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The image shows a man with a beard and glasses, sporting a confident smile, dressed in a dark textured blazer over a crisp white shirt. He stands with his arms folded, projecting a relaxed yet authoritative demeanor, against a softly blurred background typical of a professional office environment.

John Mack

Job Title: Senior Partner


John Mack, AIA, FIIDA, is a Senior Partner and the Global Design Director at HLW. As an architect specializing in workplace design, he inspires his teams and clients to seek simple and elegant solutions to complex issues. He believes that these design solutions are the most impactful as well as the most sustainable. As Global Design Director, he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s creative direction and leads an extensive group of designers located around the world. John is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is a past President and Fellow of the International Interior Design Association.


All Work
A modern office lobby featuring a recessed ceiling with wooden slats, marble stairs with glass railings, and seating areas with cityscape views.

Venable LLP

New York, NY

Open-plan office foyer featuring a vibrant graffiti-style mural, polished concrete floors, and a sweeping glass staircase. Exposed ceilings and bold, motivational text enhance the dynamic, creative atmosphere.

Truth Initiative

Washington, D.C.

Modern office breakroom featuring natural light, sleek white surfaces, wooden slats ceiling detail, and pops of color from blue upholstered furniture and hexagonal wall art.

Global Atlantic Financial Group

Multiple Global Locations

Modern multi-story building rendering with a reflective glass facade, featuring clean lines and cubic forms. Surrounded by green landscaping, the structure's transparency contrasts the adjacent traditional brick building, showcasing a blend of contemporary and historic urban architecture.


Long Island City, NY

Elegantly lit translucent stone paneling flanks the entrance to a modern conference center, contrasting with a minimalistic matte wall bearing the center's signage. The warm glow adds ambience, harmonizing with the reflective flooring while highlighting adjacent artwork.

Financial Institution

New York, NY

Modern interior design featuring a contrast of textures with exposed wooden beams, stone accent walls, and a geometric tiled floor. Sleek black metal staircases connect multi-level spaces, while royal blue armchairs add a pop of color to the predominantly neutral palette.

Atlas Holdings

Greenwich, CT

Spacious modern office with polished wooden floors, featuring a mix of classic and contemporary furniture and a striking cactus.

BBDO New York

New York, NY

Modern office lounge with eclectic furnishings, featuring an imposing red and white mural, a sculptural white ceiling, and glass pendant lighting. Natural light floods the space, contrasting with the warm wooden floors and creating a dynamic environment for collaboration.

Omnicom - 195 Broadway

New York, NY

Modern conference room showcasing floor-to-ceiling glass walls, ergonomic black office chairs surrounding a sleek, rectangular meeting table, and dynamic geometric wooden sculptures adding an artistic focal point against the urban skyline background.

Dechert LLP New York

New York, NY