2017 Spring Spotlight Member

2017 Spring Spotlight Member


Mary Claire Fuqua

Growing up in Huntsville, AL, Mary Claire knew she wanted to be an interior designer at a very young age. Her father’s architecture firm gave Mary Claire ample opportunity to work in the design industry throughout high school. In 2013, she graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and a minor in Fine Arts.

Mary Claire began her professional career as an interior designer in 2013 at Hendon + Huckestein Architects where she currently works on a variety of projects including corporate, hospitality, and institutional, among other areas.

Mary Claire received her NCIDQ certification in 2016. She has served on the IIDA Alabama Board as the City Center Representative for 2014-2015, the Director of Communications for 2015-2016, and the Chair of the IDIE Awards for 2016-2017. 

Exciting change is coming for Mary Claire, as she will be getting married this July and moving to South Florida!  Although she is sad to leave this wonderful city and community of designers, she is excited to continue practicing interior design by the beach! Outside of work, Mary Claire enjoys traveling, painting, hiking, and spending time with her fiancé, family, and friends.