From left: Rachel, Betsy and Melissa
Melissa lives and breathes design, honing her talent over ten years as Creative Director for some of Australia’s best known lifestyle magazines, including House & Garden, Prevention and Notebook. Her passion for publishing began during her time producing cookbooks for the delicious. brand.
Since founding King Street Press, in 2014, she has overseen its expansion into brand creation, web design, retail packaging and signage and publishing services for clients.
A fine arts graduate, Melissa exhibits her own photography and is an avid reader on every aspect of art-making, design and creative industry.
In everything she does, Melissa’s goal is to help creative prosper. For artists, entrepreneurs, authors and craftspeople, Melissa knows just how valuable good design can be.
Rachel is the ultimate multi-hyphenate, a graphic designer, slash brand strategist, slash interior architect who began her career in the film industry.
Prior to joining King Street Press, Rachel ran her own Interior Design business, Nook Creative, that remodelled multi-million dollar properties in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. Earlier she was part of the award-winning team at Coop Creative, creating beautiful spaces for private and public clients and was part of the rebrand of the McDonalds chain of restaurants.
To create compelling brand identities for her clients, Rachel draws on her unique combination of design savvy, commercial understanding and technical expertise, and follows the principles of User Experience Design.
As a maker, Rachel creates pieces for the home, using her own pattern design, and will soon release a range of concept lighting.
Born in New Zealand, Rachel travels back to Auckland on a regular basis for work and play.
Rewinding Kids Australia
UnF*ck your Finances
Humans of Newtown
Leonard the Lyrebird
How to Recycle your feelings
Kiama Passport for Kids
Books & Magazines
Aus House & Garden