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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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From dark to light: A Melbourne terrace gets revitalised for modern living

Bringing beautiful natural light all the way to the interior, this renovation by Bent Architecture is layered and fresh.

A residence that turns away from the street to create an inner sanctuary

With a bold, impenetrable façade to the street, House Between the Walls by AA+A Architect flips the expectation of how to create a private and peaceful home.

Design Hunters

Meryl Hare and a legacy of enrichment

In an era of fleeting enticements, Meryl Hare engenders empathy, elegance and grace through her luxurious and cohesive designs.

Emma Coulter’s colourful abstractions

One of Melbourne’s most dynamic artists working at the intersection of painting and site-specific art in a chromo-spatial manner, Emma Coulter, has just been picked up for representation by James Makin Gallery.


Shed Studio designs an apartment with intention and conservation

Through thoughtful preservation and practical intervention, Shed Studio has transformed a 1949 apartment into a liveable home fit for modern lifestyles, all while paying homage to the past.

A fusion of history

Apartment living in a fifteenth-century palazzo in Florence is an extraordinary proposition, made more so by being in the super cool district of Borgo San Frediano.

From Our Friends

The sustainable future of furniture

K5 is shaking things up with a collection of pieces that celebrate circularity and prioritise wellbeing.

A language of refinement: Unpacking V-ZUG

In the first of a three part series we go behind the scenes with V-ZUG’s in-house design team and discover how this Swiss boutique manufacturer balanced art, science and history to create its pioneering Excellence line.

Fast flooring for busy residential spaces

Perfect for homes, apartments, or rental projects where durability and slip resistance are urgent needs, the new Polysafe QuickLay PUR system stands out for its ultra-easy installation and design versatility.

Reviving interior elegance: The breathtaking sofa inspired by classic luxury vehicles

The Lincoln Continental vehicle ranges of the 1970s have long been a symbol of practical prestige. Nau repurposes the quintessential Lincoln Continental style into a daring new look.

The Edit

Bold, intricate, timeless: The award-winning kitchen at the Fitzroy Cottage

In this edition of The Habitus Edit, we explore the renovation magic of Robert Nichol & Sons in their stunning remodel of an old suburban home in Melbourne.

Limitless expression meets ultimate control: Ground-breaking appliance solutions by Wolf

In this edition of The Habitus Edit, we reveal the perfect appliance solutions for those passionate about cooking and delivering flavoursome results.

Back to nature: Elevating the outdoors with King

This edition of the Habitus Edit is all about enhancing the experience of outdoor living with the new Outdoor Collection by iconic Australian furniture brand King.

Luxury preservation solutions to complete your kitchen design

In this edition of The Habitus Edit we introduce you to Fhiaba’s elegant range of luxury refrigeration solutions featuring fresh aesthetics and a spark of individualism.