Here at Ponciano Design, we pride ourselves on fusing exceptional design with style & function while always applying a modern sensibility to each new project. We have assembled an amazing team with fresh perspectives and continuous education in an ever evolving industry. Get a Quote ›
Shannon Ponciano, an award winning interior designer, founded Ponciano Design in 2006 after a successful career in fashion, textiles and merchandising.
Shannon’s passion for great design is evident throughout her work. She truly understands her clients’ needs, applying a modern sensibility to each new project. Her work is recognized for fusing exceptional design with style and function.
A lover of life, Shannon finds inspiration everywhere. She travels extensively, continually educating herself about new product developments and industry trends. Her journeys keep her perspective fresh and inform her creative vision.
When not encompassed in a project, Shannon loves to spend time with her family and friends, hiking in the mountains, sunning at the beach, entertaining or just celebrating life.
Derek grew up in Boise, Idaho. Originally choosing a career path in psychology, he decided to switch directions and obtain a second degree from Utah State University in Interior Design thus tapping into his passion for design and creativity.
Derek loves mixing different styles to create beautiful and functional spaces. He draws inspiration from the world around him while he enjoys having fun in the sun, whether it entails going to the beach, camping, or exploring new places with friends and family.
Marketing & Logistics Director
As our Marketing and Logistics Director, Amanda is responsible for overseeing our website operations, logistics, developing and delivering content for all of our social media accounts including Facebook, Houzz, Instagram and Pinterest in addition to our Blog. Amanda is a graduate of Heritage School of Interior Design as well as Washington State University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities with a double minor in Communications and Fine Arts (with focus in Digital Technology & Culture.) Prior to joining Ponciano Design, Amanda split her time as a Graphic Designer focusing on (but not limited to) Brand Identity, Interior Design and as a published lifestyle photographer.
Hayley grew up in California and went to school to receive a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from San Francisco State University. Less than a year after graduating, she relocated to Portland and began her career in Interior Design. With a minimal and masculine style, she enjoys design as a way of solving challenges functionally and beautifully for a wide range of clients.
Her favorite spaces to design are kitchens and baths as she loves the simplicity and cleanliness of hard surfaces. When Hayley is not devoting her energies to her design career, you can find her in her NE apartment drawing, in the gym weightlifting, or on the coast enjoying her favorite thing: the ocean.”
Alexandra has earned both an Associates in Visual Communications from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles as well as a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the art institute of Portland.
Before joining Ponciano Design, Alexandra spent three years as a textile designer. Her designs have been featured in several national commercial hospitality projects and local residential renovations.
Katie is a graduate of Heritage School of Interior Design. As our Design Stylist, she is responsible for carefully curating accessory packages for our clients as well as styling. Adding the perfect finishing touches to create a cozy space for clients is what fuels her. Katie has a vintage aesthetic with a fresh modern take.