Rowena Lister is an Interior Designer. She holds a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration with Advanced Standing and Distinction and a Bachelor of Communications. Now working across Central Western NSW.
Rowena has created interior design across the Hospitality, Retail, Commercial, Residential Sectors, TV + Film and has created success for companies such as the Intercontinental Hotel Group, Eureka Funds Management and Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels to name a few.
With minimal investment and strategic planning increasing revenue streams significantly in the first year of trading (a + million dollar return) with designs running a timeless currency of 5 years.
Her Grandmother Frona Hall, was the understudy to one of Australia's most iconic interior designers Marion Hall Best.
Lister is intrigued by the writings of Aristotle with respect to physical science - change of place and change of space; how this can lead to an uplifted, healing state.
She is a humanitarian, a trainer, mentor, teacher. Once based in Sydney, she lectured in the Bachelor Design Program at Design Centre Enmore for 6 years. In addition, she has taught across the TVET School Children's design program, the Interior Design Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels at Design Centre Enmore; The Leading Design Institution in Australia.
Now based as a Interior Designer in Dubbo & Central Western NSW working across local areas, she continues to work across the Commercial Interior Design and Residential Interior Design sectors, while undertaking study of a Foundation Certificate in Art Therapy.
She has a particular interest in Art/Creative Therapies + Creative Cures for children with special needs
+ the disadvantaged - leading to advantaged groups.
Rowena is passionate about the professional and evolutionary development of self, others and future generations and the power of design to heighten the human experience, and has regularly conducted workshops.
She is currently also researching a hypothesis to commence a Masters of Philosophy by Design.
In addition Lister holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and a Certificate IV in Business Management.
Thoughtfully designed spaces can help us learn, reflect, imagine, discover and create. Space changing can be an exceptionally powerful tool. Lister+Co stands by the IFI Interiors Declaration here: