Gracyn R. Whitman, Interior Designer (and Banjo Player)

Gracyn R. Whitman, Interior Designer (and Banjo Player)

Gracyn R. Whitman

Gracyn R. Whitman of Marshall/Whitman Design

With her clean lines and inspired style, we know working with Gracyn R. Whitman will always result in a beautifully designed space for our interior wood shutters, shades or blinds. Gracyn has been working in Boston and greater New England for the past 14 years and has won numerous awards. Her creativity was evident in a job we did with her in Cambridge, where we used a quarter sawn white oak shutter panel for a vintage white oak front door. Her inspired work has been featured in The Boston GlobeThis Old House MagazineBetter Homes & Gardens, , and Kitchen Solutions.

NAME: Gracyn R. Whitman

COMPANY: Marshall/Whitman Design

Gracyn's beautiful kitchens

One of Gracyn’s beautiful kitchens, featuring a combination of polished and honed granite counters, commercial grade appliances, white custom cabinetry, cherry floors and updated lighting. (courtesy of The Boston Globe, March 2011, see full article at

1. What are you a neurotic perfectionist about?

In design – tonal balance. In general – typos.

2. Tell us something people don’t know about you?

I play the banjo.

3.What are you totally passionate about?


4. What is the most challenging profession you’ve ever had?

Bakery chef in Aspen, CO. And being a mom.

5. What’s your favorite place to eat in Boston?

Franklin Cafe, in Gloucester

6. Give us one design tip that always works.

Maintaining what’s practical for the client.

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