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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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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.

Are The Sydney Opera House Sails For Sale?

In case you missed it – though we’re not sure how you could have – Sydneysiders and the design community have vehemently rallied in support of Louise Herron, CEO of the Sydney Opera House, and her efforts to protect the integrity of Australia’s most iconic piece of architecture.

Indigenous Collaborations: Yutu Badayala

The story of this collaboration between Koskela and the Yolngu weavers of Elcho Island Arts in Arnhem Land began over a decade ago. We speak to Sasha Titchkosky of Koskela and Judy Manany, one of Elcho Island Art’s weavers, about what they all gain from the project, which is still going strong today.

Design, Beauty And Passion – Habitus Chats With Maximilian Büsser Of MB&F

Maximilian Büsser is a legend in the watchmaking world. The Swiss entrepreneur is the founder of the avant-garde designer watch brand MB&F. Before this, Büsser served as CEO of Harry Winston Rare Timepieces and a senior manager at Jaeger-LeCoultre, and brings decades of watchmaking expertise and passion to his world-renowned company. Habitus chats design, working on your passions, and the art of creating beauty.

Indigenous Collaborations: In Cahoots

In the second edition in a 3-part series exploring Indigenous collaborations, we look at a recent project by Trent Jansen and Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency in Fitzroy Crossing.

Indigenous Collaborations: Minnie Pwerle

Minnie Pwerle was one of the most celebrated Indigenous artists of her time, at the peak of her career when Designer Rugs launched her ‘Atnwengerrp’ collection, their first range with an Indigenous artist. We speak to artist agent Jenny Hillman, who was instrumental in bringing this collaboration about.

Designing The Perfect Bathroom

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all bathroom solution, but the very best designs incorporate certain elements that can make the outcome nothing less than perfect.

The Colour Collective: Q & A with Nadine Donazzan

As the director of The Colour Collective and DNA Designs, Nadine Donazzan has been a driving force of the interior design industry for over a decade. Being an expert colourist and designer, Nadine explores colour destinations and conducts workshops that open our eyes to one of the great wonders of the world: the magic of colour.

Kitchen Inspired Lighting Design

Flexibility, colour temperature and well-designed fittings are all important considerations in kitchen lighting, where getting it right comes down to establishing a balance of all three.

Bathrooms That Bring The Outside In

A connection to the outdoors is highly desirable in any bathroom design. Habitus looks at three projects that blur the boundaries between inside and outside in understated yet effective ways.