Monica Abbondante
Interior Designer
  • .Interior Designer

Monica has over 8 years experience as a workplace Interior Designer at DJAS. Her experience crosses a range of interior fitout typologies, including workplace, education, security, and heritage. Her keen sensibility and approach to interiors saw her Ian Potter House project nominated for the DIA Designers Australia Award in 2023. Monica’s previous experience in the public and corporate sector guides her understanding of user requirements and informs her contribution to workplace designs.

Monica draws upon her keen interest in art, design, film and fashion to inform design solutions which are empathetic to the user experience, and unique to the client’s needs. Monica’s project experience in workplace design is significant, and she has been involved in the design of a number of secure and agile working environments.

Monica has seen projects through from start-up and client briefing to project completion. She follows through on project process from client presentation, to documentation, construction advice and handover, lending a steady hand to the project management phase of any project. Specialising in smaller scale projects, Monica has also worked closely with lead designers on larger workplace projects such as the national roll-out of ASIC fit-outs, the Australian Tax Office in Brisbane, and the Australian National Audit Office.

With a focus on innovative and sustainable design, Monica is passionate about creating spaces which are functional, empathetic and bring a sense of wellness to the end user.