John Dimopoulos – Director and nominated Architect
John is the principal and director of Geoform Design Architects, which he founded in 2004. Prior to that he was director of Geoform Design which he founded in 1986.
He started his architectural journey working in a Greek office and continued in Sydney with JCTW and Neville Gruzman where he was introduced to the love of intelligent design with emotional restraint that is unapologetic in its creating joy for its occupants. In 2000 he and Brianna were included the 40 emerging Architects under 40 which showcased as “40-up” Australian Architects next generation exhibition in Berlin. As a registered architect in NSW and a member of the Australian Institute of Architects, he has extensive experience in all aspects of the design process and is interested in both the transformative and educational aspects of architecture. He is a graduate of Architecture from the University of New South Wales where he has also been a design tutor since 1984.
Brianna Thomas – co-founder
Brianna joined Geoform in 1988 and, having graduated from RMIT, brings a Melbourne design rigour to the interior design division of the office that showcases her eye for detail and sophisticated sense of materiality.
Prior to that Brianna worked in some of the most prestigious global interiors firms such as Fitch Company and Sir Terence Conran Group, both in London, and with Geyer Design Group and also Davenport Campbell in Sydney. Brianna’s worldly and urban chic sensibility brings warmth and delight to her projects and can lead to friendship with clients that remains well past the project completion. She is also employed as national visual merchandiser for space furniture and is an expert in furniture design and procurement.