FORMiS is an Architectural Design studio based in Auckland, New Zealand. We deliver designs which are bespoke, creative, and practical – from concept to completion.

ABOUT US

FORMiS is a multi-disciplinary design studio.

We specialise in Design-managing creative projects of
various scales. Our portfolio includes small to large scale retail, residential and commercial environments.

We pride ourselves on achieving design excellence in both the interior and exterior design of our projects. Our Clients include Developers, Private investors and Individuals.

Our design team is currently working on a range of high-density residential projects, high-end commercial and office buildings and various large residential renovations.

Below is a brief background of the Directors, the team, and an example of our project experience.

Key Projects

THE TEAM

Founded by Kenny Chia and Magdalena Sperska from humble beginnings, FORMiS currently consists of 12 members, with skills levels ranging from junior to ninja.

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Magdalena Sperska
“Magdagascar”
Director (Masters Degree Architecture (Poland))

As founder of FORMiS, Magda is a European Design Expert & Apartment Spatial Design with 20 years experience in NZ and Europe. Magda loves glorious 80s music – but not as you know it.

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Kenny Chia
“Design Ninja”
Director (BS Arch. NZ Nat. Dip. Arch. Tech.)

As one of the founders of FORMiS, Kenny has over 15 years of experience in Architecture, Design, and Detail. Kenny loves Trance music and the movie “Whiplash”.

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Ian McConnell
“Obi Wan”/”Sanchez”
Design Manager

Ian is a Kiwi/Chilean Gene Mixture with 30+ yrs in Construction, Architectural Design and Civil Structures. He is a Construction Detailing Specialist, Foundation Designer & Coffee Sponge. Ian loves mountain biking – racing sweet single track in the forests of NZ.

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Jeffrey Bagg
“Jeff Vader”
Senior Architectural Technician (NDip Arch./PPM)

Born in Zimbabwe, Jeffrey has 3 years work experience in NZ, and 18 years work experience in South Africa. In his spare time, Jeffrey loves couch rugby.

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Yenlee Loo
“Mungbean”
Architectural Technician

Born in Malaysia, Yenlee has 2 years experience in Architecture and 5 years experience as a Graphic Designer. Yenlee loves to “Makan La!”

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Simon Capper
“SBW”
Intermediate Architectural Graduate(BArch)

Simon is a Kiwi with 8 Years Experience in Architecture and Design in New Zealand. On the weekends Simon plays Badminton.

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Angela Feng
“Quiet Mouse”
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

Angela is an experienced designer with an eye for imagery. Angela loves to hide easter eggs in her photoshop work.

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Adrian Kumar
“Grasshopper”
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

As a Malaysian Kiwi, Adrian has 3+ experience in Architecture. Adrian loves German Power Metal and Parkour in Newmarket.

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Matthew Elcoat
“Gingernuts”
Architectural Intern (BAS)

Matt is from far west Auckland. He is currently studying at the University of Auckland, and enjoys jamming guitars or drums.

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Tatiana Harper
“Photographer Extrodinaire”
Accounts Manager

As a skilled Accounts Manager, Tatiana takes care of all the “boring work” so the team has more time to design. Tatiana loves photography, and has taken all the photos on this website you are viewing now (except this one). Thanks Tatiana.

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Albert Au
“Hipsta Barista”
Architectural Graduate (B. Arch)

Born in Hong Kong and raised in NZ, Albert is a prolific designer with an eye for detail. Aside from designing, Albert has over 5 years experience in making, competing in, and judging coffee.

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Marc Manalo
“Rem Koolmaac”
Senior Technician

Born in the Philippines, Marc has worked in Singapore for over 8 years working with residential and commercial projects. Marc plays basketball, tennis, and loves soundtripping and photography.

CAREERS

We are looking for Staff. Contact us if you know Design Kung Fu or CAD Martial Arts

For any queries please contact us at

+64 (0)9 309 2218

info@formis.co.nz

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Axis Building
Suite 1.9
1 Cleveland Road
Parnell, Auckland

+64 (0)9 309 2218
hello@formis.co.nz

GET IN TOUCH

We have move to a new location.
Please visit our humble abode at:

Axis Building
Suite 1.9
1 Cleveland Road
Parnell, Auckland

+64 (0)9 309 2218

info@formis.co.nz