Lea Design Studio feature regularly in various forms of print, digital and mainstream media platforms.
This includes being a regular contributor to the Medical Link magazine writing design related articles for their readership of over 3000 medicos spread across the Gold Coast region.
Some of our articles have also been adopted by Houzz and shared across their digital platform.
The following selection also includes a selection of some of our noteworthy architectural projects that have featured in the media over the years.
This custom project at Tallebudgera Valley features in Custom Homes magazine. Designed by John Lea, the story explores design details that contributed to the client’s childhood dream home.
This superb mansion, designed by John Lea, features in the Gold Coast Bulletin, highlighting its stunning features and impressive profit on sale.
Lea Design Studio of Gold Coast has won a “Best of Houzz” award for Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design, including the all-in-one software solution for industry professionals.
Selected in the Best of Shading Solutions for Summer, this house in Tallebudgera, designed by John Lea, features in Issue 62 of Backyard and Outdoor Living magazine.
We are thrilled to announce that our firm has been awarded as one of the top three architects in our city by Three Best Rated! This prestigious honor is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, as well as the trust and satisfaction of our clients. At our firm, we strive to design buildings that are both functional and beautiful, and to create spaces that enhance the lives of those who use them. We believe that good architecture should improve the quality of life for everyone,...
The Gold Coast Bulletin real estate team scoured houses that made headlines over 2022 to compile the Gold Coast’s top ten homes in 2022, with the John Lea designed Palm Springs-inspired Tallebudgera House coming in at number 10 on the list.
This Palm Springs-inspired house in Tallebudgera, designed by Lea Design Studio was named No 26 in the Top 50 Homes in The Courier Mail.This Palm Springs-inspired house in Tallebudgera, designed by Lea Design Studio was named No 26 in the Top 50 Homes in The Courier Mail.
It is with pleasure we announce Lea Design Studio is a recent winner of the award, Best Of Customer Service on Houzz®. Houzz is recognised as a leading source for home renovation and architectural design ideas. With more than 40 million monthly unique users and over 2.1 million active industry professionals, Houzz has the largest residential design database in the world. To be chosen by the Houzz community as a favourite from millions of industry professionals is an honour Lea Design Studio is...
Tallie Pavillions, the Palm Springs-inspired home at Tallebudgera, designed by Lea Design Studio, features in The Weekend Australian Mansion Australia magazine.
A Lea Design Studio home features on the cover of the Gold Coast Bulletin realestate magazine. The accompanying story talks about how you can enjoy a touch of desert living in this Palm Springs-inspired home in the popular coastal suburb of Tallebudgera.
Lea Design Studio features in the story, The Source, in Grand Designs Australia magazine, discussing the nitty-gritty of functional elements of your home, specifically the shape of your roof.
Clive Palmer has emerged as the mystery buyer of the mega mansion, Chateau de Reves at Sovereign Islands, designed by the principal of Lea Design Studio, John Lea.
Building or renovating a home is often the biggest capital outlay many of us will make during our lifetime. Consequently, it can be the most stressful experience as most people won’t have navigated this course before.
The magnesium pool at this Palm Springs-inspired home designed by John Lea, has been featured in the Top 100 pools in Australia.
Architectural trends tend to evolve relatively slowly, unless of course there is a major disruptive global event that significantly affects our lives in the way that COVID-19 has done.
This Broadbeach Waters house on Monaco Street designed by John Lea has sold for $8.5m as multimillion-dollar sales run hot.
John Lea discusses how working from home due to COVID has changed the way we look at home design.
Designed by John Lea in the 90s, this Cannes Ave riverfront mansion in Surfers Paradise is due to make way for a tower project.
John Lea presents 5 predictions as to how the Covid 19 pandemic is likely to change our lifestyles and the way we design our homes in the future.
When you are planning a new residential home build or renovation, there are many points to consider, not least of which is selecting your site. Before an architect starts the design process, essential research and decision making must be made.
An early Lea Design Studio project, this multi-million dollar luxurious, waterfront home at Cannes Ave, Surfers Paradise is now on the market.
This Palm-Springs inspired residence designed by Lea Design Studio offers everything you could want in modern lifestyle acreage minus the long commute from town.
It’s been a while since we have seen such a natural colour from Pantone used as the Color of the Year. The much anticipated announcement saw Classic Blue chosen. John Lea looks at how this colour can be incorporated into home design in this article in The Medical Link.
Lea Design Studio Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020
It may be 20 years old, but this home, designed by Lea Design Studio, is still attracting headlines today.
Custom designing your own home can be quite overwhelming with so many areas to consider. In this article in The Medical Link, John Lea looks at demystifying the process.
Lea Design Studio's Principal Architect John Lea has featured once more on Houzz online with his article "An Architect Reveals: 5 Reasons You Need a Greenwall".
The development of Architecture on the Gold Coast has stemmed from its primary focus on tourists who were looking for short-term accommodation. A tourist-based identity, the Gold Coast has grown substantiality over the years. John Lea explores this evolution in this article in The Medical Link.
Virtual Reality (VR) is rapidly being recognised as a technology in Architecture that will fundamentally change the way we design and present our projects to others. This article featured in The Medical Link looks at VR in the world of Architecture.
With dementia diagnosis on the rise and predicted to triple over the next 30 years, John Lea looks at the different considerations Architects need to consider examine when designing aged care facilities.
Lea Design Studio Architect John Lea’s article was featured on Houzz.
Designing your bespoke home with all the customisations you want can be an amazing experience in your life. It also can be challenging to navigate the process for those who are unfamiliar with what is involved. John Lea takes us through to demystify the process in this article in The Medical Link.
‘Emerging Trends in Australian Housing’
John Lea, Principal Architect at Lea Design Studio, discusses vertical gardens in The Medical Link, the official publication of the Gold Coast Medical Association. This article explores the tangible benefits including biophilia, air quality, thermal benefits, acoustics and the WELL Building Standard.
LIFESTYLE YEARBOOK National Pool of the Year & Queensland Pool of the Year.
‘Celebrity Homes’ Craig McDermott
Architect John Lea designed the Capri Residence on the Gold Coast which was featured in the book The New 100 Houses x 100 Architects.
THE BEACH Walk on the Mild Side – September 2007
The Amalfi house by architect John Lea features in the September 2007 Gold Coast Prestige Property magazine, Abode.
A great review from Sue Milne who enjoyed the beautiful new resort The Beach in an old-fashioned setting on the NSW north coast at Cabarita a year after opening.
THE BEACH Beach Beauty Displays Timeless Elegance – January 2007
New 5 Star “The Beach Resort” Opens at Cabarita.
The Gold Coast Bulletin covering the Pacific Projects restructure, creating Resort Corp headed by architects John Lea and Peter Madrers.
Architect John Lea featured in this story in the Tweed Coast Sun for the Zen, Dreamtime Beach project.
Set a course Nor Nor East for luxury seaside living
HOME BEAUTIFUL 1999 ‘Renovation of the Year’ 1998 Home of the Year. This tuscan-style Gold Coast home was featured in Home Beautiful 1999 after winning ‘Renovation of the Year’ in the 1998 Home of the Year.