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Design Hunter™ Q+A with Jane Fleming

Jane Fleming, Architect, Industrial Designer and Interior Designer and Program Manager at the Brisbane Campus of CATC Interior Design and Decoration shares her design favourites with habitusliving.

Your name: Jane Fleming

What you do: Architect, Industrial Designer, Interior Designer and Program Manager, CATC Interior Design and Decoration, Brisbane

Your latest project: Completing a Master’s degree in the USA

Who are three people that inspire/excite you:

     1) Zaha Hadid – architect extraordinaire

     2) Issey Miyake – clothes for the expressive woman

     3) Madonna – Business, beauty, brains and longevity

What is your favourite…

Car/bike/plane/boat model: E-type Jaguar

Chair model: Philippe Starck’s “Ploof” sofa

Residential space: Elrod House, John Lautner

Commercial space: Dubai Mall

Decorative product: Wall Mirror by Robert Stadler – it’s able to receive SMS messages

Functional product: My Dyson Vacuum Cleaner

Handmade good: My current range of “wild” tea cosies!

Mass-produced good: Marc Newson’s Dish Doctor

Meal: Labne and avocado on toast

Restaurant: Zafron on Brunswick– a delicious mix of Persian and Mediterranean food

Drink: Iced coffee for hot Brisbane summer days

Bar: The Local 11 Ten, Savannah, Georgia, USA – Rooftop drinks under the live oaks

Item in your studio: My complete set of Derwent coloured pencils

Piece of technology: Bose sound dock

Historical figure: Vincent Lingiari

Fictional character: Captain Jean-Luc Pickard of the USS Enterprise

Vice: Almond Croissants

Virtue: Passionand drive

What does the term ‘Design Hunter™’ mean to you? Seeking out the best in form, function and aesthetics. Design Hunters look for products and environments that satisfy all of our senses.