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Giant Design’s interpretation of a neutral villa palette

This villa is an exploration of neutral palettes meeting contemporary design, in the heart of Poly Purple Mountain in Foshan, China.

Wabi Sabi Pavilion blends traditional and contemporary Indian design

Tasked with creating a family gathering space in the garage of their client’s home, 182 Design has adopted a pavilion sensibility, which suits the climate and footprint well.

Design Hunters

“It’s about being correct to context”: An afternoon with Bethan Laura Wood

The British designer and recipient of the NGV X MECCA 2023 Women In Design commission contemplates design history, contemporary craftsmanship and global influences.

The Habitus Tastemaker’s Guide with Abound Studio

As avid travellers and the creative minds behind design strategy studio Abound Studio – James and Alison Huntly are the perfect people to share their favourites places to shop, eat and stay. Discover their top picks both in Perth and around the world; all with an eye to design.


Moody sophistication with concealed storage in this two-bedroom apartment

A hidden loft and a newly built en-suite bedroom are just some of the brilliant ideas to be found in this minimalist-style condo designed by Happe Design Atelier.

An apartment that truly blurs the boundaries of home and working from home

At 80-square-metres, this inner-city apartment is far from tiny, yet the layout by X-Zoo is clearly focused on making the space as large and flexible as possible.

From Our Friends

The essence of democratic design – with a touch of Australian classicism

Didier studio celebrates the harmony of democratic design and understated utility with the Gunzel seating collection.

Exquisite metamorphosis: antoniolupi’s Atelier collection redefines holistic luxury living

New horizons arrive for antoniolupi as they venture beyond the world of luxury bathroom design into a broader, grand new challenge with Atelier.

Personality and precision: home wellness in bloom

Rooted in a three-decade heritage of biomechanics and research, Technogym’s prowess has found its iconography in the curated collection, The Personal Line. So, what makes The Personal Line so personal?

Eclectic Australian design inspired by everyday objects

DesignByThem is a powerhouse of Australian design with a reputation for playfulness and creativity, all fuelled by a love of collaboration.

The Edit

Fresh designs: Kitchen solutions tailored for every aesthetic

In this edition of the Habitus Edit, we unveil Sub-Zero’s redefined Classic and Designer Refrigeration Series, where innovative technology blends seamlessly with breathtaking aesthetics.

From vision to reality: Creating unique kitchen colour schemes

Designing a kitchen colour scheme can be a complex process. In this edition of The Habitus Edit, we explore how a seamless colour scheme can be achieved by artfully harmonising your kitchen fixtures and appliances.

The Exclusive Habitus Milan Edit is a visual design feast – download it now!

We’ve traipsed the halls, experienced the installations and sifted through all the content to collate this very special Habitus Milan Edit just for you. From product releases, to the big themes and interviews with designers like Jaime Hayon, it’s an inspiring design journey.

Let the light in: Smart sun shading solutions from Shade Factor and Warema

In this instalment of The Habitus Edit, we explore the architectural potential of custom-made external venetian blinds across three exceptional residential projects.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

A void, its tree and the journey through a tight terrace home

Designers continue to find ways of turning narrow terrace houses into dynamic, light-filled and desirable spaces. In Sydney’s Inner West, Ahron Best Architects centred it all on a small void.

Mexican Brutalism in Melbourne

Taking inspiration from their client’s Mexican heritage, Splinter Society’s design for Casa Victoria is an exploration of design ideas that sit well within the ideals of traditional Mexican architecture. It also sits well within the aesthetics of contemporary Mexican architecture, where materiality, brutalist form and natural light are paramount.

SiriHaus redefines “warm minimalism” in a historic Delhi home

The creative homeowners, together with studio AKDA, have peeled back the layers of history on this home through a reductionist process, creating a calming home defined by natural materials and warmth.

The coastal container home of an interior and set designer is full of theatricality

At home in the beautiful coastal village of Bundeena in the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, interior designer Kelly Ross, her partner Jimmy Lister, their son Luka and dogs Billy and Ray (with plans for a grumpy ginger cat to call Cyrus) are shifting the paradigm on coastal living.

The Bromley gives humble homage to mid-century Australian design

The Bromley by Dalecki Design offers a harmonious integration of indoor and outdoor spaces within a family home where mid-century modernism was an inspired starting place.

Taking ocean plastic to make marbled flower pots

Taking an abundant waste product and doing something special with it, the Ocean Collection flower pots by elho use plastic waste and turn it into a beautiful addition to the home.