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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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Breathing Architecture

Singapore-based architecture practice WOHA is currently showing an inspiring exhibition at the German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt.

Gary Shead’s Fine Art Retreat

Acclaimed Australian painter Gary Shead, winner of both the Archibald and Dobell prizes, has just announced his next art workshop will take place in Ubud, Bali.

Meeting the people behind Secret Gardens

Secret Gardens’ talented and experienced team has enjoyed tremendous success over the past 18 years. This month Secret Gardens talks to Habitusliving.com about their garden design company’s evolution and give you a chance to win a magazine subscription by liking their brand new Facebook page.


Designed by prominent Swiss designer Hannes Wettstein, Stratos visually references a folded sheet of paper, endowing the chair with a striking leaf like form.

Jonathan Ward London

Jonathan Ward followed his nose from fashion design to launching his own line of eco-friendly scented candles. Ola Bednarczuk speaks to Jonathan about his range and his inspirations.

DNA, from Designer Rugs

Based on DNA mapping, this design represents the markings and sequences of fragments of our DNA.

Habitus loves …wall finishes

Walls can be boring, so why not spice up the situation with some self pattern, print or textured effect. Here’s 8 style to get you thinking.

Mama san

Mama San, Bali by Caroline Usher for the Sarong Group.