NICOLE MCKENZIE - Trinity Interior Design

NICOLE MCKENZIE

Director

Nicole was once a client of Trinity. She saw something special in the studio when she purchased it in 2006, using her expertise as a CEO for an IT company to steer it to where it is today. With an esteemed career in sales and marketing, she is passionate about providing exceptional client experience and delivering quality service.

Nicole’s vision was for a team of highly-skilled, personable designers to deliver on the design aspect while providing excellent backup and support. Both have been vital for the success of each project Trinity works on.

While overseeing projects to ensure both the design and financial expectations are met, Nicole also builds on relationships with architects, builders and a wide network of suppliers. All of these contribute to the successful outcome of Trinity’s projects.

SARAH SHEILD - Trinity Interior Design

SARAH SHEILD

Administration Manager

Sarah comes from a background in sales, marketing, design and administration, and has been in the industry since 2004. She also designed and developed a unique range of furniture and launched her own business, Paper Room, in 2009, which she sold in 2017. Sarah has a strong focus on delivering an exceptional level of service to clients. With her friendly and approachable manner Sarah puts high importance on ensuring that Trinity clients have an enjoyable and positive experience.

CHRISTINA PIET - Trinity Interior Design

CHRISTINA PIET

Administration

Christina is originally from Ontario, Canada, moving to NZ in 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Anthropology and prior to joining Trinity, successfully ran her own business for 10 years which she sold in 2019. Christina has a genuine interest in people and the design process and relishes her involvement with our clients’ projects, utilising her vast array of skills to manage each project smoothly.

SARAH BUDDEN - Trinity Interior Design

SARAH BUDDEN

Design Support

Sarah has had a lifelong passion for Interior Design. She joined the Trinity team with a Bachelor of Design and Contemporary Arts and has since earned a Diploma in Interior Design. She is highly passionate about the industry – ready to step up to any challenge. Sarah works closely with the designers supporting them with documentation and design administration. She has a friendly and approachable manner and is always ready to help.

JAYNE TOLLEY - Trinity Interior Design

JAYNE TOLLEY

Interior Designer

Jayne obtained her Diploma in Interior Design in 2004. She admires and is passionate about all things design. Her design process while concept driven, aims to always be practical, gained through experience and working closely with architects and builders to achieve well thought through integrated spaces. Jayne takes time getting to know her clients’ and to help them achieve a stylish and functional solution that will stand the test of time and make them feel “at home”.

KATE PATERSON - Trinity Interior Design

KATE PATERSON

Interior Designer

Kate graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Design in 2004, working in London before joining Trinity in 2010. Kate believes her role is to work in collaboration with her client to create an interior that has a true sense of identity that not only looks beautiful but also feels good to spend time in. Kate is passionate about what she does and has a sharp eye for detail and an acute sense of materiality and texture. Above all Kate realises the importance of building trusting relationships with her clients.

PHILIPPA WHITAKER - Trinity Interior Design

PHILIPPA WHITAKER

Interior Designer

Philippa’s experience in the Interior design industry includes working both internationally and within New Zealand on residential and commercial projects. With a design degree in Interior Architecture, graduating in 2003, she has a vast technical knowledge and an eye for detail which is reflected in her designs. Her clients find her friendly, with an open approach, that allows them to enjoy the design process and achieve an end result that relates to their personality.

MICAELA WYNNE - Trinity Interior Design

MICAELA WYNNE

Interior Designer

Micaela holds a Bachelor of Spatial Design from the Auckland University of Technology. She has worked across both commercial and residential projects which has allowed her to develop and refine her eye for detail. Micaela considers design an opportunity to create authentic liveable spaces that are practical and considered. Above all, she understands the importance of her relationship with her clients, and takes pride in providing the best experience from concept to completion.

PAULINE MCPHERSON - Trinity Interior Design

PAULINE MCPHERSON

Interior Designer

Pauline graduated with a Diploma in Interior Design in 2005 and has over 10 years’ professional experience in Residential, Commercial, Retail and Hospitality design.  Her experience in working with Architects has allowed her to gain extensive knowledge in the design and build process. Pauline believes listening is the key to creating a home that defines a client’s personal taste and dedicates her efforts in customising the right interior finish for the homeowner.