Profile

Architect Cheng Teo (B. Arch.) and interior designer John Perperis (FDIA—Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia) collaborated extensively on many projects in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1994 they established the Teo + Perperis practice. Still to this day, Teo + Perperis is one of the few firms providing truly integrated architectural and interior design services to clients.

As Principals of the firm, Cheng and John deliberately maintain a boutique-style service with a small, professional and highly dedicated team: a style which emphasises our attention to you and your individual needs as an important client, rather than developing into a large cookie-cutter practice to which you are just another cog in the production wheel.

Teo + Perperis is one of the few firms providing truly integrated architectural and interior design services.

Our expertise and services encompass low and medium-density residential, retail and hospitality, education and recreation, and office construction and fit-out.

Our Philosophy

At Teo + Perperis we are committed to delivering consistently high outcomes for each of our clients. Every project is personally overseen by one of the Principals as our small team of architects, designers and facilities planning experts work with you towards realising your dreams.

We listen carefully to your goals and expectations whether they be lifestyle, productivity, return on investment or something else. No two clients, properties or budgets are ever the same. We may challenge and probe (nicely, of course) to explore more deeply and tease out previously unrealised or unexpressed desires, or to sound you out on options you may not have considered.

To us, successful design and innovation are pro-active and holistic. They do not result from ad-hoc afterthought or bolt-on services. In each project we ensure that exterior and interior design is integrated from the outset so as to avoid expensive rework during or after completion.

We listen carefully to your goals and expectations whether they be lifestyle, productivity, return on investment or something else.

Not only is the resulting style and function crucial, but to us successfully and warmly completing the project in partnership with you the client, with builders and other providers, is too. We are active in our partnership and collaboration. We don’t drop you like a lead balloon the moment our part of the project seems to be finished. We remain available at all times to help answer your questions and provide advice and counsel as your creation comes to life.

Our philosophy seems to work… we enjoy an enviable following of loyal and repeat clients. Might you become one of them? Why not contact us today for a free, no-obligation initial consultation?

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We relish a challenge and are skilled at solving tricky problems for our clients.
— Cheng Teo, Principal

 

 

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Your story is the foundation of our partnership in design.
— John Perperis, Principal