Cathleen Swift, Miromar Design Center's July 2014 Designer of DistinctionEstero, FL – Cathleen Swift has been recognized as Miromar Design Center’s July 2014 Designer of Distinction.  Cathleen Swift, ASID, is a Florida licensed interior designer with more than 35 years of professional design experience. Cathleen Swift and Benson Associates of Naples and Fort Myers provide a collaborative team of recognized designers and support staff to professionally assist Cathleen’s clients in their interior design projects.  Cathleen is a member of the Designer on Call service at Miromar Design Center.  She is a two-time Miromar Design Center Designer of Distinction winner, having first received the honor in August 2013.

“Miromar Design Center provides a luxury design experience. The building serves as an inspiration when I walk in. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful. The showrooms provide me with the resources that I need,” said Swift.  “My clients are professionally greeted and treated with great respect.”

Cathleen’s expertise in residential and commercial interior design is based on her training and background. She graduated cum laude from Syracuse University with a major in Interior Design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Cathleen is NCIDQ qualified.  Cathleen has designed and decorated luxury homes and spaces in New York, Maine, Massachusetts and Florida.  Click here to view Cathleen’s designer spotlight on

Each month Miromar Design Center recognizes the talents, loyalty and support of interior design professionals based upon nominations from the center’s 45 home furnishing stores.  Designers are honored for their professionalism, creativity and commitment to the showroom partners.  “Cathleen is great and her work on clients’ projects has been exceptional,” said Tony Mammoliti, owner of nominating showroom Poggenpohl.  “She understands her clients’ needs and her designs are classic and timeless.”

Miromar Design Center is the only design center in Southwest Florida and one of only 19 major design centers in the nation. It is the premier home furnishings shopping destination for design professionals and consumers. The 45 home furnishing stores feature a worldwide collection of the most desired names in furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, accessories, and wall coverings such as Ligne Roset, Henredon, Dedon, Poliform, Ralph Lauren Home and Ralph Lauren Home Lighting & Accessories, Poggenpohl, Walker Zanger, Francesco Molon and many more.  Also, the Clearance Showroom offers a collection of end of season furnishings from the design center’s stores guaranteed to be a minimum of 50% off regular retail pricing.

Visit the website at MiromarDesignCenter.comHours are Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; second and third floor showrooms open Saturdays in the summer by appointment only.  Located at 10800 Corkscrew Road, I-75, Exit 123 in Estero, between Naples and Fort Myers across from Miromar Outlets • (239) 390-5111