Design Hunter Q+A: Bradhly Le
Interior Designer Bradhly Le shares his design passions with habitusliving, ranging from military aircraft to Tuscan wine and leather.
Your name: Bradhly Le
What you do: Interior Designer at HASSELL
Who are three people that inspire/excite you:
What is your favourite…
Car/bike/plane/boat model: AV-8B Harrier II Jumpjet. Who wouldn’t be impressed by a jet that can take off vertically from a standing position?
Chair model: Hiroshima Lounge Chair in beech by Naoto Fukasawa for Maruni
Commercial space: PRADA in Aoyama, Tokyo by Herzog and De Meuron.
Decorative product: KALEIDO by Clara von Zweigbergk for Hay. A collection of beautiful trays that can be configured into a myriad of shapes and patterns.
Functional product: Kelvin Lamp by Antonio Citterio & Toan Nguyen. Non-pretentious and produces a perfect light for reading.
Handmade good: A hand made Leather Briefcase I picked up from a leather craftsman during a recent trip to Florence.
Mass-produced good: Almond Magnum Mini ice creams.
Meal: Freshly made Pad Thai from the streets of Bangkok.
Restaurant: Bistro Moncur in Woollahra.
Drink: Sangiovese from Tuscany.
Bar: Quimet y Quimet, Barcelona. A tiny hole in the wall bar that serves unique wines and the most creative tapas I’ve ever had.
Item in your studio: 0.2mm black Artline pen. No studio should exist without these!
Piece of technology: iPhone
Historical figure: Leonardo da Vinci: An artist, musician, inventor, philosopher, engineer, anatomist, architect and all round over achiever. Was there anything this man could not do?
Fictional character: Although he isn’t a fictional character, I have always secretly wished to be reincarnated as the legendary Ninja Master Hattori Hanzo.
Vice: Eating an occasional kebab for breakfast to cure a serious hangover.
Virtue: Always inspired and always learning…
What does the term ‘Design Hunter’ mean to you? Meeting a design challenge with clarity and precision to achieve an outcome that is beautiful and valued.
Image by Nicole England