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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

Architecturally-Designed Beach Side Abodes That Stole Our Imagination

Join us as we reflect on the residential projects covered in 2018 that display a genuine connection to the coastal site upon which they sit, using architecture and design to complement nature's finest work – rather than compete with it.

A Play Of Terrain And Domain By Park + Associates

Nestled within nature, Stark House by Park + Associates is a harmonious balance between the lush surrounds and vibrant interior architecture.

Who We're Speaking To

Other Architects Forging A New Path

Challenging conventions and provoking thought, Grace Mortlock and David Neustein are the two halves that make up Other Architects.

Wes Anderson’s Latest Pursuit Isn’t Cinema – But It Sure Is Cinematic

The celebrated American director who has morphed from cult icon to mainstream success has collaborated with Beirut-born set and costume designer Juman Malouf on a new exhibition for the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna in Vienna.

Where We're Going

Design Miami: The Four-Day Design Destination

A highly curated design event, Design Miami is a strong representation from North American galleries. With powerful influence throughout the design world, Elana Castle looks at its broad and lasting impact.

Habitus #42 Will Stop You In Your Tracks – And It’s On Sale Soon

The final issue for 2018, the Trailblazers issue, will be on sale Thursday 13 December. To celebrate, Habitus teamed up with Living Edge at the Vitra Design Museum’s Miniatures Exhibition.

At The Forefront

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Habitus Loves…Christmas

Guaranteed to take your Christmas celebrations this year to the next level, this list of our favourites is fun, quirky and can fit into any interior.

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A Complete Garage Overhaul With Covet

For a family with children nearing driving age, Covet’s transformation of a residential garage results in a unique and breathtaking space.

Architecture

5 Times Interior Architecture Improved Our Dining Experience

Architects, designers, and their hospitality savvy clients are well aware that the interior architecture of a cafe, restaurant, wine bar or cake shop can take patrons to the next level of brand experience.

Architecture

History Reinvented In House With A Loggia

This home by RT+Q Architects proves that the works of 16th century Venetian architect Andrea Palladio is more than relevant in the design of a modern house in the tropics.

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Becoming Limitlessly Zen With Apaiser

Designed to allow its users to reflect and revitalize, the Zen Oval Bath from Apaiser is neither classic nor contemporary.

Happenings

The Birthday Party For The Harbour 1976 Showroom

Late November saw the one-year anniversary of the flagship Harbour 1976 Sydney showroom, and that’s worth celebrating.

From our Friends

The VOLA Legacy – 50 Years And Beyond

This year VOLA is celebrating 50 years of a tap design legacy, and marked the occasion in a half-century party in held in Denmark.

The Integrated Kitchen And The Modern Home

The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.

Corian Washplanes: A Streamlined And Space-Conscious Design Solution

A washbasin solution for the smallest room in the house: Announcing the New Corian Washplane.

NOMOS watches join The Hour Glass

Watches from legendary German watchmaker NOMOS can now be found at Australia’s luxury watch retailer, The Hour Glass.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

Rituals Reimagined

Traditional notions of a Chinese teahouse are met with modern iterations of architecture and design to bring together the two opposing ends of the spectrum at Tao Hua Yuan teahouse designed by CL3 Architects.

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Habitus Loves… A Statement Armchair

Form and function meet fashion; these armchairs are super comfortable and will steal the spotlight as the perfect conversation piece.

Architecture

An Australian Designer In Seoul: Caravan Hapejong by Flack Studio

Iconic Australian designer David Flack shares his experience of taking his design talent overseas to deliver one of this year’s most Insta-famous hospitality projects, Caravan Hapejong, South Korea.

Architecture

Small Design Makes Big Impact

It may only have one bedroom, but this small environmentally friendly home by Whispering Smith, is turning heads for all the right reasons.

Architecture

The Beauty Of A Brick Wall

HYLA Architects find the balance between porosity and privacy in the design of an inter-terrace house in Singapore.

Design Hunters

What Does Habitus House Of The Year Mean To The Local Project?

Why is it important for local media to work together in support of local architecture and design? Habitus chats to Rose Onans, editor at The Local Project, about the newly unveiled Habitus House of the Year Initiative.

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