Following successful completion of Construction Management at RMIT University, Illan embarked on a partnership with his father Greg to create GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens. Since then, Illan has continued to expand his knowledge and appreciate bathroom and kitchen trends and products. His reputation is built on professional practice, total commitment, creativity and an infectious enthusiasm enabling him to create spaces beyond clients' expectations.
Illan's experience in design, scheduling, budgeting and project management, ensures all aspects of the renovation process from concept to completion are meticulously managed and supervised, so clients can be confident and have peace of mind.
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 twenty-five years of industry experience, his profound knowledge and extensive expertise supports the company in constructing bathrooms and kitchens 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.
Registered Building Practitioner (Domestic Builder - Unlimited & Commercial Builder - Limited)
Olivia has completed her Bachelor of Interior Architecture at The University of South Australia. Olivia gained skills in critical analysis within the design principles, whilst implementing creative, socially and environmentally sustainable settings. Using these techniques she has since enjoyed specialising as a bathroom and kitchen designer. Olivia moved to Melbourne in 2015 to advance her career with GIA Bathrooms and Kitchens, and since then she has designed many stunning transformations. Olivia is known for her rapport with clients, she feels that the real bonus of her job is to see a genuinely pleased client at the completion of a renovation. Providing a beautiful, fully functional and specialised interior, whilst being present from the commencement to completion date, she believes, is the best part of her job.
Bachelor of Interior Architecture.
The KBDi WINNER: Medium Kitchens VIC/TAS 2018
The KBDi WINNER: Large Bathrooms VIC/TAS 2018
The KBDi Winner: Small Bathroom VIC/TAS 2018
The KBDi WINNER: Bathroom Designer of the Year VIC/TAS. 2018
The KBDi WINNER: AUSTRALIAN Bathroom Designer of the Year. 2018
The KBDi WINNER: People's Choice Award 2018
The KBDi WINNER: First Time Entrant. 2018
Kia is an extremely driven & focused designer with flair for bespoke designs and client relations. As a designer, she pushes boundaries and endevours to exceed client's expectations and focuses on providing unique designs that follow both form and function.
Working within the Kitchen and Bathroom Design Industry for over 13 years, Kia has developed a wealth of knowledge that is applied to every project. Her Expertise and understanding of the building process, products, joinery detailing and interior styling provides you with an enjoyable and stress free experience whilst creating your new Kitchen, bathroom, or interior project. Kia's accolades prove her success: In 2016 she was awarded the National KBDi Australian Kitchen Designer of the year and in 2017 she was awarded the KBDI Large Bathroom of the year WA
Advanced Diploma of Industrial Design.
KBDi Australian Kitchen Designer of the Year 2016
KBDi & KBQ People’s Choice Award – Kitchen Design of the Year 2016
KBDi Designer – Medium Kitchens WA: Kia Douglas 2016
KBDi Designer – Small Kitchens WA: Kia Douglas 2016
KBDI Designer - Large Bathroom WA 2017
2016 HIA - Renovated Kitchen of the Year
2016 HIA - Renovated Bathroom of the Year
2016 HIA - Renovated Bathroom $20,001 - $30,000
2016 HIA - Renovated Kitchen up to $30,000
2016 HIA - Renovated Kitchen $50,001 - $70,000
2016 HIA - Renovated Kitchen $70,001 & over
Carmel has been designing bathroom and kitchens for over 10 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.
Advanced Diploma Of Interior Designer
Alan completed an Interior Decoration and Design degree at RMIT. This qualification means that he is highly skilled at combining high-level functionality and usability with beauty, to ensure clients end up with a finished product that is timeless, loved and that adds value to their home. He thanks his European background and family of artists and designers for his creativity, passion and design inspiration. He is well-known for walking in to a room and having an immediate vision, getting genuine excitement from helping people transform their space. Alan takes his time to plan spaces carefully, working closely with the building team, ensuring his clients are not rushed through the process. He understands the pressures and stresses of renovating, from his own personal experiences of flipping houses. He recognises that we all have different tastes and needs, so he listens to what his clients need and want, offering honest feedback and advice, based on his in-depth knowledge of design. After all, it’s not just a house, it’s a home.
Interior Decoration and Design Degree
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.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Property) – First Class Honours