about us.

Spec. Design Studio​ ​​ began as Sarah Bonett Interiors in 2017, a design practise that celebrates a modern approach to living and the way a space is used. Spec has become known for it's attention to detail, creative approach to problem solving, and a love of finishes at all ends of the market.   There is also the unashamed confidence for trying something new.

From concept to turn-key, Spec. Design Studio works collaboratively to understand the vision, intent and aesthetic preferences, so that we can assist you to make informed decisions. We want your space to positively impact and enhance your daily life, with a beautiful balance between achieving optimum functionality and something worth admiring for years to come. We want you to have an emotional connection with an end design that goes beyond your expectations. Our studio offer’s experience in architectural interior design and documentation, project management, custom joinery and furniture, and decoration services. We proudly collaborate together with many leading architects, designers and developers, builders, landscape designers, and all suppliers.

Spec. Design Studio’s Director, Sarah Bonett began her design studies in 1999 with an Advanced Diploma of Fashion Design and later obtained her formal qualifications in Interior Design + Decoration, working for almost 20 years across both industries’ as a designer, magazine stylist, and a property stylist.  After graduating from college as a qualified Interior Designer, opportunity allowed Sarah to merge her fashion design and styling experience with Interior projects. Her property styling work has taken her into many different homes all over Sydney, exposing her to the way people use their homes and providing a good understanding of the demographical pockets of Sydney. She has become extremely aware that homes are becoming smaller, and practical needs can often try to trump aesthetics. Sarah is a Mama to three little girls and lives in Sydney's Inner West with her Husband, Daughters and Maltese x Poodle.