Growing up on a farm in South West Victoria, my childhood was a combination of both creative freedom and fun. Getting messy, making things and art have been some of my favourite hobbies for as long as I can remember. I thrived on living and feeling so close to nature, and endeavoured to incorporate that into my design ventures.
I continued to create and draw as I got older, undertaking extra-curricular art classes in later high school years. I was always aware of the joy that art brought me, however I couldn’t imagine myself undertaking my creative pleasure as a full-time occupation, it was so often something I turned to for relief. Upon commencement of my studies in Interior Design I found that I could channel my skills into something both creative and practical. I can now generate something beautiful while simultaneously pushing my skill set to new heights in many fields.
With a sketchbook so often in my hand, I am now intrigued by not only the aesthetic qualities of design, but by the inner workings of what goes on behind the scenes. Transforming lines on a page into a physical space is quite spectacular. Creating accessible areas for people to work, live and play in, makes me feel extremely privileged. It is no surprise that I found myself pursuing a career in design.
Associate Degree in Interior Decoration and Design,
RMIT University Melbourne