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Habitus Living curates the best residential architecture and home interior design across Australia and the Indo Pacific. Covering residential interior design and house architecture as well as home design news, Habitusliving is the digital home of Habitus magazine. We source engaging stories and bring you breathtaking Asian and Australian residential architecture design.

What We're Seeing

Luwist Spatial Designs a Row of Fun-Sized Affordable Homes

A row of compact, breezy and light-filled homes have been developed by Luwist Spatial in Indonesia to help young people who “could barely afford to buy their own houses” enter the market.

Designed To Be Expressive: Shutter House by State of Kin

State of Kin's bold use of colour and unique style comes to life in Shutter House, a Perth home that embraces the joyfulness of design.

Who We're Speaking To

Mim Fanning Reflects on 21 Years of Practice

In celebration of 21 years as one of Australia’s most celebrated interior and architecture practices, we sit down with Mim Design founder, Mim Fanning and explore her illustrious career – and showcase her new book <em>Works</em>.

Hardware Done Differently

Enduring style, high-quality materials and authentic design above all else. Habitus sits down with Spiggy founder Colin Wright, discussing how the unique hardware and handle provider came to be.

Where We're Going

Psst! Here’s a Sneak Peek of the Habitus House of the Year Video Series

While we get ready for the biggest issue of the year to hit shelves – the Habitus House of the Year special edition – we've also been working away behind the camera on a video series... and here's a sneak peek.

Colour Our World

Colours are not only a part of our everyday life but represent our personalities and how we feel and with Haymes Paints latest iteration of its Colour Library, Awakening, there is a re-defining of the spectrum and our moods.

At The Forefront


The Bold and the Durable

A forest green kitchen, cohesive colours and textures and washed terracotta throughout combine to deliver Tom Mark Henry studio’s unique take on this mid-century home.


2021 Sustainability Awards Shortlist Has Been Announced

The Sustainability Awards are more important now than ever. The last year has given us a dire look into the future & positioned us as an impetus for change.


Midi Serves Up Brutalist Charm

A cool-toned, sophisticated palette makes this new coffee shop in Richmond an elevated version of a much-loved Collingwood café – designed by Sans-Arc Studio.


Minimalist Palette Shapes Bell Street House

Minimalist and industrial aesthetics collide in this entertainer’s paradise by Techñe Architecture + Interior Design


Subscribe to Habitus Magazine For Your Chance to WIN!

The Austere Floor Lamp by Trizo21 from Great Dane Furniture is minimalist at its heart and soul. And you could win one for your home when subscribing to Habitus.


Sydney Design Week Is Hyperconnected For 2021

Sydney Design Week will present six free digital sessions on hyperconnectivity – a theme that creative director Stephen Todd says is about remembering what we learnt in 2020.

From our Friends

Fhiaba’s Classic Range Is the Ultimate Expression of Functional Luxury in the Kitchen

Streamlined silhouettes, superb technological capabilities, supreme quality and ease of use born out of true insight - these are some of the most prominent and irrefutable marks of luxury in a modern kitchen.

The Natchural Alternative

When a trio of friends became fed up with the lack of transparency in the skincare industry, they took matters into their own hands to create Natch, a locally owned and manufactured, natural, high quality and aesthetically pristine skincare brand.

Clement Lee on What Makes a House a Home

The Founder and Chairman of Riverlee, and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Clement Lee, talks to us about the difference between a house and a home, the importance of usability - and what makes a kitchen comfortable.

Lean Into Contemporary Refinement And Relaxation: Sit by jam

Art isn’t limited to the walls of your interiors: the furniture we choose can be art in its own right and every piece in the Sit Range by Daniel Emma for jam, does exactly this.

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From The Archive


Celebrating Habitus House Of The Year 2020 In Style

Bringing together an intimate crowd at StylecraftHOME in Sydney, while simultaneously streaming right around the region, this year’s Habitus House of the Year presentation was as innovative as the projects in the line-up.


Cj Hendry brings her signature brand to Australia via Straya

The hyperrealist extraordinaire, also known for the unexpected, takes her Instagram world on an interactive tour of Australian slang with an exhibition in Brisbane.


The Whole Nine Yards

Golden’s fresh interpretation of an Australiana theme gives Nine Yards in South Melbourne a good dose of visual sophistication and warmth.


Habitus House Of The Year Is Nearly Here!

Ahead of the official House of the Year launch on Thursday 22 October, here’s everything you need to know about the next three months.


A Highly Customised Solution

Only taking up 42 per cent of the site due to stormwater easements, this clever home in Footscray by Mirror Systems is an enigma from the street, and a monochrome delight inside.


This Void House In Singapore A-Voids Prying Eyes

How do you reconcile a proclivity for easy, open living with a compulsion for privacy in the middle of a dense single-dwelling neighbourhood? FARM Architects carves out a compelling solution with Void House.

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