About Us

Meet the Leadership Team, and learn about our Services.

Why choose Us.

Design is our passion and our reason for getting up in the morning. We love what we do and take pride in our work.

Our Mission.

Is to be known as the best design company in Australia and to have happy clients who we get to develop long lasting relationships with.

What we Do.

We have a complete design solution to suit any size job. We work with individuals and large companies and have arrangements that caters to all their needs.

General Manager & Founder

James Staples

James founded SFDesign in 2008 based on a need for Perth drafting services that were skilled across a range of industries and provided scalable resources across the life cycle of projects. James has a strong belief in the benefits of parametric software and the enormous capability of SolidWorks.

With over 14 years of experience using SolidWorks, James has developed systems that enable the team at SFDesign to provide cost effective design and drafting services in multiple industries. James aspires to provide innovative solutions to meet the business needs of all SFDesign’s clients.

James also brings many years of experience in workshop fabrication and shop detailing to SFDesign. James also has extensive on-site experience as a Project Engineer and Commissioning Engineer on a number of projects.


3D Printers

SFDesign is proudly an Australian Value Added Reseller of Markforged 3D Printers. Markforged is liberating designers and engineers from the long lead times and high costs of traditional manufacturing with their revolutionary 3D printers.

Engineering Services


Consignment Staff and In-house Experts. Our Engineering team have experience in various disciplines and advanced analysis.

Laser Scanning

Laser Scanning

Get Terrestrial, Metrology, Point Cloud Conversion and Reverse Engineering Services backed by experience and leading software and hardware solutions.

Cost Effective Solutions


Smap3D Plant Design is an integrated software solution for 2D/3D plant and piping design that can implement an optimal process chain in plant design.

Design & Drafting

Design & Drafting

We have great team of talented designers, draftees, engineers and managers with experience in your industry.

Consignment Services

Consignment Services

Our staff can come and work in your premises to beef up production on your current or future project.