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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

Design Hunters

The Not So Little ‘Little Willow’

We sat down with Julia Treuel and Sasha Wright-Neville of Little Willow renovation on all things design, Melbourne and cooking.


Celebrating the new home of Siren Design

On Thursday 12th of April, the Siren Sydney team threw a house-warming party, officially christening the team's new studio with over 150 of Sydney's design lovers!

Design Products

Elevating the Bathtub to the Level of Couture

Apaiser is the ultimate expression of Bath Couture – a design movement the brand is both known for, and defining in the global design market.

Design Products

Lee Broom Makes His Way To Space Furniture

Conceptual lighting designer Lee Broom can now be found at Space Furniture in their Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur showrooms.

Design Products

Academy Tiles And KAZA Concrete Team Up To Make Your 3D Tile Dreams Come True

Australia’s beloved Academy Tiles, together with Hungarian concrete specialist KAZA, have launched the inaugural Academy KAZA Tile Design Competition.


The Kasturi On Chendor Beach, Malaysia, Is Not Just A Resort

For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.

INDE Awards Timeline
Nick Harding Ha Architecture

One On One With Nick Harding Of Ha Architecture

Melbourne-based architect Nick Harding has been nominated as a Prodigy for the 2018 INDE.Awards and, as Habitus finds, deservedly so.

Introducing Wilkhahn, Your 2018 Luminary INDE.Award Partner

Wilkhahn returns as the 2018 Official Partner of the Luminary Award. Find out how the brand is building a better future for the design industry of Asia Pacific.

Wilkhahn The Luminary 2018 Red Chair

Win A Trip To Germany Thanks To Wilkhahn and The Luminary Award 2018!

Returning as the Official Partner of the INDE.Award Luminary 2018, Wilkhahn is giving you the chance to win a trip to Germany for Orgatec. Enter now!

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.

From our Friends

Sway, My Way : Behind The Scenes With Made By Pen

As one of Melbourne's most active design studios, Made By Pen bring a unique perspective to the role of collaboration in contemporary design. Meet their inimitable team ––

Made By Pen – Around The World And Back Again

After a much heralded launch at Sydney Indesign 2017, Made By Pen’s Sway light has gone on a world tour and is now home in Australia, sharing their design journey

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.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive



Integrating optical illusions into the design, this home from KAVELLARIS URBAN DESIGN beautifully subverts the canon of the classic home.


A Night With Jardan

In celebration of their new Sydney flagship store in Paddington, Jardan opened their doors and invited us in to take a look at the space first hand – champagne/cocktail/hors d'oeuvre in hand.


A Different Take On The Traditional Australian Beach House

The marriage of texture, rich materials and a strong interior influence from European Chateux, define the look and feel of this Australian beach house in Bouddi National Park.


A Cantilevered Retreat In The Japanese Mountains

Japanese architect Masato Sekiyo’s innovative and practical approach for a cantilevered concrete structure as a contemporary holiday fishing cabin and residence in Japan’s Ohmine mountain range.


Is Queensland’s Vernacular Architecture Evolving?

Dover House by Shaun Lockyer Architects represents a contemporary evolution of Queensland’s vernacular architecture, and the practice’s approach to architecture, described as subtropical-inspired regional modernism.


In Conversation With… Naomi Milgrom

Entrepreneur, patron of the arts, the brains behind Melbourne's MPavilon program talks about Living Cities.

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