COS Design was formed in early 2000 by Steve Taylor and has since become one of the country’s most highly regarded and awarded design companies. Steve and the team specialize in a professional design process from consultation to concept plans through to part or full working drawings, 3D modelling, tender management and contract admin/project management services. services.
We have an extensive portfolio of work throughout Melbourne, Victoria's regional zones, interstate and most recently internationally. With over 60 media publications and several TV features, COS Design’s work is of the highest level. Recently, Steve has also been hosting Australia's newest garden show, "Best Gardens Australia" on the 7 network which showcases some Australia's very best garden designers and their work.
As a natural progression due to their design talent and construction experience, Steve Taylor and the team now also specialize in home design from façade facelifts, extensions, outdoor room/pool house concepts through to full house and landscape design packages that ensure both home and surrounding landscapes work as one.
Steve is a Registered Building Practitioner and fully qualified Landscape Designer with Landscape Architects and qualified Draftspersons in his team, ensuring your project is designed and built with the experience and knowledge required along with his signature design style. With the honour of regularly being invited to become the head judge of construction categories for Landscape Victoria Master Landscaper’s annual landscape awards Steve is highly respected with in his peers. Difficult sites with challenging levels, access and environmental restrictions are Steve’s specialty due his extensive construction experience, core engineering principals, building codes and local laws requirements.
Steve Taylor also lends his time to Landscape Education. He is an Education Advisor to various organisations such as Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers and more recently a judge for several industry awards across the country: 2017 Judge for the Master Landscapers of South Australia, 2017 Judge for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show – Boutique Gardens, 2017 Judge Rising Star Award – Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers, Apprenticeship Award.
Steve is also on the Steering Committee at Burnley Horticultural College.