ducksnest. is a boutique interior design firm – launched by designer Susan Pehar in 2009 – based in her studio in Geelong on Victoria’s beautiful Bellarine Peninsula.
It’s imperative that our consultative and creative process is detailed, considerate, and also an enjoyable experience. We believe in the importance of individuality and of working intuitively to deliver a result that speaks about the company, business, or family who’ll live with the tailored design.
Here at ducksnest. we are a complete design service - from initial conceptualisation right through to delivery. We specialise in spatial planning for furniture, project management + the creation of multi-layered design concepts with individuality.find out more
A complete decorating service from concept to delivery is provided. ducksnest. specialises in spatial planning for furniture and all other aspects of setting up a space with individual personality—colour consultations, lighting and décor concepts, window furnishings and a re-upholstery service...find out more
“I am drawn to organic, beautiful products and I have a passion for quality furniture, unique rugs and designer lighting.”
I have a background in criminology, however, my path changed when my husband and I renovated our first home in 1998. The process completely enriched me and I gave up the law for a diploma in interior design and decoration.
I am drawn to organic, beautiful products and I have a passion for quality furniture, unique rugs, and designer lighting. In my own home, I prefer green plants that I can nurture over cut flowers and admire an amazing Hermon & Hermon lamp bought years ago over candles. I appreciate natural timbers and artwork—Emma Hack is one of my favourite artists—however, I am most inspired when I’m on the road visiting regional Victoria.
I’m influenced by the clean lines of Scandinavian and Japanese design and I don’t embrace clutter. It’s more about statement pieces, big chairs, an exciting rug, and handmade ceramics. My best tip? Less is more.