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Director/Certified Kitchen Designer

The interior spaces we frequent the most are a significant investment, they deserve a designer who can delve deeply into our ideas and bring them to life with gusto. Leonie Metge believes that innovative design steps beyond the visual – it delights clients with well-considered functionality, it melds effortlessly across the home and has a timeless quality.

Perfecting her craft for more than 20 years, Leonie has researched, designed and implemented hundreds of kitchens, bathrooms and life-spaces. Her work has been recognised at the highest level with industry-leading NKBA and she is the chairperson for the Auckland chapter, and a member of the Certified Design Society.

Matching Leonie’s creativity, is a self-confessed, fastidious ‘attention to detail’ nature. To exceed clients’ expectations, she shoulders the entire journey from concept to completion. Collaborating with clients, architects, interior designers, and high-end building companies, Leonie brings a refreshingly honest and energetic approach to every project.

As a life-long learner, she leads the team with a thirst for new trends and a mantra of “it’s all about the hidden details.”

MELANIE JOHN | Cert. Kit Design

Certified Kitchen Designer

Melanie John brings a refined and thoughtful design approach to her role at Cube Dentro.

She believes beautiful design will only be proven once functionality has been put to the test. Taking a methodical approach, Melanie quizzes her clients’ lifestyle to ensure practicality always sits behind a stunning aesthetic. Every kitchen, bathroom or living space should be a joy to work and relax within, and she is well-rehearsed at delivering these hallmarks.

The industry has captivated Melanie from day one. Since 2014, she’s held a steely resolve to make her mark, and was thrilled to win the 2018 Certified Designers Society Education Scholarship. This coveted award will go towards an industry diploma and adds further clout to her Certificate in Kitchen Design. This was then followed by her recent win at the 2019 NKBA Excellence in Design Awards in the Student Design Competition.

Melanie collaborates closely with Cube’s lead designer, Leonie, and has embraced the team ethos of strong relationships with clients and industry partners. She will also focus her creativity towards the everyday, affordable market – bringing a sense of fun and innovation to every project.