Community spirit drives award winners

It was a case of parallel lines being wangled together in the creation of design studio Meme (pronounced ”me me”) three years ago. Founding partners Megan Hounslow and Melanie Beynon, who were fellow interior design students at RMIT in the late 1990s, spent a lot of time developing their careers overseas after graduating.

Both returned to high-profile design firms before joining business hands. This has meant Meme, despite its relative youth, demonstrates sophistication and maturity in a wide-ranging folio of domestic, commercial and institutional briefs.

Despite the diversity of the approaches needed, the pair are clear about a vision for design that ”is very human”. This explains their connection to community-conscious projects

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