Meet the Team

One of the inspirations for the name BOLD, came from the late American architect Samuel Mockbee, who would counsel ‘Proceed and be bold’.  BOLD Architecture + Interior Design has a team that embraces challenge, thinks boldly, and believes in striving for results that create delight and allow the extraordinary to be realised.



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Stewart is the founding architect of BOLD Architecture & Interior Design. Since commencing in 2007, Stewart has nurtured and grown the practice to be the leading architecture firm in the Mackay region with an impressive portfolio of projects ranging in scale and type.

Born in Mackay, Stewart possesses astute local knowledge and an understanding of the unique conditions of this region. This local awareness, combined with his broad architectural experience and natural design ability, has enabled Stewart—together with the BOLD team—to forge a commanding reputation in Central Queensland.

Suellen BAGLEY


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After completing a Bachelor of
Design Studies from the University of Queensland in 1998, Suellen worked in both Interior Design and Architecture. Before commencing at BOLD Architecture + Interior Design in 2007 with Stewart, Suellen honed her skills in interior design and architecture at international, multi-disciplinary firms in London and Dublin.

Upon returning to Australia, Suellen continued with interior design in Brisbane, gaining further experience with multi-storey commercial office refurbishment. Suellen's astute understanding of spatial use and passion for 'the details' has helped BOLD Architecture + Interior Design create captivating and sophisticated spaces.

Andrew Allen


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Graduating in 1998, Andrew cut his teeth in Brisbane's residential and commercial market. Luxury homes, multi-residential units and aged-care facilities feature in his portfolio.

While working in Central Queensland, undertaking works for the Catholic Diocese and other Independent Private Schools, educational facilities became Andrew's specialty. His creative solutions for clients—often with tight budgets and limited space—combined efficient use of space with an understanding of rationalising materials.

Experienced in design and documentation, Andrew excels at working alongside consultants, builders and contractors. He is highly regarded for his contract administration and ability to deliver projects of quality on-time and on budget.


Building Designer + Architectural Technician

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Beginning his career in the residential and commercial estimating field in Townsville in 2013, Nathan's professional life took root at Bold Architecture + Interior Design in 2015. At the same time, he studied Building Design externally through CQU.

With experience across a variety of projects—including residential, education, commercial and civic—Nathan has been able to grow his role at BOLD to become a senior architectural technician with the ability to manage projects from concept design through to construction.


Architectural Technician

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After studying Industrial Design at the Queensland University of Technology for a year, Leo began working for BOLD Architecture + Interior Design in 2015. He also began studying Building Design externally through CQU.

Along with his natural pizazz and flare for style, Leo has gained a detailed understanding of design documentation and developed project management skills.


Architectural Technician

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Dean is a Mackay local who graduated Mackay State High School in 2015. He went on to commence a Bachelor of Building Design externally through CQU, while working in the retail industry, refining his skills in customer service, meeting targets, and contributing to team morale.

Working at BOLD has enabled Dean to expand his building industry experience and put his newly acquired tertiary knowledge to practise.


Architectural Technician

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Like her colleagues, Breanna has a passion for design. After graduating St Patrick’s College Mackay, Breanna completed a Diploma in Building Design on the Gold Coast. Breanna began her career at BOLD Architecture + Interior Design in 2019.

In her brief time at BOLD to date, Breanna has developed her ArchiCAD skills and worked on a range of projects in areas including residential, education and commercial fit-outs.

Breanna has proved extremely thorough in undertaking documentation and she has a fine eye for details.