Symbolising the top, the word “Summit” has impacted Maxine’s life since she was born. Beginning with her Father and Grandfather starting a painting business together in Sydney NSW in the 90’s – Summit Painting. Parting ways a few years down the track, her Grandfather ran Summit Decorating. While her Mother and Father ran a, to this day, very successful painting business – Summit Coatings.

Keeping the family tradition alive, husband and wife team Grant and Maxine Edwards have created a business with foundational pillars of family, respect, happiness and understanding. Working alongside each other and using their talents allows their clients and trades to have full communication throughout the project, providing their clients with the very best service and completed projects.


Maxine Edwards (Chief Interior Designer)

Maxine is a passionate and practical Interior Designer, who aims to make the design process as simple as possible for her clients. Whilst completing her Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) at the prestigious Enmore Design College. Maxine gained experience working part-time at one of Sydney’s most stylish boutique interior design firms. Progressing on from her colour consulting business in Sydney, Maxine ran her own successful interior design business for three years here in Mackay

Whilst Maxine loves all aspects of interior design, she has gained special praise for her colour consulting work. In 2015, she was awarded as the finalist for Colour, at the Master Painters Association’s Awards for Excellence, for a property in Sydney, NSW. Maxine has worked on all different types of jobs from design consultations to high-end cabinet and space designing. She has a true passion of design, ensuring everyone is beyond satisfied with their new space.


Grant Edwards (Business Director)

Coming from a family line of carpenters Grant has always had a keen interest in construction. Before moving to Mackay to work on the tugboats and completing his master five in Maritime Operations, Grant worked as a labourer in New Zealand.

Starting their life together in Mackay, Grant and Maxine renovated their first home in 2016. Taking a step forward they purchased a run-down home, renovating from start to finish to start a family in. DIY expert Grant prides himself in sturdy and long-lasting work, now taking this passion further and creating a business.

Marked as one to watch, Summit & Co. will create spaces you love, at a realistic investment.

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