HENRY FRANCIS

Director

The Studio was founded by Henry Francis in 2004, focusing on Residential Architectural projects and Interior Design.

An university graduate of both Architecture and Industrial Design, Henry's understanding of Design and Interiors combine to create meaningful, expressive and elegant spatial experiences. 

Henry's refined detail and dramatic use of materials has become a hallmark of the studio.  Influenced by Henry's background, his interiors are carefully curated with custom Furniture, Joinery, fittings and fixtures, mixed with furniture classics, Art and decor pieces that make each project unique.

SONYA PLETES

Creative Director

An internationally acclaimed, award winning Designer, Photographic Artist and Art Director, Sonya's background in Fashion, Publishing and Art brings a highly creative perspective to our work.
Sonyas personal product range has sold internationally through Galleries and Department stores such as MCA Sydney and Fortnum & Mason London.

In 2015, Sonyas Signature Rug Range with International design house Moooi launched at the Milan Salone, represented locally by Space Furniture.

Sonya sets the visual direction of our Interiors, Furniture and Product ranges to ensure that conversations between creativity and materiality are fully explored.
As a Designer, Sonya brings a visionary eye to the practice, with her influence leading to both international and local design award recognition.

Together, the practice has evolved to include the design of country & coastal residences, luxury Equestrian stables, Commercial spaces, Showrooms, Multi-Residential apartment interiors, Lobbies & Display suites, Furniture design and production, with signature pieces, lighting and interior accessories crafted specifically for each project. 

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