Sydney-based interior design studio Atelier Alwill are renowned for crafting contemporary interiors with enduring relevance. The studio’s founder, Romy Alwill, has a background steeped in design. During high school, she lived in Tokyo with her family, which inspired her to pursue a career in design. After studying interior architecture back in Australia, she had a stint living and working overseas before returning home and taking up a position as interior design editor at Belle magazine. In 2005, her years of industry experience culminated in her starting her own studio. In conversation with Romy, we uncovered how her past has moulded her into the designer she is today and how she ultimately approaches design with a focus on the future.