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Life Stories: Interior Designers and Creatives.

est celebrates talented interior designers, architects, entrepreneurs and creatives from around world. Our designer interviews delve into the career stories and the brand journey taken by some of the worlds most influential and prolific design talent. Our interior designer interviews take you behind the scenes to discover just what it takes to reach the top of the interior design field both in Australia and abroad. Discover how to reinvent conventional spaces or create the perfect floor plan by following our regular designer interviews with interior designers, home decorators, interior architects and furniture designers. Focussed on featuring the innovative designs of leading interior design firms from all around the world, est covers the latest styles and trends to introduce to your home. Renowned design firms B.E Architecture, Mim Design, Kelvin Ho,  Fiona Lynch and Anna Carin Design share their insider secrets on how to achieve the highly sought after ‘hygge’ and ‘lagom’ when to comes to creating a well designed home. To find out what has hit the radar for some of our favourite designers and creatives you’ll find all you need to know to stay on the pulse with est Style Hunter.

  • Fleur McHarg | Florist

    We recently spent a morning with florist Fleur McHarg – and yes that meant waking at 3.30am and meeting her at her… continue reading.

  • Shop Girl | Lee Mathews

    This week we worship at the alter of the layering queen, Lee Mathews, for a lesson in style. How to… continue reading.

  • Ro Chair | Jaime Hayon

    World-renowned Spanish designer Jaime Hayon shares his thoughts on the making of the Ro chair together with Fritz Hansen. Ro launched in… continue reading.

  • Nicole Franzen | Photographer

    We first discovered lifestyle photographer Nicole Franzen on Instagram and live vicariously through her images, as she captures the light in… continue reading.

  • Yellows Photography | Chalky Whites

    Est Magazine contributing stylist Montana Valich has been busy collecting inspiration and mood boarding for upcoming projects, so we asked her to share with us her… continue reading.

  • Creative | Doswell & McLean

    Doswell & McLean is a creative practice specialising in the visual image. Photographer Colin Doswell and stylist Deb McLean focus primarily in lifestyle, interiors, trend forecasting and food, they provide concept development, art direction, styling, photography and design to clients in Australia, Europe and the US.

  • Pierre and Charlotte | Understated Chic

    From Paris (Pierre) and Tasmania (Charlotte) to Tokyo (together) in the early 80’s, then on to Melbourne, Australia in the… continue reading.

  • Stylist | AnoukB

    With an urban sophisticated style, self confessed style addict AnoukB’s favourite part of her job is transforming creative ideas into a tangible concept…. continue reading.

  • Abbey McCulloch | 2013 Archibald Finalist

    Congratulations to Abbey McCulloch, a finalist in the 2013 Archibald Prize with her portrait of actress Naomi Watts. We met Abbey… continue reading.

  • Mavericks Laces | Colourful Characters

    If the shoes make the man, then laces make the shoe. Clearly. That’s what three young Melbourne designers, who happen to… continue reading.

  • Mara & Mine | Flat-out in LA

    Our roving trend spotter Montana Valich put us onto a dynamic duo from Sydney making it big in LA, with… continue reading.

  • Tine K Home | SS 2013

    One of our favourite homewares institutions, Tine K Home has been hard at work over the cold northern winter months, dreaming… continue reading.

  • Kelly Wearstler | The Rug Company

    Los Angeles based interior designer and tastemaker Kelly Wearstler has become a household name for her luxurious and glamorous designs. As… continue reading.

  • Dannijo | Handmade Luxury

    Our Mayan Muse fashion feature seen in Issue #6, was styled by the supremely talented Bec Cole and shot on location in Mexico by… continue reading.

  • Sarah Lavoine | Ridiculously cool

    Sarah Lavoine is the Kate Moss of the interior design scene in Paris. Ridiculously cool, effortlessly chic and undeniably talented,… continue reading.

  • SHOW & TELL

    Est Magazine Creative Director Lynda Evans is captivated by the wonders of Instagram and this week she accepted a #5shotchallenge… continue reading.

  • Sourcebook

    It’s often said that behind every great man you can bet your bottom dollar there is one hell of a… continue reading.

  • Baby Boom

    In her travels both in Australia and overseas our guest editor Tamie Freier comes across many incredible stores and designers…. continue reading.