Tanya Shively, ASID, LEED AP
Tanya Shively, an award-winning interior designer who works with prominent clients in the Scottsdale area and around the country, is Arizonaâ€™s foremost authority on green design.
Tanya, who has 21 years of design experience. is an â€œAccredited Professionalâ€ certified in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Her upcoming book on green design is the latest in her series of publications. She is the author of the book â€œHow to Avoid Interior Design Nightmares,â€ and the guide entitled: â€œThe Doâ€™s and Donâ€™tâ€™s of Designing Your Dream Home.â€
Tanya is known for her extraordinary customer service and for creating unique, one-of-a-kind interiors that are both luxurious and eco-friendly.
â€œA gorgeous home can also be a healthy home,â€ says Tanya, who designs new and remodels existing residences for CEOâ€™s, top level managers, business owners, entrepreneurs and other accomplished professionals. She is one of the regionâ€™s few designers who specifies furniture, carpeting and paint that are free of the toxins that can cause respiratory problems, allergic reactions, headaches, and other health issues.
Tanya provides services ranging from project management and space planning to kitchen and bath design and furniture selection in such communities as Paradise Valley, Desert Mountain, Silverleaf, North Scottsdale and The Biltmore. She also works with clients in such states as California, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Tanya, whose work has appeared in several industry publications, is the winner of a variety of design and service awards. Clients and industry colleagues rave about her â€œexquisite talentâ€ and â€œdesign intuition,â€ and about her â€œstylishâ€ and â€œcreativeâ€ designs.
Her company, Sesshu Design, is backed by a team of skilled professionals knowledgeable in green design. They include custom furniture makers, painters, tile experts, faux finishers, lighting specialists, plasterers, landscape designers and other craftsmen.
Tanya, who holds an interior design degree, constantly expands her industry knowledge by taking continuing education courses and attending professional conferences. She is a longtime member of the American Society of Interior Designers, the nationâ€™s oldest and longest-established organization of design professionals.
â—¦Identifying and analyzing your personal interior design needs and goals
â—¦Working with your architect to design new construction or remodel
â—¦Liaison with architects, builders, craftsmen and vendors
â—¦Sustainable and eco-friendly interior design solutions
â—¦Design supervision during remodeling and construction
â—¦Planning your interior space and furniture arrangements
â—¦Designing cabinetry and storage for libraries, offices, closets, bedrooms, etc
â—¦Custom furniture design
â—¦Developing lighting plans and specifying fixtures, designing custom lighting fixtures
â—¦Planning kitchens, baths, home theaters and outdoor living spaces
â—¦Facilitating gorgeous wall, window, floor and ceiling treatments
â—¦Researching and procuring unique furnishings
â—¦Designing art and collection displays, cataloging and organizing collections
â—¦Adding finishing touches with personality-filled accessories and art
Awards & Publications
Best of Houzz, Customer Service - 2013, 2014, 2015
Best of Houzz, Design - 2015
Best of Our Valley- Interior Designer, 2014 (Arizona Foothills Magazine)
1st Place, 2010 ASID Awards, Bathroom, New or Remodeled
Platinum, 2004 Best in American Living, Custom Residential Design (Over 6000 sq ft)
2nd Place, 2003 ASID Awards, Residential Interior Design (Over 6000 sq ft)
2nd Place, 2001 ASID Awards, Furnishings ï¿½ Product Design
Green Living Magazine, September 2012, "The New Green World of Interior Design"
Green Living Magazine, September 2011, "Green Interior Design â€” An Insidersâ€™ View"
Phoenix Home & Garden, September 2012, "ASID Design Excellence Awards 2010"
Scottsdale Airpark News, May 2006, "Cutting Edge Design"
Phoenix Magazine, March 1999, "1999 ASID Designers' Showhouse - The Living Room"