Richard Geary named September Designer of Distinction

Richard GearyEstero, FL – Interior Designer Richard Geary has been recognized as Miromar Design Center’s September 2014 Designer of Distinction. A second-generation designer, Geary has more than 40 years of experience designing homes around the world, including three decades of service to clients in Southwest Florida. He is the president of Naples based Geary Design, Inc.

            “Miromar Design Center is an extremely valuable resource,” said Geary. “Having it close at hand saves me an enormous amount of time and allows me to put my eyes on things that would normally take hours to travel to.”

            Geary is a graduate of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at Ohio University. He has taught history of modern design and furniture design at the University of Florida and Southwest Florida College, and has won numerous awards for his work. Geary specializes in modern classic designs. “We design for the times we live in, not the past,” said Geary.  “The people who are to live within the space are the most important design element.”

      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. “Richlin International always enjoys working with Richard Geary because of his expertise in interior design and his unique eye for detailin his work,” said Rich Corbett, co-owner of nominating showroom Richlin International.

            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, 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 Hours 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