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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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Design Hunters

Who are the shakers, makers, thinkers, doers and disruptors in architecture and design across the region – and what are they getting up to? Find out here, on Habitus Living.

How Do Architects Design For The Future?

As architects attempt to solve complex questions around how our buildings can be more efficient, they increasingly look to natural design elements and the earth’s ecosystems, which have been quietly reinventing themselves since time immemorial.

Anonym Studio: Allowing Their Work To Do The Talking

With each new clients comes a new relationship to nurture, encourage and provide for. Habitus speaks to fledgling, Bangkok-based design studio Anonym on their developing residential portfolio and increasing international attention.

A New Wave Of Nature-Driven Design

How can buildings both protect us from our surroundings as well as foster a connection to them? Rooted in their respective environs, these natural landscape design ideas show the way.

Julie White Is Making Australiana Cool

With the recent launch of Gone Troppo, the eye-catching collection inspired by the Australian landscape, we talk to Julie White about creativity, nature and formed her signature style.

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond

Sophia Watson lifts the veil on luminary architect and academic Lindsay Johnston, a brilliantly performative designer using architecture as a medium to express his personal, nomadic experiences and his cheeky, rebellious character.

Accidentally In Business

Kiwi creatives and co-founders of George & Willy, a design studio and workshop, George Wilkins and Will McCallum have put local design to a global market.

Accommodating The Evolving Habits Of A Contemporary Lifestyle

The INDE.Awards Living Space Category recognises the best projects in the Asia Pacific residential sector. Tackling everything from denser urban populations to new technologies and climate change, the best living spaces view the complexities and intricacies of their site not as challenges but as opportunities for innovation.

Vale Michael Crouch, AC

Founder of Zip Industries and its CEO from 1962 to 2013, Michael Crouch AC, has sadly passed away in Sydney on 9 February 2018 following a short illness.

Who Are The Leading Australian Interior Designers?

There’s an amazing array of local talent coming out of the Asia Pacific. For the sake of clarity, below are some of the biggest names in the Australian Interior Designers game at the moment that you should be keeping an eye on.

Luke Yeung from Architectkidd

Habitus recently caught up with Luke Yeung of Architectkidd, the up-and-coming architecture & design practice. We find out how a Hong Kong-born designer finds design inspiration in the imperfections of Bangkok.

Bill Henson: The Gloaming

The glimmer, the glisten, the glamour*… Life imitates art in the home of Australia’s most corporeal artist, Bill Henson.

One Plus Partnership

Where does retail design stand in the age of e-commerce? Habitus speaks to Virginia Lung and Ajax Law, founders of One Plus Partnership, on exactly that. Not to mention the state of design awards in Asia and the latest of over 500 international awards the firm has won.

An Excuse To Stay In Bed

Pip Vassett founded IN BED five years ago and in that time she’s created a multi-faceted experience and cult following. Holly Cunneen visits the casual entrepreneur’s effortlessly cool home in Sydney’s Rose Bay.