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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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What We're Seeing

Carthona House By Daniel Boddam Studio Looks Quite Contrary

Daniel Boddam channelled the vernacular of Brazilian modernism for the extension of a Federation bungalow, in Mosman, Sydney, resulting in a considered and cohesive home.

A House Built Around Trees

Austin Maynard Architects considers Garden House its most sustainable project thus far.

Who We're Speaking To

Sue Carr’s Brilliant Career Honoured

Leading light of the Australian design community, Sue Carr has been awarded an AM in the 2021 Queens Birthday Honour List.

Daniel Boddam’s Home Is A Machine For Experimenting

Whether designing buildings or furniture, or working from a base in Byron Bay or in Sydney – the approach Daniel Boddam takes is always about striking a balance.

Where We're Going

Cultivating Connection With Habitus #51

Habitus #51 – the Kitchen and Bathroom special – explores the ways in which our kitchens and bathrooms create connection and respite.

Pulling Back the Veil

We have a sneak peek at what’s coming out in our next issue of Habitus magazine – including a preview of Terrace House 1 by Dreamer.

At The Forefront


The Places where we Live

Our homes give us joy and comfort but the shortlist of The Living Space in this year’s INDE.Awards is so much more than this – these are homes to truly desire.

Design Hunters

Exceptional Design Studios

Whether the practice is large or small and whatever their chosen genre of work, each entrant in The Design Studio is a consummate achiever.

Design Products

Remarkably Different, Remarkably Markian

Brisbane-based furniture and accessories brand Markian invites you to look at the world a little differently.


Living Together in Style

The shortlist of The Multi-Residential Building explores how we provide shelter and comfort in context with population density, climate and requirement.


An Inviting Home That Doubles As A Set Backdrop

When lifestyle influencer Joycelyn Thiang wants to snap a series of outfits, she can now choose to do so from one of the many appealing corners in her Singaporean flat.


What Is The New European Bauhaus?

A new European Bauhaus is making waves and tackling sustainability in an all-new way, and Sunflower by Koichi Takada Architects presents this new model in fine form.

From our Friends

Our Verdict: A Home Coffee Machine Is So Worth It And This One’s The Best

Looking for a home espresso machine? Winning Appliances exclusively offers La Marzocco’s Linea Mini — a sleek, stylish and innovative machine that will deliver the perfect cup of coffee every time.

HabitusTV Presents: A New Kind of Hospitality

Thoughtfully crafted by Adele Bates, Sub-Zero and Wolf’s new showroom is a combination of appliance showcasings and restaurant grandeur.

Stylecraft Presents J5 Credenza: a Minimalist Masterpiece Carved with Light

We sit down with James Howe, the designer behind J5 Credenza, to talk about his pursuit of beautiful order, the appeal of intentionality - and the surprising influence of the photographic medium on his recent work.

Privacy & Protection With Innovative Kaynemaile Mesh

Kaynemaile architectural mesh is designed to transform, elevate and enrich our experiences of our daily living spaces. With superior function, inimitable versatility and an exceptional design to match, the renowned brand’s exterior screen application provides solar shading and privacy – without compromising on design.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive


Celebrating the Beach Hut

In an era when the traditional informal beach retreat has given way to McMansions, Peter Stutchbury re-invents the beach hut of old on the south coast of New South Wales.


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.


How Did Chareau And Le Corbusier Influence This House In New Dehli?

A simple, unadorned exterior to Palm Avenue in India belies the depth of thought that went into this multi-generational house by Architecture Discipline.


Witty Meets Whimsy In Glebe House By Tribe Studio

Beyond its fanciful first impressions, this artful Victorian Cottage restoration by Tribe Studio expresses witty resolve and packs an inimitable mixed-use programme to cater for WFH.


Congrats To The 2020 Sustainability Awards Winners!

The Australian A&D industry never ceases to amaze us and this occasion, in the wake of the 2020 Sustainability Awards winners announcement, is no exception.


One U-Shaped Room Is Now A House In Itself

Once a room within one big, bourgeois house, this U-Shaped Room has become a grand little house in itself, thanks to a reimagining of space by Atelier tao+c.

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