"I respect anything that feels like it has integrity."
Mark Cunningham is an acclaimed designer who engages in multi-disciplinary projects, from residential and commercial design to product design and art direction. Based in New York City, he founded Mark Cunningham, Inc. in 2005 after 13 years as a Creative Executive at Ralph Lauren. Leading the interiors team of the brand’s flagship boutiques worldwide, as well as national campaigns for various categories, Mark holds a profound contribution to one of the most recognizable brands today.
Mark has made himself known by his refined and composed aesthetic. Through good use of space and light, sympathy to natural environment and a special love of art, Mark manages to marry modesty with elegance. His foundation is a connection between individual and space, focusing on the fact that pure design does not lie within indulgence but in delicacy and rareness.
Over the past 25 years, Mark has been recognized for his considered creativity through his work that includes hospitality and residential interiors, showrooms, exhibitions, retail, and product design including furniture, lighting, accessories and textiles. He is recognized by the design community as a tastemaker who breathes new life into classic American style.
Mark’s work has been included in numerous publications such as Architectural Digest and Elle Décor. He is featured in the teNeuss book “Living in Style New York” and the anticipated Rizzoli’s “Interior Design Master Class.” Architectural Digest has honored him as part of the prestigious annual AD 100 several times within the past decade, and Elle Décor has selected him as part of the esteemed annual A – List numerous times as well.