Like many parents with school-aged children, Melissa Allen Black, founder and CEO of Honeycombers, had to deal with her kids catching head lice. Dissatisfied with her experience of going to salons to remedy the situation, she sought to create an establishment that offers a supportive and comforting experience. “The nature of the design elevates the experience for our clients and turns an unfortunate situation into a pleasant one,” Black says. (According to some reports, head lice has become an epidemic in teenagers, too.)
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Join AFAR’s founders and editors at the AFAR Experiences event this May 6-9 in Sydney, Australia. The event promises to bring travelers beneath the surface of Sydney for four days of celebration, discovery and connection with high-profile locals in the worlds of art, architecture, food, design, business and politics. Check out the full itinerary here. Qantas Airways and Tourism Australia have partnered with AFAR Media to make the event possible.
Here are some itinerary highlights:
Meet Wendy Whiteley, who will take us on a private tour of the magnificent garden space that she has transformed from a garbage dump into a tranquil public sanctuary.
Spend the afternoon with owner Sasha Titchkosky at the Koskela workshop space, and get hands-on instruction in aboriginal crafting, lomography, and more.
Michael Mobbs, a top Sydney architect, will take us on a personal tour of his completely autonomous and sustainable home.
Take a behind the scenes studio tour at Dinosaur Designs with General Manager Richard Brooks, and meet the designers and stylists behind this design-forward shop.
Enjoy time with local celebrity chef and television personality Matt Moran at his 'garden to kitchen' concept restaurant, Chiswick.