The world of commercial interior design is constantly changing. As lifestyle preferences, the economy, technological advances and shifting demographics influence the way people live, shop, entertain, work and commute. And our interior designs have to adapt. Our designs for model home interiors, multifamily developments, senior living communities, clubhouses, corporate offices, hospitality spaces, restaurants and bars have to be nimble. At Mary Cook Associates, we’re researching, studying and learning all the time. In our blog, we’ll share trends, influencers, success stories and lessons learned. Stories and examples of the incredible potential of design to influence and impact our lives never seem to get old!
One of the most fascinating characteristics of the seven fundamentals that make up The Art of Space is that they work for any size space. But hosting a holiday dinner… Read More
I didn’t create the seven fundamentals that guarantee great interior design. It would be more accurate to say that I discovered them. They’re universal design truths that have been around for… Read More
Each of the seven fundamentals that make up The Art of Space plays a vital role in great design, but if there’s a drama queen in the crowd, it’s light.… Read More
As the weather gets colder and the sun sets earlier, it’s our natural tendency to want to feel cozier. While the obvious answer is to pull those sweaters and scarves… Read More
The number one issue people have when it comes to doing their own interior design is the fear of making a mistake – and nothing seems to incite panic in… Read More
Over the last year, we’ve been posting our newest interior design projects to a great website called Houzz (except for a few exclusive shots that will be in Mary Cook’s… Read More
We were so excited when Bring It Home Chicago invited Mary Cook to be a guest designer on their popular interior design show! Each week on Bring It Home, host… Read More