February 19 - 21, 2019
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Mary Jo Peterson, CAPS, MA, CMKBD, CLIPP

Mary Jo Peterson Inc
Brookfield, Connecticut

Mary Jo Peterson, MS, NKBA, NAHB, CMKBD, CAPS, CAASH, CLIPP is an award-winning author, speaker, educator, and designer with over 30 years of experience. She is president of Mary Jo Peterson, Inc, a design studio and consulting firm established in 1993 with specialized expertise in kitchen, bath, and universal/accessible design. The firm offers consulting services to private clients, manufactures of product, and builders/developers/architects in the design of universal spaces and products. Prominent projects include design for Del Webb, Pulte, DMB, and other major homebuilders, demonstration exhibit space for GE Appliances, Jenn-Air, and Hafele, and everyone’s favorite, the Betty Crocker Kitchens at General Mills in Minneapolis, MN. Ms. Peterson has contributed to the development of new national universal design standards introduced in 2013. Author of Universal Interiors by Design (McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999) and Universal Kitchen and Bathroom Planning (McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1998) as well as Kitchen Planning and Bath Planning of the NKBA resource library (latest edition, Wiley, 2013), Ms. Peterson has been elected by her peers to the NKBA Hall of Fame, and in 2014 named CAPS Educator of the Year.. She is author and instructor of universal design courses offered by NKBA and NAHB, including the CAPS and UD/Build programs of NAHB. She also teaches a residential design course at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Involved with government and advocacy groups, Mary Jo works at integrating universal access and sustainability into home and product design, and actively promotes change and education towards the integration of access, sustainability, and beautiful design.

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