For design to be meaningful and lasting, Shawn Merkel believes that it must echo with the individuality of each client. Creating authentic interiors means moving beyond what looks pretty and works well – the Asheville interior designer establishes comfortable environments punctuated by a genuine sense of belonging. Embracing the connection between one’s physical surroundings and their emotional state, Shawn is focused on designing spaces that elevate her client’s well being.
Taking direction from the homeowner’s transitional, traditional or contemporary stylistic preferences, Shawn consistently creates interiors that celebrate a timeless sophistication. From full scale interior architecture and remodeling to color consultations and small decorating projects, she finds inspiration in the details. Experience and a wealth of resources are integral to the success of each interior, yet it is the time Shawn takes to listen and learn from her clients that is the cornerstone of each project.
Your home should be a place of comfort that invites you in at the end of the day. Whether plans include a gourmet kitchen capable of addressing the functional needs of the entire family or a living room that satisfies personal and entertainment needs – Shawn’s involvement from the early planning stages allows her clients to live in harmony in each space, thriving in their new surroundings. Careful planning and thoughtful execution yield interiors that serve as a beautiful backdrop to the lives of each client.