Mary Patton Design specializes in residential and commercial interior design as well as home and event styling.  Mary creates elegant, eclectic interiors - mixing modern with vintage; high art with personal treasures - to create moments of unexpected beauty.  She believes interior design should be accessible, and an enjoyable experience for clients. Mary’s designs have been published in both national and regional publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Modern Luxury and Cote de Texas. 

Prior to starting her design firm, Mary worked in the fashion industry for Calvin Klein and Theory.  After several successful years in New York, she moved to Houston and launched the acclaimed Mary Nichols Handbag Collection - a collection that was featured nationally in People Magazine, InStyle, and Brides.  

Mary holds degrees from Southern Methodist University and Parsons School of Design.  When not designing, she enjoys painting in her studio and spending time with her husband Ben, daughter Violet and their two shih tzus, Lily and Bunny.


People need to trust their instincts when selecting pieces and stop worrying that things won’t feel cohesive. Because you make it cohesive. You gravitate towards your distinct sense of style.