Member Spotlight

    Shannon Christensen of Christensen Design Studio - Portland, OR


    When did you realize that you wanted to become an interior designer?

    I knew I either wanted to be a fashion designer or interior designer.  But as a child I enjoyed making 3D paper models of rooms and even drew an elaborate plan of a candy factory.  Growing up with a mom who had a fine art degree and ran her own wallpaper and interiors business, I was made aware of how impactful color, texture and space could be. As I progressed through school, it became very clear to me that interior design would be an excellent fit.   My dorm room was my first tight-budget design challenge!  Good design is possible on any budget.  

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