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


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


Founded by Kenny Chia and Magdalena Sperska from humble beginnings, FORMiS currently consists of 9 members, with skills levels ranging from junior to ninja.

Magdalena Sperska
Director (Masters Degree Architecture (Poland))

As founder of FORMiS, Magda is a European Design Expert & Apartment Spatial Design with 22 years experience in NZ and Europe. Magda loves glorious 80s music – but not as you know it.

Kenny Chia
“Design Ninja”
Director | Registered Architect

As one of the founders of FORMiS, Kenny has 18 years of experience in Architecture, Design, and Construction. Kenny loves Trance music and the movie “Whiplash”.

Simon Capper
Project Team Leader (BArch)

Simon is a Kiwi with 13 Years Experience in Architecture and Design in New Zealand. On the weekends Simon plays Badminton.

Yenlee Loo
Architectural Technician

Born in Malaysia, Yenlee has 7 years experience in Architecture and 5 years experience as a Graphic Designer. Yenlee loves to “Makan La!”

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

Angela is an experienced designer with 6 years experience at FORMiS. Angela collects assorted vinyl, in particular colourful and exclusive prog records.

Adrian Kumar
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

As a Malaysian Kiwi, Adrian has 7 years experience in Architecture. Adrian loves solving rubiks cubes and learning guitar on the weekends.

Matthew Elcoat
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

Matt is a talented designer with 5 years experience working at FORMiS. He has recently started making guitars and pedals and enjoys jamming on drums.

Catherine Cruz
“Ramen Cat”
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

Catherine is a focused designer with an eye for detail. Catherine loves drawing Ghibli-inspired artwork on the weekends.

Morgan Duncan
Architectural Graduate (BAS, MArch(Prof))

Morgan is an innovative designer with a love for colour and texture . Morgan loves to do pointillism drawings in her free time.


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

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Level 1
99 Parnell Road
Parnell, Auckland

+64 (0)9 309 2218


Please visit our humble abode at:

Level 1, 99 Parnell Road

Parnell, Auckland

+64 (0)9 309 2218