MAC Design Studio is a boutique interior design studio located in the inner western suburbs of Sydney. Driven by a great belief in the power of well designed, finely curated spaces, we strive for each project to be approached both individually and holistically, aligning our design vision with our client’s requirements.
02 our story
We apply a bespoke approach for each and every project while meeting our client’s expectations. We pride ourselves in designing from the micro to the macro, always pursuing an inventive use of space, balanced with a clever application of materials and custom detailing, this highlights the distinctive creative approach of our studio.Underpinned by a passion for research and design, we are inspired by the creativity that comes from the close collaboration between a diverse group of designers & makers. This close partnership with our clients and creatives enriches the outcomes and enhances a unique design journey.
MAC Design Studio was founded by Alan Mc Mahon, an award-winning Interior Architect with over 20 years of global experience in a variety of specialised areas of high-end Interior Architecture. Throughout Alan’s career he has created luxury homes, boutique hotels & restaurants, wine bars, retail spaces, health & wellness spaces & workspaces.
03 meet alan
Born and raised in Ireland, Alan's passion for design blossomed from an early age. He pursued his education in both Ireland and the UK, achieving a first-class BA Hons in Interior Architecture. Venturing into the international arena, he collaborated with industry leaders. He excelled as a Senior Associate at Woods Bagot Sydney. During his seven-year tenure, he led the Residential & Lifestyle team, nurturing his expertise in crafting exceptional interiors.
Drawing from over 20 years of experience as an award-winning Interior Architect, Alan has specialized in various high-end areas, including hospitality, residential, and retail projects. His career has taken him across the globe, leaving his mark on noteworthy ventures in Ireland, London, New York, LA, Moscow, Barbados, and Sydney.
A firm believer in the profound impact of well-designed spaces, Alan approaches each project with both individuality and a holistic perspective, harmonizing his design vision with the unique requirements of his clients.
At MAC design Studio, his brainchild, Alan employs a bespoke approach for every undertaking while always exceeding his clients' expectations. The studio takes pride in meticulously crafting designs that consider every detail, from the micro to the macro. Embracing an inventive use of space and a skilful application of materials and custom detailing, their work showcases a distinctive creative flair.
04 projects of note
A selection of projects of note:
Osborn House, Bundanoon
Qantas Business Lounges, Australia & London.
Randwick Racecourse Redevelopment, Sydney.
Seafield Boutique Hotel & Spa, Ireland.
Sheraton Hotel & Spa, Athlone, Ireland.
U Space, St Vincent’s Private, Sydney.
Coopers Shoot Retreat, Byron Bay.
The Executive Lounge, Darlinghurst, Sydney.