ABC RADIO NATIONAL ‘Blueprint for Living’ Michael Williams interviews AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE director Anne-Maree Sargeant and award-winning designer David Trubridge on what is happening to change Australian Design laws, and questions is Australia really the ‘Wild West’ of rip-off designs? // Stream here (10 minutes)


Porsche WOMAN WITH DRIVE interview Anne-Maree Sargeant



Porsche Woman with Drive interview Anne-Maree Sargeant on Australian design, how collaborations arise and the shifting sands of design media // full article.



Belle Magazine features Anne-Maree Sargeant and ID. – independent design installation at DENFAIR 2016, founded and curated by AMS

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Belle Editor at Large Anne-Maree Sargeant profiled as curator of NEST14  an independent design exhibition, showcasing 25 Australian designers, among them Andrew Simpson, Porcelain Bear, Anaesthetic, Something Beginning With, Duncan Meerding, Jye Edwards and Christopher Boots.

Read in full HERE

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Interiors Addict blog – interview Anne-Maree Sargeant

Anne-Maree Sargeant, a leading proponent of authentic design, explains fake designer furniture is wrong in that it denies the original designer their rightful earnings, and states the word ‘replica’ takes the soft line.

Read in full HERE.

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INSIDE OUT – AMS 20 years Milan Design Week

INSIDE OUT Trends editor Anne-Maree Sargeant celebrates 20 years of attending Milan Design Week / Salone del Mobile – reporting ‘what’s hot’ and ‘what’s next’ in the top end of the global design industry.












Design editor Jan Henderson interviews Anne-Maree Sargeant about the foundation of the NEST independent design exhibition at designEX. Also featured is lighting designer Christopher Boots, new-comers Daast Studio, & LAB DE STU co-founder Andre Hnatojko. See the full video HERE.

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MICHAEL YOUNG interview by Anne-Maree Sargeant

Debunking made-in-China as a swear word – British designer Michael Young relocated to Hong Kong in 2006, harnessing the industry rich / design poor environment by strategically partnering with dying industries and creating new revenue streams by combining design and industry.

Here in discussion with design commentator and journalist Anne-Maree Sargeant, Young explains how the technology and manufacturing rich region can benefit us all. 


Temple & Webster – My Week in Pictures // July 13 Online

Online e-tail juggernaut Temple & Webster invite AMS to share ‘My Week in Pictures’ an Instagram edit that features curating NEST for designEX Melbourne, interviews with keynote speaker Michael Young, and ends up at HOME at Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Read in full HERE.


Australian Design Review – designEX NEST curated by AMS

Leading design news platform reports on AMS curating NEST design installation at designEX Sydney 2012, designEX Melbourne 2013 & designEx launch for Sydney 2014. Read in full HERE.


Mr Jason Grant – Focus on AMS Creative Space

Snap HQ featured on Mr Jason Grant blog. Read full article HERE.