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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

H&P Architects Designs An Unusual Brick House

To what extent can and should architecture mimic natural spaces and forms? H&P Architects have created a chain of interconnected spaces in this unusual brick house in Hanoi, where daily life is layered with glimpses of plants and the sky.

Channeling A Modern Home Into Its Factory Style History

A new Perth home from State of Kin sees heritage style industrial aesthetics expressed in a welcoming home – belying the fact that this is in fact an entirely new build.

Who We're Speaking To

Inside The Home Of Singapore’s Studio Juju

The home of Timo Wong and Priscilla Lui, co-founders of Studio Juju, is filled with their favourite things and a rather impressive collection of chairs.

BIG-GAME Redefine Simplicity With Every Iteration

BIG-GAME expands its Castor Collection for Karimoku New Standard with a ‘quiet’ design, a durable character and a solid working relationship.

Where We're Going

Introducing Your 2019 INDE.Awards Partners

As the INDE.Awards continues to be a true reflection of design and architecture from the Asia Pacific region – it is our partners, through their support, that show what the industry has to offer.

X-MATERIALITY Extended: Challenging Design Experiments

A collaboration that stunned Melbourne Design Week this year, X-MATERIALITY by TSAR x BYZANTINE x LUKE is not to be missed.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Habitus Loves… A Study Nook

Whether working from home or wanting to do some occasional studying, this Habitus Loves list can help you stay organised and avoid distractions.

Design Hunters

Why Gaggenau Got On Board With Habitus House Of The Year: People’s Choice

Robert Warner is the general manager for Gaggenau in Australia. As a partner of Habitus House of the Year: People’s Choice, we spoke to Rob about the initiative, what it offers the industry, and why Gaggenau had to be involved.

Architecture

The Mantab Group: Where Business Meets Leisure

In Kuala Lumpur, the Mantab Group workplace is a hospitality-driven design, where business and leisure come together in space of intentional mismatches.

Design Products

Solid Wood Makes A Comeback At Salone

Whether fuelled by an appreciation for craftsmanship or by a retreat from technology, simple and robust solid wood furniture makes its mark at Salone 2019.

Happenings

Arthur Mamou-Mani For COS At Milan

Fashion powerhouse, COS, explores 3D printing at Milan Design Week with an installation using renewable resources by architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.

Design Products

Euroluce Lights Up At Salone del Mobile Milan

As Euroluce returns to Salone del Mobile Milan this year, we round up the latest releases from the biggest to the smallest brands from around the world.

From our Friends

Renovating A Heritage Listed Home

Alisa and Lysandra have fitted a terrace in Melbourne with Zip HydroTaps and a bold material palette so that it is sympathetic to its heritage but suitable for a modern dweller.

The Matte Black Bathroom Trend

The use of matte black bathroom accessories in the home is a trend that’s here to stay, serving as a way to create a sleek and versatile space in the home.

Kitchen Design Without Limits

When thinking of your kitchen design, space and style are two of the most important elements to consider, along with functionality. Enter the Siemens inductionAir.

Induction Cooktops For Design Lovers

Induction cooktops are a sleek, stylish option for contemporary kitchens, but not all are created equal…

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Design Hunters

Lightness Of Being

Time spent on construction sites familiarised Scottish-born Steven John Clark, A.K.A. Den Holm, with Aussie idioms just as much as it did with the homes Australians are building, how we’re filling them and what we’re missing.

Architecture

Traditional Indian Interior Design Is Modernised At ISH

Elements of a traditional Indian fine dining restaurant have been given a contemporary twist. The resulting restaurant is right at home in the culinary precinct of Gertrude Street, Fitzroy.

Architecture

These Homes Had A BIG Impact on 2018

These 5 feats of residential architecture we've covered on Habitus Living have stayed with us because they convey so much more than a simple meeting of brief; but a personal connection and deeper understanding between architect and client.

Architecture

Dome-Shaped Ceilings In Taiwan’s Sunny Apartments

Completely reconfigured by Very Studio|Che Wang Architects, Sunny Apartment boasts free-flowing spaces and is characterised by its dome-shaped ceilings that create impressive sound fields.

Design Hunters

Watch This Space: Five Of The Best Australian Emerging Architecture Practices

These emerging architecture practices are five of the best currently working in Australia today. Leanne Amodeo overviews their approach and what it is that makes them so damn good.

Design Hunters

Tadao Ando: The Quiet Icon

Following almost five decades of iconic design, Belinda Aucott speaks to Tadao Ando from his Studio Oyodo in Osaka, about how he continues to impart his vision.

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