April Kotjan
April Kotjan
Associate
Craig Hardman
Craig Hardman
Senior Concept Architect
NCARB LEED
Ricardo Campagnoli
Ricardo Campagnoli
Sr. Interior Architect
Renee Herron
Renee Herron
Int'l Accounts Manager
Headshot Photography by Robert Herron

Seattle Studio

Since 1989, the Seattle Studio has served as ‘the home base’ for Dawson Design Associates, Inc.

With offices located in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square, our team of 22 designers and support staff, passionately work together to meet the needs of our hospitality clients both in the United States and Internationally. Professional growth and development, coaching and mentoring and personalized training are at the core of our team’s success and culture. Open, connected, and engaged, our Seattle Studio is a virtual hive of creative activity and collaboration. Our hands-on approach and enthusiasm paired with our distinctive design and implementation processes, gives the DDA team the edge and motivation to stay current on what is happening in hospitality internationally.

Our driving passion is to design hotels that are recognized for their creativity and distinctive styles, and proven to be successful by their profitability. Every team member at DDA is dedicated and committed to maintaining and delivering this goal - on every project we touch.

Andrea Dawson Sheehan is passionate about the hospitality industry. For the past thirty-five years she has been working on a diverse range of projects both nationally and internationally, hand-in-hand with all firm clients as a strategic partner developing the best position for their hotels.

Established in 1987 in Dallas, Texas, Dawson Design Associates, started with an initial focus in restaurant design. She has evolved DDA into a specialty firm, utilizing the principles accumulated over years of designing successful, high-profile boutique hotels. Raising the bar of design excellence meant creating an experience, not just a stylish room. Her unique approach to design and original methods of managing a dynamic team of high-talent creative individuals is widely recognized.


Andrea Dawson Sheehan
Art Director & Principal