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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

Design Miami: The Four-Day Design Destination

A highly curated design event, Design Miami is a strong representation from North American galleries. With powerful influence throughout the design world, Elana Castle looks at its broad and lasting impact.

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.

At The Forefront

Architecture

5 Times Interior Architecture Improved Our Dining Experience

Architects, designers, and their hospitality savvy clients are well aware that the interior architecture of a cafe, restaurant, wine bar or cake shop can take patrons to the next level of brand experience.

Architecture

History Reinvented In House With A Loggia

This home by RT+Q Architects proves that the works of 16th century Venetian architect Andrea Palladio is more than relevant in the design of a modern house in the tropics.

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.

Happenings

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.

Happenings

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.

Architecture

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.

From our Friends

The VOLA Legacy – 50 Years And Beyond

This year VOLA is celebrating 50 years of a tap design legacy, and marked the occasion in a half-century party in held in Denmark.

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.

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From The Archive

Architecture

Modernist Architecture And Australiana Collide

This waterfront retreat designed by iconic Australian-Japanese architect Koichi Takada is the epitome of an Australian dream home, adorned with a private beach, garden and open-plan living.

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.

Architecture

Caroma On Collins Pays Homage To Native Flora

Caroma’s first Sydney flagship pays homage to the symbols and mythology of its homeland.

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.

Happenings

What Makes A Design Prodigy In 2018?

What makes a prodigy? Let’s ask this year’s partner for the 2018 INDE.Award for The Prodigy: Cosentino.

Happenings

Celebrating The Year Of The Dog, Chinese New Year 2018

We’re about to enter the Chinese Year of the Dog – and Guide Dogs Australia has a fitting celebration in mind.

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