GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens Melbourne is an industry leading company when it comes to renovating kitchens, bathrooms or simply extending your home. We are registered builders which gives us the ability to undertake any structural works that your renovation or extension may require.
Our award-winning design team work collaboratively with each client to understand their needs, and create their dream renovation. Our carefully selected management team will ensure that your renovation is completed on time, and on budget. We have a team of qualified tradesmen that will ensure your renovation or extension is completed with quality workmanship.
After graduating from RMIT University with a degree in Construction Management, Illan took the exciting step of partnering with his father, Greg, to establish GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens. This dynamic collaboration allowed Illan to leverage his expertise and passion for the industry while working alongside a seasoned professional.
With each passing year, Illan has diligently pursued opportunities to enhance his knowledge and stay at the forefront of bathroom and kitchen trends and products. His continuous learning and dedication have solidified his reputation as a trusted professional, known for his unwavering commitment to excellence and his ability to exceed clients’ expectations.
Illan’s creative flair and infectious enthusiasm shine through in every project he undertakes. He approaches each renovation with an innovative mindset, always striving to create spaces that surpass the client’s vision. Whether it’s a small bathroom renovation, kitchen renovation or a complete home, Illan’s attention to detail and meticulous approach ensure that every aspect of the renovation process, from conceptualisation to completion, is flawlessly managed and supervised.
One of Illan’s key strengths lies in his comprehensive skill set, encompassing design, scheduling, budgeting, and project management. His proficiency in these areas allows him to effectively lead the GIA team through all aspects of a renovation process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for clients.
Illan is an accomplished professional with a wealth of experience in construction management and a deep understanding of bathroom and kitchen design. His dedication to staying current with industry trends, coupled with his creative vision and meticulous project management, make him an invaluable asset to GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens. Clients can rely on Illan to transform their spaces into something truly extraordinary, while providing them with peace of mind and an exceptional renovation experience.
Pets: Patch (Groodle)Food: Steak (Medium Rare)Hobby: Travel & Fishing
BAppSc (HonsClass1): Construction Management, Registered Building Practitioner (Domestic Builder – Limited & Commercial Builder – Limited)
Greg is a Registered Building Practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority. With over thirty years of industry experience, his profound knowledge and extensive expertise supports the company in renovating homes to the highest standard. Greg’s work predominately involves project management, as well as overseeing quality control throughout the renovation process. Greg’s experience ensures that all aspects of the renovation process from concept to completion are carried out to the highest standard.
Pet: Goldy (Spoodle)Food: Chilli
Registered Building Practitioner (Domestic Builder – Unlimited & Commercial Builder – Limited)
As a Bachelor of Interior Architecture graduate of The University of South Australia, Olivia has gained extensive experience in the field. In addition to developing critical analysis skills, Olivia learned how to implement creative, environmentally and socially sustainable settings. Using these techniques she has since enjoyed specialising as a bathroom and kitchen designer.
Since moving to Melbourne in 2015, Olivia has designed many stunning transformations for GIA Bathrooms and Kitchens. At the end of a renovation, Olivia is genuinely pleased to see a client who is genuinely pleased with the outcome. The best part of her job is providing a beautifully crafted, fully functional, custom interior, while being present throughout the entire process.
Pets: Bailey & Chip (Border Collie x 2)Food: Nonna’s PizzaHobby: Sunshine & Travel
2022 HIA FINALIST: AUSTRALIAN Kitchen Design 2022 HIA WINNER: VIC Kitchen Design 2022 KBDI WINNER: VIC Kitchen Designer of the year HIGHLY COMMENDED 2022 KBDi WINNER: VIC Large Kitchen 2022 KBDi WINNER: VIC Small Kitchen 2021 KBDi WINNER: VIC Kitchen Plus 2020 HIA WINNER: Renovated bathroom over $50,0012020 HIA WINNER: Renovated bathroom $30,001 – $50,0002020 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Bathroom Designer of the Year2020 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Design Space of the Year2020 KBDi WINNER: VIC Bathroom Designer of the Year2020 KBDi WINNER: VIC Master Suite2020 KBDi WINNER: VIC Large Bathroom2020 KBDi WINNER: VIC Small Bathroom2020 KBDi WINNER: VIC Small Kitchens2019 Zip FINALIST: AUSTRALIAN Zip Kitchen Of the Year2019 HIA FINALIST: Renovation/addition project $400,001 – $600,0002018 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Bathroom Designer of the Year2018 KBDi WINNER: VIC/TAS Bathroom Designer of the Year2018 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN First Time Entrant2018 KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN People’s Choice Award2018 KBDi WINNER: VIC/TAS Large Bathrooms2018 KBDi WINNER: VIC/TAS Small Bathroom 2018 KBDi WINNER: VIC/TAS Medium Kitchens
Bachelor of Interior Architecture
James studied Property at RMIT University where he learnt the fundamentals of construction and project management. Over the last twelve years he’s spent time working on both commercial and residential projects, working closely with all trades to gain valuable knowledge in all aspects of construction whilst honing in the skills he studied at RMIT. This has built a solid foundation for James to work with and allows him to better manage the various trades through the construction process. James prides himself on his attention to detail which is evident in the finished product of projects he’s involved with.
Pet: Cooper (Labradoodle)Food: ItalianHobby: Weekends on the lake with the boat
Bachelor of Applied Science (Property) – First Class Honours
Sam is a qualified carpenter that has been working in the construction industry for the past thirteen years, both in Australia and abroad. With over a decade of experience, Sam has gained an extensive knowledge of the residential construction space. His attention to detail and passion for construction has led him to manage a variety of projects, from architectural new builds to complete home renovations. Sam understands the importance of keeping clients informed and most of all, as excited about their project as he is. He enjoys meeting and liaising with clients on site throughout the project, always ensuring trades are working efficiently and effectively. This is yet another important aspect within a seamless renovation- one that compliments GIA’s value of providing the highest standard of customer service, workmanship and support in all stages of the renovation process. Sam looks forward to working together with you and your family on your dream renovation.
Pet: Kelpie x 1 & Cat x 2Food: MexicanHobby: Long range shooting & Bow hunting
Carmel has been designing bathroom and kitchens for over 15 years. During this time, she has won numerous awards for her excellent design work. Carmel’s success is largely due to her ability to understand her clients needs, and deliver tailored designs for them. She is always searching for ways to push the boundaries of an existing space, and to find beautiful custom fittings to decorate them. Carmel’s extensive knowledge of the latest kitchen and bathroom products, as well as her expertise with spatial and storage solutions, ensures all of her clients receive bespoke rooms that they can enjoy for years to come.
2022 KBDi FINALIST: Large Kitchen VIC2022 KBDi FINALIST: Large Bathroom VIC2022 HIA FINALIST: Kitchen Renovation VIC
Pet: Sundae & Batman (Cat x 2)Food: Ice CreamHobby: Beach
Advanced Diploma Of Interior Designer
Originally from Canada, Jared fell in love with Australia during a vacation in 2016 and made it his permanent home. With a decade of experience in the construction industry, Jared has focused his expertise within the realm of bathroom and kitchen renovations.
Driven by a genuine passion for client satisfaction, Jared is dedicated to ensuring that every renovation project is an enjoyable and stress-free experience for his clients. His meticulous attention to detail is evident in the exceptional quality of the projects he delivers. With Jared supervising your project, you can trust that your renovation journey will be guided by professionalism, expertise, and a commitment to surpassing your expectations.
Pets: Albie (Golden Retriever)Food: Pizza or SteakHobby: Live music
Cert IV in Building and Construction
Georgette has a passion for working closely with clients to understand and design bespoke spaces, starting from the overall vision down to every texture, colour and curve. Each detail has a purpose when creating functional and evocative designs. Georgette completed her postgraduate Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) at the Queensland University of Technology. Since completing university, Georgette has worked on a range of residential and commercial projects, where she gained experience planning, designing, and realising awe-inspiring spaces.
2022 KBDi FINALIST: Kitchen Plus VIC2022 KBDi FINALIST: Master Suite VIC
Food: Greek (of course!)Hobby: Travel & Trying all the restaurants Melbourne has to offer
Bachelor of Design (Architectural Studies) Master of Architecture
Angela is the team member that welcomes you through the doors at the GIA showroom, with a big smile of course. Angela completed a Diploma of Interior Design while continuing to work in the customer service area. This sparked an ongoing love for learning, in particular around design & architecture. She then commenced a Bachelor of Interior Architecture, for which she is nearing completion.
Angela loves working around the design & construction industry, and has been able to bring this, together with her customer service experience, to the role.
Pet: Cairn Terrier (Beau)
With 3 kids, work & study there isn’t much time for hobbies, however she enjoys taking the time to read when she can. Especially snuggled up with her Cairn Terrior, Beau.
After completing Bachelors and Masters of Civil Engineering in her home country Ukraine, Olha went on to work for construction companies on multi-residential and commercial projects as a site engineer. After moving to Australia, she pursued her dream and passion for interior design and completed a Diploma in Interior design and decoration at RMIT. Being detail-oriented and a problem solver, Olha loves being part of the design process. Olha’s strengths reside in her technical knowledge of how building components work together, which helps her creating comprehensive technical design documentation.
Pet: Monya (Tabby Cat)Food: Turkish CuisineHobby: Fitness & Guitar
Bachelor and Master of Civil EngineeringDiploma of Interior Design and Decoration
With a foundation rooted in craftsmanship and a passion for the industry, Ron has devoted over 37 years to the world of woodworking and construction. Beginning as an apprentice cabinet maker, Ron steadily advanced his career, taking on roles as a factory foreman, operations manager, and eventually evolving into a skilled bespoke designer and building inspector.
Throughout Rons career, he has been driven by a commitment to excellence. Ron assists the operations team to ensure that our projects meet the highest standards of quality and efficiency.
Ron is committed to delivering exceptional results and ensuring that every project we undertake reflects the utmost quality and professionalism.
Diploma of building design and draftingCert IV Training and assessing2009 HIA Victorian Kitchen design of the year
Originally hailing from a small town in North East Victoria, he has called Melbourne home since 2017. With over a decade of experience as a qualified carpenter, Joel has honed his skills to perfection, making him an invaluable asset to our projects. Joel’s journey in the construction industry began over ten years ago, and his passion for his craft has only grown stronger over time. He has worked on a diverse array of projects, including renovations, extensions, multi-unit developments, and custom homes. Joel’s versatility is evident in his ability to excel in various aspects of construction. Joel has a genuine passion for every facet of the construction industry. He thrives on collaborating with a wide range of trades, fostering strong client relationships, and finding innovative solutions to any challenges that arise. Joel is known for his commitment to delivering projects of the highest quality, exceeding the expectations.
Food: MexicanHobby: Golf
Introducing Cooper, our beloved office dog and the esteemed Head of Wellness. Cooper, the charismatic 2-year-old Labradoodle, has stolen the hearts of everyone in our workplace with his infectious charm and unwavering appetite for spreading joy.
As the official Head of Wellness, Cooper takes his role very seriously. His mere presence brings an instant boost to the office atmosphere, with his wagging tail and cheerful demeanor creating an environment filled with positivity and happiness. Cooper has a remarkable talent for putting a smile on the faces of colleagues and visitors alike, instantly melting away stress and brightening even the busiest workdays.
One of Cooper’s many endearing qualities is his insatiable love for food. No treat or snack is safe from his watchful eyes and wagging tail. Cooper’s enthusiasm for culinary adventures is legendary, and his readiness to sample anyone’s food is a constant source of amusement and laughter.
Beyond his culinary exploits, Cooper is a natural at promoting well-being in the office. His intuitive nature allows him to sense when someone needs comfort, companionship, or simply a break from the demands of work. His gentle presence and affectionate nature provide solace during challenging moments, reminding everyone to take a moment to breathe and find balance.
Food: Everyone else’s lunchHobby: Chasing orange balls
Our team have successfully delivered projects in suburbs across Melbourne such as Toorak, Brighton, Caulfield, Malvern, Balwyn, Kew, Camberwell, Carlton, Hawthorn, Fitzroy, Sandringham, St Kilda, Glen Iris, Elwood, Hampton, Elsternwick, Brunswick and more.
The renovation process here at GIA Bathroom & Kitchens is stress-free and straightforward, which provides our clients with peace of mind. Each client is in safe hands knowing that all of works from start to finish will be managed by one experienced design and management team.
We will be glad to answer any questions you may have during your initial contact with GIA Bathroom & Kitchens. To determine if we can provide the solution for you, we will ask several simple questions about your goals and expectations. Following this, we will arrange an in-home consultation with our expert renovation solutions manager.
Read more about our process for bathrooms, kitchens and extensions by clicking on the services below.
855 High Street,Armadale VIC 3143
819A Nepean HwyBentleigh VIC 3204(by appointment only)
1300 442 firstname.lastname@example.org
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