DESIGN HUNTERS

Ben Young Turns Concrete and Glass into Vast Oceans

Ben Young calls himself a glass and concrete artist. Naomi Russo finds out how the label reflects the importance of materiality to his work.

The Dark Heart of Lighting Designer Christopher Boots

With a ‘day job’ creating monumental architectural lighting and commissions for high profile clients like Hermés, it’s no wonder Fitzroy design luminary Christopher Boots craves a little darkness at home.

Anticipating a Bright Future

Lexus’ exhibition at Salone del Mobile for 2016 follows a theme of anticipation – revealing a bright, and enchanting design future.

Milan Minute: Snarkitecture

Amidst the launch of the Lexus exhibition at Salone del Mobile 2016, Alice Blackwood catches up with Snarkitecture.

Rossana Orlandi: Design Doyenne

She has been described as a 'fairy godmother', and she says her designers are like family. If so, she's the undisputed matriarch of the clan. We marvel at the inimitable Rossana Orlandi.

DESIGN HUNTER® Q+A: Eva Dijkstra & Michael Lugmayr

Partners in business and life, Eva Dijkstra and Michael Lugmayr are the brains behind two unique Sydney-based design ventures. They began Design by Toko in 2001 in Rotterdam before they relocated to Sydney in 2007, and have since become firm fixtures in the design community. More recently, Eva and Michael began Print Gallery by Toko, an online store that services architects, interior designers, stylists and commercial showrooms with limited edition serigraphs, screen prints and lithographs. We take five to chat with Eva and Michael about their design inspirations.

DESIGN HUNTER® Q&A: Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan is the founder of Australian lifestyle company, The Kindred Co. We chat to Nicky about her world travels, well-trained design eye and creativity.

DESIGN HUNTER® Q&A: Liz Watson

Liz Watson is one half of Everingham + Watson, a design retailer offering a bespoke range of homewares and giftware imbued with a unique take on Australiana.

Design Hunter® Q&A: Luke McKie

Orchard Piper's Luke McKie is a Victoria based property developer and Design Hunter®. We chat with the man about his loves, inspirations and challenges in the design world

Design Hunter® Q&A: Henri Sayes

Malcolm Walker Architects' Henri Sayes is an Auckland based architect and Design Hunter®. We chat with the man about his premier project under his namesake architecture studio

Design Hunter® Q+A: Ross Didier

Melbourne's Ross Didier has recently launched a new range of furniture, the Congo Collection. The range continues Ross' success story since launching his studio in 2000, which led to more than 25 successful range launches in both local and international markets

Design Hunter® Q+A: Jenny Kee

Australian fashion iconista, Jenny Kee has made a decidedly colourful splash in Melbourne with the launch of a new limited edition capsule collection of knitwear, ‘A new beginning’, developed in collaboration with The Woolmark Company. Presented at Pieces of Eight gallery as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, the range uses digital knitting technology to bring to life some of Kee’s most iconic patterns

Design Hunter® Q+A: Paul Hotston

Architect Paul Hotston, of Phorm Architecture, thinks every kitchen should have morning winter light and his favourite drink is Hendricks gin. Of course we want to hear more.

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