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January Newsletter 2021

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Welcome to the New Year!


So far 2021 is off to a great start and we can’t wait to share what we have in store for this year!

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Canberra Property Podcast

Wainwright Facades director, Joseph Wainwright, was recently interviewed by Sam Dodimead for Episode 37 of the Canberra Property Podcast. Joe talks about when he started working in cladding in England and how he decided to create a timber cladding company in Australia.


Listen to the episode here.

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Carbon positive australia: Carbon Hero

“Climate change is real, and I feel that anyone in a position that can make a change in this world no matter how small it may seem, should do it” – Joseph Wainwright.


We are proud to be featured as the Carbon Positive Australia Carbon Hero for January 2021 for the change our team is making by supporting their planting projects!


Read the full article here.

Lauren Sharman

MEET AN ARCHITECT - Lauren Sharman

We believe in supporting and promoting connections in our community, so we have decided to introduce you to some of the incredible architects and designers we have had the privilege of working with.

Name: Lauren Sharman

Where do you work: Director of Studio & You

What did you want to be when you grew up: I don’t think I really knew but I have always been drawn to anything creative. I feel lucky to have found a career in something I enjoy doing every day.

Something you have always wanted to learn: To keep creativity flowing I always try and learn other creative practices through workshops or projects at home. I am guilty of having multiple unfinished projects on the go. Anything from ceramics to fabric dying, weaving and painting! I just wish I had time for more.

What are you currently listening to / reading: Reading for me day to day is design blogs and articles.

Question you get asked the most at work: How much do you think this will cost? And what would you do? Clients seem to get a lot of confidence knowing you also love their choices.

Favourite part of the job: The clients we get to meet and work with, they instantly become part of the Studio & You family. It is bitter sweet when a project ends, there is nothing better than seeing clients enjoying their new spaces but sad knowing you won’t be working with them day to day anymore…at least until the next project!

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We would like to say a big thank you to Built who have matched our donation of 100 trees for the month of January.


“At Built, we believe not all things are created equal, they’re Built different. Proudly Australian and privately owned, since 1998 Built has grown to be one of Australia’s largest private construction groups providing a total solution across construction, fitout and refurbishment.”

If you would like to be part of our tree planting program and match one of our monthly donations in 2021 please get in touch or find more information here.

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WE are hiring

We are back at work and excited for the year ahead. We are looking for some new staff to join our growing team. If you are interested in a career with us, please send a copy of your resume to or visit our website for more information Please pass this on if you know someone who might be interested in joining our team!

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