Denise Couture-Cowell

senior interior designer + project manager

boston, ma | naples, fl
a.a. interior design + architectural drafting


work experience:

a senior project manager + interior designer with a wealth of experience spanning over 27 years in architecture and interior design.
primarily assigned to large scale new construction projects. “the bigger the better”, she can be heard saying happily.
handles all facets of the project from start to finish and enjoys the initial startup with programming + concept development and excels in construction detailing and contract documentation.
enjoys all avenues of construction administration, but once the certificate of occupancy is achieved and ffe installation occurs, seeing happy clients after years of teamwork is the greatest achievement.

key project experience:

new devlopement:

- Wood Partners | The Huntley, Atlanta, GA
- Trammell Crow | Mercantile Village, Portland, OR
- Kusner | 2000 Biscayne, Miami, FL
- Wood Partners | District at the Gardens, Palm Beach, FL
- Wood Partners | The Lake House, Orlando, FL
- Wood Partners | Joya, Miami, FL
- Wood Partners | Alloy by ALTA, College Park, MD
- Wood Partners | Bask, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
- Wood Partners | Brewers Hill, Baltimore, MD
- Elevate / ZRS | Las Olas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL


- Greystar | Avana Lenox, Atlanta, GA
- Greystar | Folio, Austin, TX
- Greystar | Preserve at Travis Creek, Austin, TX
- Holland | Contour 39, Denver, CO
- Holland | Centro, Portland, OR
- Capreit | Minneapolis Grand, Minneapolis, MN
- Waterton | Northbridge, Orlando, FL
- Black Cypress | 800 Laurel Oak, Naples, FL

best design tip:

repeat elements in odd numbers (3 or 5) to create visual tempo and interest.

favorite pattern:

i always try to be true to the design aesthetic of the project and not let my personal likes come into play.

best advice:

go with your gut and don’t second guess

hidden talent:

jewelry design

if its the last thing i do...

i will travel more often.

trip of a lifetime:

i always find amazing things and experiences wherever i’ve traveled to and am lucky to have traveled a lot. so i don’t have that one “trip of a lifetime” in mind currently, however i do look forward to traveling back to asia someday.