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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

Architecture

Celebrating Hecker Guthrie’s New Melbourne Retail Space

Step inside this new Melbourne retail showroom by Hecker Guthrie and see how Schiavello embarks on a new era of design for the Australian market.

Design Hunters

Delving Deeper Into Multi-Residential Design Of The Asia Pacific

As urban density continues to rise, and as population growth steadily grows, many of us are looking toward multi-residential buildings as a way to have your cake and eat it too.

Design Hunters

The Not So Little ‘Little Willow’

We sat down with Julia Treuel and Sasha Wright-Neville of Little Willow renovation on all things design, Melbourne and cooking.

Design Products

Lee Broom Makes His Way To Space Furniture

Conceptual lighting designer Lee Broom can now be found at Space Furniture in their Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur showrooms.

Design Products

Academy Tiles And KAZA Concrete Team Up To Make Your 3D Tile Dreams Come True

Australia’s beloved Academy Tiles, together with Hungarian concrete specialist KAZA, have launched the inaugural Academy KAZA Tile Design Competition.

Architecture

The Kasturi On Chendor Beach, Malaysia, Is Not Just A Resort

For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.

INDE Awards Timeline

Celebrating Hecker Guthrie’s New Melbourne Retail Space

Step inside this new Melbourne retail showroom by Hecker Guthrie and see how Schiavello embarks on a new era of design for the Australian market.

Delving Deeper Into Multi-Residential Design Of The Asia Pacific

As urban density continues to rise, and as population growth steadily grows, many of us are looking toward multi-residential buildings as a way to have your cake and eat it too.

Nick Harding Ha Architecture

One On One With Nick Harding Of Ha Architecture

Melbourne-based architect Nick Harding has been nominated as a Prodigy for the 2018 INDE.Awards and, as Habitus finds, deservedly so.

Introducing Wilkhahn, Your 2018 Luminary INDE.Award Partner

Wilkhahn returns as the 2018 Official Partner of the Luminary Award. Find out how the brand is building a better future for the design industry of Asia Pacific.

From our Friends

Cooler Design, Fresher Food With Vario

Fitting within standard integrated spaces, the newly launched Vario 200 series refrigerators are the perfect solution to modern refrigeration.

Sway, My Way : Behind The Scenes With Made By Pen

As one of Melbourne's most active design studios, Made By Pen bring a unique perspective to the role of collaboration in contemporary design. Meet their inimitable team ––

Made By Pen – Around The World And Back Again

After a much heralded launch at Sydney Indesign 2017, Made By Pen’s Sway light has gone on a world tour and is now home in Australia, sharing their design journey

Furniture Fit For A King

Creating products that are made to last, King Living has been pushing the boundaries and producing innovative furniture that merges style with carefully engineered, quality function.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Interiors

S Hotel: Philippe Starck’s latest Asian Adventure

In recent years, Taiwan’s capital, Taipei has seen a slew of hotel openings from big names such as Mandarin Oriental and smaller scale locally designed boutique hotels such as Chez Nous. French design superstar Philippe Starck’s S Hotel sits in the middle of the pack, with 103 guestrooms, a dining room with a Michelin pedigree and Starck’s signature eclecticism a draw card in its own right.

Architecture

Generation Proof Architecture, Shanghai-Style

Three-storey living is very commonplace in Shanghai, China. But when a local design firm were asked to transform this traditional format in a highly modernist family home, they had to think differently. The result? White House by RIGI Design.

Happenings

A Night With Jardan

In celebration of their new Sydney flagship store in Paddington, Jardan opened their doors and invited us in to take a look at the space first hand – champagne/cocktail/hors d'oeuvre in hand.

Design Hunters

The Tang Dynasty: A Retrospective of Sir David Tang

Pioneers deserve to be remembered, and any who knew or had heard of Sir David Tang would be hard pressed to forget him.

Happenings

Millennial 20/20 Sydney: A Global Summit For Thought Leaders

After residencies in London, New York and Singapore, Habitus is proud to help support this groundbreaking event as it takes to Sydney on the 14-15th November, 2017, exploring the rise of the millennial consumer, and the impact for local businesses.

Architecture

Classic Cool in Tokyo

Traditional Japanese aesthetics and contemporary design co-exist at the cool Claska, design hotel in Tokyo, as Belinda Aucott reports.

Habitus Living

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