Maddison Costello

Writer / Digital Editor

Location icon Australia

Portfolio
Myer Emporium
08/29/2016
In bed with Kylie Minogue

The Australian icon-turned-homewares designer talks to Myer Emporium about designing for Kylie at Home, her own home inspiration and the importance of a good night's sleep. Who is your target audience for Kylie at Home? Anyone who loves a bit of glamour or is looking for something a little different.

Myer Emporium
Jennifer Hawkins on life, love and 10 years with Myer

The star of Myer's biggest ever spring fashion launch, Jennifer Hawkins took time out to chat to Emporium about her beauty routine, her favourite moments as the face of Myer, and time out with her man.

Myer Emporium
06/15/2016
The Bachelor's Sam Wood shares his strategy for Dry July

This July, Sam Wood is joining thousands of Australians challenging their relationship with alcohol and raising money to support those affected by cancer. We spoke to the recently engaged health and fitness heavyweight about his strategy for Dry July, the best way to celebrate without reaching for a drink, and enlisting the help of fiancée Snezana.

Open Colleges
12/01/2015
Inside the Designer's Studio: Barney Cools | Open Colleges

Barney Cools has a name for this lifestyle: "Poolside Etiquette". It's the title of their debut collection and the brand's unofficial motto. Conjuring images of floating lilos and drinks with cocktail umbrellas, Poolside Etiquette is the daydream that inspires BC's summer-proof threads.

Myer Emporium
09/06/2016
Meet the world's only three Michelin-starred woman chef

A self-taught, three Michelin-star chef; Anne-Sophie Pic is a game changer in the culinary world. To celebrate her collaboration with heritage cutlery brand André Verdier, we chat to the game-changing French entrepreneur about her own story and the future of women in the kitchen. When did you realise you wanted to be a chef?

Myer Emporium
09/14/2016
How to talk wine with a sommelier

The right wine has the power to take a meal to the next level. It can be the difference between an unremarkable dinner and something you talk about for weeks. Good advice from a restaurant's sommelier is the easiest way to get on this level, but the posturing and pretence that we associate with the wine world can make some of us uneasy about asking for guidance.

Myer Emporium
06/16/2017
Wine 101 with Sarah Burvill, winemaker

Even if you know your Gris from your Grigio, the world of wine can feel tricky and intimidating to navigate. Should you swirl? What glass should you use? Is the sommelier judging you?

Opencolleges
11/12/2015
Should Creative People Study Business? | Open Colleges

Andy Warhol once claimed that "good business is the best art", and considering he was worth more than US$220 million when he died in 1987, he might have been on to something. While it's traditional to keep commercial and artistic concerns separate, having even a basic understanding of business principles can be an enormous help for creative types in launching, marketing and growing their projects.

Myeremporium
Jennifer Hawkins on life, love and 10 years with Myer

The star of Myer's biggest everspring fashion launch, Jennifer Hawkins took time out to chat to Emporium about her beauty routine, her favourite moments as the face of Myer, and time out with her man.