Harriet Edquist is Professor of Architectural History in the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT University. She has published extensively on Australian architecture, art and design with a particular focus on the twentieth century, and has pioneered studies in the Arts and Crafts movement. Her most recent books are Pioneers of Modernism: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Australia (2008), George Baldessin: Paradox and Persuasion (2009) and Michael O’Connell: The Lost Modernist (2011). Harriet is Foundation Director of the RMIT Design Archives which is a repository of, and supports scholarship on, the heritage of design practices in Melbourne and its region from the twentieth century to the present.Laurene Vaughan is an Associate Professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University and Research Leader within the RMIT Design Research Institute. Between 2005-2010, she was Project Leader and Researcher within ACID (the Australasian CRC for Interaction Design). In 2012, Laurene was invited to the position of Nierenberg Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University. Originally coming from an art and design education background with a major in sculpture, Laurene has melded a career of practicing artist, designer and educator in Australia and internationally. Within her practice, Laurene endeavours to explore and present comment on the interactive and situated nature of human experience, particularly the ways that we create and articulate the experience of place.