Diva-SMB-300x200Raised in the colourful deep south of the USA, Michelle Burton began her design journey when she enrolled to study at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her studies in Sydney, graduating with an Advanced Diploma of Arts; Interior Design and as the winner of the Interior Designex Australasian Student Award for Interior Design.

In her early professional career she worked with firms specialising in residential kitchen design which led to her qualifications as a Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD Au). She established her own company, SMB & Associates, in Australia (Sydney) in 1998 and during this time she has developed her passion for colour, practical manipulation and utilisation of space resulting in innovative, stylish and award-winning interior designs.

Professional development through continued training, attendance at design trade shows and a love of travel (especially Italy) ensures her designs remain fresh and contemporary. Michelle is a respected public speaker and has been nominated for a number of industry awards;  a multiple design award winner. She loves her work…and clients love the work she does for them.

Member of: Kitchen & Bathroom Design Institute (KBDi) | Housing Industry Association (HIA)

Interior designer awards – click for details

If you think it is expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.  Red Adair

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