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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

Architecturally-Designed Beach Side Abodes That Stole Our Imagination

Join us as we reflect on the residential projects covered in 2018 that display a genuine connection to the coastal site upon which they sit, using architecture and design to complement nature's finest work – rather than compete with it.

A Play Of Terrain And Domain By Park + Associates

Nestled within nature, Stark House by Park + Associates is a harmonious balance between the lush surrounds and vibrant interior architecture.

Who We're Speaking To

Other Architects Forging A New Path

Challenging conventions and provoking thought, Grace Mortlock and David Neustein are the two halves that make up Other Architects.

Wes Anderson’s Latest Pursuit Isn’t Cinema – But It Sure Is Cinematic

The celebrated American director who has morphed from cult icon to mainstream success has collaborated with Beirut-born set and costume designer Juman Malouf on a new exhibition for the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna in Vienna.

Where We're Going

Habitus #42 Will Stop You In Your Tracks – And It’s On Sale Soon

The final issue for 2018, the Trailblazers issue, will be on sale Thursday 13 December. To celebrate, Habitus teamed up with Living Edge at the Vitra Design Museum’s Miniatures Exhibition.

A ‘Small’ Vitra Exhibition Arrives Down Under

Brought to Australia by Living Edge, Vitra’s 100 Miniatures Exhibition celebrates the last two centuries of chair design.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Becoming Limitlessly Zen With Apaiser

Designed to allow its users to reflect and revitalize, the Zen Oval Bath from Apaiser is neither classic nor contemporary.


The Birthday Party For The Harbour 1976 Showroom

Late November saw the one-year anniversary of the flagship Harbour 1976 Sydney showroom, and that’s worth celebrating.


The faces that can change your fortunes – introducing the INDE.Awards Judges

What makes these 15 people so important? They are the ultimate decision makers at the INDE.Awards. It’s time to meet your 2019 Jury.


A Technology-Infused Retail Space By Wynk Collaborative

At 60,000 square feet and designed by Wynk Collaborative, Habitat by Honestbee establishes itself as a digital-age multifunctional space.


Missoni Loves Summer Pop Up Event

The Missoni Home collection comes down under through a pop up collaboration by Infinite Design Studio and Spence & Lyda.

Design Products

Habitus Loves… Exposed Storage

Pieces collected from our travels, essential items within the home, objets d’art or items we just love the look of, this collection of exposed storage will ensure what you have on display makes just as big an impact as what you are presenting to the world.

From our Friends

The Integrated Kitchen And The Modern Home

The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.

Corian Washplanes: A Streamlined And Space-Conscious Design Solution

A washbasin solution for the smallest room in the house: Announcing the New Corian Washplane.

NOMOS watches join The Hour Glass

Watches from legendary German watchmaker NOMOS can now be found at Australia’s luxury watch retailer, The Hour Glass.

Chatting With Karen McCartney Ahead Of DESIGN Canberra’s Enrico Taglietti Symposium

DESIGN Canberra's Enrico Taglietti symposium is chance to assess the architectural work of one of Canberra, and Australia's, most important design voices. HabitusLiving sits down with speaker, architecture expert and writer Karen McCartney ahead of the symposium...

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

Akin Atelier: The Latest Incarnation Of Kelvin Ho’s Architecture And Interior Design Studio

“Our role as long-term creative partners is to adapt to – and forecast – our clients changing needs,” says architect Kelvin Ho on the relaunch of his design studio, Akin Atelier.

Design Hunters

Ode To Eastern Bathroom Design

Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.


Sculptural Architecture And European Refinement

Designed by Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors, this Melbourne house dons a masculine and powerful façade, but feels so much gentler than it looks.


Life In Technicolour

Step inside a one-of-a-kind kaleidoscope home in Melbourne’s east: an exceptional Modernist house for a creative family of five reimagined in vivid detail by WOWOWA Architecture.


Clever Design To Reconnect The Community

ICON developers team up with SJB to reconnect neighbours with innovative design in Cantala apartments in Melbourne’s Caulfield North.


Playful House

Cutting a fine, sinuous figure in Melbourne’s leafy Brighton, Martin Friedrich Architects creates a home full of fun and impact, with ample space for an active family of five.

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