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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


A Taiwanese House By C.H.I Design Studio Lives Amidst The Rice Fields

Built form without natural form is simply just a structure. Natural form without building is purely landscape. It is this in-between space in which Symbiotic House lies…


Celebrate The Launch Of The New Skheme Showroom

In Ruchcutters Bay, Skheme has launched its all-new showroom, showcasing the latest and greatest in tile and stone.

Design Products

Delight Yourself With Dyson’s New Task Light

True to Dyson’s brand values, the CSYS Desk Task Light surpasses industry standards for functionality, durability and style.


Can Multi-Residential Buildings Feel More Human?

Koichi Takada Architects has designed Calibre, a new apartment complex, with a focus on craft and nature to create a more human relationship between residents and their environment.


Celebrating The Launch Of The Outdoor Designer Store

Sydney's Outdoor Designer Store is your new one stop digital shop for outdoor design. Opened by the design lovers at the Outdoor Designer Playground, the digital store was launched at Garden Life with a night to remember.


NZ’s The New On Habitus House Of The Year

Alana Broadhead, editor and curator of The New, shares her favourite components from New Zealand Habitus House Of The Year selections.

From our Friends

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.

Chatting With Karen McCartney Ahead Of DESIGN Canberra’s Enrico Taglietti Symposium

DESIGN Canberra's Enrico Taglietti symposium is chance to assess the architectural work of one of Canberra, and Australia's, most important design voices. HabitusLiving sits down with speaker, architecture expert and writer Karen McCartney ahead of the symposium...

Redesigning The Modern Kitchen

As the line between kitchen, dining and living areas continues to blur, it’s time to rethink just how we design our kitchen and cooking spaces.

The Elica Bio Island RangeHood — Traditional & innovative

Bio is the new Elica rangehood with traditional lines and, at the same time, innovation

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From The Archive


A Modern Layout Marks This Apartment By Goy Architects

Inspired by historic elements of traditional Singaporean architectural vernacular, this apartment by Goy Architects feels right at home in the present century.


Free Flowing Abode

Bent Architecture explores sustainable, comfortable living with exceptional indoor outdoor flow and innovative design.


There’s No Place Like Home

Philip Stejskal Architecture designs a house for a fly-in-fly-out worker to always feel at home.


One Design Office Reimagines The Malaysian Dining Experience

Meet One Design Office (ODO) the young Richmond-based studio pairing design flair with authentic fare at Merah in Northcote.


Announcing The Winners Of The INDE.Awards!

If you missed the INDE.Awards gala evening revealing the winners to the our region's premier architects and design awards program, or had too much fun to remember all the finer details, fear not. Here, we've published the full list of winners and honourable mentions.


The INDE.Awards 2018 Shortlist Has Been Released!

In the second year of Indesign Media's INDE.Awards, more than 400 incredibly diverse projects, people, products and ideas – widespread across the Asia Pacific – were submitted into the running. The esteemed jury of the 2018 INDE.Awards have made their selections. Here they are...

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