a brave application of the past
our dreams for the future
the spontaneity of the present
Driven by design principal Melissa Collison's extensive experience, raw rebellious streak, and deep sense of fun and optimism, our interiors encapsulate historical and avant-garde beauty to create what is now.
Melissa Collison Design is chiefly recognised for producing confident, authentic and life-enhancing interiors – spaces that are imbued with feeling and soul, and alive with a sensuous nature. The studio offers a bespoke service to select clients across hospitality, high-end residential, medium-density residential, retail and commercial projects.
Melissa Collison Design facilitates its clients’ visions by providing a full design service, from inspired concept design, documentation and council approvals, through to on-site management, custom furniture design and bespoke interior decor, to uniforms and branding. Our in-house team of dedicated and passionate designers and artists are ready to collaborate with architects, artists, suppliers and others in the architecture, landscape architecture and design industries. We take pride in delivering highly tailored professional service, which stands apart for its visual richness, exceptional attention to detail and technical integrity.
Hospitality design is a key specialty for the practice. In addition to supplying full detailing and documentation for the interior design, the team also develops original bar and restaurant concepts for each client. Melissa and her team travel extensively internationally to forecast trends, research food and beverage cultures and develop ideas. In the past 18 months, research trips have been conducted in Milan, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kyoto, New York and Los Angeles, for projects across Australia and Asia.
2017 EAT DRINK DESIGN AWARDS
Shortlist - Best Restaurant Design: Madame Shanghai, Hyde Park
Shortlist - Best Restaurant Design: Fratelli Fresh, Melbourne
2017 INTERIOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Shortlist - Hospitality: The Cut, Melbourne
2017 BELLE COCO REPUBLIC INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS
Finalist - Hospitality Interior: The Cut, Melbourne
2017 AUSTRALIAN INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS
Shortlist - Hospitality Design: Sake, Flinders Lane
2016 EAT DRINK DESIGN AWARDS
Shortlist - Best Restaurant Design: Sake Flinders Lane
2015 AUSTRALIAN INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS
Shortlist - Hospitality Design: Sake, Double Bay
Shortlist - Hospitality Design: Swine & Co, Sydney
2014 EAT DRINK DESIGN AWARDS
Shortlist - Best Restaurant Design: Swine & Co, Sydney