Habitus Living

Habitus Living curates the best residential architecture and home interior design across Australia and the Indo Pacific. Covering residential interior design and house architecture as well as home design news, Habitusliving is the digital home of Habitus magazine. We source engaging stories and bring you breathtaking Asian and Australian residential architecture design.

What We're Seeing

A Sustainable Beach Home with a Maritime Feel

Justin Buckwell’s first solo foray into residential architecture saw him conceive Pearl Beach House, an exemplar of sustainable design that embraces a laid-back maritime style.

Who We're Speaking To

What Does a New Green Mean to you?

It’s out! The first episode of the Habitus House of the Year video series is now live, and in this completely new editorial format, we unpack sustainability – questioning how it influences the way we live.

An Unlikely Pairing

Sneaker brand Reebok has partnered with Eames Office to create an inaugural drop of its classic Club C shoe.

Where We're Going

Going Carbon Neutral – These 11 Australian Architecture Firms Have

How far have Australian architects come since pledging to become carbon neutral? We explore Australia’s leading certified carbon neutral architecture firms.

Introducing Habitus #52 – the House of the Year Special Issue!

Habitus #52 – the House of the Year Special Issue – once again highlights the incredible homes from around the Indo Pacific region. But the House of the Year program is so much more than a magazine...

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At The Forefront

Architecture

Reawakening the Senses

The Embassy is a retail experience that activates every sense where found and repurposed ephemera meet with natural materials – all while exquisite Australian native aromas waft throughout.

Happenings

The Best Kitchens Unveiled

Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.

Architecture

A Warm and Tactile Kitchen

Rather than being tucked away, this warm and cheery kitchen is the pride of the home and made for cooking, living and connecting.

Design Hunters

designmilkstudio Brings Luxe Sustainability to the Hunter Valley

Returning to Australia after 12 years abroad, architecture-interior designer Christine McKanna-Farr is bringing designmilkstudio to the Hunter Valley.

Architecture

Bent Architecture’s Affordable yet Liveable Approach

Designing affordable social housing that considers sustainability is integral to Melbourne-based architecture studio Bent Architecture.

Design Products

Quintessentially Quilton

With our residences quickly becoming multifunctional, furniture has needed to follow suit. This is where Quilton comes in.

From our Friends

Coco Flip’s Coveted Sequence Collection is Now Fit for Dining

Distinctively playful, unabashedly sturdy and meticulously designed, Coco Flip’s personality-packed Sequence collection is joined by two new dining tables.

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Who’s Next in Line for the Australian Furniture Design Award?

The competition, presented by Stylecraft and the NGV, aims to support Australian design, with a number of prizes to supplement income and boost the profile of the winner.

Transform Your Home with this Guide to Tapware Finishes

Phoenix Tapware has an extensive range of finishes with unique tones and textures, ranging from Brushed Nickel to Sage Green, permitting creativity and personalisation of kitchen and bathroom spaces.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

12 Leading Ladies in Design

In honour of International Women’s Day 2021 we round-up some of the stand-out stories of incredible women making waves in design.

Design Hunters

Ceramics with Mindfulness and Method

When self-taught ceramicist Eloise White scored herself a spot in JamFactory’s associate program, she cemented her name as one of Australia’s up and coming ceramic artists to watch.

Design Hunters

Introducing Australia’s Next Top Furniture Designers

Soon to be alumni JamFactory associates, these three emerging furniture designers/makers are destined for acclaim — but not without an official introduction.

Architecture

Flowing Spaces Born From Functionality

A practical request was the unlikely genesis of a fluid series of spaces in this apartment by EHKA Studio.

Happenings

SCCI’s latest program set to inspire the next generation

The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) has announced its live line-up for Stepping Stones, which is dedicated to fashion and architecture initiatives for youth.

Design Products

Armadillo x House Of Grey Issue A Gentle Reminder For Us All

With the launch of Ellipse, Armadillo x House of Grey remind us that calm and connected spaces begin with conscious design choices.

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