Mary Knott, Allied ASID

School: California State University-Fullerton
Company: Mary Fisher Designs
Scottsdale, AZ 85267-4393
Phone: (480) 473-0986

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Designer Profile

Award winning residential space planner specializing in Kitchen, Bath and Ergonomic design since 1963. Author of six books, multi-media presentations, and numerous magazine articles. Provides training in kitchen and bath design to consumers and design professionals. Offers value engineering of plans to both design clients and the design profession. Creator of "Foodie Fridays" consumer informational program held in Scottsdale every Friday showcasing design applications and Chef's culinary skills on the latest appliances. Current book: "Kitchen and Bath Design", Wiley Co. personally signed copies available from

Services Offered

Hourly consultations. Full design service and plans from concept to completion of project. Space planning services for consumers, architects, interior designers, and builders. Living in Place Assessments for homeowners wishing to assess their living spaces for accessibility, comfort and safety.
Certified Living In Place Professional-CLIPP
Certified Aging in Place Specialist - CAPS

Awards & Publications

Awarded 8 national design awards including the Sub-Zero Kitchen Design Contest. Appearances on HGTV, Food Network, and local radio and television. Published regularly in national magazines including Phoenix Home & Garden, Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens. Past national spokesperson for Clorox Co., and Black & Decker.

Custom Contemporary - Horizontal Design
Contemporary Custom Kitchen
Mary Fisher Signature Cabinets - with ergonomic storage applications
Soft Contemporary Open Kitchen
Juxtaposition of metal cooking island with contemporary finishes.
Lighted dish cabinet creates easy access to dinnerware.
Elevated dishwasher eases stress to the back.
Accessories can be very functional.
Texture and Light shown with Moroccan tile and hand carved wood cabinetry.
Groin vaulted ceiling and cabinets as furniture.
Focal point: custom iron hood.
French flair
Riff-cut oak cabinets and induction cooktop.
Appliance lift for easy access to small appliances.
Lateral kitchen with 5' workstation and induction cooktop.
Island lateral kitchen display