AMS wears multiple hats in the design industry - as journalist she was editor-at-large of BELLE, and founder of ID.x THE SNAP COLLECTIVE an independent Australian designer platform.
After design studies at RMIT, AMS worked as an interior designer at BATES SMART Melbourne, and DEGW, & WOLFF OLLINS in London prior to relocating to Sydney where she was instrumental in founding the SPACE FURNITURE network for founder Kevin Jarrett.
Commemorating a 20-year milestone AMS rebranded her marketing agency AMS pty ltd. as THE SNAP COLLECTIVE, collaborating with designers, design brands and events of broad reaching creative initiatives.
As a journalist, AMS has been widely published, as trends editor for INSIDE OUT for more than a decade, editor at large of BELLE for 5 years and contributing editor to MONOCLE and SURFACE USA / SURFACE ASIA.
AMS launched THE SNAP ASSEMBLY blog in 2010, a curated selection of art, design and other cool stuff.
In association with VIVID SYDNEY - AMS is hosting GET REAL - DON'T BE FAKE!! - a constructive discussion on how to protect original furniture and lighting designs; and HANDMADE-BACK TO WHERE WE STARTED? Probing how the proliferation of mass-produced products have seen a rise in the importance of handmade, artisanal products and a return to craftsmanship
GET REAL talks will continue nationally to support original design.