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Anthology: a curated collection of literary pieces, poems, works of art or music.

Anthology Studio is an international multi-disciplinary design practice delivering original works for each client. Founded as a contemporary atelier, we are guided by the endless concept and principals of creativity, innovation and problem solving, that is at the heart of all our projects.

We are experienced, curious, obsessive and accountable. Our foundation for creative design is exploratory, strategy driven, technically adept and detail focused. We approach all of our assignments with a creative heart and ingenuity that enables the design journey to benefit people, business and our world. We are environmentally & socially responsible, trusted and undertake our projects with integrity. Our diverse portfolio demonstrates our integrated and seamless relationship of design to our urban environment.

Acknowledgement of Country.
Anthology Studio acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians, both past and present of the lands on which we live, work and play.
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Sarah Townson
Director
Forging award winning environments which are empathetic, spirited, soulful and aligned with her clientele’s aspirations, Sarah Townson is an internationally renowned creative leader in the design and architecture space. Developing an early reputation for strong artistic talent coupled with a unique ability to envisage then deliver complex and detailed concepts, Sarah’s work is a dedication to her life’s passion of architecture, interior design and the creative arts. Her commitment to the pursuit of layering a project’s vision with culture, art and nature underpins her innovative design solutions. Sarah, trained in New York has won numerous international design awards in the US, Asia and Australia and was the youngest design professional to be elevated to Director at the prestigious and globally renowned practice of Gensler. Upon returning to Australia in 2017, Sarah assumed a directorship and board position at the international practice of Plus Architecture.  Sarah has designed and delivered many complex projects in hospitality, hotel, commercial development and residential for a variety of high net worth clientele with a sense of calm and like mindedness. For her faithful and like-minded clients Sarah continues to pursue the values of higher design and art in her daily practice. Unashamedly forward thinking, her work honours well founded historical design principles whilst continuing to challenge the boundaries of present day. In addition to creating and being a co-owner of Anthology, Sarah uses her business acumen to play an active role on private boards and not for profit organisations in Melbourne.
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Candice Dally
Design Associate
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Recently appointed to the role of Design Associate, Candice is an accomplished interior designer with a diverse range of practical, project knowledge under her belt. Experienced in the hospitality, hotel, retail and commercial sector, she excels in delivering complex and unique projects anywhere from concept through to completion.  Driven by the human experience, Candice understands the importance of the design impact to captivate and create memories.  In her client-focused approach, Candice has a strong ability to respond to a brief meaningfully, and thoughtfully considers the individual personality of each project throughout the design process. Candice will drive design projects at Anthology, supporting clientele through the process of a holistic project and leading technical co-ordination with consultant teams. She is a strong contemporary designer with an intelligent mind and serene disposition, steering the most complex of projects smoothly and successfully.
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Vanessa Cruz
Principal Industrial Designer
Vanessa Cruz is a vibrant industrial designer specialising in spatial environments, with the skillset to provide turnkey solutions for clients. Specializing in custom installation and object manufacturing, FFE for interior design, graphic design and architectural projects and product development she is a multi-talented designer who is invaluable to the studio. Working as the creative conduit on a project, Vanessa has the gift to liaise with local and international suppliers to source the perfect material and work with it intelligently to create art pieces, daily objects and finishing for the built environment.  Vanessa is additionally a talented stylist, with the ability to deliver a project from inception to the finishing detailed touches. Based in Melbourne, Vanessa will oversee the development of Anthology Object with the chief creative designer Sarah Townson, bringing to reality a highly sustainable design led range which is a curated series of lifestyle pieces for the discerning user.

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