Design Hunter™ Q&A with David Crane
On the heels of the opening of the new Winning Appliances flagship store in Waterloo, Sydney last week, we catch up with company CEO David Crane to hear about his design favourites.
Your name: David Crane
What you do: CEO for Winning Appliances
Your latest project: Creating the new Winning Appliances flagship Redfern Showroom on Danks street, Redfern with a focus on providing the best retail and customer experience the appliance industry has ever seen.
Who are three people that inspire/excite you:
1) My family inspire and excite me every day
2) Richard Branson because of his branding ability and innovative approach for entering new industries all wrapped up with a good sense of humour.
3) Winston Churchill for his strategy and an unwavering approach of never giving up.
What is your favourite thing to do: Cooking and entertaining at home with friends and family.
Residential space: Modern and simple
Commercial space: Should provide variety and a GREAT shopping experience
Decorative product: Funky and colourful socks
Functional product: iPhone
Handmade good: A quality pair of shoes
Mass-produced good: Dishwashers
Restaurant: Sushi E
Drink: A good Cabernet/Shiraz blend
Bar: The Baxter
Item in your studio: A good coffee machine
Piece of technology: Sonos sound system
Historical figure: Secretariat – you have to love an underdog story (even if it was a horse)
Fictional character: Harry Potter
Virtue: Too honest
What does the term ‘Design Hunter™’ mean to you? Ideas that evoke beauty inspiration and change