Design Team

  • Image of Interior Designer Laurie Mahar

    Laurie Mahar, owner and founder of A Superior Design, is a professional Interior Designer servicing the Portland Metropolitan area. Her lifelong passion is to create beautiful interiors that reflect her client’s style all within budget.

    Laurie grew up in the Portland area, so she understands the Northwest style and environmental needs. She has an extensive background and knowledge in Interior Design with a BA degree from Marylhurst University in Interior Design – Interior Architecture, and years of design experience and related disciplines.

    In 2010 Laurie was VP Membership for the Northwest Society of Interior Design and in 2013 she was voted in as President elect. Laurie is also a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

    A Superior Design is located in the Paulson’s showroom in Beaverton. This beautiful showroom has everything you need to create a pallet for your new project. Paulson’s has the most prevalent products on the market today. Below is further information about the experienced team that will provide professional expertise for your project.

  • Image of Samir Dean Paulson Store Manager

    Samir is the Beaverton Paulson’s Store Manager, he will guarantee you outstanding service with the best pricing.

    He believes that Paulson's has the most vibrant showroom with the largest variety of popular flooring products.

    Samir will make sure you have a memorable experience shopping our showroom and full satisfaction with your purchase.

  • Image of Becky Kreins - admin assistantBecky is Laurie’s daughter who works as our part-time Administrative Assistant. Laurie and Becky have always worked as a great team.

    Becky has a Degree from Southern Oregon University in Business Marketing and she also works as the Store Administrator for Nordstrom.