We are a small team of dynamic and passionate creatives and project managers. We believe close working partnerships are at the heart of successful projects. We are versatile, detail focussed and hands on.
Cara is a founder of Made For and is recognised as an impactful emerging designer in the industry. With her work on large-scale projects across commercial, hospitality and residential channels, she has gained an understanding of design beyond its simplest forms, fully comprehending how design impacts budget, timeline and how best to adhere to this while executing a vision to its full potential. It is this knowledge that makes Cara a true client-centric designer who values the crucial balance between form and function. Cara delivers projects with clarity and is made for innovation.
Mitchell founded Made For in 2016. Having grown up with a father who worked as a joiner and carpenter, Mitchell was working alongside him as a labourer on projects all over Melbourne from the age of 10. These early years on site gave way for a love of seeing projects flourish from their initial stages of development to final delivery and execution.
Mitchell leads the commercial side of the business as a workplace strategist, with a firm belief that a great office should be accessible to all Australians. Mitch creates with purpose and is made for people.
David joined Made For. as the Architectural Director in 2018. With a strong background in carpentry and 10 years of experience in both teaching and in the field, in both Melbourne and London, David appreciates the grass roots of projects from conception through to construction. A compulsive innovator, David’s work is characterised by the use of natural and recycled materials with an inherent focus on efficient construction principles and passive sustainable design. David designs with intent and is made for today.
With an International Masters Degree in Interior Architecture, Pegah has studied and worked across the globe in Germany, Turkey, Scotland and the UK, bringing a diversity to her work that can only come from experience. Together with this, she has worked a range of sectors in retail and exhibition design, high end residential and workplace design. This unique cross section of design and experience creates a well-rounded and intentional approach to her client centric work. With an aim to tailor her designs for a smooth user journey, Pegah leads the workplace team and is made for innovation.
Maddi brings with her a lifelong commitment to architecture and design. What began as a childhood obsession has germinated into a fully-fledged vocation. Maddi trained in interior design, with specialisation in industrial design. Her style is purposive, conscious, and champions the ethos that form follows function. Equipped with generosity of vision, Maddi is respected for her commitment to seeing the best in a space.
Maddi is the adhesive that pulls together the key components of a project, from building owners to leasing agents, builders and clients. Maddi is dynamic and adaptable and is made for growth.
Adelina began her career as a crane operator, but her love for design and end-end project management saw her swiftly transition into the design industry, where she now works across residential and commercial projects at Made For. Adelina is the ultimate advocate for working smarter and her role allows her to do just this. It is through her thoughtful and considered approach to design that she creates tailored solutions that influence people and how they live. Adelina creates exceptional spaces and is made for ideas.
With a background in Australia and New Zealand spanning across commercial, education and healthcare projects, Lara brings an infectious energy to the Made For team. Her passion for collaborative design, organised and efficient processes and watching a project come to life makes Lara a well rounded Interior Designer with a commitment to functional user experience. Lara designs with intention and is made for creativity.
Steph brings a wide range of experience as an Architect from working on hotels in London to boutique residential work in Australia. Her awareness and sensitivity to her environment gives her an attention to detail and connection to her work that only comes from a core desire to solve problems creatively. Through her work, Steph aims to improve the way we live and transform communities. This makes her a highly engaged and intuitive architect. Steph creates with care and is made for innovation.
Jess is known by her peers for her infectious energy and ebullient nature. This warmth and generosity translates into her work. Jess sweats the small stuff: she is precise, attentive, and pours over every detail. Jess is an agile team member, working from concept design through to construction. She brings with her a wealth of experience from boutique residential to heritage properties.
A conscious and curious creator, she is attuned to the challenges facing the industry and is oriented for change. Jess understands the demand for better design and is particularly interested in the evolution facing Melburnians, as we try to combat the urban sprawl. Jess designs with intent and is made for the future.