About

Emma Maxwell was born in Melbourne, Australia. After studying sculpture at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Maxwell set up her own studio practice in the year 2005 in Sydney. In 2008 she moved to Singapore and dedicated herself fully to Interior Design Projects. Today she is one of the most acclaimed Restaurant designers internationally. Maxwell’s esteem and knowledge of artisan skills and her inherent creativity has allowed her to push the boundaries of many mediums and functions, resulting in interiors for very diverse clients. Her concern for the conservation of craft skills has joined her path with high-end traditional companies concerned with the evolution of their work Maxwells Restaurants have been recognized in publications such as Interior Design, Frame, Wallpaper, Surface, Belle, Travel and Leisure to name a few, as well as outstanding design awarded over multiple projects by the prestigious International Bar and Restaurant Design Awards. Her breadth of work has ranged from local small tapas bars to large scale international hospitality projects. She has received silver for the 2015 Architecture and Design Asia Pacific Award for best restaurant, Travel + Leisure's Top 5 Restaurant Design of 2015. And most recently winner for best interior project at the pretegious International A Awards awarded in Milan. She has also been nominated Designer of the Year by the IDA International Designers Association 2016. She was recognised at the 2015 Architecture and Design Asia Pacific award for best restaurant as well as Travel + Leisure's Top 4 Restaurant Design.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

2017​   

Australian Design Review,  Home Design Magazine, Darc Magazine, CNN​ Singapore Tatler ,Forbes Magazine,  Telegraph Newspaper UK​, Perspective HK ,Elle Decor USA, Good Homes India, ​Cubes ​Singapore,  Womens Weekly

 ​​2016​  Dwell USA​, Hospitality Design USA​ ,Tatler, ​Home and Decor​, Straits Times ​,Expat Living, ​Travel and Leisure​ ,Archiscene, ​Home and Decor ​ ,Expat Living, ​Archi Expo,​ Square Rooms ​Habitus, Asian Entrepreneur , Good Homes India, Darc Magazine, Belle Australia Magazine
2015     Mercedes Benz Magazine, Travel and Leisure, Mood boarders, Darc ,Epicure, Perspective,Wallpaper ,In Design Magazine, Visi Magazine 

Recent Awards

2017 A'Design Awards

Winner. Best Interior. 12,000 Francs

2017 A'Design Awards

Winner. Best Interior. 12,000 Francs

2017 IDA International Designers Association

Winner Best Interior

2017 IDA International Designers Association

Winner Best Interior

2016 Asia Pacific Architectural and Design awards

Best of the Best

2016 Asia Pacific Architectural and Design awards

Best of the Best

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