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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


Singapore Gets An Industrial–Chic Cafe

Image Creative Design have created an inviting space for the owners of Thus Coffee in Singapore, where varied influences converge and work together harmoniously.

Design Hunters

The Colour Collective: Q & A with Nadine Donazzan

As the director of The Colour Collective and DNA Designs, Nadine Donazzan has been a driving force of the interior design industry for over a decade. Being an expert colourist and designer, Nadine explores colour destinations and conducts workshops that open our eyes to one of the great wonders of the world: the magic of colour.

Design Products

Kitchen Inspired Lighting Design

Flexibility, colour temperature and well-designed fittings are all important considerations in kitchen lighting, where getting it right comes down to establishing a balance of all three.


United Places Botanic Gardens Brings Designer Luxury To Melbourne

Just opened in Melbourne, United Places Botanic Gardens pioneers a new level of luxury travel for the city and its design lovers.


The Transformation Of An Art Deco House Into A Modern Home

The evolution of a Melbourne home from an untouched dark 1930s house to an innovative, light space is a story of how considered design can improve all aspects of life.


In Case You’ve Missed It This Is What FRONT Is All About

All you need to know about FRONT and nothing more. Familiarise yourself with the newest boutique commercial design event for architects, designers, property facilitators and end users.

From our Friends

Fritz Hansen Releases Updated 60-Year Old Classics

For a trio of furniture classics, Fritz Hansen has released a 60th anniversary collection. The Egg, Swan and Drop chairs are back in finishes, better than ever.

Introducing The Kiri – Strong Lines And Dynamic Shapes For the Bathroom

The Kiri MK2 Satinjet Shower Collection is the latest shower range from New Zealand’s design and showering experts Methven.

How The Twenty Collection Finds Beauty In Geometry

The Twenty collection of luxury washbasins from PARISI embody sleek and precise styling with neat, minimalist design.

Rogerseller’s Insights: Taking You On A Design Journey

Building and renovating is stressful. Wanting to bring expert advice on how to streamline that process, Rogerseller takes you on site with architect and client to open up exactly how the process works.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive


Finding Synergy Between Architect and Builder

Melbourne architectural firm Pleysier Perkins are enlisted by their own builder to create a family home that is refined down to the smallest detail.


Can A Fixed Home Governed By Hyper-Minimalism Grow And Change?

A good home grows as we too, grow. Many think of this as an afterthought, and endeavour to extend and renovate their living format after-the-fact. But what if we designed our homes to evolve from the very beginning?


Inner-City Living Doesn’t Mean A Disconnect With Nature

A local architecture office in the Indian city of Surat has designed a harmonious living format for an agriculturalist and his family, who wanted be closely connected to lush greenery despite their urban setting.

Design Hunters

In Conversation With… Michael Anastassiades

The Anglo-Cypriot designer was in transit in Sydney earlier this week – we took up some of his beach time for a chat.


Millennial 20/20 Sydney: A Global Summit For Thought Leaders

After residencies in London, New York and Singapore, Habitus is proud to help support this groundbreaking event as it takes to Sydney on the 14-15th November, 2017, exploring the rise of the millennial consumer, and the impact for local businesses.


Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain

Habitus Living takes at look at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, a luxury spa resort with an eco-friendly focus in Sichuan Province, China.

Habitus Living