“I was first introduced to Lot 1 Design's work when visiting a friend's newly renovated home. It was like nothing I'd seen before in our area. The aesthetic was so unique and refreshing and a clear deviation from the stock standard designs I'd seen elsewhere. We were about to embark on our own renovation and I knew I wanted to work with Lot 1 Design.
We struck up a wonderful relationship with Tammy from Lot 1 design from the first moment we met her. She took the time to really understand who we were as a family and what our renovation needs and aspirations were. From that first meeting through to our finished home several years later, Tammy remained 110% committed to our project. She was always so easy to deal with and a joy to work alongside.
Lot 1 Design's fixed price full service offering was a game-changer for us. We were time-poor with 3 young kids and could not visit endless showrooms on a weekend. Being a time poor family, Lot 1’s full service package was exceptional value. Lot 1 was able to source stunning, bespoke pieces within our budget that gave our home a ‘wow’ factor we could never have achieved on our own. Every single one of our visitors will comment on a light fitting, our choice of kitchen stone, our island bench or our exposed brick wall and say "how did you know to select that, where did you source it from...its so different". We firmly believe we had true value for our spend with Lot 1. And more.
During the selections process, Tammy spent countless hours coming to our house for meetings after hours. Having a young family and both working full-time, there was no way we could have had meetings during the day. But this was never a worry for Tammy. She also had unbelievable patience as we laboured over tile and tap choices, lights and carpet samples. But nothing was ever too much trouble, even it meant going back to suppliers to source different materials based on our change of mind! This was a reflection of Tammy's own high standards and never wanting to compromise on us being ultimately happy with our final choice.
Once the build commenced, Tammy remained just as committed and built a wonderful, trusting relationship with our architect and our builders. This was a critical success factor for our overall project. We had heard nightmare renovation stories but our experience was the complete opposite. Tammy partnered with our architect and builders on every key decision, was onsite frequently and this group would solve any little hiccups without us ever needing to be there. Being so time poor, we relished this. Tammy's deep technical competency and ability to constantly collaborate and problem-solve has meant that both our architect and our builders would willingly work with her again in the future, as would we! We indeed were sad when our project came to an end! We are so grateful to be living in the beautiful home that Lot 1 Design helped us achieve. It gives us pleasure every single day and will always have Lot 1 Design's stunning imprint on it.”.
Client - Lot B Bridge House
“Working with Tammy has been an absolute pleasure. She listened and valued our needs and personal style which ultimately helped us to produce a beautiful family home. The creativity, expertise and personal touches she made make our home a truly special place. We are currently working with Tammy for the second time and therefore have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone looking to build or make changes to their home. Tammy’s honest and personal approach made us feel comfortable and engaged throughout the entire design and construction process which made the whole experience incredibly enjoyable. We are so happy with our home. Thank you again Tammy”.
Client - Lot 19 Preston House
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"I didn’t realise the influence an interior designer could have on a building. Not only in its aesthetic appeal but also in its layout and function. Even as a seasoned builder, I misunderstood the scope of an interior designer, thinking it was limited to furnishings and colour.
It took the Blaxland House project to bring awareness of the added value an interior designer can have on a project. Working with Lot 1 made me realise how imperative it is to have an interiors person working on the project in conjunction with the architect and builder from day one. This will ensure a well-planned harmonious layout that is highly functional and comfortable, not to mention the visual aspect.
Working with Tammy from Lot 1 actually made things easier for me as a builder. She was knowledgeable, easy going and always available to address any issues that would arise. It was her ability to work around issues and adopt ingenious and creative solutions to problems throughout the construction phase which is what distinguished her.
A pleasurable and valuable experience.
The impact of Lot 1 design and in particular Tammy, adding value to this project was astounding.
I would love to work with Tammy on any project and would recommend her to anyone".
Builder – Lot 8 Blaxland House
"Lot 1 design have been pivotal in the design and project management of our home interior. Tammy’s understanding of our family needs, commitment and attention to detail resulted in an amazing family home."
Client – Lot 1 Headland House
"Tammy, thank you for the outstanding design services you have provided us. We are incredibly happy with the outcome to date and are overwhelmed with the level of professionalism and support you have given us throughout the process.
From the start you sought to understand our lifestyle and personalities and integrate this into the home we want to live in. The brief was that half our home was to be demolished and rebuilt into a contemporary/industrial space, whilst the front of the home was to reconfigure internal spaces whilst retaining the original features and incorporating the old-world charm of that era. We were confused ourselves with how one could achieve the flow of colours and materials of such a technical build and how this would all come together with such elegance. You were able to push our boundaries on concepts, materials and colours that we never could have imagined into the striking design we have today, we are very excited with what you have accomplished so far.
Your tenacity to search for the right colours and materials has exceeded our expectations and been a big weight off our shoulders given how time poor we are. During this process you would touch base with us regularly to ensure we were happy with the selections and that it would fit within our budget. Likewise, having access to the suppliers to review these selections made the process a lot more fun and efficient, rather than spending countless hours we did not have going over numerous options that never really clicked.
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Tammy’s passion and experience in her job is very evident. Throughout the process she has kept us fully informed with detailed information, conducted regular meetings with us to discuss design concepts, samples and materials, and met with the builder to ensure that together as a team each aspect of the design would be achieved.
Further, Tammy has been visiting the site during the build to ensure that the design is implemented as agreed, giving us the confidence that everything will be done right and to plan.
We will definitely use Lot 1 Designs again and will be passing on our wonderful experiences to friends and family who were also in awe with the process and results. We love our home – thank you!"
Client – Lot 32 Carrington House
"I have been so thrilled with the way my apartment turned out after Tammy Miconi helped me with the interior design. Whenever I get a visitor enter for the first time, their eyes dart up and around and they always remark how lovely the place looks and feels. When I bought the place, it was extremely old and run down, it felt very tiny and dark and everything needed to be renovated from top to bottom. It is remarkable how, through her interior design skills, she was able to fit all my appliances, including a washing machine and an area for dining into the tiny kitchen space I had and through her help with choice in colours and design I ended up with an apartment that suddenly felt spacious and bright. She took the time to explain to me the importance of the positioning of each appliance so that it would make my kitchen tasks seamless and less cumbersome. Tammy has a great attention for detail, and genuinely cares about the outcomes of all aspects of her project. She is also a pleasurable person to do business with. I felt very comforted by her confidence from the very outset of the project. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to make their home a beautiful, comfortable and happy place to reside."
Client – Lot 3 Marine Apartment