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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

Cove House Is A Shrouded Sanctuary

Set against a busy arterial road in Singapore, Cove House by Ming Architects strategically blocks out the harsh surroundings.

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.

Who We're Speaking To

Design Invites You To Live In The Art of The Everyday

For furniture designers, the art of design encompasses much more than just form, function and materiality.

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.

Where We're Going

Time To Shine – The INDE.Awards 2021 Are Here!

With 2021 well and truly underway the INDE.Awards are open and now is the time for architecture and design to take centre stage.

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.

At The Forefront

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Let Your True Colours Fly

As a company dedicated to inclusivity and diversity, Herman Miller has released a special Eames Hang-It-All with a colourway inspired by LGBTQ+ Pride.

Architecture

Top Reasons to Enter INDE.Awards 2021

Architecture and Design’s most anticipated regional event is back for 2021. Not sure whether to throw your name into the ring? Here’s our top reasons to get involved!

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Transforming Bathrooms into Spa-like Retreats

Retreating from the world into a spa-like sanctuary is all the more blissful when in the comfort of your own home.

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Neolithic Proportions – Introducing Object X

A furniture design duo, Object X, has partnered up with interior designer Kelle Howard to create a range of organic furniture pieces.

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The 2021 Bathroom Trends To Look Out For

Thanks to Caroma’s new LUNA campaign, we’re looking ahead to the styles that will define this year’s best bathrooms

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New Year, New Home: Design Products to Renew and Refresh in 2021

With a new year in the mix and feeling of renewal in the air, we look at ways to rejuvenate the home for the year ahead.

From our Friends

The Green Room Brings Luxury Rugs To Sydney And Australia

Sydney-based design group The Green Room channel a history of international art, interior and design expertise to bring Australia a curated collection of luxury rugs from The Rug Company.

The Geometric Elegance of the Rilievo Collection

From Gessi, the Rilievo collection is a tapware and bathroom range that celebrates the beauty of geometry, while delivering world class performance.

Pureflor: The Australian Made Cleaning Solution Your Floor Deserves

Pureflor is the latest Australian made innovation from Polyflor, and the team have gone all out to create the ultimate in safe, eco-friendly cleaning solutions for your surfaces.

The Modular Camaleonda Sofa – A Comeback 50 Years In The Making

Designed by Mario Bellini in 1970, the Camaleonda sofa has made a triumphant return after half a century, speaking a contemporary language between structural solutions and sustainable choices.

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From The Archive

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.

Architecture

What Makes An Icon?

Though she wouldn’t say so herself, Karen McCartney’s latest book can be taken as a survey on Australian architects and the houses they’ve designed in the latter half of last century. In this exclusive extract, we look at the previously unseen Jackson House by architect Daryl Jackson.

Architecture

An Architectural Nod To The Culture Of Uluwatu, Bali

Alexis Dornier honours timber and the surf history of Uluwatu in Aperture House, a passively designed building that embodies the architect’s theory of tropical-tectonic design.

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.

Architecture

The Perfect Time To Take Up Some Extra Reading

In light of the extra time you may be spending at home over the weekend and during the week, the release of the latest issue of Habitus couldn't be more perfectly timed. Whether the Design Culture issue is relevant for work or for leisure, we hope you enjoy it cover to cover.

Architecture

10 Modern Zen Home Design Case Studies Across the Asia Pacific

These diverse examples of modern zen home design are spread across Australia and the wider region expressing cultural and climatic diversity.

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