Miriam Fanning

As the Founding Director of Mim Design, Miriam believes in continually being inspired by surrounding environments and seeks a strong sense of design and rational use of purpose for each individual project. Mim has built a strong reputation in the design industry with projects ranging from single and multi-residential, hospitality, hotel, retail and large scale retail. Mim’s passion for visually exploring high quality standards ensures each project is well considered and designed for a reason.

David Hicks

After working for some of Australia’s leading architecture and interior design firms, David Hicks established the eponymous David Hicks design studio in 2000. The studio has grown and evolved to become Australia’s premier brand for luxury-oriented interior and building design, with a portfolio that spans local and international waters such as LA and Dubai. David Hicks has also won and been shortlisted for numerous design awards, including the FX International Design Awards and the IDEA Awards.

Murali Bhaskar

Born and raised in Kerala, India, New Zealand Architect Murali Bhaskar is a Director of New Plymouth architectural firm, Boon Goldsmith Bhaskar Brebner Team Architects. A Design Architect, Murali views art and architecture as inextricably linked, utilising colour, graphic design, illustration, lighting and story-telling as distinctive design features. An experienced regional judge of the NZIA awards, Murali splits his time between co-leading his practice and his role as father to 5-year-old twins.

Katelin Butler

Katelin is the editor of Houses magazine and was previously assistant editor of Architecture Australia. She has coedited three books, The Forever House: Time-Honoured Australian Homes (2014), The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life (2015) and The Apartment House: Reframing the Australian Dream (2017). Katelin holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design and a Master of Architecture. She has been a peer juror, guest university critic and speaker at various industry events.

David Flack

David is the founding director of Melbourne based Interior Architecture studio, Flack Studio. Established in 2014, Flack Studio works across local and international projects from residential to commercial. David’s youth and tendency to embrace whimsy and freshness in everyday life brings a contemporary balance to his aesthetic, which is informed by a respect for architecture and design for bygone eras, his regular travel adventures, and an appreciation for discovering unusual and beautiful things.