About Habitusliving

 

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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Aleesha Callahan

Aleesha Callahan

Aleesha Callahan is the editor of Habitus. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Aleesha seeks out the unique people, projects and products that define the Indo Pacific region. Aleesha was previously the editor of Indesignlive.com and has written and contributed to various publications and brands in her 10 years in the architecture and design industry, bringing intimate insight to her stories having first trained and practised as an interior designer. Her passion for mid-century design and architecture began while living and working in Berlin.

Stories By Aleesha

Midi Serves Up Brutalist Charm

A cool-toned, sophisticated palette makes this new coffee shop in Richmond an elevated version of a much-loved Collingwood café – designed by Sans-Arc Studio.

Power to the People

Criena Gehrke is right at home as CEO of the Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts where she leads with a human-centred, democratic approach.

Blurred Design Boundaries

Hong Kong-based interior and furniture design practice Studio Adjective has expanded to open a highly curated shop – Objective.

An Urban Lighthouse

The design of the seventh MPavilion has been revealed, designed by Venice-based MAP studio; and Expressions of Interest are now open to build out the program of talks and events.

When Life And Design Collide

We chat with partners in life and work – Garth Elliott and Alyssa Sheldrake – and hear about the early days of ZETR, juggling a fledgling business and a new family, to breaking into the design industry with a unique product.