Mark D. Sikes is an esteemed interior designer and tastemaker working on projects throughout the United States.
He is known for all-American sensibilities and a fresh take on classical aesthetics. Mark has a talent for creating beautiful and timeless interiors that embody an indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Mark's work has been featured in AD, Veranda, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, the Wall Street Journal, C Magazine, Milieu and Domino. His rooms for the Kips Bay Show House in New York, Greystone in Beverly Hills, the Southern Living Show House in Birmingham and the Coastal Living Show House in Newport have been much celebrated.
Q&A with Mark
Art is... REFLECTION OF YOUR INNER BEING
I always say yes to... FRENCH FRIES
I never say no to... FRENCH FRIES
Fave design /life hack is...TAKE ON FABRIC AND PUT IT ON EVERYTHING IN THE ROOM
Always... BE KIND
My SUPERPOWER is... GOOD INTUITION
The last problem I solved was... AN INSTALL SCHEDULE WITH DELAYS BECAUSE OF A PANDEMIC
I regret... NOT LIVING IN EUROPE
Greatest extravagance is... WEEKLY MANI PEDIS
Most treasured possession is... POPPY, MY FRENCHIE
I am happiest when... I’M IN BED OR AT STARBUCKS
I can’t live without... STARBUCKS
Guiltiest pleasure... CUSTOM CLOTHES BY MARRAKSHI LIFE
Favorite time of day is... EARLY MORNINGS, I’M VERY PRODUCTIVE
Color is... BLUE
Fast food order... IN-N-OUT
Most adventurous thing you’ve done... AFRICAN SAFARI
I always travel with... NAVY PARAVEL LUGGAGE
Favorite place I have ever visited... AFRICA
A cause that is most dear to me is... CLASSIC DESIGN ( AND IT IS A CAUSE)
Biggest fear... HEIGHTS
Drink of choice... ICED TEA
If I was not a decorator/designer I would be an... ARCHITECTFOLLOW MARK
Mark has partnered with the best manufacturers in furniture and fabric to develop his signature product lines including Chaddock, Soane, Hudson Valley Lighting, Troy lighting, Schumacher, Annie Selke, Merida and Blue Pheasant.
Mark’s first book, Beautiful, was a New York Times best seller and his highly anticipated new book from Rizzoli debuted in September of 2020.