About Us

Our Colorful Story.



Meet Our Crew.

larry strassner

CEO

FUN FACTS
Advice to live by: The harder you work the luckier you get
College mascot: The Army Mule

lauren russell

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

FUN FACTS
Pinch me moment: If Tory Burch were to call me to design a space for her
Prized possession: Handwritten letters from my daughters



sarah wright

INTERIOR DESIGN DIRECTOR

FUN FACTS
Inspired by: Lilly Pulitzer and my Mama
Next big goal: Designing a Maine Cottage branded resort community



laura bieman

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

FUN FACTS
Currently redecorating my: Family room
Movie that moved me: Terms of Endearment

cathy newman

FLAGSHIP STORE MANAGER

FUN FACTS
Guilty pleasure: Mint chocolate chip ice cream (the white kind, not the green)
Favorite hobby: I am an artist by hobby, Iíve always loved experimenting with different grounds and textures



amber shriver

INTERACTIVE DIRECTOR

FUN FACTS
Currently redecorating: My entire house
Movie that moved me: Fried Green Tomatoes

elyse exposito

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

FUN FACTS
Always admired: Apple's branding and innovation
Weekly splurge: Fresh flowers



cydnee alvarez

DESIGN ASSOCIATE

FUN FACTS
My favorite movie: Sound of Music
My guilty pleasure is: The Real Housewives
I love to splurge on: Watches



lucy mackinnon

BRAND AMBASSADOR

FUN FACTS
Celebrity Crush: Jude Law
Something about you that would surprise people: Rode racehorses for 20 years



anita dore

COLORIST & FABRIC DESIGNER

FUN FACTS
Maine Cottage color that represents me: Lagoon Ė itís calm and cool on the surface but is also deep, complex and alive
Design inspiration: I look at life with wonder, reverence, patience and an open mind



john wilson

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

FUN FACTS
Favorite outdoor activity: Redskins Football Games
Name of first pet: Petey