About Habitusliving

 

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

What Does An Architect’s Passion Project Look Like?

When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.

Home Designed Layer-By-Layer By Molecule Studio

A tight triangular block and a hundred year old adjacent brick drain are tricky design challenges for any home – but as Molecule Studio proved with the Triangle House, they’re also design opportunities.

Who We're Speaking To

Pan Yi Cheng Simply Designs and Makes

From the big picture of massive visionary urban designs to the minute scale of physical product making, the exceedingly versatile Pan Yi Cheng recounts the genesis of Produce.

EHDO Architecture’s Pursuit For A Positive Impact

Meet the small Perth architecture firm playing a key role in shaping the form and quality of Western Australia’s built environment.

Where We're Going

11 Reason To Enter INDE.Awards Before 29 January

We believe that exceptional design speaks for itself. That’s why we’ve curated 11 INDE.Awards categories that champion the most progressive work in the region.

Two Visionary Minds Collide At The NGV

The collaboration between a Japanese design studio and a 20th century master of optical illusion results in the latest exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria: Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds.

At The Forefront

Design Products

Outdoor Furniture That Shines With A Ray Of Light

Modern and lightweight, the Ray collection of outdoor furniture for WOUD adds Danish design charm for all seasons.

Design Products

Cool Your Summer With Aeratron AE3+

Recognised as an award-winning design for efficiency, AE3+ by Aeratron is the perfect modern ceiling fan addition to any interior.

Architecture

The Transformation Of A Fitzroy Warehouse by HOLA Projects

HOLA Projects converts a 1920’s Fitzory warehouse into a home with heritage sensitivities and enduring interiors.

Design Products

Managing Construction Sites with SiteSupervisor

How SiteSupervisor's new platform is paving the way toward a more efficient and convenient future of design and construction.

Design Products

A Year Of Architecture And Interior Product Design

The past year has seen an increase in architecturally designed and interior inspired product design. These, amongst others, have caught our attention. A combination of creative and design disciplines, this list of products and objects don't compromise on functionality, style or performance.

Design Hunters

e15: From A Postcode In London To The Rest Of The World

Habitus chats to the German-born designer, Philipp Mainzer, of e15 to find out about his designs, his approach and how he took e15 to the rest of the world.

From our Friends

The VOLA Legacy – 50 Years And Beyond

This year VOLA is celebrating 50 years of a tap design legacy, and marked the occasion in a half-century party in held in Denmark.

The Integrated Kitchen And The Modern Home

The idea of the integrated kitchen, where appliances blend into the design of the kitchen itself, is an increasingly popular trend in design – and New Zealand architects and designers have been paying attention.

Corian Washplanes: A Streamlined And Space-Conscious Design Solution

A washbasin solution for the smallest room in the house: Announcing the New Corian Washplane.

NOMOS watches join The Hour Glass

Watches from legendary German watchmaker NOMOS can now be found at Australia’s luxury watch retailer, The Hour Glass.

Habitus Favourites

From The Archive

Architecture

Chiseled And Curved In All The Right Places

Tama’s Tee House by Luigi Rosselli Architects reinterprets the traditional beachside vernacular with materials and sculpted forms.

Design Hunters

Josh Lewis And Astrid McCormack Work–Rest–Play In Byron Bay

For Josh Lewis and Astrid McCormack, the creative couple behind the small, 14-seater sustainable restaurant, Fleet, this is home.

Happenings

Sydney’s Satellite Celebration – The Zenith INDE.Awards Viewing Party

As the Official Platinum Partner of the INDE.Awards 2018, Zenith’s Sydney showroom played host to the official viewing party, with all the winners and celebrations streamed live from the Singapore awards show.

Happenings

Where You Need To Be This 9-10 August And Why

Register for FRONT before this Sunday 22 July and you could win prizes from Living Edge, Designer Rugs, Flos, Herman Miller or Zip Water.

Architecture

Exotic Infill

This new house by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design takes a residential model more familiar in Asia and Europe and adapts it for an urban infill site in Melbourne.

Architecture

When Nature Informs Design

In this multi-generational house by architects RT+Q in Singapore, thematic gardens help to organise the building forms and spaces as well as reflect the architectural concepts and design details within the home.

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