Daisy Gavilan Marks is an accomplished interior designer with over 25 years of experience, working both as an independent professional and as a member of design teams of the world’s most respected architecture and design firms. A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ms. Marks holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the New York School of Interior Design, where she has also held a faculty position. Ms. Marks has studied construction management at New York University and business administration and languages in Brazil. She is fluent in English and Portuguese.


DAISY GAVILAN MARKS, LLC, a boutique interior design firm, was established in 1999. The firm provides a full spectrum of personalized and experienced design services to both residential and commercial clients, all overseen personally by Ms. Marks. Attending to fine details without confining herself to any one particular style, Ms. Marks’s practicality, elegance and knowledge of historical styles gives each project a distinct and client-appropriate personality. The firm’s daily interface and design collaboration with architects, engineers, contractors and skilled artisans brings to life both the practical needs of the commercial clients and the beauty of the residential clients’ vision of home.

  •  Private Homes and Apartments:

Complete design of private homes and apartment interiors: From the planning phase through construction, furniture selection, finishes, lighting, accessories and art work until project completion. Our work reflects the personality of the client in their own preferred environment. The process is collaborative while the scope of work can range from a main residence, a single room or a second home.


  • Building Upgrades – Condominiums, Co-op and Rentals

Upgrades, renovation and restoration of Pre-War and Post-War Buildings: Lobbies, vestibules, elevator cabs, hallways, mailrooms, amenity spaces, reception desks. Whether a small cosmetic treatment or major renovation, the approach always reflects meticulous attention and expertise in numerous areas. Material selection, performance, maintenance procedures, lighting design, color and furniture all are part of the range of services in addition to documentation, bid packages and design implementation.


  • Commercial Showroom & Office Design

Comprehensive Showroom and office design services for corporate and professional service firms: We work with our clients and help create spaces that respond to the needs of individuals and the way they work. Projects range from minor renovations to the creation of total new work environments.



In all cases, Daisy Gavilan Marks, LLC works closely with the client from the initial stages of conception through construction completion, all as desired by the client and with careful attention to budget and scheduling.