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Making Ground is based in Melbourne, Australia. Built on the foundation of good design for good experiences, we believe in the transformative power of a well-designed space and its ability to improve our health and well-being.

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Stella McEwen

The studio is led by Stella McEwen, an idea purveying, down-to-earth architect with a passion for beautiful, comfortable and functional designs.

With extensive experience in the industry from award-winning studios across Melbourne, Stella’s strong architectural sensibilities and attention to detail has enabled her to deliver high quality designs for a range of budgets.

ARBV | MArch (Distinction) | BAS

Designed to inspire
a better way of living


Good design comes from good relationships — as a small studio, we pride ourselves on being approachable, with the ability to communicate openly and honestly. From the moment we start working with you, we become a collaborative team.

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