Accepting Submissions for 2022!

Melbourne Design Week is upon us again and submissions are open. So if you’re a designer, educator or industry innovator, now’s the time. Submissions close September 23.

From our Friends

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Fhiaba’s Classic Range Is the Ultimate Expression of Functional Luxury in the Kitchen

Streamlined silhouettes, superb technological capabilities, supreme quality and ease of use born out of true insight - these are some of the most prominent and irrefutable marks of luxury in a modern kitchen.

It’s Easy to Fall for the “Look” – In Conversation with Neil Burley

Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Neil Burley, discusses the parallels between various design disciplines, the importance of not losing sight of what’s under the surface, and what he considers the biggest change in kitchen design in the last 30 years.

Rocks On Now Offers Piero Lissoni’s Vibrant Prism Collection

The elegant, sophisticated and versatile Prism collection, by Italian designer Piero Lissoni, is now available through Rocks On, providing Australasia with the highest quality of ceramic and porcelain surfaces.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

12 Leading Ladies in Design

In honour of International Women’s Day 2021 we round-up some of the stand-out stories of incredible women making waves in design.

Architecture

I Spy A Hidden House

Located in the bushlands of Margaret River, WA, this addition to a family weekender saw Archterra depart from best practice passive design… and reach an auspicious alternative.

Architecture

Managing The Micro

Nestled amoung a potpourri of materials, textures and colours, this ultra-compact home exceeds the standard for micro place-making.

Architecture

Minimal Yet Oh So Monumental

Perched atop a steep slope of site, overlooking Georges River in regional NSW, Bay House by Studio Prineas is a tranquil, multi-generational residence designed with liveability and longevity front of mind.

Design Products

Will Vegan Interior Design Be The Next Big Thing?

Aline Dürr gets down to the brass-tacks of veganism in the practice of interior design in her educational and highly accessible published debut.

Design Products

When Food And Technology Inspire Nostalgia

“As our needs and routines continue to evolve, our homes will never be the same – they are our safe haven, our offices and our entertainment centres,” says Andrew Wand, Head of Home Appliances, Samsung Australia.

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