Courtesy of Premier
Abby Shehan Senior Design Director Premier

Women in Design, Part 3: Abby Shehan | Premier

Sept. 25, 2023
Part 3 of our Women in Design series features Abby Shehan, senior design director at Dallas-based Premier, who talks about her love of design, mentors, the hospitality industry, AI and more.

Times are changing in the interior design industry as more women are taking up positions of leadership in architecture and design firms, like our guest for Part 3 of our Women in Design series, Abby Shehan, senior design director at Premier in Dallas. In this episode, Shehan talks about how her internship as a student led to her first job in a design studio that ultimately led her to a leadership position today, not without help from some mentors along the way. Listen in as Shehan shares her insights into working as a woman in hospitality design, how AI is transforming the way her firm designs and more.

Meet Our Guest

Abby Shehan, senior design director, Premier

Abby Shehan leads interior design teams to create innovative spaces on new-build and renovation projects in the multifamily and hospitality sectors. In her role, Abby pushes the boundaries of design and plays a crucial role in creating unique and captivating spaces that enhance the overall guest experience. She has skill precision in budgeting, space planning, design presentations, brand coordination, team building, and execution of internal workflow to ensure that project deadlines are met. Throughout her tenure at Premier, she has successfully transformed ordinary spaces into extraordinary destinations that are celebrated worldwide.

About the Author

Robert Nieminen | Chief Content Director

Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of Architectural Products, BUILDINGS and i+s, sister publications of Smart Buildings Technology. He is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years of experience reporting on the architecture and design industry.

Sponsored Recommendations

Flooring Trends, Technology and Sustainability with Mannington Commercial

Mannington's VP of commercial design, Roby Isaac, talks about what to expect in design trends, how technology is shaping flooring products and the company's latest push for purpose...

An All-Star Team Reimagines the Historic Fulton Fish Market

The 1907 Tin Building travels seaward to its now Pier 17 location as Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s latest culinary endeavor, carried by fellow New Yorkers designers Roman and Williams...

ASID Report Examines the Rise of Adaptive Reuse

Read on to see which CRE markets are benefiting and how are they riding the renovation wave.

The November IG Takeover: CRÈME Architecture & Design

Get to know founder Jun Aizaki and learn how you can host a takeover of your own.

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of I+S Design, create an account today!