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Shareen Joel Design

Shareen Joel Design is a multi-disciplinary Industrial Design, Interior Design, Interior Architecture and Architectural Building Design practice based in Melbourne, Australia. Since its inception in 2003, the studio has been driven by a philosophy of authentic timelessness. Under the direction of founder, Industrial Designer (BA Industrial Design) Interior Architect (BA Interior Architecture) and Architectural Building Designer (Adv Diploma Architectural Building Designer) VBA Registered Shareen Joel, the practice has shared a passion for pushing boundaries across all platforms of creative direction from interior design, interior architecture and architectural design to product design, furniture design and creative brand management.
 
It is in this spirit that SJD has forged cohesive and redolent identities for retail and commercial clients including Witchery, Country Road, Seed, Sheridan, Seafolly, Becton, Clipsal, Lockwood (Assa Abloy), Freedom Furniture, Zip Industries and Oroton as well as an expanding portfolio of residential clients. Each project is explorative while remaining steeped in longevity, with an affinity for honest materials, classic proportions, exquisite craftsmanship and fine detailing that underpin the Shareen Joel Design ethos. Throughout her career, Shareen has staked her reputation on the simple, timeless, balanced, and elegant aesthetic that now precedes her.

Shareen Joel began her career as an Industrial, Interior and Automotive Designer in 1991 working for Ford Motor Company in Australia and later in Europe (UK & Cologne, Germany) and the USA (Detroit MI). Her role took her to international fashion shows, furniture fairs, international design events and to leading international auto shows, confirming her eye for detail and materiality early on.

QUALIFICATIONS

BA Industrial Design at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
BA Interior Architecture
Transportation Design at the College for Creative Studies, Detroit (CCS)
Advanced Diploma Building Design (Architectural)
VBA Registered Building Practitioner, Draftsperson Building Design