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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

A Pleated Roof Unfolds In Highett

A strong contrast between a folded steel roof and timber-clad walls brings illumination and new life to a tired weatherboard home by Megowan Architectural.

A House That Embraces Nature And Suburbia By Jost Architects

Jost Architects knits a contemporary dwelling into the suburban fabric of Kew East, whilst capitalising on its unique, native settings.

Who We're Speaking To

Narrative-Rich Spatial Experiences By Studio -Gram

Two of Australia’s most exciting young architects, Graham Charbonneau and Dave Bickmore are creating narrative-rich spatial experiences as directors of Studio -Gram.

Design Flex: Jess Humpston

For Foolscap Studio’s Jess Humpston, travel, fashion and craft are all jumping off points for creativity. Here, we chat with the Saturday Indesign 2019 Ambassador about working between different scales, and a craft-driven approach to design.

Where We're Going

Saturday Indesign Heats Up As More Exhibitors Join The Line-Up

The one-day design festival Saturday Indesign is heating up as more design brands get added to the growing list of exhibitors.

Clear Your Diary For Jardan’s First Warehouse Sale In Sydney

On Saturday 15 June, Jardan is having a warehouse sale with an incredible range of products at up to 60 per cent off!

At The Forefront

Design Hunters

Changing Perceptions: Phillip Nielsen On Working In Regional NSW

Our ambassadors for Saturday Indesign are at the forefront of the industry. Find out what makes them tick in our profile series.

Design Products

Habitus Loves… Maximalism

Think ‘more is more’, but with a method. This Habitus Loves list is a combination of layers, colours and patterns that create a dramatic interior.

Design Hunters

A Case For Following Your Curiosity With Tom Reid

Design and architecture have a way of getting under your skin. For many designers, it becomes an all-encompassing part of life. This was certainly the case for our Saturday Indesign Ambassador Tom Reid.


“The Industry Comes Together As One” At Saturday Indesign And Stylecraft Will Be There For The Ride

As long-time collaborators and supporters, Stylecraft has joined a growing list of design suppliers that will be opening up their showrooms for Saturday Indesign, 22 June.

Design Products

Exquisite Tapware from VOLA

Sticking to its timeless tradition of versatile and stylish products, VOLA launches a new range of Matt White tapware in Australia.

Design Products

How Idle Hands Design Future Proof Their Products

Melbourne-based Idle Hands Design is committed to simple manufacturing, ensuring that all products are not only minimalistic but also sustainable.


From our Friends

Would You Like To Sit Indoors Or Out?

Ten new pieces from designers Tim Rundle and Tom Fereday for SP01 expand on previous, one-off designs to form two new collections for the indoors and out.

The Elegant Affluence In Flexform’s Sofa’s

As an Italian born furniture company, Flexform ensures there is a sense of timeless elegance in all its products – especially its entire sofa range.

Sierra Hawthorn: Something Special In The Suburbs

For entertainers, and for those who crave the perfect mix of leafy calm and energetic buzz, Sierra Hawthorn may provide the perfect pad.

Inject Your Personality With Phoenix Tapware

Zimi, the most recent collection of mixer taps, shower mixers and outlets from Phoenix Tapware, is a highly versatile range with 27 colours and finishes.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive


A Contemporary Vernacular Of Australian Architecture

We look at five contemporary Australian homes that have been inspired by the country’s traditional architectural language.


Gabriel Tan On Longevity In Design

Every aspect of the Grange Garden Apartment – down to the furniture – has been crafted by multidisciplinary designer Gabriel Tan to prioritise light, storage and the occupants’ way of living.


Archimontage Designs A Private Sanctuary In A Dense City

Screen House is a private and serene single residence in the midst of Bangkok.


Sunrise House By MCK Architects Embraces The Horizon

Sunrise House, a beachfront home by MCK Architects on the South Coast of New South Wales, is designed for a family of four with a palette that withstands the coastal weather.


Surprising Seclusion From Modern Life

Surprising Seclusion is a suitable name for a house in Singapore’s Binchang Rise, where Hyla Architects has designed an oasis away the hustle and bustle of life.

Design Hunters

On The Ground In Milan: Architect Rob Mills

For Rob Mills, coming to the Milan Fair is a sourcing exercise, a form of education, and an inimitable place of inspiration. And the invitation extends to much of his team.

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