The PLEAT Collection. Bamboo outdoor decor by Adam Robinson, shot by ess.creative

ess.creative tells beautiful stories with captivating photography and engaging words. Focusing on the interiors and homes sector, our work is regularly published in the magazines you know and love. Our client list includes interior designers, architects, builders, landscape designers, and boutique brands and makers. 

Collaborating with a network of talented stylists, writers, photographers, videographers and social media geniuses, ess.creative is dedicated to producing stunning content that inspires and delights. 

ess.creative is based in Sydney, Australia, but we are always keen to pack up the gear and travel for a shoot. In fact, we absolutely love an adventure.  

Sue Stubbs / Photographer & ess.creative founder 

Sue is rarely seen without a camera. She is an established photographer who started in advertising and pivoted to editorial after she had children. Today, Sue works across all aspects of photography, and she is as just at home in the studio as she is on location. She is a master of light and will go to great lengths to get the best shot. 

Sue's work has been featured in Australian and international publications, including Vogue, UK Homes & Garden, Living Etc and Country Style. She has contributed to books published by the likes of Thames & Hudson, Murdoch and Hardie Grant, and she has created images for many well known brands, including Mercedes, Bunnings, Westpac and Jamacia Blue.

Samantha Torrisi / Interior Stylist 


Formally trained in interior design, with years of design and property styling under her belt, Samantha has flourished as an interior stylist who creates for brands, designers, architects, and the hospitality and publishing industries.


Cutting her teeth working as a styling assistant for the who’s who of the Australian interiors industry, Samantha now collaborates with the likes of Mercedes, Temple & Webster, Accor Hotel Group, InterContinental Hotels Group and Bunnings. Her editorial styling credits include House & Garden, Home Beautiful, Inside Out and Belle. 


Samantha expertly, and effortlessly, balances texture, colour and form, and she embraces a clean, timeless aesthetic. Her finely attuned attention to detail and appreciation of beautiful design underpins all that she creates.