Paul Barbera is an Australian-born photographer who splits his time between Australia and Europe. He works mainly in advertising and editorial but what inspires him most are his self-initiated projects, which are featured online. He has been published in more than 50 international publications, including View on Colour, Bloom, Elle Decor, Freudin, Grazia Casa, Vogue Living, Jalouse, and Black Book.
David John is an interior designer and writer based in Los Angeles. He created his own site, You Have Been Here Sometime – YHBHS, as a means to engage designers and artists and to further his own design practice. His writing has appeared in Yatzer, Apartamento, and Freunde von Freunden. He is endlessly researching process, materials, and aesthetic solutions in regards to furniture, objects, lighting, and interior spaces.
Brian W. Ferry
Brian Ferry is a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn. He regularly shoots interiors and environments, artists and designers, portraits, and travel and lifestyle stories both for personal work and for clients and collaborators such as Freunde von Freunden, BBDO/Starbucks, Aritzia, Wilder Quarterly, Brooklyn Magazine, Bon Appetit, and Martha Stewart Living. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles and London, and a limited-edition book of his photographs was published in 2011 by Lawson’s Books. He frequently posts new photographs, thoughts, ideas, and inspirations on his popular blog, the blue hour.
Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, photographer Mike Vorrasi now calls Brooklyn his home. Since moving to New York 10 years ago, Vorrasi has worked for companies such as Urban Outfitters, NYLON, and Manhattan magazine, photographing designers and artists in their most private spaces — their work studios and homes. Some of his favorite shoots have been with jewelry designers Pamela Love and Digby & Iona.
Claire Walsh is a London-based stylist and writer of all things design related. She is an editor at Stylus.com, and her work has appeared in Elle Decoration and B Magazine. She is the author of the Wallpaper* City Guide to Helsinki and the cute Japanese book Interior of London Style. When she’s not working, she likes to travel far and wide.
Su Wu runs I’m Revolting, an online compendium of ideas and visual inspirations, and collects even more images on Pinterest. In 2012, she was named a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism fellow, to examine the future of arts storytelling. A writer and former visual arts critic, she lives in downtown Los Angeles next to an indoor pistol range and a smoked fish factory.