Penny Modra is Editorial Director of The Good Copy, a writing agency, shop and grammar school based in Collingwood. Penny previously worked as editor of The Thousands city guides. Presently Penny acts as a social media consultant and content manager for various brands including Melbourne Central, MPavilion 2015/16, Ansell, Rooftop Cinema, Builders Academy and many more.

Lucy Feagins is editor of The Design Files. She has contributed design news and feature stories to various Australian magazines including Inside Out, The Age Melbourne Magazine and The Saturday Paper, and is currently a homes columnist for Sunday Style magazine.

Heather Nette King is an in demand interiors stylist.  Her editorial clients include The Age Sunday Life, Real Living, Inside Out, Country Style and Elle Decoration UK, while commercial clients include Dulux, Myer, Bonnie & Neil and many more.

Abigail Crompton is the proprietor of Third Drawer Down, a retail company and a design studio, specialising in the design and production of art and museum merchandise. She has two stores in Melbourne, and an international office in Edinburgh, Scotland. Abigail and her team have worked on projects for the Tate Museum, Whitney Museum and MOMA.


Esther Navarro-Orejon of The Project Agency is a brand strategist and publicity guru. Esther is a respected expert in her field, with clients including Megan Park, Bauwerk Colour, The Woodsfolk, The Million Dollar Lunch, Fiona Lynch, David Bromley and The Design Files Open House.

Marsha Golemac is a Melbourne-based stylist with a distinctive aesthetic, who creates unique imagery for print, digital and real world applications. Her clients include Uniqlo, Habbot, Seed, ARRO Home, Kate and Kate, Lightly and many more.

Beci Orpin is a prolific designer, artist and author. Her freelance career spans 15 years and has seen her create illustrations and graphics for brands including Universal Music, Visa, Fosters and Mercedes Benz.


Annie Abbott is the brain behind successful footwear label habbot. She first launched the business in 2011 and since the brand has grown to include 13 employees, two stores and many loyal fans. habbot’s commitment to contemporary design and Italian craftsmanship is a winning combination that has ensured the brand has always stood out in a crowded market.