About

Mr. Bankes is Mr. Michael Bankes, an enthusiastic and passionate design professional specialising in creating exquisite retail and hospitality spaces, rooted in traditional design values. A tireless advocate for enduring organic environments, he crafts warm and soulful spaces that capture the core essence of his clients business.

After more than twenty years in the industry Mr. Bankes design philosophy is refined and evident; Each environment should be individually tailored toward the brand, blending stunning interior architecture, harmonising graphic components, and powerful visual merchandising. Additionally, each design should utilise sustainable and environmentally friendly materials.

Mr. Bankes is of the belief that only a cooperative approach will lead to a design that meets your needs and matches your brand identity, whilst also exceeding the expectations of your clientele. He will personally work with you to generate, develop and refine ideas of how your space can be shaped to create a positive customer journey and brand experience. And, if required, he will manage the build component and deal with all the permit administration. Additionally, no costly overheads means a competitive fee structure.

Mr. Bankes is a member of the Australian Retail Design Institute, has a 20-year citation with the Design Institute of Australia, and is a Registered Building Practitioner.

Mr Bankes is proud to have contributed to the enduring success of hundreds of local business. For a design professional who knows Melbourne inside out, say Hello to Mr. Bankes.