Mim Design is a multi-disciplinary practice located in South Yarra, Australia. The studio presently consists of a team of creative individuals who share design expertise and inspiration through a wide range of skills such as interior architecture design, exterior design, custom furniture and industrial design, styling, creative brand direction and architectural integration.

With a collaborative approach the studio environment achieves a strong pool of idea formulation, conception and production through to documentation and final construction, favouring client involvement as well as associated consultants when delivering projects. Mim Design’s principles are that of quality, custom design and timeless nature. The knowledge basis of the team, with individual interests, creates versatility and flexibility, as well as a new way of thinking for every project to maximize inspiration, achievement and excitement.

PRINCIPAL

MIRIAM FANNING

With over 20 year experience as an Interior designer, Miriam has built a strong reputation in the design industry. Miriam has been involved in many types of design projects ranging from residential both individual and multi, through to hospitality, hotel, retail and large scale retail. Miriam, the founding director of Mim Design, believes in continually being inspired by surrounding environments and seeks a strong sense of design and rational use of purpose for each individual project. Her ability to nurture and meld client relationships ensures the studio is an approachable environment for both clients and the team at Mim Design. Miriam’s passion for visually exploring and achieving high quality standards ensures each project is well considered, crafted and designed for a reason.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

EMMA MAHLOOK

Emma joined Mim Design in 2012 following six years at another leading Melbourne design studio. Appointed Creative Director in 2016, Emma’s approach to design is creating spaces that are unique to each individual client by having reason and a strong philosophy that is relevant to her client. Emma’s work consists of a highly considered design approach with her ability to ensure each project will stand the test of time. Her wealth of experience across the high-end retail, hospitality and residential sectors cover an extraordinary portfolio of projects. Emma is known for her exemplary management of client relationships as well as her highly creative ability to visualise spaces and concepts which complement her great technical ability to resolve details.

ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT

LUCA VEZZOSI

Luca joins us as an Associate Architect with over 10 years’ experience, including 5 years with an iconic Melbourne architecture firm working locally and nationally. Luca had an early education in fine-arts which sparked his interest for the crafted and the hand-made. This is evident in his attention to technical detailing and construction knowledge developed through experience and across a variety of scale and typology of buildings. Luca’s innate attitude towards thorough problem solving in design and technical skills makes him a dedicated architect, able to carry a project from concept through to occupation. With his proven presence and deliverables on projects, Luca is fastidious in not only getting the details right, but also the assembly of architecture precise for its inhabitants.

ASSOCIATE INTERIOR DESIGNER

KRISTIINA REEVE

Kristiina’s reputation working in high-end residential projects has been well documented in the media.  Her passion lies in this sector and after joining Mim Design in 2013 she has formed strong client relationships and developed an appreciation for a refined and well considered design approach.  Recently appointed to the position of Associate Interior Designer, Kristiina has enjoyed new challenges and opportunities working on various hotel, retail, residential and multi-residential projects.

ASSOCIATE INTERIOR DESIGNER

STEPHEN TIEPPO

Stephen joined our team in early 2019. He met Mim when they worked together at the same design practice over 20 years ago. Since then, Stephen has worked in high-end residential, hotel, hospitality and retail projects at several design and architectural offices, large and small. He brings to the practice further design appreciation and finesse and combines this with a practical knowledge of construction, management and delivery of projects.

ASSOCIATE INTERIOR DESIGNER

CHARLOTTE MCGILL

After joining Mim Design in 2015 Charlotte has established herself as an integral member of the interior architecture team. Her passion for design is infectious. With a unique ability to connect people with places, her conceptual style enables the client to express their vision in a way they never realised. With an eye for spatial planning, Charlotte’s technical ability and on-site prowess sees her delivering projects to an exceptional, award-winning standard.

THE TEAM

Mim Design is a multi-disciplinary practice located in South Yarra. The studio presently consists of a team of creative individuals who share design expertise and inspiration through a wide range of skills such as interior design, custom furniture and industrial design, styling, creative brand direction, environmental graphic application and architectural integration. With a collaborative approach the studio environment achieves a strong pool of idea formulation, conception and production through to documentation and final construction, favouring client involvement as well as associated consultants when delivering projects. Mim Design’s principles are that of quality, custom design and timeless nature. The knowledge basis of the team, with individual interests, creates versatility and flexibility, as well as a new way of thinking for every project to maximize inspiration, achievement and excitement.