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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


Celebrating 25 Years Of Australian Design With Tait

For the last twenty-five years Tait have been passionate about Australian design - and it's time to celebrate.


What Does The Kitchen Of The Future Look Like?

Habitus teamed up with Cosentino to present the key findings of a recent study, The Global Kitchen: The home kitchen in the globalization era.


Have You Ever Been To A Cinema With Windows?

Tom Reid and Damien Mulvihill of Design Office speak about the recently opened Palace Cinemas at One Central Park, and the constraints of working in a space that was never designed to have a cinema.

Around The World

Reimagining The Villa

Jonathan Smith of Matter Architects redefines the villa typology with Tree Villa Ponsonby, a home for his growing family in Auckland.


Celebrating a VIPP Party

With local design legends Cult launching Danish brand Vipp down under, they thought it only fitting to celebrate this varied yet considered collection with a touring party.

From our Friends

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!

The Evolution of the Range Hood

The day of kitchen range hoods being simple utilitarian objects in the home is in the past – now aesthetics and style play as much a part as function, which is where New Evolution comes in.

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From The Archive

Design Products

Catwalk Couture Reimagined For The Home

Gucci unleashes their exuberant blooming garden prints and patterns into your home with the release of their latest décor collection.


Mixing Materials in Fujian, China

A modern home by Vector Architects cozes up to its traditional context in a coastal Chinese fishing village.


Launching the Nourish issue

The hotly anticipated kitchen and bathroom issue has arrived. Hosted by Sub Zero Wolf in their Melbourne showroom, last night we celebrated the launch. Get your copy from Monday 12 June.

Design Hunters

Dramatic Ceramic: Ryan L Foote

Operating at the nexus of product design, art and cuisine, multidisciplinary artist Ryan L Footes invites Sandra Tan into his humble – yet purposefully designed – abode.


Classic Cool in Tokyo

Traditional Japanese aesthetics and contemporary design co-exist at the cool Claska, design hotel in Tokyo, as Belinda Aucott reports.

Design Hunters

The Valkyrie. In Conversation With… Louise Herron

As Louise Herron prepares her second Five Year Plan as CEO of the Sydney Opera House, and the $200+ million refit is well underway, we drop by her office inside Australia’s greatest architectural treasure.

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