Established in 2008 by Ruth Meli, Meli Studio effectively ran in tandem with Julie Ockerby’s practice, Style Space Colour, established in 2005. Firm friends through Ruth’s daughter Amanda, a graphic artist Julie had worked with, each practice held a strong position within the residential milieu. Similarly, each had a high-end client base and portfolio to match. By 2011, however a fortuitous circumstance arose where Ruth was looking to spend more time with her family, while Julie was looking to expand. As such, the practices were merged under the Meli Studio name, with Julie in full ownership.
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