Habitus Living

Habitus Living curates the best residential architecture and home interior design across Australia and the Indo Pacific. Covering residential interior design and house architecture as well as home design news, Habitusliving is the digital home of Habitus magazine. We source engaging stories and bring you breathtaking Asian and Australian residential architecture design.

What We're Seeing

A Sustainable Beach Home with a Maritime Feel

Justin Buckwell’s first solo foray into residential architecture saw him conceive Pearl Beach House, an exemplar of sustainable design that embraces a laid-back maritime style.

Who We're Speaking To

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

An Unlikely Pairing

Sneaker brand Reebok has partnered with Eames Office to create an inaugural drop of its classic Club C shoe.

Where We're Going

WIN The Ultimate Design Hunter Package!

We’ve curated the most outstanding homes from across the Indo-Pacific for Habitus House of the Year, and now it’s over to you – tell us which home is your favourite in the annual People’s Choice and you could WIN an incredible design pack.

Going Carbon Neutral – These 11 Australian Architecture Firms Have

How far have Australian architects come since pledging to become carbon neutral? We explore Australia’s leading certified carbon neutral architecture firms.

Vote to win the Ultimate Design Hunter package

You have until November 17 to cast your vote for the 2021 Habitus House of the Year People’s Choice competition and go in the running to win the Ultimate Design Hunter Package, worth over $8,000.

Vote Now To Win

At The Forefront

Architecture

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera meet with natural materials – all while exquisite Australian native aromas waft throughout.

Happenings

The Best Kitchens Unveiled

Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.

Architecture

A Warm and Tactile Kitchen

Rather than being tucked away, this warm and cheery kitchen is the pride of the home and made for cooking, living and connecting.

Design Hunters

designmilkstudio Brings Luxe Sustainability to the Hunter Valley

Returning to Australia after 12 years abroad, architecture-interior designer Christine McKanna-Farr is bringing designmilkstudio to the Hunter Valley.

Architecture

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

Design Products

Quintessentially Quilton

With our residences quickly becoming multifunctional, furniture has needed to follow suit. This is where Quilton comes in.

From our Friends

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Coco Flip’s Coveted Sequence Collection is Now Fit for Dining

Distinctively playful, unabashedly sturdy and meticulously designed, Coco Flip’s personality-packed Sequence collection is joined by two new dining tables.

Coco Flip Celebrates Victorian Craft With the Locally-Made Honey Collection

The unique work of this Melbourne-based design studio is profoundly anchored in the relationships with local craftspeople that Coco Flip has carefully nourished over the years. Honey, one of their lighting collections, is a captivating celebration of these connections as it brings together some of Victoria’s most accomplished artisans.

Dream Is A Story Of Passion, Identity And Harmony

Dream by Robyn Caughlan is a contemporary Aboriginal print collection, celebrating multiculturalism and the art of storytelling.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

HYLA Architects Sculpts A House Into An Artwork

This house in Singapore by HYLA Architects attempts to remove distinctions between art and architecture.

Design Hunters

Watts Up With ADesignStudio’s Alex Fitzpatrick?

Discover how this Australian lighting design studio combines centuries-old craftsmanship with up-to-the-minute cutting edge technology.

Edit

An Ode To Sunlit Days on The Mediterranean Coast

From an early morning stroll through flower-adorned Paros lanes to an afternoon cocktail on the cliffs of Positano, life on the Mediterranean is long-admired across the globe.

Architecture

A Barely-There Barwon Heads Beach House

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

Architecture

High Density Residential Design Like You’ve Never Seen

Practical, unpretentious and designed for high density, these contemporary compound houses forge private, peaceful, inner-city fortresses for the families that reside in them.

Places

Bodyscape Yoga Studio Is Tranquil, Through And Through

A historic post office in Perth has been transformed by State of Kin, a local design practice, into Bodyscape Yoga, delivering a newfound state of zen to its yogi clientele.

Habitus Living