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DAWN SHAFER / ARID, NCIDQ Certificate no. 025718



Born and raised in the Hot Springs Village area, Dawn graduated with a Bachelor of Science-Interior Design from University of Central Arkansas in 2006.


Dawn received her NCIDQ certification recognizing her professional qualifications of education, experience, and passing the Interior Design Qualification Exam in 2009. In 2011 she became registered as an interior designer in the state of Arkansas.


Dawn moved back to her hometown of Hot Springs Village and joined French Architects as our first interior designer in 2007. She has had the opportunity to be involved in a wide-range of projects. She loves designing spaces that convey uniqueness and a presence that relates to the overall design.


She has a passion for photography that includes a love for capturing historic elements as well as creative shots and when she isn't designing captivating interiors she can be found spending time with her family or quilting.