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Who We Are

Akkan, pronounce as “Ark-kan”, is a Japanese word stands for highlight and masterpiece. AKKAN DESIGN incorporates this concept as our vision of work, to turn your dreams into reality. With strong focus & experience in retail & commercial projects, we are proud of our motto to deliver your projects on time, budget, and exact specifications.

Akkan Design is an Adelaide based interior architecture company formed with young and inspiring team that offer fresh ideas and modern concepts of design. 

Having graduated his degree at the University of South Australia, Eric Tam, our creative director & founder, has over 10 years’ experience specialising in the retail design industry. As a qualified Interior architect and active member of the Design Institute of Australia, Eric has gained an extensive range of experience and skills during his career and takes part in many successful small & large scale projects including schools, AAMI Stadium and the Adelaide Football Club. He has also worked across the country on projects ranging from hospitality, residential and corporate franchise design. With considerable on-site project management experience and attention to details, Eric has the ability to work easily with the construction team and client to create many successful projects that emphasize the practicality, functionality and exceed client expectations.

Here at Akkan, we pride ourselves as a team of multi-cultural and also multi-lingual. Our cultural diversity is one of our strength, it allows us to understand, appreciate and respond to different customs, traditions and lifestyles of our client. 

As a team, we enjoy to challenge ourselves and stretch the boundary of expectation. We are constantly researching, trying to find new and innovative ideas to design streamline/dynamic spaces for people to interact with:

What We've Designed

We have experienced and created a broad varieties of design projects in both local and national area. Some of the types of business we have designed include:

Restaurants & Cafes
Food Court Tenancies
Kiosks in Shopping Centres
Sushi Trains Restaurant
Massage Shops
Takeaway Food Outlets
Fruit and Vegetable Shops
Medical Centres
Fashion Boutiques
Beauty Salons
Corporate Brand Shop & Outlet
Offices for professionals ie. Accountants, Lawyers

Why Choose Us?

Our motto: your thoughts, your vision, our design

By having this motto in our minds, every member of our team is committed to liaising closely with our clients, one on one listen to their thoughts and visions. 

We will take your stress and worry out of setting up shop, guiding you through the design process to ensure your project goes to schedule and to budget and achieves your objectives with a minimum fuss.

Our work are mostly come from referral and repeat customers, so we must have done something right. We believe that business needn’t be difficult; it is all about clear & effective communication.

How We Do it

It is very important to listen, appreciate and understand the vision of each of our clients in order to come up with a strong emphasis on design concepts and solutions to suit individual client needs. We pay close attention to details, providing high standard and accurate documentation will eliminate any unforeseen costs that may occur in the future. 

We specialise in creative designs with 3D imaging, which allow us to give you an accurate view of the look and understanding of the function of your business before building can begin. We work closely and constantly develop innovative ideas and solutions to implement in your business design.

Our team work tirelessly to develop innovative ideas and solutions to implement in the design concept. We aim to associate AKKAN DESIGN as a name that you can trust, and proud of our consistent ability to deliver projects on time, on budget, and to our clients' exact specifications.

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