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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 Barely-There Barwon Heads Beach House

Layers of textural, desaturated and durable materials reference a coastal town's relaxed atmosphere.

Contrasting Themes Glue Balnarring Beach House

To couple our Habitus #51 cover story regarding Balnarring Beach House’s outdoor shower, we take you through the whole house, that juxtaposes feminine and masculine nuances amongst a spacious family home.

Who We're Speaking To

Sue Carr’s Brilliant Career Honoured

Leading light of the Australian design community, Sue Carr has been awarded an AM in the 2021 Queens Birthday Honour List.

Daniel Boddam’s Home Is A Machine For Experimenting

Whether designing buildings or furniture, or working from a base in Byron Bay or in Sydney – the approach Daniel Boddam takes is always about striking a balance.

Where We're Going

Cultivating Connection With Habitus #51

Habitus #51 – the Kitchen and Bathroom special – explores the ways in which our kitchens and bathrooms create connection and respite.

Pulling Back the Veil

We have a sneak peek at what’s coming out in our next issue of Habitus magazine – including a preview of Terrace House 1 by Dreamer.

At The Forefront

Happenings

Be inspired by the region’s leading thinkers at the inaugural INDE.Summit

In its inaugural year, the INDE.Summit is packing a serious architectural punch. Join us as we explore the future of design in the Indo Pacific.

Architecture

The Places where we Live

Our homes give us joy and comfort but the shortlist of The Living Space in this year’s INDE.Awards is so much more than this – these are homes to truly desire.

Design Hunters

Exceptional Design Studios

Whether the practice is large or small and whatever their chosen genre of work, each entrant in The Design Studio is a consummate achiever.

Design Products

Remarkably Different, Remarkably Markian

Brisbane-based furniture and accessories brand Markian invites you to look at the world a little differently.

Architecture

Living Together in Style

The shortlist of The Multi-Residential Building explores how we provide shelter and comfort in context with population density, climate and requirement.

Architecture

An Inviting Home That Doubles As A Set Backdrop

When lifestyle influencer Joycelyn Thiang wants to snap a series of outfits, she can now choose to do so from one of the many appealing corners in her Singaporean flat.

From our Friends

HabitusTV Presents: A New Kind of Hospitality

Thoughtfully crafted by Adele Bates, Sub-Zero and Wolf’s new showroom is a combination of appliance showcasings and restaurant grandeur.

Our Verdict: A Home Coffee Machine Is So Worth It And This One’s The Best

Looking for a home espresso machine? Winning Appliances exclusively offers La Marzocco’s Linea Mini — a sleek, stylish and innovative machine that will deliver the perfect cup of coffee every time.

The Inherent Charm of Timeless Design

Great Dane’s ethos is deeply anchored in a family-inspired appreciation of timeless beauty. Today, the innate role of carefully crafted furniture is an integral part of the brand’s approach to materiality and sustainability.

Stylecraft Presents J5 Credenza: a Minimalist Masterpiece Carved with Light

We sit down with James Howe, the designer behind J5 Credenza, to talk about his pursuit of beautiful order, the appeal of intentionality - and the surprising influence of the photographic medium on his recent work.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

The Art Of Homemaking

Terrace houses don’t need to be forbidding dark tunnels, as this light- and art-filled continuous space in Sydney’s Paddington demonstrates.

Architecture

I Spy A Hidden House

Located in the bushlands of Margaret River, WA, this addition to a family weekender saw Archterra depart from best practice passive design… and reach an auspicious alternative.

Architecture

A House With Healthy Boundaries

Airy, but not empty. Khuôn Studio’s House for a Daughter is a poetic multi-generational home designed to give everyone ample breathing room.

Architecture

A Brutalist Façade Belies Verdant Greenery And Open Plan Living

In a rarely seen move, Gaurav Roy Choudhury Architects builds a house to its boundaries in order to get the most of nature – but in this case, nature is found inside its four walls.

Architecture

This Perth Urban Infill Project Puts The Arch In Architecture

Architect Nic Brunsdon saved his clients both time and money, all thanks to his constructivist approach to designing this urban infill house in the heart of Perth.

MAGAZINE

The Annual Kitchen & Bathroom Issue Is Now Free To Read Online!

This year the Kitchen & Bathroom special edition of Habitus is free to enjoy online as well as in print.

Habitus Living