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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

Happenings

Celebrating Harbour Outdoor’s New Flagship Showroom

Late November saw the unveiling and launch of Harbour Outdoor’s all-new flagship showroom in Sydney’s Waterloo – and the design community was there to celebrate

Interiors

What Were Your Top 5 Retail Fit-Outs Of 2017?

It's no easy feat to translate the material offerings of a brand into a physical – an atmospheric – space. Here are the retails that knocked it out of the park this year.

Happenings

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

Design Hunters

Smart Technology From The Ground Up

Allbirds – brainchild of Joey Zwillinger and Tim Brown – uses an exclusive cut of superfine merino wool to fashion a casual sports shoe that will see you from A to B and back again.

Architecture

A Brisbane Extension By Shaun Lockyer Architects

Shaun Lockyer Architects’ regional modernist style works a treat at any scale and the recently completed Folkhouse in Brisbane’s inner-city suburbs is no exception.

INDE Awards Timeline

Announcing Your 2018 INDE.Awards Jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

INDE.Awards Are Back In 2018 With All New Categories

Design and architecture in Asia Pacific are progressing in response to the region’s needs, and so are the INDE.Awards in 2018! The time to enter is now!

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

On Friday 30th June, we announced the winners of the very first INDE.Awards program. Couldn’t make it? Don’t stress! Here are your official 2017 winners…

The State of Architecture + Design Today

Across Asia Pacific, the A+D creative and commercial community is enjoying a particularly favourable position. But, how did we get here?

From our Friends

Quality Behind the Wall, Great Design at the Front

When it comes to bathroom design, an increasingly design savvy public can now expect contemporary design married alongside innovative functions and, in many cases, space saving solutions.

Bespoke Ventilation for the Modern Kitchen

Ventilation – the unsung hero of kitchen design – is as essential as anything else in the cooking space, so why overlook it when dreaming up the ideal space for creation?

This Might Just Be Australia’s Next Design Icon

Meet Paperclip: Seaton McKeon’s range of outdoor furniture, made and distributed exclusively by Stylecraft.

Step Right Up! It’s Online Auction Time!

The DESIGN Canberra Festival is kicking off with SELL OUT, an online design auction you can bid in right now!

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

A Quiet Camouflage Or A Wild Embrace?

This Byron Bay resort, wrapped in rainforest, etches the curves of its coastal location providing many things to many people.

Architecture

Tropical Brutalism At The Slow In Canguu, Bali

The Slow is a new design hotel bridging modern and traditional elements with local stone, native wood and raw concrete to instill “tropical brutalism”. Australian owners, in partnership with a local Balinese studio, GFAB Architects, have created a contemporary island stay in the heart of Canggu, Bali.

Architecture

True North by Tandem Design Studio

Tim Hill of TANDEM Design Studio demonstrates how constraints spur creativity, designing a house that sparks the imagination.

Architecture

An Update and Extension by Foomann Architects

An extension from Foomann Architects in Melbourne gives ample space for a growing family without breaking away from the character of this beloved Victorian home.

Design Products

On Point: The Aspect Furniture Range from Room by Room

Born and raised in Australia, followed by a decent stretch of time living and working in Europe Jessica White of Room By Room now finds herself in New Zealand where her interior design practise has grown to include a small yet impactful collection of furniture.

Architecture

Open-Plan Architecture And Plenty Of Space For Yoga

Kouichi Kimura of FORM Architects, creates an open-plan residence in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture, connecting living spaces with a key outdoor patio for the owners own private yoga studio.

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