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Habitus Living curates the best residential architecture and home interior design across Australia and the Indo Pacific. Covering residential interior design and house architecture as well as home design news, Habitusliving is the digital home of Habitus magazine. We source engaging stories and bring you breathtaking Asian and Australian residential architecture design.

What We're Seeing

A Sustainable Beach Home with a Maritime Feel

Justin Buckwell’s first solo foray into residential architecture saw him conceive Pearl Beach House, an exemplar of sustainable design that embraces a laid-back maritime style.

Who We're Speaking To

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

An Unlikely Pairing

Sneaker brand Reebok has partnered with Eames Office to create an inaugural drop of its classic Club C shoe.

Where We're Going

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Going Carbon Neutral – These 11 Australian Architecture Firms Have

How far have Australian architects come since pledging to become carbon neutral? We explore Australia’s leading certified carbon neutral architecture firms.

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At The Forefront

Architecture

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera meet with natural materials – all while exquisite Australian native aromas waft throughout.

Happenings

The Best Kitchens Unveiled

Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.

Architecture

A Warm and Tactile Kitchen

Rather than being tucked away, this warm and cheery kitchen is the pride of the home and made for cooking, living and connecting.

Design Hunters

designmilkstudio Brings Luxe Sustainability to the Hunter Valley

Returning to Australia after 12 years abroad, architecture-interior designer Christine McKanna-Farr is bringing designmilkstudio to the Hunter Valley.

Architecture

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

Design Products

Quintessentially Quilton

With our residences quickly becoming multifunctional, furniture has needed to follow suit. This is where Quilton comes in.

From our Friends

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Coco Flip’s Coveted Sequence Collection is Now Fit for Dining

Distinctively playful, unabashedly sturdy and meticulously designed, Coco Flip’s personality-packed Sequence collection is joined by two new dining tables.

Transform Your Home with this Guide to Tapware Finishes

Phoenix Tapware has an extensive range of finishes with unique tones and textures, ranging from Brushed Nickel to Sage Green, permitting creativity and personalisation of kitchen and bathroom spaces.

Coco Flip Celebrates Victorian Craft With the Locally-Made Honey Collection

The unique work of this Melbourne-based design studio is profoundly anchored in the relationships with local craftspeople that Coco Flip has carefully nourished over the years. Honey, one of their lighting collections, is a captivating celebration of these connections as it brings together some of Victoria’s most accomplished artisans.

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From The Archive

MAGAZINE

Read Habitus #50 Online Now!

The 50th issue of Habitus magazine is now available to read for free online, marking a momentous Anniversary issue.

Architecture

La Casa Rosa Is A Work Of Craft

Architect Luigi Rosselli channelled the neogothic spirit of the Arts & Crafts movement, choreographing a team of craftspeople to give this Victorian-era residence in Sydney a new lease on life.

Architecture

Managing The Micro

Nestled amoung a potpourri of materials, textures and colours, this ultra-compact home exceeds the standard for micro place-making.

Design Hunters

Power to the People

Criena Gehrke is right at home as CEO of the Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts where she leads with a human-centred, democratic approach.

Architecture

A Home Bringing The Owner’s Values To Life

Ruxton Rise by studiofour brings to life the owner’s values of family, health and integrity through a sensitive design that focuses on an experience rather than an overt statement.

Happenings

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