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Innovative Melbourne Building Designer

Steve Drougas - Concept Studio Director

For over 35 years, multi-award winning Concept Studio principal Steve Drougas has been involved in building design, developing unique individual designs and styles that are a direct result of successful relationships established with clients over the years.

Our ability and experience to take projects from concept to approval coupled with our passion for design, allow clients to enjoy a one on one collaborative process, ensuring their dreams meet lifestyle and budget requirements.

A large percentage of our work is referral based - a true reflection of the care our team provides and the consistent level of client satisfaction achieved. This has been recognised on many occasions, with Concept Studio proudly achieving the 'Winner of Best of Houzz' award an incredible

five years running, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 + 2024!


  • Winners of the Victoria BUILD Innovation 'Most Client-Focused Home Design Studio' award 2021!
  • Winners of APAC 'best residential architectural design business - Vic 2022
  • Winners of APAC 'best high-end design studio - Vic 2024

great start to 2024!


  • Best 'Victorian Meat Retail Outlet Design' winner!
  • Winners of 'Best of Houzz' award 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 + 2024!
  • Winners of 2021 Victoria BUILD Innovation 'Most Client-Focused Home Design Studio' award!
  • Winners of APAC 'Best Residential Architectural Design Business - Victoria' 2022
  • Winners of APAC 'Best High-End Studio' Victoria 2024
  • Winners of BUILD Architecture Awards 'Most Client-Focused Architecture + Interior Design Practice 2024' - Victoria
  • Winners of 'Best Contemporary Residential Project 2024'- Victoria



Steve from Concept Studio has been a true professional with our project. He has taken the time to listen (important), understand our needs, likes and dislikes and even challenged us on the ideas to ensure we get bang for buck. Ultimately he has played back these ideas in an easy to understand format and clearly articulated next steps throughout the journey. Thanks for being involved in our project.