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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

A monumental memory

Within the nest of homes on the hillside beside the coast, one monolithic structure makes itself known against the waves and shingles.

Continued legacy

Williams Burton Leopardi carefully weaves the existing character and handmade detailing together with a series of new open spaces.

Who We're Speaking To

Shaun Lockyer’s home is a map of meaning

In search of meaning through place, Shaun Lockyer’s Brisbane home is a tapestry of memories that has evolved in a manner counterintuitive to his architectural practice.

Cara Stizza knows colour

Co-founder and design director of interior design studio Made For, Cara Sitzza shares her insights into how colour can shape mood and motivation.

Where We're Going

WIN big at Saturday Indesign!

There are over $10,000 of prizes up for grabs at Saturday Indesign!

An editor’s peek at what’s to come at Saturday Indesign 2022!

It’s time to hit reset and follow your design inspirations at Saturday Indesign 2022! And here are some of the highlights we can’t wait for.

Saturday Indesign is a boutique commercial design event that brings you the best of Sydney’s design scene in one must-see day. Visit Sydney’s premier design showrooms through a private transport service, with each location giving you an insight into their company, products and culture. Dive into design as you network, discover the latest product and indulge in hospitality – all with a free registration!

We can’t wait to see you at #SaturdayIndesign

At The Forefront

Architecture

A monumental memory

Within the nest of homes on the hillside beside the coast, one monolithic structure makes itself known against the waves and shingles.

Architecture

Continued legacy

Williams Burton Leopardi carefully weaves the existing character and handmade detailing together with a series of new open spaces.

Video

What lies beyond? Step inside Salisbury with Miele x FutureFlip

For some houses, a heritage or subdued exterior disguises the expansive modernity within – but for 25 Salisbury Street, what you see is definitely what you get.

Architecture

Walnut House is a restrained rural retreat

Adam Kane Architects responds to a rural site with a heightened understanding of the natural setting, optimising its location across from the Daylesford Botanic Gardens.

Architecture

Redefined lines and living

Some dwellers seek the kind of privacy that requires high fences, demarcating their property from their neighbours. The vision for Dover Townhouses was to do just the opposite.

Architecture

A downsizer’s dream

Located in Wagstaffe, this modest empty-nester abode backs onto Brisbane Water and a national park.

From Our Friends

Nouvelle technology meets classic design

La Cornue’s unique G4 technology propels the Château collection of range cookers to the peak of home cooking excellence.

A new modern classic: Teel by Phoenix

Winner of the prestigious 2022 Red Dot Award for ‘Best of the Best’ in Product Design, Teel explores proportion, form and balance in a timeless collection of mixer taps, shower mixers and outlets.

The multifaceted design capacity of FYBER’s commercial range

From the refined elegance of an oyster-inspired restaurant, to the coastal luxury of a seaside airport hotel, the transformative potential of FYBER’s offering brings together two unique, highly resolved hospitality interiors.

The Erskine Sofa and the art of placemaking

Inspired by the dramatic Victorian coastline, the Erskine Sofa by Kett Studio tells a uniquely Australian story through its elegant design and material choice.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

A small oasis in the bustling city

Anugraha Residence is a melding of Indian and Scandinavian styles, which presents a refined aesthetic for a family of four.

Architecture

An apartment with hotel vibes

This sophisticated apartment in Singapore has been designed to encapsulate life in cosmopolitan New York City, where even its scent has been specially curated.

Architecture

A restful apartment filled with thoughtful design

Light timber, gold accents and thoughtful design elements give this apartment by Parenthesis its natural charm.

Homes

Ultimate privacy hides a sculptural interior

Hidden behind curving rammed earth walls and dark timber cladding is Portsea House by Wood Marsh: A sculptural, minimal home ideal for entertaining.

Architecture

Living between past and present

Since 1905, Leichhardt in NSW has been home to an industrial, hangar-like military building, a drill hall. The task for Tobias Partners was two-fold — restore the historical elements of the structure while also echoing the heritage details indoors in a contemporary reimagining of the space.

Architecture

A modern reinvention of the California bungalow

Daniel Boddam Studio’s Villa Carlo is a masterful interplay of texture, shadow and restraint.