I begin every new design journey and client relationship with a commitment to listening and observing very carefully. The more I know, the easier it is for me to achieve my goal of capturing a client’s distinct personal brand which is comprised of so many things ranging from aesthetic preferences and desired use of space to family composition and entertaining aspirations. From there I set out to do what I love – create one-of-kind beautiful, functional and joyful interiors. Whether you are considering a renovation or are looking to sell a property quickly for the best price, give me a call and let’s get started.
For me, there is no greater privilege than to be trusted by a client to bring their dream space to life.
Why I love what I do
How it all began
As a child growing up in Europe, I was surrounded by extraordinary architecture and interiors that spanned centuries. My passion grew while attending the Interior Design School at Syracuse University and then fueled a rewarding 13-year career with a NY-based commercial interior design firm. The hands-on experience of designing the corporate offices of Sony and JP Morgan Bank, as well as hospitality conference centers, college student unions and clubs continues to influence me today.
Balancing my loves
While raising my three daughters, I shifted professional gears and joined Piping Rock Associates, a boutique real estate firm in Locust Valley, NY. I gained an invaluable understanding of the general and luxury markets on the North Shore of Long Island and seamlessly applied my obsession for design and architecture. Homebuyers turned to me to help them visualize potential and creative solutions as they searched for their dream home.
Still a designer at my core, I was thrilled to be approached in 2010 to join the The Creek Club Beach House design team. My original love of interior design was quickly re-ignited and I knew it was time to get back to my roots. Within a year, HKC Spaces was launched and named for my daughters, Hope, Cecilia and Katharine, who are my greatest source of motivation and inspiration.
HKC Spaces combines my expertise in the convergence of interior design, real estate and staging (I became a certified ASP & IAHSP Stager in 2018) into a single source solution for today’s home owners, buyers, and sellers.
How I recharge
When I am not working, you might see me on my morning walks with my dogs …please stop and introduce yourself. Or you can catch me enjoying some of my favorite things – playing tennis with my girls, skiing in the beautiful outdoors, cooking a great meal with family and friends, or when opportunity arises travel to see new design trends and experience other cultures.
What our clients are saying
“ A quick sale and a good price was our goal in selling our home. We chose to work with Addie because we have known her for many years and knew she would understand our needs and deliver. We were on a tight time frame so it was important to work with someone we could trust. She was great to work with, insightful and resourceful. After the staging work was done the house looked amazing which I am positive was the reason for the multiple offers and quick sale.“
“I have been working with Addie Mulry for about 10 years and cannot praise her enough. She has worked on several projects for me in both my home and office, and the quality of her work and service is beyond compare. Our latest project and largest undertaking together was the complete rebuild and design of my home office/den. Everything from the placement of windows and lighting layout to color scheme and choice of fabrics was under her care and direction. Addie’s taste, ability to incorporate my ideas and attention to detail are truly impressive. Additionally, one of the greatest qualities she possesses is her ability to coordinate all the various vendors that this multi-layered project required. Addie made the entire process proceed seamlessly and most importantly, worry-free! I am reminded of all of her talents each time I enjoy the beautiful space!“
“The seller & I can’t thank you enough for your very knowledgeable interior design advice. Because of your top-notch staging, as well as counseling the homeowner on what needed to be done, the home SOLD IN ONE WEEK and for just about $30,000 more than if your experience in staging properties was not used. I would highly recommend that most sellers should consult with you, before putting their home on the market. You Are THE BEST. Addie. Thank You for making this a painless & rewarding experience for the homeowner – & ME!“
“I highly recommend Addie Mulry as a professional Home Stager and Interior Designer. She has successfully transformed a white blank canvas of new construction into a warm home that buyers can see themselves in with color and depth. Addie is talented also at imagining an improved exterior and has helpful ideas that balance and enhance curb appeal. She has helped me also take a very cluttered home and rearrange and remove items. This opened up the home, so the flow & overall appearance was better for the photography and marketing pieces. Best of all she is easy to work with and has fabulous taste.“
“Addie was a natural hire for us having seen her work on another project.
Her attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and flexibility in understanding her client’s preferences, tastes, and budget wishes were second to none. Our project was two-fold: add to/update existing furnishings, rugs, and lighting, and completely renovate a den with cabinetry and wet bar. All was done in an efficient and timely manner.
We have thoroughly enjoyed working with Addie and will enjoy the finished product for years to come. Highly recommend. “
“This is to say that Addie Mulry was the realtor for my mother’s house in Locust Valley, NY She was absolutely terrific to deal with as well as being very professional. We could not have had a better realtor!! She went above and beyond her job when she staged the house for sale and after the house sold, she helped in a HUGE way to empty the house. I cannot imagine a nicer or better realtor. Addie is ABSOLUTELY THE BEST!“