Dawn received a Bachelor's degree from Columbia University where ahe majored in Art History. In the following years she worked at various prestigious museums including; The Whitney Museum of American Art, El Museo del Barrio and The Museum of the Moving Image. Next, Dawn's love of entertaining and fine food brought her into the restaurant industry. She she managed a popular bistro in downtown Manhattan for several years.
Design was always a passion of hers so after moving to South Florida she enrolled in the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale where she received a diploma in residential design. Over the next few years she strengthened her design credentials by becoming an NCIDQ certified designer and a professional member of ASID. In 2002, Dawn launched DawnElise Interiors and she has been building a reputation for service and excellence ever since.
Some of the publications which have featured Dawn's work include "HGTV Ideas" and "Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens". Dawn was a recipient of the "Design Star of Tomorrow" award, sponsored by Tiffany's and DCOTA. Dawn and her portfolio were featured on the television program "A Moment of Luxury with Bill Stubbs". Most recently she was asked by Macy*s to host a series of events in local stores entitled "Sweet Dreams" on how to create the allure of a five star resort at home.
Dawn continues to grow DawnElise Interiors and develop opportunities to design fine residences in South Florida, New York and across Latin America.
DawnElise Interiors International, Inc is a full service design firm available for both commercial and residential projects. We work with many different showrooms, manufacturers, contractors, and artisans to realize our designs. Our contacts are extensive, giving you access to the best resources, trades-people and pricing available. Business is conducted with integrity and honesty and we work hard to deliver superior results.
KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN
NEW CONSTRUCTION FINISH SELECTIONS
OUTDOOR HARDSCAPE POOL & PATIO DESIGN
In-home design consultations and shopping assistance is available on an hourly basis.
ASID Professional Member