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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

Happenings

Celebrating Harbour Outdoor’s New Flagship Showroom

Late November saw the unveiling and launch of Harbour Outdoor’s all-new flagship showroom in Sydney’s Waterloo – and the design community was there to celebrate

Interiors

What Were Your Top 5 Retail Fit-Outs Of 2017?

It's no easy feat to translate the material offerings of a brand into a physical – an atmospheric – space. Here are the retails that knocked it out of the park this year.

Happenings

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

Design Hunters

Smart Technology From The Ground Up

Allbirds – brainchild of Joey Zwillinger and Tim Brown – uses an exclusive cut of superfine merino wool to fashion a casual sports shoe that will see you from A to B and back again.

Architecture

A Brisbane Extension By Shaun Lockyer Architects

Shaun Lockyer Architects’ regional modernist style works a treat at any scale and the recently completed Folkhouse in Brisbane’s inner-city suburbs is no exception.

INDE Awards Timeline

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

INDE.Awards Are Back In 2018 With All New Categories

Design and architecture in Asia Pacific are progressing in response to the region’s needs, and so are the INDE.Awards in 2018! The time to enter is now!

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

On Friday 30th June, we announced the winners of the very first INDE.Awards program. Couldn’t make it? Don’t stress! Here are your official 2017 winners…

The State of Architecture + Design Today

Across Asia Pacific, the A+D creative and commercial community is enjoying a particularly favourable position. But, how did we get here?

From our Friends

Quality Behind the Wall, Great Design at the Front

When it comes to bathroom design, an increasingly design savvy public can now expect contemporary design married alongside innovative functions and, in many cases, space saving solutions.

Bespoke Ventilation for the Modern Kitchen

Ventilation – the unsung hero of kitchen design – is as essential as anything else in the cooking space, so why overlook it when dreaming up the ideal space for creation?

This Might Just Be Australia’s Next Design Icon

Meet Paperclip: Seaton McKeon’s range of outdoor furniture, made and distributed exclusively by Stylecraft.

Step Right Up! It’s Online Auction Time!

The DESIGN Canberra Festival is kicking off with SELL OUT, an online design auction you can bid in right now!

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Happenings

SJB Turns 40

We say happy birthday to the design firm behind some of Australia’s most intriguing built environments, as they celebrate a milestone year with glittering festivities at their Melbourne atelier studio.

Design Hunters

In Conversation With… Michele Chow

The brains and brawn behind independent Australian furniture brand, Dessein, Melbourne-based entrepreneur Michele Chow is a force to be reckoned with.

Design Hunters

Creating MINI Design Hunters

Habitus recently partnered with I-Manifest and MINI to create a Micro-School of design in which high school-aged students would consider how architecture and design can bring awareness to future living habits.

Happenings

Last Night With Adele Bates

After 5 years running her eponymous multi-disciplinary design practice, Adele Bates takes a moment to relax, reflect and most importantly – celebrate!

Design Hunters

Peng Loh Is The Grand Hotel(ier)

Sitting down with Loh Lik Peng, one of the world’s leading hoteliers, David Congram discovers the art of the architectural striptease. Nostalgia, it seems, is an act of seduction.

Design Hunters

Kelvin Ho: A Humble Warrior

Enjoy a sneak peak into Habitus #36, the Nourish issue, out next week. Kelvin Ho, the man behind AKIN Creative and countless Sydney spaces (residential, retail and hospitality alike) invites Deputy Editor Holly Cunneen into his home.

Habitus Living

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