Shari Canepa

C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E

 A.S.I.D., C.I.D., LEED Green Assoc, CA Green Building Professional, retired GC, MA edu

Founder and principal designer of Interior Spaces, Inc, Ms. Canepa employed a staff of 10 and designed residential and commercial projects from 1976-2006. Now teaching interior design in community colleges and working on private interior design projects, Ms Canepa uses her longtime experience in the field to benefit  both students and clients in need of an aesthetically and efficiently designed built environment.

Many of Ms. Canepa's projects have been published in books, newspapers, and magazines and are listed below:

 

Awards

  • Interiors Magazine Hospitality Award, 1st Place 1986, Magic Mountain

  • ASID Industry Foundation Award, Residential Design 1987 Brentwood

  • ASID Design Competition, Residential Under 3500sq.ft. 2nd Place 1994  Los Angeles

  • Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Commercial Design Award, 1997 Western Bank

Publications 2000-Current

  • Western Interiors, 2005

  • Nursing Home, Dan Mar Retirement Villa, March 2002

  • Santa Monica Mirror, March 27, 2002

  • Sunset Magazine, September 2000

  • Haute Korea, July 2000

  • Sunset Magazine, April 2000

 

Publications 1990-1999

  • Audio Video Interiors, March 1996 Home Theater, April 1995

  • CCIDC Newsletter, winter 1995 Design Journal, November 1995          

  • ASID Portfolio, July/August 1994 Brentwood News, July 1994

  • Westwood News, July 1994 LA Business Journal, March 7,1994      

  • Sunset Magazine, May 1993 Sunset Magazine, March 1993         

  • Art Business News, October 1992 House Beautiful Home Remodel, Jan. 1991      

  • Tile News, spring 1990 Kitchen and Baths, March 1990

  • Window Fashions, March 1990 LA West, March 1990

Publications 1980-1989

  • LA West, May 1989 Angeles, March 1989

  • Profiles, November 1988 Twenty One, January/February 1988

  • LA West, June 1987 Restaurant and Hotel Design, May 1988

  • Interiors, January 1987 Santa Monica Evening Post, January 1987

  • California Business, July 1985 a La Mac, December 1985

  • Vogue Hommes, October 1984 Newsweek, fall 1984

  • Home Entertainment, October 1984 Star News, May 12, 1983

  • Los Angeles Times, May 8, 1983 Herald Examiner, April 15, 1980

  • Los Angeles Times, April 11, 1980

 

Books

  • Window Décor, 2005

  • Home Furnishings Merchandising & Store Design, 1990

  • Successful Food Merchandising and Display, 1990

  • Stores of the Year /5, 1989  

 

Television, Film and Radio

  • Top chef, 2005

  • Fine Living Channel 2004

  • KNBC,KCBS,KABC-PAWS PROJECT

  • Interior Motives, The Disney Discovery Channel 1997

  • Talk Radio KQSB, March 1993

  • NTV, April 1983

  • Two on the Town, April 1981

  • Learning Seed Film Strip, 1984

 

Community Service, Showcases and Tours

 

  • Marin County Home Show for Sustainable Design 2011

  • Habitat for Humanity, Healdsburg, 2010

  • OPCC Sojourn Battered Women Residence, 2002

  • Pasadena Playhouse Renovations, 1984

  • PAWS LA AIDS Benefit, 1998

  • Jeffrey Foundation for Disadvantaged Children, 1995

  • Venice Art Walk, Home Tour, May 1993

  • Los Angeles County Museum Art and Architecture Tour, April 1993

  • LA West Sponsored Symposium on Home Renovation, 1989

  • LA West Dream House, May 1989

  • Covina Women's Club Benefit Home Tour, 1983

  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design, 1981 and 1983   

Professional Affiliations and Registrations

  • American Society of Interior Designers  (ASID)

  • Certified Interior Designer by the California Council of Interior Design Certification (CCIDC)

  • General Contractor, State of California (inactive)

  • Teaching Certificate, State of California 

  • LEED Green Associate

  • Green Building Professional (CGBP)

  • Organization of Women Architects (OWA)