As a certified Feng Shui Master, creating harmony and balance within interiors is always at the forefront of Marie’s mind. Marie recognizes the role our exterior environment plays on general well-being and consequently ensures the client’s lifestyle is fully incorporated into the design process and enhanced by her knowledge of how to establish a natural balance and flow.
She understands the importance of designing spaces which are both a joy to retreat to as well as entertain within. With offices in both New York and Los Angeles, Marie works closely with her clients and her tight-knit team to establish residential and commercial shelters throughout the US, always with a keen focus on sophisticated and functional design. Discover more about our LUXList Designer’s inspiration and aesthetic! See her favorite pieces from RubyLUX.com.
Marie’s LUXList Picks
“I chose those items because, despite the fact that they all come from different periods and origins, they all look great when put together in a design! In this case, the rug, the table, Art, the chair, the pendant, and vase, blend perfectly together for unique Dining-Room!”
Describe your design aesthetic in a few words?
I create interiors that are harmonious, sophisticated but also functional. I take great care of embracing the clients’ design aesthetic and lifestyle needs. Also as a Feng Shui Master and to combine the perfect blueprint, I combine those principles with the vision of every client.
What do you love about using antiques in your designs?
I love the authenticity of Antiques they are usually timeless designs! They just need to be brought back to life with new upholstery or a new finish! They bring so much character to design!
What inspires you?
I love the organic balance that you can find in Nature. Balance in nature does not mean symmetry. For me, It means a good flow. I can get inspired by peaceful colors palette that I encounter in Nature or within the five elements: fire – water – earth – wood – metal.
What can you never have too much of?
Love, you can never have too much Love! So, making your home welcoming for your loved ones, your family and friends are very important when designing. How great is the feeling of entering a retreat when you come back home!
If you could design for a fictional character who would it be and why?
I am not an adult watching cartoons! But recently I have been watching Moana with my kids! It is a Disney heroine from Tahiti, she grew up surrounded by the sea, she has a deep respect for nature, followed her destiny and her heart. She then became the chief of her village
The acclaimed interiors created by Marie Burgos and her dedicated team begin with the aesthetic and lifestyle needs of each client. The always-unique spaces that result are harmonious, sophisticated and functional – and each deftly embraces the principles of Feng Shui to bring a deeply felt sense of order and tranquility throughout.
The company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, offers commercial and residential designs in a full range of styles. Included is extensive experience in hospitality design with major US and international hotel brands.
Capabilities include new construction as well as renovation and remodeling. To accomplish this, Marie Burgos works closely with top-level architectural and engineering teams, as well as her carefully selected network of builders, millworkers, artists, custom upholsterers, and others.
The Marie Burgos Design in-house team of four talented professionals includes Marie’s husband Francis Augustine, the noted photographer, who collaborates with Marie on designing a new line of products, many of which are inspired by the culture of the island of Martinique where they were both born and grew up. Included are lighting and multiple furniture designs.
Marie and her company have been honored with multiple awards and their work has been published in print and online publications in the US and internationally.
Fluent in French, Marie holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from the University of Paris, an interior design degree from New York University and is a certified Feng Shui master.