Contributors

Paul Barbera

Paul Barbera is an Australian-born photographer who splits his time between Australia, Europe, and New York. 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.

Rae Blunstone

Rae Blunstone is a London-based creative writer and assistant editor at Stylus.com. When she’s not writing about design, she likes to play with clay.

Debbie Carlos

Debbie Carlos was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Manila, Philippines. She first earned a degree in psychology at Clark University in Massachusetts before moving on to study photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She works in fine art, food, and interiors. Her images seek to capture the strange, the quiet, the awkward but lovely. Debbie sells posters and prints of her work via her online store and enjoys getting to look around behind the scenes for her studio visit and house tour project, Visit Visit.

Pippa Drummond

Pippa Drummond is a photographer based in Brooklyn (by way of Auckland, NZ). She shoots still life, interiors, and food.

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.

Sioban Imms

Sioban Imms is a London-based color and materials specialist with a background in hands-on making and manufacture. She is currently an editor at Stylus and teaches a course in Materials Innovation at Chelsea College of Art and Design.

Jennifer S. Li

Jennifer S. Li is a writer living in sunny Los Angeles. Her work appears regularly in Art in America, ArtAsiaPacific, ArtReview and more. When not writing or in a museum or art gallery, she hikes with her dog, Theo, plays violin, and eats baked goods.

Michael A. Mueller

Michael A. Muller is a lifestyle photographer based in Philadelphia. Splitting time between music and photos, Michael’s travels with his band Balmorhea have lead to a wide array of photographic subjects and locations which he documents on his blog. In his photography — both personal and professional — he is drawn toward individuals and their relationship with places; natural light; and quiet detail. He is a frequent contributor to Freunde von Freunden, Cereal, Kinfolk, Remodelista, and Synonym Journal, among others.

Sean Santiago

Sean Santiago is a Brooklyn-based writer, photographer and kale apologist who advocates for drinking at lunch. An avid traveler, he is always on the hunt for good coffee and better bread. His work has appeared on Refinery29, Elle Decor, and Freunde Von Freunden.

Charlie Schuck

Charlie Schuck is a photographer and director who grew up on an island in the Pacific Northwest and now resides in New York. His work is greatly guided by the natural world and its various qualities of light. In his formative years, Charlie was influenced by a number of industrial designers which launched a lifelong interest in design, objects, and the people who make them.

Zoe Sessums

Zoë Sessums is a Florida-born, New York–based freelance writer. Her work has appeared online and in print for Epicurious, Bon Appétit, New York Magazine, PopSugar, and more. While her focus is primarily the written word, she is excited and motivated by letter writing, collage making, shoegazing, and daydreaming about cake.

Maggie Shannon

Maggie Shannon is a photographer based in Los Angeles by way of Martha’s Vineyard. She holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Maggie’s portraits, interiors, and documentary work have appeared in The New Yorker, Wallpaper, and W magazine among others. She was named one of PDN’s 30 for 2018.

Deborah Shapiro

Deborah Shapiro is a writer based in Chicago, where she lives with her husband and son. She has worked at ELLE and New York, and written for T Magazine, The Second Pass, and Time Out New York, among other publications. She is the author of The Sun In Your Eyes

Laura May Todd

Laura May Todd is a Canadian-born, Milan-based journalist, writing about design, architecture, art and travel. She writes for a range of print and digital publications, including Wallpaper, Domus, Architectural Digest, AnOther, Cereal, and Azure. Prior to her work as a journalist, she was assistant editor at the London-based publishing house Phaidon Press.

Shoko Wanger

Shoko Wanger is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in Architectural Digest, Freunde von Freunden, Conde Nast Traveler, and more. She also writes a series of personal essays called POV, which can be found on her blog. She currently splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles.