Our Team:

Coast Living has a small and highly dedicated team with a vast range of skills and knowledge within industry and the demands of our tropical climate.  With a combined experience of over 24 years, our proven record and reputation highlights our passion, dedication, and loyalty to the business.


Janine Bruno

 Janine began her career working for a construction company in Melbourne whose main projects included high rise apartments and office buildings and where she gained her interest in real estate and property construction.  She then traveled to the United States and had the opportunity to work for an International Asset Management company in Los Angeles, California (subsidiary company of Goldman Sachs) for many years working in the Real Estate and New Acquisitions Division.   Upon her return to Australia in 2000 and subsequent move to Cairns, Janine took up the challenge with Tennis Queensland where she gained experience in Facilities Development and was highly involved from the concept through to the final conclusion phase of the Cairns International Tennis Centre.  She also assisted on other similar projects which included the Townsville and Mackay International Tennis Centre’s.   Additionally, Janine also managed a geographical area from Sarina to Cooktown for the promotion and development of the sport gaining valuable experience in Marketing, Promotion and Events Management (Davis Cup Tie 2010).  Her interest in interior design flourished during this time and she has since then completed several renovation and interior design projects whilst completing her studies in Interior Design.



Nola Craig
Interior Designer

 Nola has over 12 years’ experience as the lead interior Designer for Coast Living.  She has worked on numerous hotel and resort refurbishments, luxury high end residential properties to name just a few.  Nola began her career in hotel management where she quickly rose to an executive position with Hilton Hotels of Australia which gave her the experience and knowledge of the intricacies of hospitality. Nola’s hotel experience proved valuable in refurbishment programs and her interior design skills have been further honed after taking on further studies and qualifications.  As a designer at Coast Living, Nola’s creative ability of combining luxury with functionality and her working knowledge of the requirements of resorts and hotels is valuable in achieving a successful management project on time and on budget.  Nola has created beautiful designs which continue to showcase her unique talent.


Kim Robinson

Kim is our lovely Sales extraordinaire and has been with us for over a year now.  Kim’s experience comes from her many years with Qantas as an International Flight Attendant, which shines through with her lovely smile and disposition.