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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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At The Forefront


Celebrating 20 years of Farage fashion

Farage, one of Australia’s most respected and celebrated fashion brands, celebrated their 20th anniversary at a stylish and intimate dinner held in the private dining room of Pendolino.

Design Hunters

“Consolidation of identity and an embrace”: Habitus House of the Year Judge Narelle Yabuka on the Narratives of Design Development

Editor of Cubes, Indesignlive.sg and Indesignlive.hk, and Asia Co-Editor for Habitus, Narelle Yabuka discusses new regional approaches to architecture and finding the context in design.


Habitus House of the Year Spaces: The Living Space

The home is always evolving, changing with the seasons, our moods and, more importantly, our current lifestyles. However, at the end of the day, the home embodies how we see ourselves.

Design Hunters

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.


Habitus House of The Year Spaces: The Kitchen Of Our Generation

Today’s kitchens are a far cry from those of yesteryear. From their look and feel to the advancement of cutting-edge appliances, kitchens have drastically evolved.

Design Products

New Furniture Down Under By Way Of Milan’s Metrica

Australian design brand SP01 has unveiled a range of new furniture with depth and complexity, by award-winning Milan-based studio Metrica.

From our Friends

The final touch – the crown gem – of the bathroom

The newly released Geberit Sigma21 flush button is the finishing touch needed for your contemporary designer bathroom.

Dine alfresco with Artusi Built-In Barbecues

With the warmer months just around the corner, it’s time to start cooking and eating outdoors, and the built-in barbecues from Artusi are up to the task.

Japanese Style Finds A Home with three new StylecraftHOME Items

Ever since Stylecraft launched StylecraftHOME, the label has been a constant source of inspiration for contemporary homes and designer spaces. These three new launches continue that journey…

Quality Of Light For Quality Of Life: The Enduring Appeal of Louis Poulsen

Now more than ever, we need things around us that work well and endure. We don’t have time for anything less.

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From The Archive


Nature V Nurture: The Great Interior Debate

Could rethinking the form of function of the humble window completely redefine how we connect our homes with nature, preserve privacy and maximise our interior space? Malaysian-based architects Formzero prove yes.

Around The World

Big Names and Big Discussions in HK for BODW

Do names such as Herzog, Fuksas, Fujimoto, van Berkel and Bellini set your heart aflutter? Then you’ll want to pack your bags for Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week 2017. They’ll be there in December!


Life In Technicolour

Step inside a one-of-a-kind kaleidoscope home in Melbourne’s east: an exceptional Modernist house for a creative family of five reimagined in vivid detail by WOWOWA Architecture.

Design Hunters

Brazilian Modernism In Australia: Looks And Performance

How are Australian architects embracing characteristics of Brazilian modernism as a functional response to climate and aesthetic response to a brief?

Around The World

The White Brick House From Southern France To Singapore

White interiors with solid ash timber ceiling joists hark back to the rustic whitewashed bricks and sun-bleached timber floors of the owner’s beloved childhood home in Southern France.

Design Hunters

A Little Can Go A Long Way And Doesn’t Brad Swartz Know It

Brad Swartz Architects leads by example showcasing inner city living arrangements in luxurious formats and clever, considered design.

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