RW Design

RW Design is an established architectural design consultancy with a vibrant team backed by decades of experience.

Architectural director Robin White has a long history in North Canterbury with over 30 years of design expertise. He has joined forces with practice manager Rachel Horan to lead a passionate design team with a focus on providing outstanding design services and practical solutions with the client at the heart of every project.

From the initial meeting through to completion of a design project RW Design creates an enjoyable and stress-free building project for clients through managing the design process in a way that empowers clients to make informed decisions during each stage of the project. Our knowledge, skills and collaborative approach provides clients with an exciting, positive experience and an exceptional build which creates joy for years to come.


Providing an inspirational environment that allows our team to realise their potential. This creates exceptional results and service for our clients.


To create a genuine point of difference by creating and embracing the RW Design way. Our long term/loyal clients and project partners recognise the real value we bring to every project we are involved with. We are a sustainable and successful business with a consistent pipeline of work that allows us to choose to work with like-minded people who share our values.

The Team

We’re a friendly, open team of creative architectural designers working together with our clients to realise their vision. Big or small.   Isn’t that refreshing to hear?

Anthony Light

Architectural Design Lead

Emma Stevens

Practice Manager

Ben Swanson

Sr Architectural Technician

Ruby Hazard-Williams

Architectural Technician

Sophia Sullivan

Jr Architectural Technician