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Carriage House

Former Martin guest room with renovation overlay

Designer: Shawna Underwood of Underwood Design – Since founding her boutique, Washington, DC design firm, Shawna has been recognized for her clean and refined design approach.  Shawna Underwood Interior Design is faithful to providing clients with quality and functional design that create timeless, bespoke interiors with turnkey service.

With professional experience designing and furnishing historic and nationally recognized buildings, Shawna decided to share her love for intricately crafted interiors and materials by opening her own design firm in 2010. Working with clients, mostly from referrals, emphasizes Shawna’s ability to guide her clients through every step of the design process and capturing her clients needs and challenges with every detail handpicked and tailored for their space. As a LEED-Accredited Professional, Shawna also advocates designs that incorporate the technologies and strategies of sustainable design.

Shawna is an alumnus of Home & Design Magazine’s Hot Talent recognition and has been featured in numerous shelter periodicals and online publications.  A Pennsylvania native, Shawna obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems degree from North Carolina Central University and her Masters of Fine Arts and Interior Design from The George Washington University.

She enjoys living in DC with her photographer husband, Edward Underwood and their two amazing sons, Preston and Chase.

Room Features:

  • Queen size bed
  • Walk-in shower
  • Mini-fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Self-controlled heat/ac
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