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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

A Complement To Clovelly

Clovelly House is an alterations and additions project by Smart Design Studio that chose not to rewrite history, rather to integrate past and future.

Screen Time

Atelier DAU have masterminded a terrace extension that offers something to both client and the inner-city neighbourhood in which it resides.

Who We're Speaking To

Gidon Bing On Designing Daily Rituals

Gidon Bing Ceramics may be celebrated for its simplicity, but let it be known that the process behind the pieces is quite the opposite.

Sense And Sensitivity

Creative director and designer Thomas Coward’s motivations may have evolved over the years, but his passion for bathroom design hasn’t wavered.

Where We're Going

We Are Thrilled To Announce Our 2020 Habitus House Of The Year Jury

With just weeks to go until the annual Habitus House of the Year special edition hits stands and the programme launches, we would like to announce our spectacular returning jury.

This Month At Caroma: Live Streaming Events

Caroma on Collins is much more than the Sydney flagship showroom for the iconic Australian bathroom brand. It's also a place for the local architecture and design community to gather, learn and grow.

At The Forefront

Architecture

One Smart Design Manoeuvre After Another

With artful strokes that bring in light and open up space, this old Tiong Bahru walk-up apartment is now someone’s dream home.

Design Products

We Want You To See This For Yourself

Give depth to your interiors with Skheme’s new Stone Concave series of 3D natural stone tiles for wall applications.

Happenings

Tom Dixon Takes Us On A Journey Of Discovery, Courtesy Of Living Edge

Living Edge presents Tom Dixon in an event offering insight and access to one of the world’s best and most in demand designers at the peak of his career.

Architecture

5 Bathroom Designs That Redefine The Inner Sanctuary

Perhaps now, more than ever, we look to architects and architecture to provide spaces that protect us from the elements, keep us safe, and promote our wellbeing.

Design Hunters

Beyond Borders

Danish and Australian design sensibilities align by way of this creative couple and their brainchild, WØRKS.

Interiors

Meet The Maker

The new Holly Ryan Jewellery studio in the heart of Surry Hills, Sydney, is all at once a celebration of a decade in business, a physical embodiment of the brand’s DNA, and the beginning of the next chapter.

From our Friends

Misura And The Deities Of Design

With an extensive residence of European designers, Driade produces designer furniture as individual author’s objects, destined for deity.

The Perfect Home Office, Made Especially For You

For CULT, a well-designed workspace is key to achieving a productive and exciting work from home experience. And their new ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’ packages are ready for the job.

Elliat Rich’s New Collection For Stylecraft Is Open To Interpretation

Following Elliat Rich’s winning design for the Australian Furniture Design Awards in 2017, Elliat and Stylecraft are proud to release the Different Thoughts collection.

Award-Winning Modern Masterpieces

Phoenix Tapware is proof that we can find beauty in the most functional elements of our homes, right down to our distinct design preferences.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Happenings

Melbourne Design Week 2020 Has Released Its Full Programme

In less than a month Habitus will be heading to the annual Melbourne Design Week 2020 as a proud media partner. Will we see you there?

Design Hunters

TE-EL Creates Quiet And Tranquil Architecture As An Antidote To City Life

Founder of Singaporean spatial practice TE-EL, Ethan Lin helps clients find comfort in home.

Design Products

Partu (Skin) Brings Diversity In Design And Culture Together

Partu (Skin) is a collaborative project between Johnny Nargoodah, a Nyikina man, and Trent Jansen, a design anthropologist, that explores different methods of collaboration while maintaining equal co-authorship.

Architecture

The Best Of Indoor-Outdoor Living From Habitus House Of The Year

It goes without saying that there is much to love about every house in the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection. But when it comes to co-existing in harmony with nature and enjoying indoor-outdoor living, these five projects take the cake.

Architecture

An Urban Escape

This rooftop garden in Ho Chi Minh City doubles as an inner-city oasis in which its occupants can relax, as well as contributing visually to the wider neighbourhood.

Design Hunters

Dialling In With Vokes And Peters

On episode 7 of Dialling In With Habitus, we speak to Stuart Vokes and Aaron Peters of Brisbane-based Vokes and Peters. Their practice is enriched by a deep and mutual respect for one another that has grown over the years.

Habitus Living