We are united in a commitment to producing work that celebrates the extraordinary details of quality architecture.

Stubbs Design Tribe is a boutique-style design and architecture firm based in Sydney, Australia. The Tribe consists of a team of Architects, Interior Architects and Project Managers that focus on design solutions for new homes, alterations and additions, heritage, multi-residential and commercial sites including interiors and landscapes.

We provide individual attention to every client while thoroughly managing all aspects of the architectural process from design to architecture, interiors, styling, contract administration and development application documentation. We use the latest technology and design knowledge to deliver the complete implementation of intended ideas.

Meet the tribe


Mathew Stubbs

Senior Architect, Owner & Visionary

Good at: Design, council, contract negotiations & networking

Not so good at: Keeping receipts

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Fredric Kakish

Senior Architect, Owner & Head of Architecture

Good at: Architecture, design and turning house dreams into reality

Not so good at: Using a calendar

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Evan Gilchrist

Architect & Associate

Good at: Strategic planning, approvals, multi-residential design

Not so good at: Conflict and picking colours

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Jennifer Snyder

General Manager & Integrator

Good at: Project management, events, marketing & writing

Not so good at: Waiting

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Maddy Smith


Good at: Interiors, baking

Not so good at: Making office coffees

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Rob Vlahovic


Good at: Interior form, joinery detailing, composition

Not so good at: Saying no

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Praveeni Jayasuriya

Junior Designer

Good at: Interior styling, researching, writing

Not so good at: Maths

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Nic Robson

Junior Designer

Good at: Material, finish and colour composition

Not so good at: Shaving


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Jen Baxter


Good at: Designing, structural reviews, working with builders and consultants

Not so good at: 3D drafting (learning though!) 

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Sam Phan

Junior Designer

Good at: Spatial reasoning, graphics, 3D modelling, eating

Not so good at: Cardio

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Lewis Chen

Junior Designer

Good at:
 Processing lots of information at once

Not so good at: Phone etiquette

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