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.

Gwen Tan on how a Home Should Celebrate Life

Gwen Tan is an architect with an illustrious career, designing homes that not only make a statement in their manipulation of form, but also in the way they respond to the owners, “adapting and evolving” over time.

Mim Fanning Reflects on 21 Years of Practice

In celebration of 21 years as one of Australia’s most celebrated interior and architecture practices, we sit down with Mim Design founder, Mim Fanning and explore her illustrious career – and showcase her new book Works.

Hardware Done Differently

Enduring style, high-quality materials and authentic design above all else. Habitus sits down with Spiggy founder Colin Wright, discussing how the unique hardware and handle provider came to be.

Clement Lee on What Makes a House a Home

The Founder and Chairman of Riverlee, and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Clement Lee, talks to us about the difference between a house and a home, the importance of usability – and what makes a kitchen comfortable.

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.

Miriam Fanning On Living Design, Rather Than Doing It

Accomplished interior designer and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Miriam Fanning, talks to us about the increasing focus on life-enhancing design, the appeal of collecting – and creating – art, and why trends are something to be avoided.

Kitchens Should be a Fun Place

Damian Hannah, a kitchen design expert and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, talks about growing up in a prolific design family, the importance of bringing fun into the kitchen space – and why larger freezers are making a comeback.