Amber Road Profile

KATY SVALBE 

Co-director *Landscape Architect *Planter *Nature lover

Katy is passionate about harnessing the natural environment to connect and enrich people’s lives.
Ex Hassell and Aspect Studios, she has more than 15 years of Australian & international landscape and design experience. Curious exploration, rooted in a respect for nature, underlies her highly experienced, sophisticated‘old soul’ approach to landscape. She has a BA in Landscape Architecture from the University of Western Australia. In addition to her design work, she is sessional design tutor for Landscape Architecture at the University of NSW & UTS. 

YASMINE GHONIEM 

Co-director *Interior Architect *Part time musician                           

A Graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, USA, post college, Yasmine worked in the USA as a lead designer on a range of high-end hospitality & residential projects. She then worked on several boutique hotels across America & Asia, before returning to Australia and co-founding Amber Road with sister, Katy Svalbe. Since then, Yasmine has designed a range of award winning interiors projects and worked to broaden people's understanding of design through her Foxtel TV presence in 2016. She is also a seasonal contributor to Real Estate.com and is a sessional design tutor for Interior Architecture at the University of NSW.