The First of Many

What a wonderful day! The first of many for my design practice, Gatti Design.

An extraordinary adventure I am about to embark on, dreams and reality colliding into one.

Hi, my name is Lena and I am the Principal for Gatti Design, a Brisbane-based Interior Design practice.  I hope you will join me as I share with you a love and passion of all things design.  

I endeavour to share my learned knowledge, skills and tips of the trade. Plus photos, pictures, drawings, design models and discussions on the latest design topics and trends.  I will cover a whole range of information which you can happily learn and read about in the comfort of your home or office.

It is through this love of design that I find myself here, sharing with you the real “nuts and bolts” of our industry to help you on your own creative journey.  For me this has been a long time in the making, so I will be offering complete commitment to you, my readers.

I invite you to also follow Gatti Design on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+, where I will ensure up-to-date information, chat forums and the like are highly interactive and informative.

I am always here to help and encourage my readers to engage in discussions via Facebook or email with questions, and I will happily answer them promptly on the Q&A link here.  The page will feature Gatti Design readers Q&A's over a monthly period. You will find that following each month the Q&A page will be archived, just in case you may have missed something. 

I will also be covering regular trips, shopping and tours through-out the blog, as well as monthly interviews with top industry experts showcasing their achievements, amazing products and talents.   

Yes, an interesting journey we are all about to embark on - a friendly, engaging, interesting platform to expand one’s interest in the field.  Please do not ever feel that your question is too little or too unusual to ask… that is what I am here for, to help.

I welcome you to the practice and hope that you have come to stay :)


I dedicate my design practice to my late father, "my rock" who also travelled part of this journey with me, appreciating my work and the effort and acheviments I was making at the time of his passing.  He always loved to sit and view my work and "dropped in" design magazines/books regularly always tagged, labelled and inscribed or items of design beauty would appear during his visits such as moroccan plates, art work, tribal statues, so many treasures.  From my father is where I gained my artistic flair, talent, love, and understanding for appreciation of fine design.  An exceptional man of many talents, but this my darling father I carry forward for you, branding the "family name", "your shared knowledge" in the design sphere you loved so much x

Special Thank You

I would like to say a special thank you to Dan & Joanna from MyWork Australia for the amazing logo and website design, Peter from Real Estate Pics for the amazing interior photography and Ian Don from Snippets of Time for my portrait photos for all the website and marketing material.  Also my wonderful family, friends, teachers and trusted business associates who have been patient, understanding and who have helped me realise and create my journey encouraging me to believe in myself… you know who you are and I am forever grateful x L

Future Posts

So now that the formalities are complete, lets get going then shall we :) !!!

Posts will appear each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  I look forward to sharing my next post with you ... "Inner City Beauties". 

Lena x

Lena Gatti
T +61 404 649 773

PO Box 101
Coorparoo Qld 4151

Design Studio located at Manly by appointment only