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Mark D. Sikes and Sarah Bartholomew


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Mark D. Sikes is an esteemed interior designer working on projects throughout the United States. He is known for creating beautiful and timeless interiors that embody an indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Mark has a talent for mixing American and European, traditional and modern, and new and old sensibilities.

Last year, Mark’s work was widely celebrate for the rooms he designed at the Kips Bay Show House in New York and the Grand Garden Halls at Greystone in Beverly Hills. This year he designed the Living Room at the Southern Living Show House in Birmingham.

Last Fall Mark released his first book–Beautiful, All American Decorating and Timeless Style—which quickly made the New York Times Best Seller List.  The Director Nancy Meyers wrote in the book’s forward, this is a book that shows design lovers “how classic can look fresh, how style and comfort go hand in hand.”

In addition to his design projects, Mark launched furniture, rug and fabric collections this year with Henredon, Merida and Schumacher.

Mark’s work has been featured in the pages of AD, Veranda, House Beautiful, Elle Décor, C Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Domino.


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Sarah Bartholomew’s signature aesthetic is a fresh take on classical design. Her interiors balance beauty and function, layer color and pattern and embody both elegance and practicality. Her goal for each client is to create timeless, livable spaces that they can call home.

Born and raised in Virginia, her love for classical architecture is inherent to her roots. She attended the University of Virginia founded by Thomas Jefferson who Sarah considers her ultimate inspiration and America’s first interior designer.

Founded in 2010, Sarah Bartholomew has been featured in national shelter publications including House Beautiful, Southern Living and Better Homes and Gardens. The firm offers design services from full-scale interior decoration to oversight of construction builds and renovations. Sarah is currently working on projects across the country from Nashville, Tennessee to Washington D.C. and San Francisco, California.