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Mary Elfreth Watkins


Sketching Interiors

Watkins Interiors, LLC
4550 Connecticut Ave NW N0. 112
Washington, DC 20008

Mary Elfreth Watkins is a seasoned interior designer practicing in the Washington, D.C metro area and North Carolina. She works with residential clients from New York to Florida. As principal of Watkins Interiors, LLC, she works with contractors and architects to manage residential projects from pre-construction to interior design installation. Prior to starting her own firm, Mary Elfreth’s experience included design for a well-known retail department store’s in-house A&E firm; space-planning and design coordination for a division of a large national non-profit; pre-construction, estimating, and tenant coordination for one of Washington, D.C.’s top commercial real estate companies; and as a senior designer / project manager at a boutique award winning residential interior design firm. She has been in the residential design field for over a decade and has a passion for the contemporary classical design.

She is a graduate of the Winterthur Institute, a concentrated study in American Decorative Arts, by the Winterthur Museum and Estate, and she holds a BFA in Interior Design from the University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School. Mary Elfreth is a past president and current Board Member Emeritus of the Washington Mid Atlantic Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.