The Team

Who's who at The Prop House and VM+...

The Prop House and VM+ team are a group of talented individuals who work together to design and create both the imaginable and unimaginable for your event. Led by Jano Kotzas who started The Prop House in 1995, our team is made up of designers, stylists, artisans, installers, riggers and visual merchandisers who work tirelessly to ensure the success of your event. It is our pleasure to witness an event come to life and know that your guests are having the time of their lives.

Meet The Prop House and VM+ Team!

 


 

HEATHER
DAVERN

VM Designer & Christmas
Flower Power!

Scorpio

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Jano
Kotzas

Director
Shoot… I think I forgot one of the kids!

Taurus

James Trigg Hover 36th Australian Dental Conference Luncheon: The client wanted to transform the room into a secret garden to create a mystical setting for their luncheon. It was great to bring the outside in! My favourite elements were the garden fountain, suspended bamboo basket floral centrepieces, and gold Tiffany chairs. Most importantly, our client was extremely happy with the look!

James Trigg

BD & Events Account Manager
So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on ’em. Give me five bees for a quarter, you’d say

Aries

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Favourite Prop. The ship’s wheel. It looks good and it’s functional (a bit like me), and is one of the first things I made at The Prop House. We recently installed it into the Starlight Express room and the kids in there loved it. I dare anyone to walk past it and not want to give it a spin.

Russ
Groundstroem

Master Props Builder
Our passions are the screams of your needs

Cancer


 

Kirsty
Kohn

Office Manager
My love!

Taurus

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Rosie
Schulz

VM Design Assistant & Christmas
Create your own sunshine

Leo

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Comming soon…

Jacqui
Lowrie

Bookkeeper
Don’t hate me because I’m billable

Gemini



Comming soon…

Kim
Holloway

Digital Artist
That is the key to navigating this life – don’t take it too seriously. That’s when the party begins.

Taurus

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The Lend Lease event at the John Reid Pavilion at RNA involved a simple concept with wooden pallets to make a stunning feature wall. It is always nice to build something out of a simple every day product.

Arjuna
Serini-Sorenson

Special Projects Manager
That’s what you get on the big jobs

Cancer

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My favourite set up was the Spring Vintage Market at Indooroopilly. Rustic bars, floral fabric, vintage peacock chairs, moss and fresh flowers – all my favourites!

Krishna
Stockdale

Operations Manager
Operations…knowing you’ll never be able to have nice nails or a manicure. Ever!

Leo


Sydney
Cornish

Retail Manager
Full power 24 hours.

Libra

 

Nina
Mendoza

Prop Stylist
A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.

Taurus


 

Jessica
Ferguson

VM / Styling Operations
Flamingling!

Taurus

Josh
Arnold

Props / Styling Operations
It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me

Taurus



Amy
Lin

PA & Office Manager Assistant
A place for everything and everything in its place

Gemini



Isabelle
Lineham

Event Stylist Assistant
A girl should be two things: classy & fabulous

Gemini