Mary Philpotts McGrath ASID




As a premier designer, with a national and international reputation, Mary has navigated Philpotts Interiors through both rough and affluent times with a sure and steady vision. Her design aesthetic has always been to give the client a firm connection to their environment.


In her best-selling book, “Hawaii: A Sense of Place,” she shows in detail the progression of island design from its cultural roots to the needs of today's contemporary spaces. Her atelier, "Place," located on the ground floor of the firm's building, is a popular and stylish retail store.


A distinguished designer as well as an accomplished artist and printmaker, Mary is also recognized as a dedicated community leader.