Our Design Team


BELINDA GARWOOD – Taylor Garwood Designs' principal; is a Registered Building Practitioner and Member of BDAV. Belinda made a sea change with her family to Torquay after a 10+ year career as a successful Architectural Building Design Manager of drafting and building firms throughout Melbourne. On moving to Torquay Belinda began working from home. Her success as a Building Designer means that she has built her business up and now runs an office with an in-house design team and a number of external consultants at any one time.


SHARON BERRIDGE - Spent the first 15 years of her career as a qualified Interior Designer. She then left the workforce to become a full time Mum. In 2003 she returned to school to become a Building designer, winning second prize in the student category in the 2003 Buildsmart Sustainable Building Competition and the Certificate IV Residential Drafting First Year Achievement Award. After completing the Diploma of Building Design & Technology and Certificate 4 in Small Business management Sharon and her husband, a builder, set up two family run businesses before being asked to join the team at Taylor Garwood Designs.


Belinda & Sharon have a great wealth of accumulated knowledge and life experiences, they work well together and have a similar mindset. They will endeavor to work with and for each client on whatever size the job as if it has top priority. They continue to keep up with new trends, products and / or technologies as they present themselves.