Maree photographed the Brendan Wong-designed house for this issue (p186). What about it appeals to your design sensibility? Brenda n’s cla s sic ae st het ic work s awlessly with the home’s original Spanish-mission st yle. It’s ver y LA! Enduring creative inf luences? Masters of photography such as Walker Evans, Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, Dorothea Lange, Edward Weston, Irving Penn, Olive Cotton, Arnold Newman, Annie Leibovitz, Elliott Erwitt, Lillian Bassman… I could go on and on. Where is home for you? My studio and home are in Sydney’s inner-west where I can walk to good coffee, food, galleries and bars. Ultimate travel escape in 2016? My father’s place on an island off Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. Design items you are coveting? Lucite pieces by Ritts Co. of LA, once owned by photographer Herb Ritts’ parents. On your reading list? Just Kids by singer-songwriter Patti Smith on her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto’s retrospective book. His seascapes are brilliant.