Lynda received her interior design training at Parsons School of
Design in New York and is an allied member of ASID. In 1982 she
founded Shea Design with a focus on residential interior design.
In 1984 she founded French Country Imports and in her nearly fifty
buying trips to France has brought to her shop an amazing array
of fine antique furniture and decorative objects. Her work on residences,
inns, and public institutions can be seen in a number of national
Gaye Carter is a allied member of ASID, and has a Bachelors degree
in Interior Design from the University of North Carolina at Greenville.
During Gaye's career she has had a number of commercial projects,
including corporate offices, private jets, restaurants, churches,
physicians offices, and law firms. However, her passion is residential
projects, both primary residences and vacation homes. She enjoys
the challenge of taking her clients, ideas, tastes, and lifestyles
and creating spaces that reflect those. Most of her clients prefer
eclectic spaces with an emphases on 18th and 19th century furniture,
and contemporary art. Because, Gaye lives in Memphis about seventy
percent of projects are local. However, twenty to thirty percent
of her large projects are in other states, which includes the southeast,
and in the west.
Chey (pronounced Shea) graduated magna cum laude from the University
of Memphis. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993 where
her fields of study were interior design ant art history. Chey has
been associated with Shea Design/French Country for nine years.
In addition to interior design, Chey is responsible for the management
of French Country Imports.
Gail attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and
graduated with a BS in Interior Design from the University of Tennessee
at Knoxville. She received her professional ASID designation in
1975. She has been associated with other fine Memphis design firms,
notably, Kimbrough, Inc. and E. C. Denaux. She has served in the
community and her church and on boards of the Junior League, The
Girls Club, Presbyterian Day School, the Christian Psychological
Center and Emmaus.
Frank has been in the design business for over fifteen years, and
during that time has worked on a wide variety of primary residences,
holiday homes, and office complexes. He is basically a traditionalist
believing that rooms need to evolve. He feels that working with
someone over a period of time is the best way to achieve an interesting
and personal space that will reflect the personalities of its owners
and their families.
All designers submit to the client a comprehensive estimate of the
work to be undertaken. A standard 50% deposit is due at this time.
Total purchase is subject to sales tax. Balance is due upon delivery.
Service charge of 1% per month will be charged on unpaid balance
after 30 days.