ARRCC is an acclaimed multidisciplinary studio specialising in interior architecture, interior design and décor that redefines laid-back luxury. Based in Cape Town, its footprint is global, as it applies its distinctly refined design sensibility to residential, hospitality and leisure interiors around the world. ARRCC’s ability to create smart spaces and authentic emotive experiences is attributed to its team’s highly personal work ethic, ceaseless curiosity, inherent intuition and obsession with challenging boundaries. Humble yet brutally honest, the studio drives dreams forward as it delivers exclusive interiors that respond to their architecture, context and environment. By producing the unexpected, ARRCC demonstrates new ways of living that are at once delightfully surprising and unmistakably innate.
Interior Design Since 1996
Michele completed a National Diploma in Interior Design at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology with a Merit Award in 2005. During that same year, Michele started as an intern at ARRCC and with her contribution to the sub-sequent growth of ARRCC, has since then been promoted to Director in 2013.
Mark joined SAOTA as a Project Architect in 1997 and was instrumental in setting up ARRCC. In 2004, he was made a partner in the firm.
He was promoted to Junior Associate in 2010, Associate in 2012 and became a Director in 2013. During his 11-year career with ARRCC he has worked on a wide range of award-winning projects ranging from private residential to the restaurant and hospitality sector.