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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

A House Built Around Trees

Austin Maynard Architects considers Garden House its most sustainable project thus far.

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.

Who We're Speaking To

Riding The Wave

Salvador Farrajota founded The Artificial in 2015, an architecture studio based in Brisbane. From making the leap to go out on his own, to finding a community in custom motorcycles, we find out what makes him tick.

We Need To Celebrate The Built Legacy Of Iwan Iwanoff

Architectural photographer Jack Lovel is shining a fresh perspective on the built legacy of an under-celebrated mid-20th century architect – Iwan Iwanoff.

Where We're Going

Herman Miller And Knoll Will Soon Become One

Here's what the acquisition means for both companies, stakeholders and the design community as a whole.

SCCI’s latest program set to inspire the next generation

The Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI) has announced its live line-up for Stepping Stones, which is dedicated to fashion and architecture initiatives for youth.

At The Forefront

Design Hunters

Understanding The Dialect Of Design Elements

K2LD’s Marisa Hang sat down with HabitusLiving to talk design philosophies, the utilisation of space, and why adaptability is imperative as we move into a new era of design.

Design Hunters

The Man Behind Bathroom Design Evolution

We sit down for an exclusive chat with Caroma's Luke Di Michiel to talk about how the role of the bathroom has evolved, uncover the design intent behind Caroma Vogue's latest collection - and why the Urbane II basin mixer is the designer's personal favourite.


A Hidden Oasis

Close to Sydney’s CBD yet paying homage to its leafy surrounds, Hideaway House is an unconventional home that combines luxurious living with rural tranquillity.


Subtle Curvatures Lay Platform For Arc Side House

Designed by Jolson Architecture and Interiors, Arc Side is an exercise in elegance and fluidity.


Leading the Way – the INDE.Awards Ambassadors for 2021

The 2021 INDE.Award Ambassadors represent architecture and design at its best throughout the Indo-Pacific. The Ambassadors originate from a variety of countries that include India, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia and they are the definitive voice of the INDE.Awards in the region.

Design Hunters

The Polymath: Dolla Merrillees

Art historian, published author, museum director, cultural consultant and Global Emissary for SCCI, Dolla Merrillees' talents and wisdom are wide-ranging. We find out how design and art influence this Habitus Design Hunter.

From our Friends

Designer Furniture, Yours To Own NOW

StylecraftNOW; the name says it all. An online extension of Stylecraft’s ability to bring you the best in designer furniture in Australia, StylecraftNOW delivers to your doorstep, in a series of clicks.

Ensuring The Kitchen Stands The Test Of Time

Making a name for itself within the design sphere as a creator of durable contemporary kitchens, Cantilever only look for the best appliances with sustainability in mind when looking to apply the final touches to their projects.

The Ushering In Of A New Era For B&B

B&B Italia's latest range – the Borea collection – is all about outdoor living, envisioned with a gentle aesthetic and an environmental approach.

The Art Of Kitchen Design With Winning Appliances

Kitchen design is more than just design – its art. With Winning Appliances, every kitchen can be your personal masterpiece.

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From The Archive


The Victorian Terrace Dream House, Come True

Even prior to its renovation by Baldwin & Bagnall, the charms of Annandale House were a force to be reckoned with. Now, this inner-city terrace is a Sydney family’s dream come true.


Flexible Living Spaces Make A Transformer Apartment In Singapore

The designers from Design by Fifteen have created a transformer apartment in Singapore, with moveable walls and flexible living spaces at its core.


Not Bigger, Just Better

Architect Kitty Lee swapped the location of two key rooms of this house in Sydney’s inner west, transforming the original home into one decidedly better.


The House Apartment In Singapore Is Designed To Disguise

Borrowed landscape and a highly considered interior outfit saw L Architects transpose this ground floor unit in Singapore to look and feel more akin to landed living.

Design Hunters

Dialling In With Vokes And Peters

On episode 7 of Dialling In With Habitus, we speak to Stuart Vokes and Aaron Peters of Brisbane-based Vokes and Peters. Their practice is enriched by a deep and mutual respect for one another that has grown over the years.

Design Hunters

Sense And Sensitivity

Creative director and designer Thomas Coward’s motivations may have evolved over the years, but his passion for bathroom design hasn’t wavered.

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