Meet our team

Sebastian Perez - President & Founder

Sebastian Perez is a respected furniture industry veteran with over 20 years' experience creating, managing and growing businesses. Maxwell Blake was a natural evolution of his strong knowledge of the design industry, foreseeing the market's direction and meeting that market with top-notch products and service. Maxwell Blake was founded in 2011 as a result of his passion for modern design that he merges successfully with product selection, quality manufacturing, and material selections. "The focus of Maxwell Blake has been to provide everyday furniture inspired by the great designers of the past century and providing high-end finishes, all with a personalized experience for the customer. The love of modern, design, and appreciation for one's own space is what inspires me to continue to expand our collection".


Rick Taylor - Trade Sales Manager

Rick Taylor is a furniture industry veteran with over 30 years' experience working with the Design and Architect Trade and sourcing furniture for the Hospitality industry. "Rick literally grew up in the Mid-Century Modern furniture industry as his father owned and operated one of the most successful Mid-Century Modern stores in Michigan," says Sebastian Perez. What Rick brings to the experience for Maxwell Blake's trade customers is a common language understood between trade professionals. "You can ask Rick about foam densities, sofa frames, textiles, leathers and there’s hardly ever a question he can’t answer about anything furniture or finishes related". Rick's professionalism and knowledge is unparalleled in the industry and he is a true testament to maintaining old-school values, skill, and courtesy in today's Interior Design industry.


Sergio Colichon - Operations and Accounting

Sergio is an Accounting professional with a degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University. He joined Maxwell Blake only recently but has already made a major impact on improving the processing of our orders, arranging deliveries, managing quality, and inventory control and servicing customer needs across many spectrums. 


Lindsey Coulter - Graphic Design and Content Professional

Lindsey is an expert in creating sizzling graphics, banners, and images that truly capture the detail and craftsmanship as well as the colors and textures of each piece. In addition, Lindsey assists in editing and creating relevant content for the Maxwell Blake newsletter.


Miriam Rose - Website Administration Manager

Miriam is a knowledgeable web professional whose primary role is maintaining the thousands of products and corresponding swatches on the Maxwell Blake website. It's a big job, but Miriam has the know-how, experience, and spirit to successfully manage our website's various functions.