From the crystal shores of Lake Tahoe to the sunny beaches of Cabo San Lucas, Cathleen Shera and Showplace Interiors has been decorating the greater West coast for nearly three decades. Whether called to task from the State Capital Restoration Society to replace 200-year-old Scalamandre silk damask for the Senate private offices or completely furnishing a 12,000 sq ft Rancho Santa Fe home for a busy client within just a few weeks, Showplace Interiors handles the most challenging project with ease. Directed by owner/designer Cathleen Shera, Showplace Interiors specializes in turn-key projects from the ground up. Our experienced staff provides construction management, architectural consultation and fine acquisitions of furnishing, accessories and art. We carry unique carpets, exotic hardwoods and custom window fashions. Our mission is embracing design to create living interiors which are not only sustainable but desirable. Recently quoted in LUXE magazine, Cathleen Shera is focused on the art of wellness living in the private home which she believes is an integral part in the future of interior design and the health of her clients.
Cathleen began her career in 1985 as a marketing graduate of California State University in Sacramento. Her studies included textiles and economics. Upon starting her first design showroom in 1990, Cathleen quickly become one of the largest flooring and decor showrooms in California with over 8 million in annual sales. In 1991, Cathleen and her partners developed a high-end home improvement mall located in Rocklin, California named Showplace East, one of the first complete luxury collections of showrooms for all major construction materials. In 1998, Cathleen moved to Rancho Santa Fe to develop high-end single family homes for many top builders. She completed over 40 luxury units from the ground up in just a few years. For the last several years, Cathleen has been collaborating with leading architects and developers to create a level of wellness living at its highest form. These projects include state of the art resort style appointments with massage and meditation rooms, water and fire elements, personal gyms, family spa rooms and thermal pools in highly sought after locations including La Quinta's-Madison Club, Fairbanks Ranch, The Covenant in Rancho Santa Fe and the glorious view lots of Beverly Hills, California.
Additionally in 2009, Ms. Shera has complimented her turnkey approach to design by positioning herself as a top luxury real estate agent, representing over 150 million in transactions, currently with Pacific Sotheby's International Realty.