Gayla Jett Shannon, ASID, IDEC, Associate AIA
How Many Years Have You Been Practicing Design? Since March of 1983 – going on 30 years. I founded my firm in 1997.
Have You Worked In Any Other Cities/Countries? I've worked for design firms in Lubbock while attending Texas Tech and for firms in both Dallas and Fort Worth, and worked on projects in NYC, Minneapolis, Houston, and a number of small towns in Texas.
Do You Have Expertise In Other Fields Aside From Design? I like drawing and watercolor painting, color theory, I play the flute, hand & digital rendering. I am also an interior design educator and have taught at University of North Texas, University of Texas in Arlington, and currently at Texas Christian University.
Trends You Forecast To Be Relevant In Design and Society in 2013? Aging in Place