Principal, Texas Registered Interior Designer #9501
Dawn Frank Hearn has been practicing interior design in the Austin area since 1993. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. Dawn is a licensed interior designer in the state of Texas (Texas Board of Architectural Examiners #9501) and a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). She is also a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and has been a judge and active committee member for their annual home tour.
Dawn is a member of the editorial advisory group for Symmetry magazine, a committee that submits content and ideas for the remodeling magazine published in Austin. Dawn's designs have been recognized both locally and nationally. Locally, she has participated in numerous show houses and parades of homes throughout the Austin area. Her peers in the Austin chapter of ASID have recognized her work with a Design Excellence Award. Her residential interior designs have been featured in Texas Home & Living, Austin American Statesman, Austin Home & Living and Austin - San Antonio Urban Home magazines. Dawn has also been published nationally in the book Southern Rooms by Rockport Publishers, and a remodeled kitchen was featured in an issue of Southern Living Room-by-Room Makeovers.
Dawn completed training with Maria Killam (Colour Me Happy) for her system of color undertones and creating color palettes. She is now a certified True Colour Expert.
Junior Interior Designer
Shannon Applegate is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited program in Interior Design. Shannon joined Dawn Hearn Interior Design in 2012 as an Interior Design Assistant. Design has always been a passion for her with the dream of creating unique and beautiful spaces for clients.
Shannon took her intuitive sense for color to the next level with training offered by Maria Killam and is now a certified True Colour Expert.