Thanks for “crushing hardcore” on us, California Home + Design, (the feeling is so mutual)! MAS is honored to be featured as the “Designer Crush” by one of our all time favorite magazines! Link to the full feature: Designer Crush feature in California H+D

#masdesign #cahomeanddesign #designercrush #crushinghardcore #thankyou

photo by Jen Siska

What an honor to be featured in the September issue of Better Homes and Gardens for the Decorist design we created for a great SF client! Check out the BH&G cover as well as the dramatic “before/after” photos! Beautiful after photo by Julia Sperling and always an honor for MAS to be “Elite Designers” for Decorist. #masdesign #betterhomesandgardens #juliasperling #decorist #pointclickdecorate

MAS is looking for an organized and detail oriented Design Assistant to join our #masdesign #dreamteam!

#masdesign #interiordesign #interiordesigner #designcareer #interiordesignjob

Please submit resume + portfolio (if applicable) for consideration. Starts Sept 2017.


Design Assistant

This is an entry-level, full-time position within an up-and-coming Interior Design firm to help support and maintain the office and assist the design team with all on-going projects. MAS Design is a white glove interior design firm focused on residential and boutique commercial projects. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to learn all facets of an exciting young business and is perfect for someone who wants to use their skills in a fun, rapid-paced, dynamic, and evolving firm.
We are seeking a talented Design Assistant with strong design, technical and graphic skills. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, confident person with flexibility in day-to-day operations and a keen sense of intuition is a must.

Responsibilities:

The following describes the essential responsibilities of this job classification. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Principal Designers.

  • Work in collaboration with team members in the preparation of design and construction documents
  • Provide drafting and basic architectural support to design team
  • Assist design team in the performance of site surveys and inventory of existing conditions and measurements
  • Produce AutoCAD documents from design sketches, layouts and details
  • Maintain project documentation, including all correspondence, drawings, manufacturer’s spec sheets and other material specifications
  • Sourcing in the field and online
  • Project management and direct communication with vendors, fabricators, and contractors
  • Conceptual design and design development

Support Office Staff in:

  • Answering phones and office door, manage general email account and calendar
  • Maintain and update resource library, contact lists and other general databases
  • Managing printers, phone system, and office equipment
  • Oversee inventory & archives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 1-3 years of experience a plus
  • Aesthetically sensitive with an affinity for beautifying interior spaces and an eye for design
  • Self-starter, hard worker, energetic, sense of humor and professionalism
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to both take direction well and work independently with light supervision
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or Revit
  • Proficiency in Photoshop
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word and Excel)
  • Illustrator, and In Design a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Building Codes, ADA and sustainable design a plus
  • Owns car and is willing to travel
  • Flexible schedule during high volume projects or presentation preparation
  • Professional demeanor and appearance

***Update: We have filled the position and are so excited about the addition of a fantastic new team member. We are no longer hiring at the moment, but we will always keep resumes and portfolios on file should you want to send one for future expansion.

Relaxing with coffee and the Sunday paper?  Check out MAS’s designer tips about how to maximize small spaces, in last week’s Mercury Times and East Bay Times!

Interior design tips by MAS Design, photography by Helynn Ospina.

Read the entire article on East Bay Times.

Excited to see our “Shape & Form” feature in the beautiful California Homes Magazine!  

#masdesign #thisismas #helynnospinaphotography #calhomesmagazine #historicremodel #relaxedsimplicity #shapeandform #kneedlerfauchere #ironies #bedrosians #walkerzanger #builtfromsalvage #madegoods

Thank you, Amara and LuxPad for the beautiful publishing of our Sonoma project on LuxPad!

Amara is the number one online destination in the UK for luxury home furnishings and interior design inspiration. Their site houses over 300 curated brands, many of which are exclusive to Amara and can be delivered worldwide.

Their online magazine, The LuxPad provides a global view on the world of interiors with designer interviews, international case studies, industry news and interiors inspiration delivered weekly to an audience of over 50,000+ monthly readers and over 150,000 social media followers.

Amara also hosts the prestigious Interior Design Blog Awards each year which gathers the leading talents in the interior blogging world and an elite panel of judges for the best design blogging awards event of its kind.

So it was a great honor to be featured.  Thank you!

Read the entire article on LuxPad.


Thanks, Houzz, for featuring MAS’ Presidio Heights home in your “Crush on Velvet” article!

Read the entire article here.


Thanks to McGuire Real Estate for including us in your roundup of top Bay Area Designers for 2017 trends to look out for!

Our favorite trends? Be careful of trends, of course, and be unapologetically “you”! Design should reflect who you are. #preach

Read the entire article on the McGuire Real Estate Blog.

We heart you, our supporters, (and we also heart Houzz for featuring our work, once again):

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And don’t forget to hold someone you love close (today and always).


Many thanks to Houzz for awarding MAS two “Best of Houzz” awards this year! Also, in July we hit the 10,000 mark for the number of times our photos were saved on Houzz.

Wow! What an honor, especially since the awards go to the top 3% of designers on Houzz.

Thanks, Houzz and Houzzers! (Time to celebrate, cheers)! Speaking of which, here’s a #TBT to a fun bar we did for a San Francisco client this year. #masdesign#bestofhouzz #bestofhouzz2017#bestofhouzzdesign #bestofhouzzservice