The Austin Mid-Century Ranch is a creative collaboration between renowned Austin design firm Mark Ashby Design and Rick +Cindy Black Architects. Built in 1955, characterized by its low-slung roof, brick exterior and pitched ceilings, the house had not been renovated or maintained in its sixty years.
About Mark Ashby Design
The Mark Ashby Design approach is defined by a deep reverence for history and architectural context combined with a timeless aesthetic and meticulous attention to detail. With over 70 years of combined professional experience, our award-winning team brings an exceptional depth of understanding to every project. We take pride in our truly collaborative style, and we engage our clients in a way that ensures that each project is a thoughtful expression of the client’s own style and sensibilities. Our broad range of services includes preliminary concept and vision, styling, decor, custom furniture design as well as consulting on property, art and antiquities investment.
A Louisiana native, Mark has always been interested in design, decorative arts, and interior spaces. His first jobs in design came in Monroe where he earned a BA in Sociology at the University of Louisiana. While attending school, Mark developed a reputation for having a good eye and he began doing residential decorating and a variety of commercial design projects for faculty members and others around Monroe. Upon graduation he was offered a spot in the graduate landscape Design Program at the LSU School of Architecture, but he recognized that his true interest was interior spaces. In 1998 he moved to Austin where he began decorating full time. Over the years his business evolved into its current form as the interiors firm of Mark Ashby Design.
LOCATION: Austin, Texas
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