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We centre design around the authenticity that people crave

Melbourne based Interior Architecture & Design studio, Mitchell & Eades, combines timeless sophistication with a contemporary vision of human experience.

With studios in Dubai, Hong Kong & Melbourne, we bring global intelligence, and a respect for the local history and culture, to design for three specific audiences – the Guest, the Client and the Operator.

Hotels are – more than ever – influenced by hospitality. It is our job to extend the hospitality experienced in Food and Beverage and Wellness venues throughout entire properties. We are uniquely positioned to offer a luxury and lifestyle design strategy which is truly bespoke.

With a focus on spaces which cannot be tethered to a single point in time, combined with a level of empathy for design which extends far beyond the aesthetic, our knowledge will transcend any expectation – globally.

Mitchell & Eades is represented in seven global cities, with M&E Satellite Office, JV Partnerships and local M&E consultants located in: Melbourne, Sydney, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangkok, Delhi and Dubai.


Sustainability at Mitchell & Eades


Core to Mitchell & Eades is an understanding that form and function should always unite. Mother nature is the ultimate designer, and our ethos is to embed her into each and every one of our designs.

We design with a preference for antimicrobial, locally sourced and sustainable materials – to not only provide longevity – but also reduce our carbon footprint. We create a circular economy for our designs through multiple facets which helps to create our cyclical story.

Discreet technology plays an integral role within our designs, creating an omni-channel approach that provides a seamless guest experience without a damaging impact on the environment. A strong and reliable foundation for any interaction is created through technology, while guests experience human touch on arrival to make their stay memorable.

We firmly believe that sharing sustainability values and activities across our global projects can have far reaching effects.

  • 10+ Hotel Operators
  • 80+ Years
  • 13 Countries
  • 100+ F&B Venues
  • 7 Global Cities with Representation

Hayley Mitchell


Hayley has been lucky enough to spend her career living and designing across three continents; taking inspiration from every street she has walked down and every person she has met.

She takes inspiration from the rich history and iconic architecture of London and New York; arguably, the worlds most eclectic cities; to the high-end luxury of Singapore and Macau and the rich, vibrant colours of Thailand and India.

Samantha Eades


Samantha has 18+ years of experience in the design industry and prides herself in being a Collaborator and Connector of people.

As a human-centric designer, Samantha has a very deep level of empathy and strong instincts when it comes to human thinking.

Working across the globe, she brings a wealth of knowledge to each project.

Katie Slater

Partner - Head of Operations and Development

Hailing from a small country town in Western Australia she has spent the last 20 years moving between Perth, Melbourne and Dubai.

Katie is a corporate executive with experience across retail, leadership training and business development. Passionate about employee engagement, design development and customer service.

Katie’s love for travel and food make her perfectly aligned with everything that Mitchell & Eades create.

Alika Watson

Director MEA

Alika is a dedicated, solution driven, creative interior designer, focused on delivering the highest standard of work to both employer and clients.

Alika has accrued valuable experience collaborating with a notable South African designer with specific attention to furniture & fixture selection and design. Followed by a number of years in the Middle East working for notable, multi-national design studios.

Alika is heading up the M&E Dubai studio working with the likes of Six Senses and One & Only as well as creating some of the most exciting F&B venues Dubai will soon have to offer!

Jenna Madden

Senior Associate

Brisbane born and now Brisbane based. Jenna is heading up our Brisbane studio having lived and worked in Thailand, Singapore and London over the past decade.

Jenna has diverse, hands on experience across Hotels & Hospitality where she has led the design of hugely successful venues including the W Hotel, Sydney, and Havana Social in Bangkok. You will find Jenna equally happy in the studio with the team working methodically through the design process, as well as diverting a crisis in real time on site.

Stef Marsh


Stef has been with Samantha’s team since 2011 and has a Germanic efficiency like nothing else.

Stef is a passionate photographer and finds inspiration through nature and adventure. Working across the globe for the past 9 years on numerous award-winning F&B venues, she brings expert knowledge and variety to each and every client she works with.

Kristian Coronel

Senior Designer

Kristian is an Interior Architect with a wonderful sense of scale and understanding of 3-dimension spaces – his design principles of rhythm and balance are the strength of his designs.

A versatile designer that adapts to the needs of the project – he brings artistry to his work through his hand sketches and design concept presentations.

Deana Buscema

Senior Designer

Versatile and highly in tune with clients briefs, Deana is able to balance design with commercial realities. She loves to draw inspiration from the local and international realms of design, food, culture, travel and fashion to successfully craft interior spaces with equally weighted form, function and unique aesthetics.

Deana is passionate about collaboratively exploring a variety of styles, materials, details , furniture and ways in which to enhance the seamless juxtaposition of architectural elements and decorative features , to deliver harmonious interiors that leave an ever lasting impression and memory.

Sharon Louey-Sheldrick

Senior Designer

Sharon’s unique work experience and passion involves sourcing luxurious custom materials and finishes, finding unique objects and art and developing bespoke furniture pieces, which has involved collaboration with manufacturers, furniture makers, craftsmen & artists from all around the world.

Rekha Karumanchi

Senior Designer

Rekha is an accomplished Designer with over 15 years of strong experience in Hotel and luxury residential interior projects.

With an Interior Design and Civil Engineering background, she has excellent knowledge of construction drawings and site coordination and is a fundamental part of our team in guiding technical and Architectural design aspects.

Manav Tomar

Senior Designer

Manav is a versatile designer with 15+ years of proficient knowledge and experience. With a qualification in Architecture, he has successfully worked on projects & designs that are responsive to the contemporary conditions of life, work, and play.

With an international work experience across three continents, India, UAE & Australia, he has delivered highly successful projects in diverse market sectors including hospitality, multi-residential and commercial.

Entrepreneur, DJ & a proud father – Manav also sprinkles environmental kindness to everyone through his custom design greeting card business!

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