Publications & Recognition

Molly’s work has received ongoing public recognition and exposure:

  • 2011 Three projects by Gracious Living featured in Shore Décor—Design at the Water’s Edge, by E. Ashley Rooney (Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2011, $50). Read the full press release [PDF].
    Designer Molly McIntosh takes you on a personal tour of the featured homes:
    Contemporary Transformed with Old World Comfort
    Remodeled Home Showcases Extensive Modern Art Collection
    Remodeled 1940s Ranch
  • 2009 Skagit County Island Builder Association award, Best Master Bath & Kitchen
  • 2008 Anacortes Real Estate Expo, Booth participant and presenter, “Make Your Home Look Remarkable”
  • 2008 Personal residence featured on Anacortes Home and Boat Tour and in newspaper article about the annual event
  • 2005 Client residence featured on the Anacortes Home & Boat Tour
  • 2004 Personal residence featured on the annual Art and Architecture Tour, sponsored by the Museum of Northwest Art
  • 2003 Seattle Interiors Show: "Northwest Nesting" vignette received Silver Award for Designer’s Intent
  • 1994 Master Home Builders of King & Snohomish counties: received Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Silver Award for Best Home Design in $375,000-$500,000 category
  • 1994 NWSID: Second Place Winner for Residential Vignette Over $5,000
  • 1993 Seattle Symphony Show House Room Designer

Molly’s experience also includes designing interior signage for hospitals in California and serving as an in-house residential interior designer for design firms in Ohio and Washington. She founded Gracious Living Interior Design in 1983, personally providing all design services.


  • September 2008 Anacortes Home and Boat Tour: McIntosh home featured
  • March 8, 2008, Anacortes Real Estate Expo: Booth participant and seminar presenter, “Make Your Home Look Remarkable”