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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People

Who are the people that inspired the designers and architects you’re inspired by? What were the catalysts that led them to where they are today? What makes them tick? Habitus Living uncovers the motivations behind our region’s most celebrated Design Hunters.

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.

The Road Less Travelled

For furniture designer James Howe, the path that led him to where he is has been unconventional but no less adventurous.

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 2021 INDE.Awards Jury – Exemplars Of Design

As a jury member in the 2021 INDE.Awards the position is both rewarding and challenging. Past experience is brought to the fore and professionalism is front and centre but at all times there is a generosity of expertise and time involved. Let’s talk to the jury for the 2021 INDE.Awards and find out about the experience.

Leading the Way – the INDE.Awards Ambassadors for 2021

The 2021 INDE.Award Ambassadors represent architecture and design at its best throughout the Indo-Pacific. The Ambassadors originate from a variety of countries that include India, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia and they are the definitive voice of the INDE.Awards in the region.