Design Hunter Q+A: Simone McEwan
Hot on the heels of her much lauded redesign of London's iconic Olympic Studios, Melbourne born, London based interior designer Simone McEwan talks Brazilian architecture, Bauhaus chairs and Ferris Bueller with habitusliving.
Your name: Simone McEwan
What you do: Interior Design & Design Consultancy
Your latest project: The interior design for the Olympic Studios, London
Who are three people that inspire/excite you:
1) Paola Navone
2) Mathew Bourne
3) Phoebe Philo
What is your favourite…
Car/bike/plane/boat model: A BMW E9 classic in black!
Chair model: Robert Mallet Stevens Chair 727
Residential space: Lina Bo Bardi’s Casa di Vidro
Commercial space: The Barbican, London
Decorative product: All the gorgeous bedlinen from Larusi
Functional product: My Ally Cappellino Leather Rucksack
Handmade good: Ceramic plates by Kasper Wurtz
Mass-produced good: Duralex Gigogne tumblers for drinking red wine
Meal: Hama Sushi, Venice Beach, LA
Restaurant: Bakfickan Stockholm
Drink: My holiday drink obsession, Aperol Spritz
Item in your studio: My Moleskine notebook
Piece of technology: Spotify and my Jambox wireless speaker.
Historical figure: Peggy Guggenheim
Fictional character: Ferris Bueller
Vice: Too much chocolate!
Virtue: Always positive.
What does the term ‘Design Hunter’ man to you? A compulsive obsession for inspiration, insight and intelligence.