Mark C. Hirons, FAIA, IIDA, LEED AP
Design Principal, Interior Design
Creative optimism – knowing that there is always a way to make something better and enrich the lives of others. Design is the catalyst for crafting a unique story for each client’s challenge to create experiences that engage and ultimately inspire. Exploring and creating purposeful solutions that function, look and feel beautiful serve to be meaningful and memorable to us all. Great design for the greater good.
Mark Hirons is one of the leading international interior architects/designers with a focus on corporate environments. He brings a powerful ability to listen, ask poignant questions, and gain an empathetic understanding to thoughtfully translate each client’s needs into unique spaces that ultimately are meaningful and memorable.
Mark pairs his impactful design sense with an organization’s culture and strategic vision to curate a unique story that resonates and yields inspiring spaces with proven successful results. Whether a global headquarters, state-of-the-art research and discovery center or premier higher education environment, Mark seeks out the aspirations and behaviors desired, and creates settings with a pure and purposeful conceptual idea that translate a sense of place, connecting people, elevating experiences and enriching lives.
Mark is dedicated to distilling creative clarity, thoughtful contextual considerations and flawlessly crafted environments. As a result, Mark’s work has earned him several notable distinctions including elevation to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and recently being named Workplace Designer of the Year by Interior Design Magazine. His acclaimed work has received over forty awards collectively from the American Institute of Architects, International Interior Design Association and the American Society of Interior Designers and has been highlighted regularly in many preeminent design and business publications including Architect, Architectural Record and the Wall Street Journal. Mark regularly is a panelist and author of articles that magnify the value of design and impact on those it serves.
As a natural extension of his craft, Mark designs custom sculptural furniture pieces and has multiple successful commercially produced furniture collections being sold internationally. In his personal time he enjoys family, travel and playing piano, finding music a medium he appreciates for its similar balance between expressive artistry and technical skill to design.