Anais Nin put it so beautifully:
”We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
— Anais Nin

Building Design By Mia Asker


With almost twenty five years experience in the Australian and International design industry, moving freely and confidently between building design, interior design, retail design, event planning and styling for interiors and food magazine editorials Mia now focuses her energy on architectural design and interiors. With a background bringing expertise in compact living and inventive interior spaces, she has a practical design approach that focuses on function and passive design strategies. With a keen eye for aesthetics and attention to details Mia also has strong time management skills, ability to plan, prioritise and organise and manages multiple projects with ease.



bilgola plateau home

The brief for this outdated, dark brick and timber home was to design a light filled kitchen and living areas that was family friendly and inviting. The main focus was on the function between the interior spaces and to provide smart storage solutions for the small kitchen.

Bondi beach house

This tired federation style, six bedroom family home in Sydney’s East presented a great opportunity to open up a myriad of small, dark spaces and create a contemporary flow that enabled the interior spaces to connect whilst preserving the original character of the building.


waveryly house

The alterations and additions to this semi detached, original workers cottage were carefully planned with the aim at bringing much needed northern light into the new, modern rear addition and to maximise solar access to the new 1st floor parents retreat.