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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



amy cook

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

FUN FACTS
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump, I could watch it once a week
Celebrity Crush: Kevin Costner



amber shriver

INTERACTIVE DIRECTOR

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

amy knappen

MANAGER OF INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES

FUN FACTS
Favorite destination: Exumas
Favorite past time: Sunset dinner with great friends, real buffalo mozzarella, summer tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil, eastern shore corn on the cob picked that day and of course Chesapeake Crabs!



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 its 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



roland long

WAREHOUSE TECHINICAN

FUN FACTS
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction because Quentin Tarantino's Directing is incredible
Favorite land animal: Sloth