Cathleen Shera's Showplace Interiors has made an indelible mark from Lake Tahoe to Cabo San Lucas, showcasing exceptional design and real estate ventures along the western coast for nearly three decades. As President of Showplace Interiors, Cathleen Shera brings her expertise to a range of projects, from restoring historical artifacts to furnishing sprawling residences with ease and excellence.

Under Cathleen Shera's guidance, Showplace Interiors specializes in turn-key projects, offering construction management, architectural consultation, and a diverse array of furnishings and accessories. Their mission is to craft sustainable and captivating living spaces, with a focus on wellness living.

Since founding her first showroom in 1985, Cathleen Shera has achieved remarkable success, including the establishment of Showplace East in 1991, a pioneering venture in premium home improvement. Her journey has led to the development of over 40 luxury residences in Rancho Santa Fe and collaborations with architects and developers to pioneer wellness-focused design standards.

In addition to her design endeavors, Cathleen Shera has excelled as a luxury real estate agent since 2009, handling over $150 million in transactions. She remains a leading producer with Compass Realty, specializing in global luxury properties.


During his studies in Visual Communication at FIDM, Alexander Shera joined his mother at Showplace Interiors in 2010, serving as her design assistant. With over a decade of experience in design, fashion marketing, and creative consulting; he now serves as the creative director and COO for Showplace Interiors.

Specializing in the field of design and creative direction in terms of event planning and residential design for the company. His most recent project included interior staging and market preparation for a new construction project in the famed Birds Streets of Hollywood Hills. Coupled with his extensive experience in wardrobe styling and celebrity events, Alex recently expanded his skill set into event planning and coordination.

Noteworthy projects include organizing the FLOUTS luncheon at a private residence in Beverly Hills last September and orchestrating every detail of an intimate VIP wedding at the Rancho Valencia Resort in June of 2023. Alex continues to celebrate his talent through all things beautiful in the world of design and fashion, using the latest trends and technology to advance his clients' environment and lifestyle.