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A winner of Fashion Group International of Dallas’ Rising Star in Interior Design award, Shay Geyer is inspired by fashion, traveling, the arts, family and friends. She approaches each day as a learning opportunity and a way to enrich her life as a designer. Her passion for interiors and interior products makes creating beautiful and luxury spaces for clients her true dream career. Mostly known for her use of color, pattern and texture – clients rave about her ability to transform a house into a welcoming happy home. She claims the key to a successful interior is the application of her design mantra which is to create an inviting atmosphere that reflects the personal taste and lifestyle of each client. According to Shay, “The mark of a really good designer isn’t pinpointed to one specific aesthetic, but instead [their ability to] design for each individual client. When you meet the client, you can have a conversation and identify their hot buttons, such as colors they are drawn to or what makes them feel happy. It’s all about the look and the quality, and how that room is going to function for that individual client.”
Her portfolio ranges from commercial spaces to residential projects across the country including high rises & sprawling estates. That individual approach paired with Shay’s effusive personality and impeccable attention to detail for all design elements often land her high-profile & lifelong clients who trust her not only with their primary homes, but also vacation homes around the world. She recently completed a G4 private jet for a client including all design elements down to the custom seating, flooring, walls and even the details on the custom china!
Shay is a go to design expert not just for her clients but the industry leaders as well. She has collaborated with CR Laine, Alden Parks, Burton James, Nourison, Somerset Bay, Botanical Mix, Art & Frame, Kohler, Polywood and the likes and is considered one of the power house designers of her time.
Shay’s design work has been featured in:
“Christmas by Design” by Patricia McMillan and Katharine McMillan and “Four Seasons of Entertaining” by Shayla Copas
Modern Luxury Dallas
Modern Luxury Texas Interiors
The Dallas Morning News
D Magazine /D Home
Dallas Style & Design
WFAA’s “Good Morning Texas.”
& other print and digital publications
Shay is the editor of IBB Design’s custom quarterly magazine, IBB at Home, that is distributed to more than 25,000 households. Also, Shay regularly contributes to Ebby Halliday’s GRAND VIE magazine.
The Shay Geyer Fabric Collection debuted in September 2017 & is brimming with color and pattern – her hallmarks. The collection also includes art, permanent botanicals, rugs, mirrors, pillows, home accessories & more. is constantly evolving to include new patterns, colors, and texture that come from Shay’s personal experiences and inspirations from around the world. Products are available for in-store and on-line purchase at IBB Design, ibbdesign.com and shaygeyer.com. In addition, Shay was selected as one of only five distinguished design talents to create the Portfolio by Nourison high-end area rug collection. Portfolio by Nourison is available throughout the country.
Over the course of Shay’s career, she has received many honors including:
Fashion Group International (FGI Dallas) Rising Star in Interior Design
Traditional Home 2018 Hampton Designer Showhouse Designer
Traditional Home 2017 Dallas Decorators Showhouse Designer
One Room Challenge Featured Designer
Moderator and Participant of Design Experts Panels throughout the U.S.
A Colorista for Whyte & Company’s line of custom sinks
One of the Top 15 Best Designers in Dallas by Build Direct
Served as the emcee for Jeff Lewis’ keynote at Dallas Market Center’s 2015 Total Home, Gift Market & at the Home & Garden Show 2019
Shay is a member of various industry & community organizations including:
Kohler Designer Advisory Council
Dwell with Dignity Advisory Board
Two-time co-chair of the Celebrity Waiter Gala benefiting Family Gateway
Member of the International Furnishings & Design Association
Member of the Accessories Resource Team
Life time member of the Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, TX
She lives in Frisco, TX with her husband, two girls & three fur babies. In her free time, she loves entertaining & cooking for family & friends.