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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 committee member for their annual home tour.

Dawn's designs have been recognized both locally and nationally. Locally, she has participated in numerous awards 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 remodeling projects have earned several NARI CoTY (Contractor of The Year) awards on both a local and regional level. Her residential interior designs have been featured in Texas Home & Living, Austin American Statesman, Austin Home & Living, Austin - San Antonio Urban Home and Home Décor and Design 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. Her holiday decorating projects have been featured in both Victorian Homes and Southern Cottage magazines.

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.

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Madison Posey,

Junior Interior Designer

Madison joined Dawn Hearn Interior Design in September 2020. She holds a Bachelor
of Science in Interior Design from Texas State University. At Texas State, Madison
interned at PBK Architects in San Antonio, where she assisted on higher education

She has a passion for design and enjoys helping people achieve exceptional
experiences within their newly designed spaces. Currently, Madison is taking steps in
becoming NCIDQ certified.

When she is not designing, Madison stays busy traveling, baking, exploring new
restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.

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