New design business Mr Walter announced it's presence in Warrnambool on Friday night, opening the doors to the Walter House studio.
In conjunction with art store Greenling, the business owners welcomed over 50 people into the space for a visit.
Owners Amy Creek and Jody Miller said they would be offering boutique designs with an arts vibe.
The business offers a creative approach to design, with a focus on the outcome, Ms Creek said.
"Because we run the business, if we want to spend longer on a job that's what we do," she said.
"We have the creative licence to push the designs a little bit further.
"It's all in the best interests of the clients."
They also hoped to raise the profile of Walter House, offices of the famed Warrnambool mid-century architects Tag Walter and Bruce Auty.
"There is a little mail plaque around the corner with 'Walter' on it," said Mr Miller.
"That is where we drew inspiration for the business name."
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