John Mayfield has been practicing architecture for the past 17 years in Austin, Texas with a specialization in the design of stylistically eclectic traditional houses that evoke an aesthetic sense of comfortable, approachable, tradition based design. Many of his projects convey a certain provincial quality, the patina of age and the impression of another era. His firm has completed a number of retail interiors, as well. His projects have been constructed in numerous Texas cities, and as well, a large number of projects have been built along the East coast in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Florida. His projects have been featured in the magazines “House and Garden” and “Architectural Digest”, in addition, his work has been published in books and regional publications. He has published writings in “Elle Décor” magazine. He also has designed gardens and furnished interiors in conjunction with his residential projects.
Mayfield earned a Bachelor degree in art history at Davidson College, North Carolina, followed by studies at the Victorian Society of England Architectural Summer School in London. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration and a Masters of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin.
Mayfield serves on the Board of Directors for the Heritage Society of Austin, Pioneer Farms Living History Museum, and the Texas Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art.