Skull cushion is from a label Nicola and Orlando used to sell called ‘The Rise and Fall’. Orange lamp by French brand – Jielde, Kente cloth armchair. Photo – Jason Busch, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.
When it comes to quality interiors and design, few people know their stuff like Kate Nixon. The Houses Editor for Australian House and Garden magazine, Nixon was holidaying with her husband in Italy in 2006 when she “stumbled” upon the Busatti artisan fabric workroom in Cordona. “I loved what they are doing straight away,” Nixon says. “It’s been in the same family for eight generations, and everyone involved is extremely passionate about the company.”
Chelsea Wayte Working with Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) to help promote local emerging designers, Chelsey Wayte has every Perth fashionistas’ dream job. As project manager of Hatch, a store that only stocks Western Australian designers, and an initiative by PFF and Carillon City, she is helping bring these young creatives to the attention of inner-city shoppers.