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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

Aesop’s New Store In Singapore Goes Au Naturel

Earthen hues and elemental processes form the design genesis of Aesop’s store at ION Orchard in Singapore, designed by FARM.

Studio Prineas Surprise And Delight With This Federation House Addition

Studio Prineas has given a quaint federation house in Sydney’s inner-west an extension on life, tactfully restoring it as the contemporary family home of four.

Who We're Speaking To

12 Leading Ladies in Design

In honour of International Women’s Day 2021 we round-up some of the stand-out stories of incredible women making waves in design.

Meet The Leading Ladies Of Sydney’s Art Scene

We recently went behind the scenes of Sydney’s art scene to meet three of its most contemporary female curators, who gave us this insider's guide to Art Month Sydney 2021.

Where We're Going

Time To Shine – The INDE.Awards 2021 Are Here!

With 2021 well and truly underway the INDE.Awards are open and now is the time for architecture and design to take centre stage.

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.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Bringing Colour To The Bathroom: 2021 Forecast

Blending whites and neutrals with tones of personal flair for bathrooms that resemble a spa-like retreat.

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Let Your True Colours Fly

As a company dedicated to inclusivity and diversity, Herman Miller has released a special Eames Hang-It-All with a colourway inspired by LGBTQ+ Pride.

Architecture

Top Reasons To Enter INDE.Awards 2021

Architecture and design’s most anticipated regional event is back for 2021. Not sure whether to throw your name into the ring? Here’s our top reasons to get involved!

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Transforming Bathrooms into Spa-like Retreats

Retreating from the world into a spa-like sanctuary is all the more blissful when in the comfort of your own home.

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Neolithic Proportions – Introducing Object X

A furniture design duo, Object X, has partnered up with interior designer Kelle Howard to create a range of organic furniture pieces.

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The 2021 Bathroom Trends To Look Out For

Thanks to Caroma’s new LUNA campaign, we’re looking ahead to the styles that will define this year’s best bathrooms

From our Friends

DOMO: A Legacy Of Exemplary Craft And Timeless Design Icons

The story of DOMO dates back to 1984, with founder Frank Novembre’s search for the quintessential coffee table for his home.

The Pebble Side Tables by jam Are As Practical As They Are Stylish

A new addition to the jam collection by JamFactory, the Pebble Side Tables are a brilliant piece to place in your living room.

Cosentino Collaboration Challenges Design Boundaries

The largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, a 22-metre-waterfall designed by Waterforms International is a marvel of modern design.

Cantilever and Kett Celebrate The Seamless Experience of Togetherness with EDIT

When Cantilever was invited to co-design the kitchen space in Cosh Living's new Richmond showroom along with furniture design studio Kett, the vision was clear. As the unquestionable heart of any home, the kitchen is an intuitive household junction all family and friends gravitate towards - and it was the universal and innately familiar appeal of this essential household space the design team set out to encapsulate. The result was EDIT.

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From The Archive

Architecture

Celebrating Edwardian And Modern Architecture Side-By-Side

Henry House comprises a passively designed rear extension by WALA to an Edwardian-era terrace house in East Melbourne.

Design Hunters

Dialling In With Myers Ellyet

Episode 1 of our new podcast, Dialling In With Habitus, features a conversation with Brisbane-based architecture studio Myers Ellyet.

Happenings

This Month At Caroma: Live Streaming Events

Caroma on Collins is much more than the Sydney flagship showroom for the iconic Australian bathroom brand. It's also a place for the local architecture and design community to gather, learn and grow.

Design Hunters

NRN Architects Offers A Unique Spin For Sustainable Architecture Through Collective Design

Originating as a father-daughter duo, NRN Architects have worked on over 50 projects that focus on sustainability as a way of living – from inner Melbourne to rural Gippsland – since starting up the business in 2012.

Design Hunters

Hijjas Kasturi Is A Restless Type

Ostensibly retired, Hijjas Kasturi remains a defining figure in Malaysian architecture – for his iconic buildings and for the cultural and environmental philanthropy of he and his Australian wife, Angela.

Architecture

Where Horses And Humans Freely Co-Exist

This house and horse pavilion, designed by Allen Jack + Cottier, has given a herd of wild brumbies freedom and choice and the opportunity to express their wildness.

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