Currently juggling a number of projects, from a solo exhibition to creating an installation at Melbourne Indesign, Emma Coulter is one busy woman. While her roots are in Northern Ireland, Emma belongs in Melbourne now, clearly immersed in the art and design world it offers. We talk to Emma about where a background in interior architecture and painting has led her, what she can't live without, and how a Design Hunter has nothing to do with age or income.
Nicolas Chiew is a Sydney-sider from the Northern beaches. His love for recycled timber has become his profession, co-founding the Colonial Trading Company. We chat to this Design Hunter about his interest in wood with a story, his passion for wine and what he's been up to...
She is originally from Malaysia, but these days Grace Tan calls Singapore home. It is here that she is pushing the limits of fashion design. Darlene Smyth asked her about her work and about what inspires her in her new home town.
Manel Daetz, creative director at Henry Corbett & Co., is a fan of Geoffrey Bawa, Papillonaire Bicycles and, not least, chocolate. She tells us about them all, and more.
Ito Kish's designs are exquisite - full of story and detail. With his pieces now available in Australia, we hear why Wes Anderson is an inspiration and traveling is his vice.
With the reopening of Artbank at their new site getting close, we speak to director Tony Stephens about his favourite cocktail bar and most treasured piece of art.
She started by designing her own props for photographic shoots as a stylist, and has gone on to have her designs shown in MoMA NY, SF, Japan and the London Design Museum. Designer and Director at Articolo Architectural Lighting, Nicci Green is a natural born design lover - and an Instagram fan. Here Nicci tells us her virtues and vices, and the people who inspire her most.
Winner of the at this year's Temple & Webster People's Choice Award, Coco Reynolds' Marz Designs studio fuses geometry and materiality to create compelling, contemporary pieces. Habitusliving sits down with the designer to hear about her design favourites.
What do we get out of an architecture or design talk? Nicky Lobo asks the speakers from Sydney Living Museums’ Iconic Australian Houses series.
Hot on the heels of their win at the Temple & Webster Emerging Designer Award, we catch up with Viktor Legin and Edward Linacre of Copper Industrial Design to hear about their candid, down-to-earth, and often humorous design favourites.
Jess Scully, curator and collaborator of Vivid Ideas, challenges the arts and creative industries to build more interesting, creative and sustainable cities. As well as spearheading Vivid Ideas for the sixth year running, her current projects include TEDxSydney, Kids Hack Day and directing public art interventions for the City of Sydney and AMP Capital. DQ Editor, Sophia Watson, chats with the creative omnivore herself on Vivid Ideas – then, now and next.
The art of illustration is still as intriguing and captivating as ever. Melbourne-based Megan Hess has found success and international fame by bridging the gap between an art deco and contemporary aesthetic in her illustrative style.
With voting for the 2014 Temple & Webster Emerging Designer Award now open (until Monday May 12th!), we sit down with Editorial Director for Temple & Webster and competition judge Karen McCartney to hear about this year's entries and Temple & Webster's plans for the future.