Christine Manfield is one of Australia's most celebrated chefs, a perfectionist inspired by strong flavours, a creative spirit whose generosity and skills have inspired young chefs, and a writer whose successful books have spiced up the lives of keen cooks from Melbourne to Mumbai and Manhattan. Owner of the award-winning Universal restaurant in Sydney, she has written five highly-acclaimed books: Stir, Spice, Christine Manfield Originals, Christine Manfield Desserts and Fire - A World of Flavour.
Living and breathing everything to do with the home, Megan Morton has been called on to style, design and work her 'house whispering' powers for celebrities, magazines and her next-door neighbours. Her work has been featured on the covers of international glossies including Elle Decoration UK and Vanity Fair. Locally, her clients include Vogue Living, In Style and Inside Out magazines. Her column for the 'Good Weekend' magazine in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age inspired her first book, Home Love. When she's not dressing homes and styling mantelpieces, Megan works creating 'luxury atmospheres' for special occasions and dreams up beautiful rooms that make people obscenely happy. She also has a school where she teaches, along with other inspired people, the tricks of the trade - theschool.com.au
The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.