About us

Lifestyle by Design is a Boutique Design and Building company that is renowned for creating Architecturallydesigned Homes, Dual Occupancies, Extensions and Major Renovations. As one of Melbourne’s Leading Residential Building and Design firms, we never waiver on paying the closest attention to detail, attaining superior results, and demonstrating our winning formula of excellence in customer service and delivery.

LBD strives for the ultimate in quality construction, immaculate finishes, and overall perfectionism. This permeates everything we do and is inclusive of the premium customer service and communication we consistently focus on and provide.

Lifestyle By Design’s Winning Team is Managed by Brad Schram and Nick Black

With over thirty years of combined experience, our Directors are hands-on and intuitively involved in every aspect of your experience with us. Brad and Nick are both driven by excellence, renowned for perfection, and powered by their passion to give you the home of your dreams.

Brad Schram

Managing Director

Brad is your key liaison from the moment you begin your journey with Lifestyle by Design. Brad’s role over the years has given him experience in Design and Construction of both single dwelling and multi-unit developments. You’ll feel right at home with his warm, friendly manner and expert knowledge.  He’ll take you stepbystep through the process from initial consultation, to design concept and onto a complete set of plans and specifications for your oneofakind architecturally designed home or development, that’s then ready to commence construction.


Construction Director

Nick is the heart and soul of the construction within Lifestyle by Design. From when the initial schedule is set in place, right through to the handover, Nick’s meticulous approach with our Clients, Project Management and Site Supervisory Teams ensures that the building process not only flows smoothly, but on schedule, and on-budget. Supreme quality and first-class finishes are synonymous with Lifestyle by Design, and that doesn’t happen by accident!

“Our meticulous approach, as Owner/Developers, was never lost on Lifestyle By Design. We wanted immaculate finishes – and that’s exactly what we got! Their reliability, communication processes and attention to detail was excellent throughout the entire process, and they went above and beyond to ensure we were completely happy with everything!”Daniel Junkeer, Malvern East Dual Occupancy