DESIGNER : MARY JEAN KEANY

Interior Designer & Owner, Anamika Design

As the creative force behind Anamika Design, Mary Jean's encouraging and artistic spirit infuses her projects and inspires confidence in her clients. She believes that successful design happens through collaboration. Carefully listening to her clients' needs, she creates interior designs that transform spaces into beautiful, functional areas for comfortable living.

Mary Jean is versed in contemporary and traditional styles, with special expertise in fine interior finishes. Her background also encompasses the worlds of fashion, fine art and commercial design. This breadth of experience allows her to draw upon resources far and wide to find unique, enduring, fine-quality elements and incorporate them into elegant, harmonious designs that express her clients' lifestyles.

Mary Jean received a bachelor's degree in Art Education and pursued Fine Arts at the University of Sienna and advanced training the at Boston School of Architecture. She launched her career in corporate retail before moving into advertising as a fashion stylist. In this role, she provided direction for several high-profile department stores, international design and fashion magazines, lifestyle companies and production companies. As an art director and special events designer, she designed trade shows, fashion shows and special events. Recognized by her peers as a skillful team builder and problem solver, her varied background has given her a precise eye for materials and color, and the logistical expertise to successfully execute the most sophisticated interior designs, on time and on budget.

Her professional portfolio features a variety of high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects throughout New England. With her artist's eye for color and creative flair for unexpected touches, she creates stunning visual spaces that are also highly functional.

Mary Jean and her husband live outside of Boston with their three children. She owns a summer home in Martha's Vineyard and a ski house in Vermont, both of which she decorated for comfortable yet elegant vacation living and easy upkeep. In her spare time, she pursues her lifelong passions of fine-art painting and horseback riding.