David has worked in the interior design industry for more than 30 years. As Editor-in- Chief of Vogue Living Australia (2003–2012. In 2012, David was appointed International Editorial Consultant to Condé Nast for the launch of AD (Architectural Digest) China. In 2016, he was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia Hall of Fame. In 2018 he was made an Honouree of the Australian Design Centre, and in 2019 he served on the board of directors of the Design Institute of Australia.