About Us

Team Photo
Tess Lawry
Alex Eckersley
Shelley Carlile
Sally Johnston
Samantha Black
Kirsten Tydings
Monica den Hertog
Clare Feather
Michael Fleming
  • Tess Lawry
  • Alex Eckersley
  • Shelley Carlile
  • Sally Johnston
  • Samantha Black
  • Kirsten Tydings
  • Monica den Hertog
  • Clare Feather
  • Michael Fleming
From left to right: Tess Lawry, Alex Eckersley, Shelley Carlile, Sally Johnston, Samantha Black, Kirsten Tydings, Monica den Hertog, Clare Feather, Michael Fleming

Studio

At Feather & Lawry we have over 25 years’ experience in the design industry. We pride ourselves on being an award winning, multi-disciplined practice with a large and varied project portfolio in both the residential and commercial sectors.

The design team at Feather & Lawry has the expertise to provide a wide range of Architectural and Interior Design services including master planning, conceptual design, contract documentation, contract administration, furniture procurement and art placement and curation.

From our base in Toowoomba we currently service clients across a diverse geographic area from Brisbane, across the Darling Downs and the New England North West NSW.

Tess Lawry

Director & Senior Designer
Tess is a talented and accomplished designer, with over 25 years’ experience on a diverse range of commercial projects including offices, tertiary education, medical fitouts, age...

Tess Lawry

Director & Senior Designer

Tess is a talented and accomplished designer, with over 25 years’ experience on a diverse range of commercial projects including offices, tertiary education, medical fitouts, aged care, hospitality and retail. She also has extensive experience in residential projects including new builds and renovations.

Tess is client focussed and delivers precise project briefs and concepts by utilising her strong communication skills and her extensive background in project and client management.

Member of the Design Institute of Australia # 14234

Qualifications: Bachelor of Built Environment Interior design – (Honours) QUT; Certificate of Registered Nursing

Michael Fleming

Director & Senior Architect
Michael has provided architectural services to a range of clients including families, property developers, builders and government departments for over 10 years. He has a broad ran...

Michael Fleming

Director & Senior Architect

Michael has provided architectural services to a range of clients including families, property developers, builders and government departments for over 10 years. He has a broad range of project experience including high end residential dwellings, retail & commercial premises, medium & high rise apartments, education facilities and large scale master planning.

Michael strives to achieve high quality design outcomes which are practical and cost effective. He is committed to the integration and use of technology within the design and construction sectors and has been involved in the coordination, documentation and construction of complex projects in a BIM environment.

Qld Registered Architect #4861 | NSW Registered Architect #9685

Member Australian Institute of Architects

Qualifications: Bachelor of Architecture – (Honours 2nd Class) QUT

Clare Feather

Senior Designer
Clare has over 25 years’ experience which includes the design and management of projects locally and interstate in both the commercial and residential sectors. Clare’s creati...

Clare Feather

Senior Designer

Clare has over 25 years’ experience which includes the design and management of projects locally and interstate in both the commercial and residential sectors.

Clare’s creative vision and attention to detail throughout the entire design process from obtaining the project brief to conceptual design, full contract documentation and interior detailing ensures the optimum outcome for the project at hand.

Member of the Design Institute of Australia

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Interior Design) – RMIT

Alex Eckersley

Senior Project Architect
Alex has over 20 years’ architectural practice in a wide range of commercial and multi-residential projects throughout Australia and the globe. His portfolio includes such ren...

Alex Eckersley

Senior Project Architect

Alex has over 20 years’ architectural practice in a wide range of commercial and multi-residential projects throughout Australia and the globe. His portfolio includes multiple award winning projects such as the Walan & SILT Apartments in Brisbane and the Kaust Monument in Saudi Arabia. Alex delights in being in a profession which creates tangible things that add value to the community.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Architecture, University of Queensland

Shelley Carlile

Interior Designer
Shelley has over seven years of design experience in a range of commercial, residential and industrial projects. She is passionate about design and creating the best outcome for ...

Shelley Carlile

Interior Designer

Shelley has over seven years of design experience in a range of commercial, residential and industrial projects. She is passionate about design and creating the best outcome for her clients. From the initial client brief to taking final photos of projects, Shelley thrives on sharing the enjoyment of the design journey with her clients to create the optimum concept that meets and exceeds expectations.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Built Environment Interior design – QUT

Sally Johnston

Gallery Curator
Sally has over 15 years’ experience in the cultural sector, working in Community & Cultural Development on a local and state government level and as Director of a Regio...

Sally Johnston

Gallery Curator

Sally has over 15 years’ experience in the cultural sector, working in Community & Cultural Development on a local and state government level and as Director of a Regional Gallery for many years. She has been involved in a diverse range of regional cultural heritage projects and many successful exhibitions. Sally has a passion for the importance of art in good design and a genius for finding the perfect piece for any space.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Communication