McCool Carlson Green announces the appointment of Cara Mazurek, ASID, LEED AP BD +C as Director of Interior Design to manage and grow the firm’s interior design practice. Capitalizing on her holistic experience in design and construction, Ms. Mazurek will be an important member of the firm’s leadership team with a belief that material selection, building orientations, space planning, and furnishings should be contextual, transparent and a catalyst for healthy living.
“Cara’s creative approach and dedication to craftsmanship, materiality, and technology make her a superb addition to our design team furthering MCG’s reputation as a leading architecture, design, and interiors firm,” says John Weir, MCG Principal. “Cara’s aesthetic and vision make her uniquely qualified to lead our interiors practice.”
“In a sea of choices we are dedicated to learning which products are right for our clients, the world community, and the industry’s growth. Implementing the guiding principles of healthy growth, we will produce thriving spaces of living. MCG has a strong foundation of educational institutions and public works projects, which will be enriched through sustainable design practices and an expanded conceptual phase, that strength client identity. As the Director of Interior Design, I am looking forward to partnering with MCG’s clients and team members to deliver sustainable and visionary service to our projects,” said Cara.
Mazurek has over 11 years of interior design experience. She has an impressive portfolio of interiors work including the Alaska Neurology Center, Nikiski Fire Station 2 and Kodiak Electric Association. Her experience encompasses Space Planning and Construction Documentation, LEED Certification, Finish Research and Selection, FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment) Selection and advocacy for the Materials Petal of the International Living Future Institute’s Living Building Challenge. Educated at The Art Institute of Portland and graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science, Interior Design degree with High Honors, she is beginning her term as President Elect for the America Society of Interior Designers Alaska Chapter in October, and is a member of the International Living Future Institute.