Habitus Living

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

A Minimalist Monochrome Muse

A palette of moody monochrome greys unifies this compact BTO flat, where walls have been stripped into a spacious home where all rooms merge as one.

Who We're Speaking To

Tall Timber

Timber – and building materials in general – have been under pressure from global supply chain issues. What does it mean if you’re building or renovating? Industry experts share insight into the causes and what they predict comes next.

How can you Support Local Makers and Industry?

The final episode in our Habitus House of the Year video series has landed. In this one, we look to the surge in local manufacturing and discover how important it is to collaborate with local trades and craftspeople to create incredible design outcomes.

Where We're Going

The Habitus House of the Year Video Series

With the biggest issue of the year – the Habitus House of the Year special edition – out now, we've also been working away behind the camera on a video series...

A Place to Pond(er)

Embedded into the NGV’s Grollo Equiset Garden with an eye-catching yet inviting pink hue, pond(er) – the NGV’s 2021 Architecture Commission – is officially open.

At The Forefront

Happenings

An Experience of Renewal – The Heide’s Healing Garden

A tribute to a love of nature, The Healing Garden at the Heide Museum of Modern Art, designed by landscape architecture studio Openwork is now open.

Design Products

Collections Crafted with the Utmost Care and Love: Elan Plus & Skupa

High end joinery and a dedication to refined craftsmanship lie at the heart of Boris Tošić’s work. It comes as no surprise, then, that Tošić’s Elan Plus and Skupa ranges, available at Living Edge, exhibit an exemplary display of timberwork and a unique comprehension of furniture design.

Design Products

On the Art of Making

Putting artisanal skills front and centre, Great Dane has always focused on fostering collaborations with highly skilled makers across Scandinavia – and it shines through in the timeless products.

Design Hunters

Meaningful Moments with Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage

King recently teamed up with three Sydney designers of note, to explore the deep connections they hold to particular furniture pieces. In this first instalment, Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage contemplates meaningful moments and lasting legacies with the Issho Dining Table.

Happenings

Celebrating the Habitus House of the Year People’s Choice winner with V-ZUG

Bringing its Melbourne studio to life, V-ZUG hosted a special dinner in collaboration with Habitus where guests discovered Excellence by V-ZUG and we announced the Habitus House of the Year People’s Choice winner.

ADVERTORIALS

The Art of Living Outdoors

Our collective passion for outdoor living is inspiring product and landscape designers alike to look outside the proverbial box and craft outdoor spaces that look and feel ‘lived in’. Here’s how.

From our Friends

Bask In An Outdoor Oasis

Australian furniture brand, Cosh Living invites you to live life well this summer with their extraordinary range of outdoor daybeds.

Capturing the Ethereal Moments

The latest range of finishes from Silestone® by Cosentino evoke the senses with inspiration from the ever-changing beauty of the sky.

The Power of Design Consistency, with Novas

Establishing cohesive design throughout your home can be hard to execute, yet stunning once achieved. Novas has the perfect solution to ensure balanced and sleek interiors.

Transform Bathrooms with the Enchanting Form of Sled and Fluido

Designed by Carlo Colombo, Antoniolupi’s new products: the Sled freestanding bathtub and the integrated Fluido sink are unique in their sculptural form and feel. Their distinct designs create an invigorating presence, transforming the landscape of bathrooms.

From The Archive

Design Hunters

5 Lessons on the Business of Sustainable Design

We condense the insights of four business owners who are each contributing to a greener future by shaping brands, products and buildings that stand on strong ethics.

Design Hunters

A Handcrafted Approach

We sit down with Andre Fu, a leader in creating bespoke projects defined by a seamless alignment of cultural and design sensibilities.

Edit

An Inner-City Sanctuary Designed To Last A Lifetime

Within the ever-changing nature of our present context, finding tiny moments of solace is an understated luxury.

Architecture

Studio Prineas Surprise And Delight With This Federation House Addition

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

Design Hunters

A Champion for Change

We chat with Design Hunter Samantha Seljak, one half of Seljak Brand, about creating a closed-loop business; and take a look inside their new co-share space in Brisbane.

Architecture

RJ House Wraps A Courtyard With Stacked Concrete Boxes

A series of striking concrete forms create a sense of privacy from the street, while wrapping a tranquil fishpond and courtyard at the centre of this home in Indonesia.

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