Lara has over 7 years industry experience in London and Australia. She is a skilled and extremely passionate Interior Designer with experience in a number of design sectors including high-end residential, commercial & hospitality, and community projects.
In London, Lara worked at a boutique interior architecture firm focused primarily on high-end residential interiors. She spent two years at MONO in Perth focusing on interior fit-outs in the commercial and hospitality sector. Since 2013, Lara has been the Creative Director at LAHAUS Pty Ltd.
Lara’s designs are focused on contemporary functionality. She is an advocate for considered design and aspires to design timeless environments – from an aesthetics point of view as well as the experience of inhabiting the spaces.
Her design philosophy is focused around creating calm environments and feel-good spaces that are inspired by the natural environment. Lara is committed to innovative design practices that are socially, culturally & historically responsible as well as sustainably independent.
- Curtin University Scholarship Award
- Trajectory Exhibition for Innovative Designers, 2007 – ‘MONOTONY”
- The Heather Grauaug Prize 2010 (Ecological and Sustainability in building product research)
- Niche Media Award 2012 (Excellence in Visual and Written Communication)
Kerry is a graduate of the University of Western Australia, with over 10 years of capital markets experience in Canada and Australia.
Kerry previously worked in investment banking, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising within the resources sector. Kerry also has Australian business development experience, having worked in a Perth based mining company with producing assets in Africa.
Kerry is currently the Commercial Director at LAHAUS, where she is enjoying applying her business knowledge to a highly creative environment.
Sophia is a graduate from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Applied Science Interior Architecture (Hons).
Whilst undertaking her degree, Sophia worked part time as a designer for Webster and Allan Commercial Interiors with a focus on retail spaces. Sophia completed a student internship at Woods Bagot before joining LAHAUS Studio as an Interior Designer in mid 2018.
Sophia undertook comprehensive research linking generational theories to contemporary multi-generational living in her undergraduate thesis ‘The Multi Gen Alternative’. This research led to a newfound passion for modern, original residential spaces. She strongly believes in understanding the connection between people, behaviour and space when designing habitable interiors.