“Successful design does not end with drawings and specifications. Our commitment to our clients continues through construction to ensure the final product captures the same energy as our original concept designs.”

– David Shema, President



We have joined forces of Design and Organizational Psychology to best serve our clients and their customers. Our goal is to promote your guest’s well-being, increase their performance and experiences in beautifully designed spaces so they are excited to return. 

Shema Dougall Design Associates Services:  

  • Consultation, Concept & Program Development 
  • Space planning and layouts
  • Competitive set analysis 
  • FF&E and Architectural finish selection and specification
  • Custom furniture, lighting, textile, and carpet design
  • Sketches, Computer generated renderings & 3D Modeling 
  • Budget development and procurement coordination 
  • Interior Design drawing consisting of plans, elevations, details. 
  • FF&E shop and millwork drawing review
  • Installation of FF&E, documentation and follow up

the process

Our experience with some of the most complex casino resorts has taught us the need for thoughtful coordination from the intial stage of each project.

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step 1: collaborate

We create a relaxed environment to get to know your design needs. Even if you’re not sure yet about your vision, we will coach you through the questions you may not know to ask to create a distinctive design based entirely on your tastes, priorities, and those of your customers. Design collaboration is fun, expect to laugh a little.

step 2: create

Our experienced design team gathers around the table to articulate your design philosophy, solve problems, and sketch with pen and paper unforgettable experience tailored to you and your customer.

step 3: coordinate

We bring our experience and education to make sure your design philosophy is made into a plan of action. Our team coordinates, collaborates, and communicates with architects and engineering operations.

step 4: confirm

Our designers stay involved as the custodians of the concept throughout the procurement and construction process, keeping meticulous watch over the development and working fluidly with the team to meet schedule and budget.