Interiors by Daryl Wark is a unique gift, home-ware, furniture store & design studio located in Gaythorne.
The store constantly evolves in keeping with local and international design trends. The owner is Daryl Wark the principal designer of ‘Interiors’. Daryl travels widely to source new and inspiring collections and one-off pieces to give Interiors by Daryl Wark a vibrant world feel.
The Gaythorne store showcases this collection of personally sourced international and locally made furniture, decorator accessories and gifts. These individual pieces are not normally found in other "bricks and mortar" or on-line stores and are presented in refreshing way.
The Interior Design and Decoration studio offers a full design and project management service for both residential and commercial projects and has an emphasis on tailoring the process to suit clients individual taste, style and budget.
With a customer centric approach throughout the creative process, Daryl Wark works with you to bring your vision to life and realise the full potential of your project.
About Daryl Wark
Daryl’s creative journey began as a chef in some of Melbourne’s best 5 Star restaurants and hotels.
Later he launched a catering company which led into food styling for magazines and commercials. In the early years of his career he worked in London under the internationally renowned Fashion, Interiors and Hotel designer Anouska Hempel as her personal residential chef and stylist. Anouska inspired and prompted Daryl to study Interior Design and Decoration on his return to Australia.
After 3 years full time study he started his new career in design with MGT Architects in Canberra. Working on National and International projects ranging from private homes, 5 star hotels, corporate offices, an embassy residence, high-end condominiums and boutique retails stores.
In 2002 Daryl moved to Brisbane and was employed by Country Road Australia as QLD Visual Merchandising Manager. Two years later he then launched ‘Shelter Interiors the design studio and store’ his first business in Paddington. In 2005 he opened his second store with Found in France on Lower Latrobe Terrace and then moved the retail business in 2007 to a new premises on Upper Latrobe and launched Du Monde by Daryl Wark a quality furniture, homeware and gift store. Daryl has always personally sourced pieces from all over the globe for his stores and design clients with a major proportion imported from South East Asia and Europe.
In early 2016 he closed the Paddington store and launched a new 210 sq. metre design showroom, office and joint retail collective in Gaythorne Brisbane. It is from here Daryl brings his customers visions to life.