Studio Director, Bates Smart
Rachael is a senior interior designer and studio director at Bates Smart. She has been the key driver of the practice’s workplace sector over the past 15 years and leads both the Melbourne workplace and strategy teams. Her work addresses a wide range of issues impacting the built environment, focusing on human impact and experience.
Rachael’s passion for people and place has driven discussion and debate between community, corporate and design leaders around the measurability of good design, the ability of design to impact behaviour and the creation of workspaces for creativity.