photograph of Pia Jane Bijkerk by Natalie McComas
Pia Jane Bijkerk is an internationally acclaimed stylist, photographer, and author interested in nature and interiors. She uses her home as her workshop and her explorations as inspiration, and delights in stepping off the beaten path to discover the unexpected for her readers. As a stylist, photographer and writer she has worked around the world for the likes of Country Style, Home Beautiful, Vogue Entertaining + Travel, Gourmet Traveller, Delia Smith, Real Simple, Saatchi and Saatchi, David Jones, Qantas, Tommy Hilfiger and Philips. She has been interviewed and featured in Martha Stewart Living, Frankie, Peppermint magazine, Inside Out, Belle, Town & Country, Anthology, and Elle Interior just to name a few. She is the author and photographer of Paris: Made by Hand (2009), Amsterdam: Made by Hand (2010), My Heart Wanders (2011) and in 2013 established her publishing company Par Cœur Press which released her fourth book Little Treasures: Made by Hand. She also wrote a monthly column for Australia’s Country Style Magazine, along with being the magazine’s resident blogger during that same year. In 2012 Pia became a mother to her baby girl Laly. She is currently working on her next book and after working in Paris and living on a houseboat in Amsterdam for five years, she is now based in Sydney, Australia. This is her blog where she shares her latest work, discoveries, life experiences and creative endeavours.