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Doherty Design Studio

Doherty Design Studio is a multi-disciplinary design practice based in Melbourne. The studio creates tailored residential and commercial environments from concept through to completion throughout Australia.

The studio draws on the strength of its professional inhouse team and collaborations with some of Australia’s leading creatives. It aims to enhance an interior experience through intuitive, holistic design principles and bespoke finishes that express individuality.

Mardi Doherty- Director

Mardi has worked with some of the best residential and commercial firms in Australia and overseas. Her portfolio includes concept and multiple retail fit-outs for international brand Paul & Joe (Australia), Diesel (UK and Europe) through the Conran Group; an interior for Madonna’s London home in Belgravia; fashion brand Flower (Australia), and a retail concept and roll-outs for Victoria’s Secret New York through the much-lauded David Collins Architecture studio.

Approach

Principle characteristics of Doherty Design Studio’s approach are:


Brief  – a crucial early step to planning is to thoroughly familiarise ourselves with the client brief. Alternatively – in collaboration with the client – allow the brief to evolve.
Design – each phase of the design process is rigorously researched and documented. Clients are kept up-to-date and informed at every stage.
Budget – a sound understanding of the importance of budget constraints and implementing strategies to achieve a successful aesthetic result inline with the budget demands of each project.
Authenticity – a unique design response is tailored to meet the needs of each client whether it’s – lifestyle, retail, hospitality and/or branding.
Environment – we place a strong emphasis on ecologically and socially aware design.
Experience – our experienced team takes pride in seeing each project through to its completion, ensuring design integrity is preserved from the beginning to the end.
Collaboration – Doherty Design Studio has a strong history of collaboration, successfully working with architects, builders, cabinet-makers, engineers and graphic designers, ensuring a seamless construction/branding phase and cohesive outcome for each project.

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  • Dining nook at our Beechworth farmhouse project. 📷 @derek_swalwell, styling @jess_lillico #dohertydesignstudio
    4 days ago

    Dining nook at our Beechworth farmhouse project. 📷 @derek_swalwell, styling @jess_lillico #dohertydesignstudio

  • We are thrilled that construction has started on this renovation- a cracker 1980's Peter McIntyre designed home. So many of the original elements to be retained and embraced, including this wonderful triangular glass feature that acts as the spine of the home. @arialexander @north_building_group @benscott_design #dohertydesignstudio
    11 days ago

    We are thrilled that construction has started on this renovation- a cracker 1980's Peter McIntyre designed home. So many of the original elements to be retained and embraced, including this wonderful triangular glass feature that acts as the spine of the home. @arialexander @north_building_group @benscott_design #dohertydesignstudio

  • A recently completed project we were involved with, Empire Apartments in Elizabeth St. This tower has extensive communal resident facilities, including pool, communal dining space, library, yoga room. Tenants will be treated to salsa classes, language and cooking classes- an impressive way to build a community within a 62 level tower. This is a snippet from the dining room on Level 31. With @hayball_arch @heckerguthrie @pdsgroup @probuildconstructions #dohertydesignstudio
    17 days ago

    A recently completed project we were involved with, Empire Apartments in Elizabeth St. This tower has extensive communal resident facilities, including pool, communal dining space, library, yoga room. Tenants will be treated to salsa classes, language and cooking classes- an impressive way to build a community within a 62 level tower. This is a snippet from the dining room on Level 31. With @hayball_arch @heckerguthrie @pdsgroup @probuildconstructions #dohertydesignstudio

  • Serene and bold finishes for a new project, we cannot wait to see this renovation commence construction #dohertydesignstudio
    18 days ago

    Serene and bold finishes for a new project, we cannot wait to see this renovation commence construction #dohertydesignstudio

  • Site visit today to our converted church project, the white steel windows are in and painting is nearly completed #dohertydesignstudio
    19 days ago

    Site visit today to our converted church project, the white steel windows are in and painting is nearly completed #dohertydesignstudio

  • An afternoon spent wandering through the gardens and Heide ll gallery @heidemoma, such a rich, inspiring place. Thanks for a gorgeous afternoon @jadeehutch @jardanfurniture @nina_provan @kateleestylist
    25 days ago

    An afternoon spent wandering through the gardens and Heide ll gallery @heidemoma, such a rich, inspiring place. Thanks for a gorgeous afternoon @jadeehutch @jardanfurniture @nina_provan @kateleestylist