The Studio

Kathryn Ashley Studio is a full-service interior design firm, established by Design Director Kathryn Ashley. The studio focuses it’s expertise on the hospitality industry, backed by Kathryn’s 12 years experience working hands on with clients to design and deliver their restaurant/bar/cafe projects.

We are a one stop professional design studio, offering retail design management, project design services and consulting services to our clients currently in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne with services available throughout Australia and Worldwide. 

Project Design

– create and develop the concept

– conceptual 2D and 3D coloured design drawings

– assist with branding concept and briefing of a graphic designer

– workshop and detail operational layouts and equipment specifications for kitchen, bar and back of house areas

– council applications and building approvals

– detailed technical drawings for approvals, tender and construction

– selection and documentation of furniture, lighting, finishes

– work with builders, sub-contractors and consultants prior to site handover and during construction

Retail Design Management

– creation and establishment of design and fit-out guidelines 

– assessment of proposed design against guidelines 

– building relationships between tenants and landlords


– site selection and suitability

– layout, design and documentation reviews

– concept, branding and business direction

– marketing material showing potential to assist in leasing/sale of properties 

– home builder plan reviews and assistance with selection of finishes and fixtures

Not sure what you need, or what it costs? We can explain what services are right for you and tell you more about our fees. Get in touch below.

Let’s build something together.