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Katie Rees

Home designer

We design beautiful,
liveable homes.

A personal approach, for a personalised outcome

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Katie Rees Design recognises that designing and building your dream home is an incredible financial and emotional investment and approaches every project with the care and detail it deserves.

As a dedicated wife and mother to three young daughters, Katie understands and promotes home design that supports ultimate connection.  Her passion lies in developing homes that unashamedly reflect the personality and individual desires of their owners.



The relationship between yourself and the designer of your home is incredibly important. Katie takes the time to understand the aspiration behind your project to form a detailed client brief.



Projects are scheduled to prioritise one project in the primary design development stage at any one time. We are our toughest critics and leave no stone unturned in imagining your home.



We work together to ensure you are comfortable with every aspect of the design before following on with detailed drawings and documentation for council approval, and co-ordination of supporting consultants where required.



As a Registered Building Practitioner since 2003, Katie takes pride in preparing the detailed documentation underpinning the construction phase of every design.

Major projects

The projects are at various stages of documentation, construction and completion. Use the unique project tags on each to track their progress and watch them come to life.

Renovation master plan

Owners often dive into renovating areas of their home without a Master Plan or end goal in mind. This can become costly or restrictive down the track if you discover your new bathroom or kitchen may in fact be in the wrong place. This Renovation Master Plan service was developed with the intention to provide pure design outcomes specific to your project.

Our clients say

Katie really took the time to understand our family and the way we wanted to live in our home. We were blown away with the design that not only met all of our wishes but looked stunning too. Katie genuinely cared about creating a beautiful home for us and was always on hand to guide us through every stage of the process.

— Amber & Gerard Kelly

From the initial contact to completion of the project, Katie’s attention to detail was extraordinary. She was professional, accessible, creative, flexible, sincere and more importantly a truly lovely person and an absolute pleasure to deal with.
At each stage of the construction she had informed answers and dealt with any technical questions quickly and efficiently. This allowed the project to move forward without delays.
Katie made the process of designing and subsequently, the building of my home so easy and painless for which, I was extremely grateful.

— Kyrenia Thomas

I can’t thank Katie enough for her amazing vision and design for my newly completed home in Mt Eliza, I am extremely happy with the final result. I am experiencing daily so many locals walking past complimenting the house, especially the façade.
My property needed to be extended and fully renovated to accommodate my large family. From my initial meeting with Katie I felt an instant warmth and calmness, very professional and easy to talk to.
From start to finish Katie has been an absolute pleasure to deal with, the whole design process has been really enjoyable. Katie was able to really understand my needs and transform them into a beautiful flowing house.

— Mary Anderson

I really appreciated Katie’s consistent support, calmness and patience right from the start- And most of all my amazing thoughtful design.

— Natalie Ryan

Katie Rees Design is a Mornington Peninsula based practice focused on residential design that brings families together.

Inherent in each project is a careful balance of curated spaces that encourage engagement and connection, all while being delivered in an aesthetically beautiful and energy efficient parcel.  Our practice is driven by a careful balance of innovation, aesthetics, connection and function.

There are so many elements that contribute to mental wellbeing, and the way we engage with our partners, children and friends within our homes is paramount.  Deciding to build a new home or renovate is a massive decision and commitment for any family.  It is a very personal process, and Katie Rees Design understands the need for a personal approach.  Katie takes the time to listen and understand the way your family dreams to live and takes no short cuts in delivery.

Where the process of renovating or building a new home can seem daunting, Katie will personally walk you through the process with absolute professionalism- Removing the stress and ensuring the best solution on any given residential project.  Katie has a strong background in construction documentation and understands the essential infrastructure that lives behind each design.  Quality documentation for construction, combined with assisted engagement of consultants is delivered as standard.  You will be armed with all necessary information for competitive quoting by prospective builders, and support during the build.

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