Lucy studied Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne. In a former life, she worked as a set dresser in the film industry, and as a stylist. Lucy has contributed to titles including Inside Out, The Age and The Saturday Paper.
Elle holds degrees in Journalism/IR, and Languages from Deakin University, Melbourne. She worked as an editor for women’s lifestyle and design magazines in Amman, Jordan, before relocating to Kyoto, Japan, where she wrote on art, design, and culture. The former sky waitress and rouseabout returned to Melbourne in 2017 for her dream job with TDF – hence the launch of this column!
Annie Portelli studied Graphic Design at Swinburne University and has worked across fashion and advertising since graduating in 2013. Annie is passionate about identity design, and creates beautiful branding, signage and print assets for all our special projects and collaborations.
Alice holds a Bachelor of Communication (Media) from RMIT University and has over 6 years experience in marketing and advertising. She is passionate about creating unique brand collaborations that offer engaging, authentic and memorable connections with audiences.
Sally is a writer and producer. She is the founding editor of a publication called Ladies of Leisure, which focuses on personal and professional development of women. Sally worked as a freelance writer and in the film industry before moving to New York in 2014. After finding her feet in Melbourne again, Sally joined the TDF dream team in 2017.
Chelsea holds a Business (Marketing) degree from RMIT University. She has over 10 years of experience in the digital media industry, where she has worked closely with a diverse mix of clients to maximise their return from advertising and partnerships.
Miriam is a researcher and writer, based in Melbourne, but forever Tasmanian at heart.
In 2018 she completed a PhD, examining the impact of Mona on urban regeneration and cultural policy in Hobart. Miriam has sat on the board of Constance ARI, Hamlet profit-for-purpose café, and was the writer and editor for Chapter House Lane gallery.
Georgina is the founder and editor of The Planthunter online magazine. She’s an accomplished writer, landscape designer and ponderer with qualifications in journalism, horticulture and design. Nature is her muse and plants are her passion.
Fiona is a business consultant working with creative people and brands in Australia and the UK. She is also a freelance writer and has written for publications across the globe including Monocle, Cool Hunting, Refinery29 and The Age. In her spare time, Fiona also guest lectures at General Assembly, RMIT and JMC Academy.
Karen is a writer and stylist, and the co-founder of Will Work For Food, a creative project which aims to elevate the importance of sustainably, ethically produced food. With a background in marketing and advertising, she is now focused on telling the stories of farmers, makers and businesses with social good at their core.
Jo is a copywriter, editor and content consultant based in Brisbane. She is also an emerging ceramicist. With qualifications from The University of Queensland in Arts (English), and Writing, Editing and Publishing, Jo has contributed to many publications and is curious about creativity, thoughtful design and sustainability.
Eve has a Bachelor of Commercial Photography from RMIT, and spent several years refining her skills as an assistant before going it alone. We admire Eve’s intuitive way with light, and her calming influence on set!
Caitlin Mills is a Melbourne based photographer specialising in interiors, portraits, travel and food photography. Caitlin shoots many of our studio visits and travel features, and recently travelled to Tasmania to capture this beautiful story!
Sean started his career as a newspaper photographer in Tasmania. Now based in Melbourne, he is a regular contributor to titles such as Monocle, Wallpaper*, Belle, Feast, and Dwell.
After completing a Bachelor of Economic & Social Sciences, Sydney based lifestyle photographer Nikki To perfected her craft by assisting a number of Australia’s leading photographers. With a particular passion for shooting food, Nikki’s clients include Google Food, Jamie Oliver, Broadsheet Sydney and Qantas Magazine.
Rachel is a photographer based in Sydney often working with artists in their homes and spaces or local food and lifestyle venues and brands. She has been a regular contributor to international publications including Monocle, The New York Times , Airbnb Mag, Freunde von Freunden over the past year. She hopes to see more of Australia, uncovering and telling stories of its people and places.
Honey is a lifestyle and food photographer based in Camden, NSW. She’s passionate about telling the stories of makers, farmers, foodies and producers through photography and video. Honey is an avid gardener with an obsession with bees and aims to one day live self-sufficiently.
Jody is in the business of documenting the genius of creators, stylists, designers, architects and builders. She has worked for News Ltd for nine years as a photojournalist before starting her own business. Jody has contributed to many national publications including, Belle, InsideOut, Real Living and House & Garden.
Sarah started Work + Co. Photography three years ago as an opportunity to bring together her great passions – capturing what people do for a living and the community they surround themselves with. Her images can be seen all over, from local publications to Vogue, to an forthcoming book with Random House.