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If you’re looking for a leading interior designer Melbourne, Rachel Collard of Co.Kitchens might just put an end to your frantic Google searches.

Because let’s face it, how many reviews can you actually trust online? For an interior designer, what truly counts towards reputation is real experience.

As a Melbourne interior designer with hundreds of stunning kitchens to her name, and the distinction of a psychology career before she become an interior designer, Rachel Collard is one name you can safely put at the top of your kitchen planning short list.

You’ll likely know her work from her stint as an interior designer on Channel 9’s blockbuster renovation show, The Block.

She was part of the interior designer team helping fan favourites Norm Hogan and Jess Eva achieve their stunning kitchen design at their Gatwick Hotel apartment.

As their Melbourne interior designer, Rachel helped the breakout couple from Queensland achieve what judges rated as “one of the most beautiful kitchens ever produced on The Block”, contributing to their $209,000 prize money for the 2018 season of the show.


As a Melbourne interior designer who has spent more than a decade helping clients create their dream kitchens, Rachel appreciates the important of fusing style and substance.

Some of the innovation behind her interior designer work includes:

  • A focus on cutting edge technology such as voice automated plumbing as featured on The Block
  • A passion for colour trends such as minimalist monochrome and the earthy tones of stone
  • Showing you how to mix materials with flair and confidence
  • An understanding of the mood and emotion of your kitchen’s colour scheme and textures


Yes, you can train as an interior designer. Rachel has a Diploma in Interior Design from RMIT as well as a Psychology degree from her previous life as therapist. But I think most people in the renovation business will agree, understanding style is a matter of instinct.

Rachel is a Melbourne interior designer who certainly has it, with clients attesting to her talent as a ‘style guru’.

That’s exactly the skill set you want from an interior designer when you’re contemplating the endless selection of features and finishes on offer when creating your new kitchen.


As a mum of three boys, Rachel is an interior designer who can relate to the chaos and joy of modern family living. She loves cooking herself, and that ‘real world’ practicality inspires so much of her work as a Melbourne interior designer.

Her use of space, her desire for detail, and her passion for beautiful interior design that’s extremely functional make her a natural choice for clients looking for an interior designer who plans with family life in mind.


Ultimately, it’s the combination of specialist education and hundreds of stunning kitchen designs over the last decade that have contributed to Rachel Collard’s interior designer Melbourne success.

She’s an interior design who understands the importance of the basics – like natural light filtering through feature windows – as well as the beauty of intricate details such as seamless joinery – in helping your beautiful new kitchen take shape.

Happy customer Rachel Allen describes her service with all the superlatives you’d want to hear about a Melbourne interior designer:

“Having Rachel come out to help us plan our kitchen was amazing. She made the daunting process of designing our kitchen simple. Her practical advice was much appreciated. In a short time, she understood what was important to us and effortlessly created a kitchen we can’t wait to use.”

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