Design Hunter™ Jesse Linardi from dKO Architecture

Jesse Linardi is a highly talented and innovative designer from Melbourne this week he speaks to Habitusliving.com about a few of his design favourites

15 Mar 2012

At dKO Jesse brings over 12 years experience in design plus exceptional skills in high-end conceptual modelling and urban planning. Across a broad range of projects he adds value to dKO’s signature buildings through his passion is for research and his continual investigation of international building trends. Here he shares with us a few of the designers and artists that make him tick.

Your name: Jesse Linardi

What you do: 

Design Director, dKO Architecture

Your latest project:

Twin residential towers at Melbourne’s Docklands

What is your favourite…

travel destination

Milan

hotel/place to stay

Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne

airline

Qantas

magazine

FRAME

watchmaker 

Tag Heuer

luxury goods company 

Chanel

three people that inspire/excite you

1)  My children

2)  Danish Architect Bjarke Ingels

3)  Steve Jobs

design classic

Philippe Starck’s Machine Gun Lamp

new design

Anything by Patricia Urquiola

favourite type of chair 

Bean Bag

meal

Gnocchi

restaurant

A La Grecque at Aireys Inlet

drink

Espresso

bar

Meyers Place, Melbourne

gallery/museum

Heide Museum of Modern Art

book 

Ender’s Game’ by Orson Scott Card

item in your studio

Coffee Machine

artwork

Anything by Jeffrey Smart

artist

Gordon Matta-Clark

piece of technology

My I-Pad

creative philosophy

Resist compromise

what does the term Design Hunter mean to you? 

The unrelenting quest for design excellence and innovation.

 

dKO 

dko.com.au

See a recent project by dKO, Separation Street, Northcote.