STYLE. BEAUTY. LIFE. CULTURE. & The Spaces Between

Hello and welcome to Badlands Journal – a premium digital publication brought to you by leading Australian creatives. Based in Sydney, Badlands Journal is Australian at heart, with an international outlook. We aim to innovate, and to inspire our readers with a premium selection of fashion & lifestyle content delivered in a sophisticated, accessible format. With digital issues published quarterly, and a website for your day to day reads, Badlands Journal is your new (virtual) best friend. Happy browsing!

Meet the team

Talisa Sutton


Talisa is a former graphic designer and content manager turned style influencer with an undying love for magazines. After co-founding Badlands Studio with her husband, Rohan Peterson, the duo had a vision to create their own digital publication – Badlands Journal. Talisa has independently worked with leading local and international brands to produce creative content, campaigns and editorial, and devotes her time to Badlands Journal and Badlands Studio while travelling between Sydney, the US and Europe.

Rohan Peterson

Creative Director

With a background in art direction for luxury brands and premium titles, Rohan enjoys typography, a good book, technology and the colour black. When he’s not busy art directing shoots, laying out pages for the journal, or working on projects through Badlands Studio, you’ll find Ro travelling, painting or watching videos of robots. True story.