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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Conversations

Habitus Living is at the forefront of the Australasian architecture and design industry, charting the interests, accomplishments, hypocrisies, crises, and comings and goings of our community.

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.

Designing A Liveable World On Short Notice With Koichi Takada

Beyond its beautifying powers, Koichi Takada believes architecture has a responsibility to perform – with consciousness and ambitiously so. His recent Urban Forest and Sunflower House projects are an open invitation for architects to align with these goals, and exceed them too.

Exploration Meets Craft With Shibori

Pepa Martin and Karen Davis explore Japanese textiles and printmaking, extending their creativity into artworks, wallpaper and prints – all under the moniker Shibori.

Riding The Wave

Salvador Farrajota founded The Artificial in 2015, an architecture studio based in Brisbane. From making the leap to go out on his own, to finding a community in custom motorcycles, we find out what makes him tick.

The Polymath: Dolla Merrillees

Art historian, published author, museum director, cultural consultant and Global Emissary for SCCI, Dolla Merrillees’ talents and wisdom are wide-ranging. We find out how design and art influence this Habitus Design Hunter.