about us

zooi is dedicated to well considered & functional spaces that are uninhibited, expressive & stylish

our ethos

design is all around us, in our streets, homes, offices, in magazines, online, in your local coffee shop.. it’s everywhere! Designing a space combining function, practicality, colour, texture & lighting along with the perfect aesthetic is challenging & complex, but it’s what we were made to do. At zooi, we are passionate fully trained interior designers with professional backgrounds & many years experience working in interior design studios & architectural practices.

zooi prides itself on building strong & true relationships with its clients, whilst developing a deep understanding of the outcome they wish to achieve. zooi is dedicated to well considered & functional spaces that are uninhibited, expressive & stylish. simple natural finish palettes feature in strong architectural light filled spaces, complimented by beautiful furniture & accessories. zooi works with building designers & architects, project managers, builders & construction teams to design & build your project.

our team

zooi’s design director, Martine, has a bachelor of built environment from QUT and 25 years interior design experience. Ricki has a diploma of interior design from the design & arts college, christchurch, with 15 years interior design experience. together zooi has designed homes, multi residential apartments, hotels, surf clubs, cafes, restaurants, offices & a number of different retail stores from lolly shops to fashion stores.

we are both passionate & excited about all facets of design, and love doing what we do. we hope a little of that passion & excitement rubs off on our clients as we understand building your own home, renovating or designing a retail or commercial space can have a high level of stress. we want to make the design process enjoyable & our studio aims to deliver amazing design through a professional yet relaxed process.

our services

we design all commercial, retail & residential interiors from initial concepts, right through to full working drawings & site advice & visits

project inception & briefing

client liaison

spatial planning

design & construction detailing

custom joinery/furniture design & furniture packages

furniture, accessory & art selections & scheduling

sanitary-ware & appliance selections & scheduling

CAD documentation

site construction advice

site visits

To say thanks you just isn’t enough! Patrick & I are so pleased with the final result – the house looks amazing! Your creativity, professionalism & attention to detail are second to none. We truly appreciate all your hard work & effort

Mary & Pat O’Rourke

Martine is exceptionally good at listening to her clients, and interpreting the input into a well thought out solution that will hit the mark. As a client of hers, we love her professionalism creativity and cost awareness

Randy & Brenda LaPorte