About

We offer you a unique and integrated end-to-end interior design and architecture service that is client responsive.

Our studio provides elegant, customised architecture, interiors, décor and object design that amplifies and empowers clients to thrive in healthy home, wellbeing and work environments.

Based in Melbourne, the design and architecture studio draws on Director and Interior Designer/Architect, Melanie Beynon’s extensive catalogue of high-end local and international retail, residential and hospitality experience, garnered during 20 years working in interior design and 10 years in architecture.

In the tradition of Melanie’s previous award-winning work with design partnership Meme, Melanie Beynon Architecture & Design continues to offer clients healthy, innovative and integrative solutions for a range of design projects, including compact living, wellness centres, hotel, retail and hospitality.

Our studio builds on established working relationships. Our close-knit team has spent the past 3–5 years collaborating on many projects at the award-winning design studio Meme.

How we work

With a proven track record of rigorous research, clear communication and creative and timeless designs that unite tradition and innovation, we provide sustainable built solutions that transform spaces and elevate occupants’ moods and lifestyle.

As a small studio, we pride ourselves on providing a personalised service that is efficient, responsive and centers around listening to and integrating each client’s vision and aspirations. Our established team has been recognised for its exceptional client service.

Seamlessly combining classic and contemporary design that engages the senses, the studio is uniquely placed. We have the ability to draw on a catalogue of award-winning local and international design project experience.

Our services

Our experienced team has a proven track record of successfully delivering full interior design and/or architecture services for a variety of projects that meet different client needs.

As registered architects and building practitioners we can fulfill building permit applications and contract administration services.

As part of our integrated service we also offer:
— master and strategic planning
— concept, research and design development
— town planning applications and permits
— contract documentation 2D and 3D packages
— onsite administration.

About Melanie Beynon

Melanie Beynon began her career with David Collins Studio in London, working on high-end retail, residential and hospitality designs for high-profile chefs Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White and Giorgio Locatelli. She also worked on projects for quality food retailer EAT, High Street retail outlet Jaeger and Madonna.

Melanie worked for Melbourne designer Chris Connell where she collaborated on several hospitality, retail and residential projects, including Heide’s MOMA café and Café Vue for Shannon Bennett, Carousel in Albert Park and the award-winning Prince of Wales Wine Store.

Melanie has spent the past 10 years working in partnership with designer Megan Hounslow at Meme Design, working on significant buildings, high-end residential, retail and hospitality designs. These include, The Prince of Wales Hotel, Circa and bar, AERIAL, Amaru and groundbreaking wellness project Willow. This project allowed Meme to explore how design can actively contribute to human health, performance and wellbeing. The project integrated advanced air purification systems, acoustic treatments and low-toxicity building materials to promote restoration and wellness as part of a truly holistic experience.