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Design Hunter™ Q&A Belinda Aucott

Belinda Aucott is a freelance writer and publicist. She has written about food and design for a range of titles including GQ, Men’s Style, Australian Creative and Fashion Wire Daily.

This week on Habitusliving.com she shares with us some of her personal design favourites and gives us a peek into her key influences.

Your name:  Belinda Aucott

What you do: Freelance writer and Director of Yarn PR

Your latest projects: Editing Habitus Living for Indesign and Managing PR for Imagination

What is your favourite…

travel destination Paris

hotel/place to stay  Soho House Berlin

airline Singapore Airlines

magazine HabitusMonocle, Fantastic Man,  How to Spend It,  Zoo

watchmaker Omega

luxury goods company Chanel

three people that inspire/excite you

1)  Anish Kapoor

2)  Jean Rhys

3)  Marc Newson

design classic 1956 Porsche

new design  Bassamfellows

favourite type of chair  Alvar Aalto armchair 406

meal Steak frites with Café de Paris butter

restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthall

drink Vintage Champagne or Whiskey sour

bar La Belle Hortense

gallery/museum Rijks Museum, Amsterdam

book L’immoraliste by André Gide

item in your studio  Lots of blank paper

artwork The Night Watchman by Rembrandt

artist Matisse

piece of technology Curling tongs

creative philosophy  The personal is political