Starting from humble beginnings and an after school job, Gillian began a career which would see her work at some of Melbourne’s most prestigious and respected floral establishments.
Over the years she has worked in busy retail environments, on large scale events, in five star hotels and at Melbourne’s finest private homes.
In 2009 Gillian Pollard Designs was born, as a side project, doing a few small weddings for family and friends. More and more weddings followed and it has developed into a full time operation, now run from our studio in Heidelberg West.
Together with her ever growing team of staff they work hard to provide flowers that are not only fabulous but respect each clients individual style and taste. The gang pride themselves on not being locked into one style. From rustic vineyards and country locations, to formal inner city establishments, each job we undertake has it’s own unique design brief.
Chief Floral Officer- Gill (boss lady)
The name behind the brand Gillian is super proud of her team
Senior Florist- Bec (Not becky)
Spencer focuses on the various facets of law that revolve around digital media and technology, whether that’s securing patents and trademarks for wearable tech or negotiating distribution agreements for the now prolific AZL App. Prior to co-founding Harris Ingram, he managed the tech startup accounts for Lee, Wooden & Ziegler LLP. Spencer has represented and advised entrepreneurs on best legal practices for their business for over 15 years.
senior florisT - rach (with the good hair)
Our resident artist Rachael is a all round creative. Finding floristry after her successful merchandising career. She has taken to it like a duck to water. Rachael is a wedding wizz. Every week its the same thing...."I LOVE THIS WEDDING...MY FAVOURITE YET!!" ...whilst we applaud her enthusiasm we wonder if it will ever end? NEVER! The passion she brings to the job is infectious and all our clients agree. You can book and appointment with Rach here or check out her insta.
Favorite part of the job:
Studio lady- Bee (busy beaver)
Two years ago Bianca came to us a client.....and she has never left! Maybe she forgot where she lives? Or maybe she LOVES what she does! Bianca does EVERYTHING for us. She coordinates all the vases, props and candles, she paints things, she writes pretty signs, she organises the workroom, she goes on numerous sourcing expeditions, she drives to the hills to get our last minute orders,she packs the van like no other, she is also a darn good stylist on her own right.
Favourite part of the job: Ah dah....... The macca's trip on the way home!
office wizz (queen of the diary)
The (self-proclaimed) non-creative Nicole is your first port of call. We don't hold it against her as she spends her work day locked in the cupboard under the stairs making phone calls and sending emails. She is the scheduler, the emailer, the one who takes your calls and the one to keep the creatives on task.
Favourite part of the job: Of course working for my super talented (and better looking) little sister!