Tom Ferguson is a Sydney born and bread architect with more than 15 years experience in residential projects. Tom established his own architectural practice, TFAD in Surry Hills. Over the course of his career, Tom has photographed his own work as well as the work of others. He has cultivated a great interest in the art and commerce of architectural and interiors photography, which has steadily grown to become a major part of his business.
It’s always a tricky thing, negotiating a contemporary brief with an existing heritage space. While many designers might obsessively refashion a square peg for a round hole, revealing as little evidence of this process as possible, Spanish architect Francisco Javier Eguiluz takes the opposite approach. Instead, he expresses some of the incongruous quirks that result from this process. Dog legged floor finishes, new rooms that straddle over two existing rooms and the deliberate expression of demolished walls. This is a space that does not try to paper over its past.
Inspired by fashion and fairy tales, photographer Claire Rosen constructs whimsical worlds, designs costumes and captures beauty with her camera. As both a fine art and commercial photographer, Rosen explores the dualities that exist in life. By working with themes and imagery from fables and children’s stories, Rosen investigates universal truths while appealing to our desire for fantasy.
Jarrad Seng is a super clever Australian photographer and filmmaker based in Perth. He has a clear passion for travel, music and creativity in general, and people are one of his biggest inspirations. Recently, during a road-trip through Iceland, he tried his hand at some aerial photography. The risk and his effort have definitely paid off – Jarrad’s created a series of stunning images of volcanic rivers and lava wastelands that could pass as abstract paintings. We’re very happy to have him with us today to give us a little insight to this self-initiated project and his creative processes, and to share his throughs on the importance of taking risks.
These spectacular and creepy photos were taken by Paul Koudounaris – critically acclaimed author and photographer from Los Angeles. Koudounaris hunted down dozens of skeletons in some of the world’s most secretive religious establishments – these remains are believed to be of early Christian martyrs, discovered in Rome in 1578 in a network of underground tombs.
Stockholm based photographer & stylist Carl Kleiner is well known for his unique take on colour and geometric compositions. His most recent project was to create a series of lively abstract collages for furniture brand Herman Miller. Ka-pau! Aren’t they just awesome? If this doesn’t convince you of the importance of colour in product design, then I don’t know what will.