Cindy B. Maughan is one of the South’s premier interior designers whose artistic creations reflect a comfortable continental style. She is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Cindy’s work has been recognized and honored by AIA as a Good Growth Rose Award recipient and her work has been illustrated in numerous publications. She received her Bachelor of Interior Design degree from Louisiana State University and interned with one of Baton Rouge’s largest and most prestigious architectural engineering firms. After licensing, Cindy became involved in commercial projects involving interior space planning, designing and specifying furniture packages, and interior construction documents for college buildings, courthouses, resorts and banks. She established Cindy B Maughan & Associates, LLC in 1997 with the idea that her strength and expertise in the commercial field would well serve the private sector by implementing heightened design standards. Cindy’s projects include multi-family homes, upscale urban residences, celebrity estates, hunting plantations and luxury recreational get-a-ways from conception to completion.
As an Adjunct Professor, Cindy taught Interior Design at Louisiana State University where she was a member of the Advisory Council for the Interior Design Department and served as the Interior Design Alumni Association President. Cindy is a past member of the Baton Rouge Design Selection Board, has served as ASID Chapter Chairman, as well as chairperson for numerous committees within the Junior League. Cindy and her husband, Roy, reside in Baton Rouge where they are parents to four children and three grandsons.
Baton Rouge native Logan Ledford received her Bachelor of Interior Design from LSU in 2009 and studied at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts in 2015. Logan worked within the film and advertising industry for five years as a professional graphic designer, with clients such as Nike, Adidas, the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Fireball Whiskey, South Walton Tourism Council, and Gulf Coast Seafood. She has exhibited her work in Louisiana at the Aquarium Gallery, the Print Shop, Katie Koch Home, BMAC Interiors, and most recently, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Her work has been reviewed by Garden and Gun magazine, The New Orleans Advocate Adore magazine, the Scout Guide, and the English Room blog. Logan lives and works in New Orleans, where she is currently working on a new series that utilizes a minimal composition using acrylic paint, liquid gold leaf, vinyl, and dyed fur.
In 2017, Logan was commissioned for paintings from New York to Los Angeles. She recently moved her studio into the Irish Channel neighborhood of New Orleans.
Florencia Turco DeRoussel moved to Tucson, Arizona, after graduation to work for Seaver Franks Architects. In 2005, she opened her private interior design firm, Within Studio, which celebrated its 12th birthday in summer 2017. In July 2016, Florencia moved back to New Orleans to open a second studio location. She has worked throughout the state of Arizona and has also completed projects in California, New York, Texas, the Philippines, and Amsterdam.
Janie Hirsch, ASID, of J. Hirsch Interior Design, LLC, a Louisiana native and the daughter of an architect and watercolor artist, landed on her feet in Atlanta following a stint in New York City working for a lighting designer.
Janie has recently started her year as the 2015-16 President of the Georgia Chapter of ASID. She previously served as the director-at-large for programs, where she elevated the level of the events and increased attendance to the largest in the chapter’s history.
While at LSU, Jennifer Harris Mitchell, BID 2006, interned at WHR Architects in Houston, Texas. After graduating, she returned to WHR Architects to practice healthcare interior deign. While there, she obtained LEED certification and sat for her NCIDQ exam. After a year and a half at WHR, missing Louisiana, she decided to move back home to New Orleans. She was originally hired by Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects in 2007. While there, she obtained her Louisiana interior design license, evidence-based design accreditation and certification, and healthcare interior designer certification. After six years with Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects, she left to work at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System as a facility interior designer. After three years at the VA, she was invited back to Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects as their director of interior design. In her new position, she enjoys expressing her creativity on their wide array of projects as well as growing the interior design department through marketing and business development. Jennifer was promoted to associate in August 2017.
Mary Mowad Guiteau’s work in commercial interior design includes the furnishings, finishes, accessories, and space plans that add the final touches to a project. She prides herself on creating spaces and environments in which her clients—and, in turn, the people they serve—enjoy spending their time.
Mary devotes much of her free time to volunteer activities in wide-ranging areas, from raising funds for the Red Cross to helping children through the Junior League to channeling her passion for the performing arts into community dance programs. She was named Woman of the Year in 2004 by the Southern Federation of Syrian Lebanese American Clubs and has been active in this nonprofit group’s executive leadership for many years.
Mary earned a degree in interior design from LSU in 1997 and has been a state-registered interior designer since 2001. She joined Holly & Smith Architects in 2007.