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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

Design Hunters

10 Design Commandments For Apartment Furniture Design

What makes a great apartment? Furniture, we’d argue, plays a big part. Here the leaders in interior, product and industrial design share their canons for apartment furniture design.

Architecture

An Environmental Foe Becomes A Sustainability Gem

What was once a poorly designed home is now healthy, sustainable and resilient, with a layout by The Design Commission, inspired by the sea cliffs it sits upon.

Design Hunters

Modern Living Is An Art Form – Here’s How To Perfect It

We’ve never been more high-tech, never been more ‘connected’. But, what does modern ‘living’ look like? Let’s ask Gaggenau, your 2018 partner for the Living Space at the INDE.Awards!

Architecture

Celebrating Hecker Guthrie’s New Melbourne Retail Space

Step inside this new Melbourne retail showroom by Hecker Guthrie and see how Schiavello embarks on a new era of design for the Australian market.

Design Hunters

Delving Deeper Into Multi-Residential Design Of The Asia Pacific

As urban density continues to rise, and as population growth steadily grows, many of us are looking toward multi-residential buildings as a way to have your cake and eat it too.

Design Hunters

The Not So Little ‘Little Willow’

We sat down with Julia Treuel and Sasha Wright-Neville of Little Willow renovation on all things design, Melbourne and cooking.

INDE Awards Timeline

Modern Living Is An Art Form – Here’s How To Perfect It

We’ve never been more high-tech, never been more ‘connected’. But, what does modern ‘living’ look like? Let’s ask Gaggenau, your 2018 partner for the Living Space at the INDE.Awards!

Celebrating Hecker Guthrie’s New Melbourne Retail Space

Step inside this new Melbourne retail showroom by Hecker Guthrie and see how Schiavello embarks on a new era of design for the Australian market.

Delving Deeper Into Multi-Residential Design Of The Asia Pacific

As urban density continues to rise, and as population growth steadily grows, many of us are looking toward multi-residential buildings as a way to have your cake and eat it too.

Nick Harding Ha Architecture

One On One With Nick Harding Of Ha Architecture

Melbourne-based architect Nick Harding has been nominated as a Prodigy for the 2018 INDE.Awards and, as Habitus finds, deservedly so.

From our Friends

Cooler Design, Fresher Food With Vario

Fitting within standard integrated spaces, the newly launched Vario 200 series refrigerators are the perfect solution to modern refrigeration.

Sway, My Way : Behind The Scenes With Made By Pen

As one of Melbourne's most active design studios, Made By Pen bring a unique perspective to the role of collaboration in contemporary design. Meet their inimitable team ––

Made By Pen – Around The World And Back Again

After a much heralded launch at Sydney Indesign 2017, Made By Pen’s Sway light has gone on a world tour and is now home in Australia, sharing their design journey

Furniture Fit For A King

Creating products that are made to last, King Living has been pushing the boundaries and producing innovative furniture that merges style with carefully engineered, quality function.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

Ode To Eastern Bathroom Design

Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.

Happenings

The Deerubbin Architecture Weekend Is Back For 2018

Architecture Foundation Australia’s Deerubbin weekend is returning in 2018, with an eye towards how we design for DenCITY + CommUNITY.

Design Products

The IKEA x HAY Collection Is Here

The highly anticipated Hay collection for Ikea has finally hit the Asia Pacific. Habitus South East Asia editor Janice Seow speaks directly to Rolf Hay about the wide range of new products specifically designed for modern lifestyles.

Architecture

Modular Architecture, But Not As You Know It

Modscape’s prefabricated residential and commercial buildings are designed to disguise the modularisation.

Design Hunters

In Conversation With… Koichi Takada

The architect of the Infinity building at Sydney's controversial Green Square development, Koichi Takada is fascinated by forms found in nature.

Design Hunters

One Plus Partnership

Where does retail design stand in the age of e-commerce? Habitus speaks to Virginia Lung and Ajax Law, founders of One Plus Partnership, on exactly that. Not to mention the state of design awards in Asia and the latest of over 500 international awards the firm has won.

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