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Mark McCauley, ASID
Author of Five Books on Interior Design, Editor-in-Chief Fine Furniture International Magazine, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Illinois State Registered Interior Designer, Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers,

Work History
2011 Interiors by Bruce, Barrington, IL

2009-2010 Media/Public Relations Director, Earth Stone Midwest, Schiller Park, IL

2006-2009 Private Practice

2002-2006 Darlene's Interiors, Naperville, IL, Senior Interior Designer/Senior Buyer (largest single sale $245,000.00)

1997-2002 Regional Design Director, Plunkett's Home Furnishings, Chicago, IL

1993-1997 Editor-in-Chief, Fine Furniture International Magazine, White Bear, MN

1989-1993 Director of Marketing, Maurice Mandle, Chicago, IL

1984-1989 Senior Interior Designer, Marshall Field's, Chicago

OTHER:
Published Author of five books on Interior Design, Nationally Syndicated columnist on Interior Design (30 million newspapers from coast-o-coast), numerous HGTV appearances, National Book Tours.

Additionally have written for AOL.com and the Chicago Tribune, column on Interior Design (150,000 clicks and up) for HGTV.com, Scripps Publishing (1998-2006), spoken in public from coast-to-coast, numerous national and local television and radio appearances, National Public Radio appearances.

Over one million people have toured Mr. McCauley's Show House designs.

Invited Guest Speaker, High Point Semi-Annual Furniture Market on several occasions.

AWARDS:
TOP ANNUAL SALES, Marshall Field's (numerous single sales from $100,000.00-$500,000.00)

LARGEST ANNUAL SINGLE SALE, Marshall Field's ($900,000.00)

ANNUAL CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD, Marshall Field's

FIELD'S FINEST, Marshall Field's

BEST DESIGN, Cavalcade of Homes

Clients:
US Senator Carol Mosely Braun

The Wealshire, Alzheimer's Treatment Center

Mulherin, Rehfeldt and Varshetto

Syrd Insurance

Chatham Park Place

Numerous Professional Athletes

Affiliations:
IL State Registered
Professional Member ASID

Education:
St. Ignatius College Preparatory
DePauw University

Specialties
Design, Writing, Marketing

Press
"Mark McCauley is the Dave Barry of interior design."
Chicago Tribune

"Beneath the humor beats the heart of a true artist, poet and philosopher."
WF Magazine

"McCauley discusses interior design for those with dogs, children and in-laws, he's the Anti-Martha Stewart."
Boston Globe

"Mark McCauley is the interior designer for the rest of us."
San Francisco Chronicle