The Studio

Hearth is an interior architecture and design practice. Our approach is simply to be responsive – to the client, brief and context; and sensitive – to light, tactility, colour and materiality. We work collaboratively with our clients, translating their requirements and desires into spaces.

We are inspired by the beauty of landscape, cooking and eating, and light. We strive to be conscientious, strategic and careful in all aspects of our work.

What we offer

Interior architecture and design

— for residential, hospitality and commercial spaces.

Design, development and production of objects, fittings and surfaces

— Please see our sister site, Groupwork

Space planning and master planning

— As well as space planning as part of our design process, we also do strategic and master planning for multi use and public spaces.

Who we are

Sarah Trotter — Director

Sarah studied architecture at the University of Queensland and RMIT University in Melbourne. Before founding Hearth in 2012, Sarah worked for architecture practices including Six Degrees, Peter Elliot and Robert Simeoni, as well as various independent creative endeavours ranging from film art direction to food styling. Sarah is also the founder of product design practice Groupwork and one half of food blogging duo Trotski & Ash.

Anna Conrick — Interior Designer

Anna Conrick studied Interior Design at RMIT in Melbourne and Parsons in New York, and graduated with first class honors in 2016. Having previously worked as an Artesan with Melbourne-based lighting designer Christopher Boots, and with a personal ceramics practice, Anna’s work focuses on materiality, detail and the hand-made. Anna is a design educator – teaching spatial and collaborative design at Monash University – and uses her teaching experience to further influence her work with Hearth Studio.