Design Hunter Q+A: Megan Salmon

Artist and fashion designer Megan Salmon shares her design favourites with habitusliving.

15 Oct 2013

Your name: Megan Salmon

What you do: fashion designer (

Your latest project: designing spring summer 13/14 

Who are three people that inspire/excite you:

1) the late Alexander McQueen
2) Vivienne Westwood
Jack White

What is your favourite…

Car/bike/plane/boat model: Rover 3 litre

Chair model:”how high the moon” by Shiro Kuramatu

Residential space: John Rocha’s home in Dublin

Commercial space: Comme De Garcon, New York

Decorative product: A raven pendant by Thomas Sabo

Functional product: Braun electric toothbrush

Handmade good: a hand turned cedar giant cotton reel stool by Michael Macfarlane Reid

Mass-produced good: GHD hair straighteners

Meal: lamb cutlets

Restaurant: Mela Indian restaurant in Northbridge

Drink: gin and tonic

Bar: The Wine Cellar – a little tucked away find in an arcade on Karangahape Rd, Auckland. 

Item in your studio: my industrial sewing machine

Piece of technology: my iPhone

Historical figure: Beethoven

Fictional character: Gregory House

Vice: playing Wordsworth on my iPhone

Virtue: hard working

What does the term ‘Design Hunter’ mean to you? Someone always looking for and refining their sense of place – what they like to surround themselves with.