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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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At The Forefront


Team Zenith Is Back On Board For This Year’s INDE.Awards

Zenith returns to the INDE.Awards in 2018 as Platinum Partner. Taking the Asia Pacific’s best design to the global stage, we look forward to celebrating this region’s most excellent in creative practice.

Design Hunters

Meet Rachel Vosila, A Local And Emerging Product Designer

In 2015 local designer Rachel Vosila challenged existing perceptions, as well as her own, of what a chair could and should be designing one chair a week for a year, her One A Week Project. Now, she’s interested in telling stories through families of furniture.


How To Use The Past To Inform The Future

A spacious Annandale warehouse residence has a rich history of past inhabitants and uses, each of which has informed the space as it stands today.


How Do Architects Design For The Future?

As architects attempt to solve complex questions around how our buildings can be more efficient, they increasingly look to natural design elements and the earth’s ecosystems, which have been quietly reinventing themselves since time immemorial.


A Private Family Sanctuary

Carter Williamson Architects transforms a once-claustrophobic medley of spaces into a liveable, light-filled and private family sanctuary.

Design Products

Snarkitecture And Caesarstone Team Up To Alter The State of Design

For the 6th time, leading quartz manufacturer Caesarstone returns to Milan’s Fuorisalone, this year to unveil Altered States, the highlight event of their 2018 designer collaboration programme with New York-based collaborative practice Snarkitecture.

INDE Awards Timeline

Team Zenith Is Back On Board For This Year’s INDE.Awards

Zenith returns to the INDE.Awards in 2018 as Platinum Partner. Taking the Asia Pacific’s best design to the global stage, we look forward to celebrating this region’s most excellent in creative practice.

Gaggenau Steamer Cooktop Teppan

Accommodating The Evolving Habits Of A Contemporary Lifestyle

The INDE.Awards Living Space Category recognises the best projects in the Asia Pacific residential sector. Tackling everything from denser urban populations to new technologies and climate change, the best living spaces view the complexities and intricacies of their site not as challenges but as opportunities for innovation.

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

INDE.Awards Are Back In 2018 With All New Categories

Design and architecture in Asia Pacific are progressing in response to the region’s needs, and so are the INDE.Awards in 2018! The time to enter is now!

From our Friends

Furniture Fit For A King

Creating products that are made to last, King Living has been pushing the boundaries and producing innovative furniture that merges style with carefully engineered, quality function.

Independent Living for an Innovative Bathroom

The recently released Methven Independent Living bathroom collection not only makes bathing easier, but also has modern design appeal to complement any bathroom design.

The Doonan Glasshouse – Finding Beauty in Simplicity

The Doonan Glasshouse has become an iconic building on the Sunshine Coast. With a minimalist interior and monochromatic colour palette, the concealed cisterns of Geberit were the obvious choice for the bathrooms.

Introducing the Abstract Rugs of Mr Fräg

The team at Designer Rugs has unveiled and launched an exciting new range with an all-new collaborator – meet Mr Fräg.

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From The Archive


Interactions by NOMI

Using plenty of light and negative space, Alicia Sciberras has just completed an installation for the Australian furniture brand NOMI.


Open-Plan Architecture And Plenty Of Space For Yoga

Kouichi Kimura of FORM Architects, creates an open-plan residence in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture, connecting living spaces with a key outdoor patio for the owners own private yoga studio.


5 Inner City House Designs That Made Our Jaws Drop

When inner city architecture is done right, it can be pretty amazing. At the hands of some of the region's most talented architects, here are the houses that impressed us this year.


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.



Design studio Luchetti Krelle offer up the old-world cosmopolitan glamour of the 1920s at the Sydney Four Season Hotel’s MODE Kitchen & Bar.

Design Hunters

Who Added To The Design Conversation This Year?

Who are the shakers and makers that keep the industry on our toes? Throughout the year we spoke to numerous Design Hunters across the region, and here's who you listened to most.

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