Mary is an Interior Designer and was one of the inaugural inductees into the Design Institute of Australia Hall of Fame. Mary was the life and design partner of Grant Featherston which included collaborations with iconic Australian mid-century architects Robin Boyd and Roy Grounds. Mary is also an influential and sometimes controversial designer of child-centred learning environments and is a Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia and a Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne. While Mary retired from commercial design practice in 2012 she continues to be involved in school design research projects, university teaching and with her advocacy for children and good design through the Reggio Emilia Australia Information Foundation and the Robin Boyd Foundation.
Design educators of all levels and anyone responsible for refurbishment or design of teaching and learning spaces such as Principals and Directors of Teaching and Learning.
Many thanks to Silver Sponsor Radford College for their generosity in supporting Mary’s visit to DESIGN Canberra 2017.