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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

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.


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.

Design Products

That’s Amore!

For more than half a century ILVE has been bringing an Italian love of cooking to kitchens across the globe. Habitus Living learns a little about their history, and a lot about what motivates them.


Celebrating 10 Years Of Style With DesignByThem

The Story of DesignByThem started 10 years ago with two budding Industrial Design graduates with a vision of celebrating the greatness of Australian Design, and now we celebrate them.

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!

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From The Archive



Design studio Luchetti Krelle offer up the old-world cosmopolitan glamour of the 1920s at the Sydney Four Season Hotel’s MODE Kitchen & Bar.

Design Hunters

The First Word From Habitus #37, The Nostalgia Issue

Deputy Editor Holly Cunneen shares her thoughts on the notion of Nostalgia, what it means and how we've built an entire issue around it. Habitus #37, the Nostalgia issue, is on sale tomorrow!

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Tasmanian Blackwood Stands Out at Milan Design Week 2017

Thousands of miles from home, it’s Australia’s homegrown Tasmanian Blackwood under the spotlight on the global stage in Milan.


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.


Millennial 20/20 Sydney: A Global Summit For Thought Leaders

After residencies in London, New York and Singapore, Habitus is proud to help support this groundbreaking event as it takes to Sydney on the 14-15th November, 2017, exploring the rise of the millennial consumer, and the impact for local businesses.

Design Hunters

Kelvin Ho: A Humble Warrior

Enjoy a sneak peak into Habitus #36, the Nourish issue, out next week. Kelvin Ho, the man behind AKIN Creative and countless Sydney spaces (residential, retail and hospitality alike) invites Deputy Editor Holly Cunneen into his home.

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