DIRECTOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN
Jessica Shaw hails from Toronto, Canada, where she received her BFA in Interior Design from Ryerson University. During the course of her 20 years of professional experience, she has pushed the boundaries of the conventional role of Interior Designer. With experience spanning from retail and residential design to live events; production design and art direction for film; video production for installations and performance art, her prolific range has refined itself into a uniquely specialized genre.
Living and working in New York City since 1994, she originally came to join a select team of designers who were collaborating on the development of a “ground up” store design prototype for Prescriptives, an Estee Lauder owned company. Once completing her role with Estee Lauder as Associate Director of Store Design Worldwide she was ready to fulfill a long-standing fantasy to exercise her creativity in a more theatrical realm. In the following years she made inroads into the diverse creative world that only a city like New York can offer. Dedicating her focus and time to new creative challenges, she honed her skills in art direction creating set designs for music videos and commercials, production design for short and feature films, event design for exclusive events like the US Open and video installations for performance art. The unconventional diversity of Ms. Shaw’s past experience has fused and informed what her interior design skills embody today.