Kerry Phelan


Kerry Phelan established her own design practice, Kerry Phelan Design Office, in 2010, after a career expanding over the course of 20 celebrated years.


Currently, she is leading a dynamic team of bright young designers from her base, in inner-city Melbourne, where their stable of work encompasses luxury residential, hospitality and retail projects located throughout Australia and South East Asia.


Over the course of her portfolio, Kerry was jointly responsible for some of the region’s most beautiful, creative and venerated design projects including: the Establishment and Ivy in Sydney; the Botanical and Bistro Guillaume in Melbourne; and the gorgeous JIA Boutique Hotel in Shanghai.

Kerry’s considerable experience extends to strong client relationships, savvy business acumen and inspired design-team leadership. 


Kerry is inspired by fashion, the performing and visual arts, and is a frequent visitor to international art fairs. Kerry was recently invited to be a member of the Foundation Board of Heide Museum of Modern Art.

With numerous accolades and awards to her name, Kerry commands the respect of the design industry.


Inside Interior Design Review, in conversation with Kerry Phelan