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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

H&P Architects Designs An Unusual Brick House

To what extent can and should architecture mimic natural spaces and forms? H&P Architects have created a chain of interconnected spaces in this unusual brick house in Hanoi, where daily life is layered with glimpses of plants and the sky.

Channeling A Modern Home Into Its Factory Style History

A new Perth home from State of Kin sees heritage style industrial aesthetics expressed in a welcoming home – belying the fact that this is in fact an entirely new build.

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

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.

Induction Cooktops For Design Lovers

Induction cooktops are a sleek, stylish option for contemporary kitchens, but not all are created equal…

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Conversations

Close To Nature: Tree Houses In Australia

Who said tree houses were for children? These five houses embrace their leafy environments, offering a peaceful paradise amongst the towering trees.

Design Hunters

The Potential Of Laneway Architecture And Backyard Buildings

The garage, the granny flat and the backyard shed have evolved into flexible spaces with private and public presence.

Architecture

Loved Locally, Successful Globally, So Hope Richards & Spence

Following the recent opening of The Calile Hotel in Brisbane’s James Street precinct, we sat down with Richard & Spence to discover its unique and transformative design approach.

Interiors

With A Strong Focus On Materiality, Aje Open Their Doors In Perth

The "raw beauty, tough femininity and effortless cool" that weave together to fashion the DNA of Australian fashion label, Aje, have been translated into interior architecture by We Are Triibe for the label's latest retail store in Claremont Quarter, Perth.

Design Hunters

Koichi Takada And Kengo Kuma Naturalise Architecture In Sydney

Once, Koichi Takada was the student and Kengo Kuma, the master. Now, a new Sydney development has given them opportunity to level the playing the field.

Architecture

A North Melbourne Terrace Tells A Boom Style Story

Matt Gibson Architecture + Design has updated a heritage-listed Boom Style terrace to tell the story of past and present for years to come.

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