Know The Art: Interview with Rhiannon Orr

Rhi & Matt Orr

Rhiannon Orr; Mother, Creator and Interior Designer. Based in Melbourne, Rhi honed her craft at the famed interior design studio Hecker Guthrie before freelancing and then opening up her own company Design Orr Build with her builder and carpenter husband, Matt. A positive energy follows Rhiannon everywhere she goes, read her interview with Greenwood to see why.

“I feel like I’m on this really inspiring, interesting and evolving path at the moment, with lots of creative people popping into my everyday awareness.”

Yourself in three words?

Optimistic, Empathetic, Dreamer

Something you love, and something you fear?

I love weekend brunches with my four boys (hubby, 2 boys + rotti)

I fear growing old and realizing I spent too much time and energy on the ‘small stuff’ and not the meaningful stuff.

 Rhiannon and Matt's Ringwood East Home. Via  Homes to Love

Rhiannon and Matt's Ringwood East Home. Via Homes to Love

Invite three people to dinner living or dead who would they be and why?

Renae Sayers (a dear friend), Kaela Hilton (a dear friend), and Jacqui Lewis (my meditation teacher) : for deep philosophical chats about the human pyshche and their contributions to making the world a better place.

Greatest mentor or influence?

All three of the above. And my mum.

What are you working on at this moment?

Our 60’s beach house renovation. That’s where you will find my mind 23 hours of the day at the moment!

Last thought you wrote down?

Today’s to do list. And a fact that intrigued me, that essential oils ‘are 70 x more potent than the plant they come from' - Megan Larsen, Sodashi

Get in contact with Rhiannon here, and see her talent for yourself here.