About est

Who Are We?

est living is a global design resource showcasing the best in architecture, interiors and products. We profile both leading and emerging architects and designers across the world while spotlighting those residing in Australia.

est scours the globe to unveil authentic design products available now – or forecasted for the future. est engages with a discerning global design audience across different digital platforms. est is a design authority, curating distinct and meaningful content to inspire exceptional living.

The est Difference

EDITORIALISATION OF CONTENT | We take readers on an immersive journey through considered, bespoke and original content. Our stories are crafted with care and consideration, visual enticement and refreshing variety.

PURE-PLAY DIGITAL | As a digital publisher, audience insights lead our research. Our relationship with our audience is a pivotal determinant of performance. We utilise insights for concept development as well as being open, explorative and intuitive to how a story can be told across different platforms.

INSPIRATION KNOWS NO BOUNDS | We scour the globe for the most innovative, inspiring and design-forward products and projects. Your product belongs on both a local and international stage; showcased to the right designers and consumers.

ACTIVE CURATION | est invests the same level of commitment and care in composing a product launch as we do a project or designer interview. est’s loyalty to the right brands ensures the company you keep is contextual and holds substantial value.

PRODUCT IS AT OUR CORE | We put product front and centre in a way that no other Australian publisher does. We proudly explore the design story behind products and reiterate the importance of authentic design to our audience.


Miffy Coady managing director 

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Mandy Loftus-Hills | head of client partnerships

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Astrid Saint-John | national key partnerships manager

Astrid is a highly experienced and passionate commercial leader with proven success in achieving results through long-lasting relationships and partnerships in media sales, spanning 19+ years. As a group sales director, Astrid has managed high-performing teams across women’s lifestyle, food, fashion, interior & design sectors including brands such as Delicious, Vogue Living, Belle, taste.com.au. Astrid takes a keen interest in design and interiors and has undertaken an extensive renovation of her own on the Mornington Peninsula.



Deb Robertstonproduct library partnership manager



Emmy Ford | sales & marketing coordinator



Sophie Lewiseditor

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With a degree in Professional Communication majoring in Journalism Sophie transitioned to a journalist at News Corp as well as a freelance writer. Sophie brings a fastidious eye for design detail and a passion for the written word. With an impressive portfolio, Sophie is adept at digital content creation and strategy. Her inherent instinct for exceptional design ensures est remains an authentic resource for a global audience, leading an extensive editorial team of 15 writers and contributors.

Sarah Knightmarketing manager + features editor


Brigitte Craig producer estliving.com + product editor est magazine

Brigitte joined est in 2017. Previous experience in visual communications and customer service has enabled her to acquire a vast range of transferable skills that she has loved building on. Having completed a Bachelor of Acting, Brigitte enjoys being able to inject her creative flair into her work. She is est HQ’s (self-appointed) resident entertainer.


Lidia Boniwelleditorial + social media coordinator

Lidia knocked on est’s door as an intern while studying a Diploma of Interior Design at RMIT. Upon completing her studies Lidia was appointed the role of editorial assistant, supporting content production on estliving.com and across social media platforms, driven by her passion for design.


Jack Seedsman | creative and concept designer


India Curtain | editorial assistant



Karen McCartney | editorial advisor