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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

Architecture

Singapore Gets An Industrial–Chic Cafe

Image Creative Design have created an inviting space for the owners of Thus Coffee in Singapore, where varied influences converge and work together harmoniously.

Design Hunters

The Colour Collective: Q & A with Nadine Donazzan

As the director of The Colour Collective and DNA Designs, Nadine Donazzan has been a driving force of the interior design industry for over a decade. Being an expert colourist and designer, Nadine explores colour destinations and conducts workshops that open our eyes to one of the great wonders of the world: the magic of colour.

Design Products

Kitchen Inspired Lighting Design

Flexibility, colour temperature and well-designed fittings are all important considerations in kitchen lighting, where getting it right comes down to establishing a balance of all three.

Architecture

United Places Botanic Gardens Brings Designer Luxury To Melbourne

Just opened in Melbourne, United Places Botanic Gardens pioneers a new level of luxury travel for the city and its design lovers.

Architecture

The Transformation Of An Art Deco House Into A Modern Home

The evolution of a Melbourne home from an untouched dark 1930s house to an innovative, light space is a story of how considered design can improve all aspects of life.

Happenings

In Case You’ve Missed It This Is What FRONT Is All About

All you need to know about FRONT and nothing more. Familiarise yourself with the newest boutique commercial design event for architects, designers, property facilitators and end users.

From our Friends

Fritz Hansen Releases Updated 60-Year Old Classics

For a trio of furniture classics, Fritz Hansen has released a 60th anniversary collection. The Egg, Swan and Drop chairs are back in finishes, better than ever.

Introducing The Kiri – Strong Lines And Dynamic Shapes For the Bathroom

The Kiri MK2 Satinjet Shower Collection is the latest shower range from New Zealand’s design and showering experts Methven.

How The Twenty Collection Finds Beauty In Geometry

The Twenty collection of luxury washbasins from PARISI embody sleek and precise styling with neat, minimalist design.

Rogerseller’s Insights: Taking You On A Design Journey

Building and renovating is stressful. Wanting to bring expert advice on how to streamline that process, Rogerseller takes you on site with architect and client to open up exactly how the process works.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

This Rural Residence Clearly Defines Its Boundaries – Right Before It Pushes Through Them

In rural New Zealand Herbst Architects turns a seemingly limitless space into one neatly organised around three simple box forms.

Design Products

New Volumes Collection 01 Sees Local Design Hit New Heights

The inaugural collection of many to come, New Volumes, Collection 01 is range of designs for the home and office crafted solely from Elba stone by a “distinct assembly of designers to bring the material to life”.

Design Hunters

Tadao Ando: The Quiet Icon

Following almost five decades of iconic design, Belinda Aucott speaks to Tadao Ando from his Studio Oyodo in Osaka, about how he continues to impart his vision.

Happenings

A Bamboo Playground For Barangaroo

Sydney’s redevelopment success story gets its own architecture pavilion, designed by Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia.

Design Hunters

A Little Can Go A Long Way And Doesn’t Brad Swartz Know It

Brad Swartz Architects leads by example showcasing inner city living arrangements in luxurious formats and clever, considered design.

Architecture

Indoor Outdoor Spaces At One With Nature

How can living with nature be a seamless, problem-free experience? Formwerkz Architects demonstrates this with the Verandah House where the humble terrace plays the main part in uniting indoor and outdoor.

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