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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


A Necessarily Compact Design In Singapore Forms A Nonetheless Cohesive Space

Despite the space constraints often associated with apartments in Singapore, interior design studio Mimimology have thoughtfully designed open concept spaces that organically lead occupants from room a to room b without sacrificing distinct spaces.

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Telling The Story of Jardan’s Art House Collection

Inspired by a single photograph on a pin board, the Art House Collection is Jardan exploring how furniture can be a holistic addition to any home.


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.

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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.


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.

From our Friends

Quality Of Light For Quality Of Life: The Enduring Appeal of Louis Poulsen

Now more than ever, we need things around us that work well and endure. We don’t have time for anything less.

The Latest Designer Products from Tacchini

Across four new products, Tacchini showcase the varied charm of their design house and how the right designer products can be the finishing touch in a home – on sale now!

Emerging Trend: Kitchen As Furniture

Over the past few decades, the kitchen has evolved from a functional area to take centre stage in the home. Fisher & Paykel have been there for this evolution.

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.

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From The Archive


Planning For Perfection

The founder of residential construction company Futureflip spent 14 years finessing the design of his home. The result is a structure that defies expectations.


Free Flowing Abode

Bent Architecture explores sustainable, comfortable living with exceptional indoor outdoor flow and innovative design.

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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”.


It’s Sō Appealing! Franchise Restaurant Design Gets a Rethink

Think ‘chain restaurant’ and you probably won’t think ‘tasty design’. Ensemble challenges that perception by bringing a valuable design experience AND construction efficiency to ramen chain Sō.


A Forest-Like Restaurant Interior By Ryoji Iedokoro Architects

Ryoji Iedokoro Architecture Office have created a mesmerising interior for a yakiniku restaurant in the heart of Tokyo’s Roppongi district.

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rD By Ross Didier Celebrates The Clarity Of Structure

Exclusive to James Richardson, rD by Ross Didier is a new range of furniture borrowing design cues from the mid-century Melbourne tramway and turning it into utilitarian luxury.

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