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Design the way you want to live..

 
 

Established in 2010, Concept Design Colour Finish is a Melbourne based boutique interior design studio.

Our interior designers are qualified professionals who are committed to creating beautiful, functional spaces which reflect on our client’s personality and style.

We believe a successful design not only has to look amazing and be the envy of all your friends, but it also needs to fit in with your lifestyle and provide enjoyment for years to come.

Let us 'listen' to you along the design process and create a space which is specifically tailored to you and your lifestyle.

 
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Concept Design Colour Finish cover all aspects of interior design and decoration within the residential, multi-residential and commercial sectors.

We provide extensive knowledge within our field and work alongside private clients, developers and industry professionals who require a designer’s touch to complement their current projects.

 

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How can we help?

 

Interior Design

Good interior design must be functional, beautiful, attainable, and will simplify one’s life in order to be successful. Whether you require a new design concept for an entire project, modernise your kitchen/ bathroom design for an upcoming renovation or help to execute a new scheme to refresh a space, we offer custom design packages which are tailored to our client's needs and budget.


Interior Decoration

It can often be difficult picking the right colours and finishes to suit your home with Concept DCF you can rest assured the outcome will be exactly as you imagined. We can help you refine any options you may be considering, find complementary pieces for your existing scheme and furnishings or work with you to create a new and exciting area of your home. With an option of fixed price/ hourly rates, you control how much you want to spend on your consultation.


Property Styling

Property styling is essential to maximise your property's potential. If executed correctly it’s known to streamline the marketing process, increase buyer interest and ultimately promote the best outcome for your investment. Concept DCF provides tailored styling packages with selected furniture, artwork and accessories on a rental arrangement to suit your property and marketing campaign. Our stylists are able to identify your property's best-suited target market and draw on their design background to deliver a property dressed to stand out from the rest.


External Specifications

In order to cover all aspects of your external facades and spaces, we believe the ideal design team consists of both an architect and an interior designer. On your next residential/ development project let our interior designers draw on their experience and expertise to create an innovative exterior, which not only complements the founding design of your building but sets the correct scheme to flow into your interiors.


Joinery Design

Are you after custom joinery? Its all in the detail.. we design custom joinery, specify every component and can arrange quotations for manufacture and installation, so the entire process is covered. If you wish we can oversee the project or simply hand over the plans for you to follow up with your preferred joiner. What's really important is that clients love their design and experience a stress-free build for their kitchen and/or bathroom renovation.


Colour Consultation

Colour is a very important element of interior design, it has the power to transform a space and manipulate the confines of a room all by itself. When successfully choosing the correct colours for a space it is essential to have an idea in advance of what you are trying to achieve. Experimenting with colour is exciting, although it can be extremely complex and requires confidence to achieve a successful outcome. If you’re unsure a quick consultation with one of our interior designers will ensure the best outcome and put your mind at ease.


Drafting

Our interior designers are trained to use the latest software programs and can convert your project into realistic 3D renders. We also offer a complete drafting service and have an in-depth understanding of the relevant information required for construction issued drawings. With drafting services being specifically tailored to your needs we can offer competitive pricing to all sized projects.


Selection Center

Our design studio offers a one-stop location for selections of the latest materials and finishes available in the industry. The product offering is designed to streamline the selection process for our clients and our interior designers will carefully guide you through the design and interior selection process all while defining your personalised style. Our design centre features an exceptional selection of top-quality interior/ exterior finishes and materials, all of which can be supplied upon request.


Furniture Design and Manufacture

If you’re tired of looking for something similar to that special piece you saw when travelling overseas or unable to fit a standard sized item into an awkward space, we can help! Our designers can meet with you in our studio or onsite and provide a custom-designed piece of furniture built locally in Melbourne by reputable manufacturers.


Window Treatments

Enhance the aesthetics of your windows and complete the overall look of your space by engaging us to design and supply custom made to measure window treatments. Our treatments look stunning, are competitively priced and backed by manufacturer warranty.


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Our Team

 
 
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Mandy Meuwissen
Principal

With over 15 years of interior design experience, Mandy has built a strong reputation within the design industry. Her involvement in diverse projects across all aspects of design gives her the ability to adapt to project constraints and achieve the perfect result, every time.

Her grounded approach to client relationships ensures the studio is an approachable environment to discuss design briefs and develop an interior specifically tailored to the client and their lifestyle.

With a strong focus on sustainable design, she loves to base her work on a neutral pallet of natural stone, timber veneers, speciality paints and selected pieces that create a well resolved, calm interior.

When she is not obsessing over the latest interior trends out of Milan she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

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Senka Sestan
Senior Interior architect

After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture, and Bachelor of Planning and Design, from Melbourne University, Senka went on an overseas trip that lasted 12 years.

During this time she gained experience working on various multi-use projects in Europe, gaining valuable design insight -particularly in retail and residential design.

Upon returning to Melbourne, she rediscovered her love for interior design and prides herself on her skills for creating beautiful and functional spaces that are as individual as each of her clients.

She believes in designing with longevity, creating beautiful solutions that make sense.

A lover of practical luxury, she believes every design element needs to have a purpose.

When she's not working, she may be laughing at British and Irish stand -up comedy, on a leisurely bike ride, or making friends a coffee with her difficult, but shiny La Pavoni.

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Alex Shimmin
Senior interior stylist

Alex has practised as an Interior Stylist, Interior Decorator and Visual Merchandiser in Melbourne for the past 13 years.

Alex’s interior style is an extremely unique blend of laid-back functionality and the contemporary trend-setting of the Melbourne design scene.

Alex champions design that will stand the test of time. She feels that creativity begins with a blank canvas and loves to decorate with colour while bringing the outdoors in.

Bright, colourful spaces and eclectic collections of art and objects are what Alex is all about.

Artists that she gains inspiration from are Jai Vasicek, Brent Rosenberg, Lamai Anne, Lisa La Pointe, Lucas Grogan, and Antionette Ferwerda.

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Annaliese Edwards
Interior Designer

Annaliese has a sharp eye for all things beautiful. Interior Design is and always has been Annaliese’s passion.

Her relaxed demeanour often lends itself to a well thought out and considered design approach, which has resulted in a portfolio of varying styles of interior design.

Her interest and talent in the field of visual arts assist Annaliese in creating new and innovative concepts. She brings a fresh approach to design, priding herself on her ability to create unique environments that are specific to each individual client’s brief.

Annaliese likes to go above and beyond her client’s expectations, whilst focusing on the importance of building strong client relationships.

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Cetti Germano
Interior Designer

Cetti loves everything to do with colour, pattern and texture.

She is passionate about design and enjoys delving through our libraries, contemplating all possible combinations to deliver our clients a home that is on-trend but specific to them.

She loves pushing the boundaries and helping clients see what can be achieved when design takes a creative approach.

Cetti takes pleasure in discovering new materials and has an incredible appetite for introducing them into her projects just the right way.

For her, It's important that NO project is ever the same.

Cetti also loves music, especially the Blues.

 
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Every project is unique, but they all have one thing in common; our approach.

 


 

Brief – It’s important to create a brief both for us and our clients. Knowing what you are wanting to achieve with clear objectives, we want to know everything.

Budget – Can be a tricky one. There are so many variables however it’s a good idea to have a figure in mind when starting your project.

Design – The design phase often occurs in stages. It is a process and clients are kept up to date and informed along the way. Our designs are a response to meet our client needs.

Experience - We work with you to achieve your vision and pride ourselves on seeing each project through to completion. We are here to answer your questions along the way and provide our experience when called upon.

Collaboration – Concept DCF successfully works alongside architects, builders, cabinetmakers, and tradesmen to ensure a high level of finish on each project.

 
 

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Design Studio

Shop 3, 207-211 Buckley Street
Essendon, Vic, 3040

 

 

 
 

Contact

info@conceptdcf.com
(03) 9337 6886