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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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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.

The South Australian sandstone villa with complete acoustic harmony

Premium Schüco aluminium window systems forge a strong connection with the outdoors while also sealing out bustling noise in this South Australian sandstone villa.

Design Hunters

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.

Embracing life’s sliding doors moments

We chat with Alexandra Donohoe Church, managing director and founder of Decus, an interior design studio unafraid of bold choices.


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.

Organic minimalism comes to life in this apartment

This apartment in Singapore blends industrial touches with a gentle, warm minimalism to perfection.

From Our Friends

Evolution in motion: Tongue & Groove unveils an inspirational new identity

Australia’s leading producer of solid-engineered oak flooring has recently launched a new suite of innovative resources to support the creative vision for your home.

A contemporary rethink: Celebrating 50 years of Le Bambole

B&B Italia commemorates the semicentennial anniversary of the iconic Le Bambole collection by Mario Bellini.

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.

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.