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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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What We're Seeing

Andy Carson Imagines Local Produce Markets à la Garage Sale

Atelier Andy Carson, in collaboration with HouseLab, has designed an innovative new Concept Space that supports local produce and brings new meaning to the quintessential notion of the garage sale.

10 Heritage Houses Elegantly Restored For Modern Life

Endowed with authentic charm that cannot be bought or built new, these ten outstanding heritage house renovations reconcile architecture's past with modern ways of life.

Who We're Speaking To

Will Vegan Interior Design Be The Next Big Thing?

Aline Dürr gets down to the brass-tacks of veganism in the practice of interior design in her educational and highly accessible published debut.

Introducing Australia’s Next Top Furniture Designers

Soon to be alumni JamFactory associates, these three emerging furniture designers/makers are destined for acclaim — but not without an official introduction.

Where We're Going

Celebrating Habitus House Of The Year 2020 In Style

Bringing together an intimate crowd at StylecraftHOME in Sydney, while simultaneously streaming right around the region, this year’s Habitus House of the Year presentation was as innovative as the projects in the line-up.

Congrats To The 2020 Sustainability Awards Winners!

The Australian A&D industry never ceases to amaze us and this occasion, in the wake of the 2020 Sustainability Awards winners announcement, is no exception.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Is your Bathroom a Technology Hub?

Forget your smart-home devices and surround-sound speakers, the newest technological advancements are being made in the bathroom!


A Design Evolution

For 75 years, Caroma has been a leading supplier of quality bathroom fittings and furnishings. Now, with their latest Vogue collection, the next evolution in bathroom design is here

Collection Content

Made in Australia: Innovation, Ingenuity, and Quality spell success for Stormtech

Stormtech, an award-winning supplier of specialist drainage solutions, is a shining example of the type of success available to businesses who choose to keep it local and manufacture their products in Australia.

Design Products

Kelly Hoppen Surrounds Us In Style With Two New Collections

With two new collections from the doyenne of design, Kelly Hoppen, we are assured of products that are not only a pleasure to have underfoot but dress a wall to perfection.

Design Products

Designing The Complete Bathroom Experience, Without Compromise

Of all the spaces in the home, bathrooms can often come with the highest price tag. It’s time to ask if high prices truly equal top quality, or whether it is possible to get the best of both worlds.


To Melbourne, From Biasol: “Let The Good Times Roll”

In the Melbourne suburb of Essendon, Biasol has created Billie Buoy, a family-friendly eatery that pays homage to the 1980s in a way that makes retro cool again.

From our Friends

The Jasper Bed – Sleek Grandeur Meets Smart Design

Much beloved and already iconic, the Jasper Sofa has a new cousin in the Jasper Bed – a thoughtful combination of authentic Australian design and unique sleek grandeur.

The Transformative Power Of Threshold Drains

Effective, discreet, and stylish, Stormtech’s threshold drains have helped blur the lines between the ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ worlds.

Vola’s Sustainable Tapware: Where Danish Craftsmanship and Environmental Values Meet

With their ethos firmly anchored in sustainability, VOLA has been celebrating the life-giving power of water through timeless, durable and modern tap design since its inception in 1968.

The Brilliant New Zenith Perth Showroom

With a history going back over 100 years, the building that houses the new Zenith Perth showroom is a deserving home for such a vital design brand.

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From The Archive


Couldrey House Challenges The Conventions Of Queensland Architecture

Architect Peter Besley challenges the way houses have been designed for Brisbane’s sub-tropical climate with Couldrey House.


Chasing A Better Outlook

Two rounds of ill-conceived renovations to this workers cottage in Balmain amounted to a big job for Nick Bell Architects in this alterations and additions project.

Design Hunters

How Might We Build/Renovate Houses To Mitigate Climate Emergency Impacts?

The second in a two-part series, Rachael Bernstone delves deep into the current state of energy efficient housing in Australia: what is passive house standard and how can you meet it?


A New Lease On Life For Iconic Geelong Arts Centre

Embedded within the heart of Geelong’s energetic Ryrie Street, HASSELL dramatically reveals and reintroduces the new Geelong Arts Centre as the region’s trailblazing creative hub.


An Earthen Retreat In Byron Bay

A rammed earth guest house in Byron Bay by Thais Pupio Design champions the ancient building material with incredibly appealing results.


Edgar’s Creek House Breathes Simple Elegance

The simple but elegant Edgar’s Creek House by Breathe Architecture connects with its unique landscape by way of a refined collaboration between the two.

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