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Stephanie Scher believes that designing should be a creative partnership. With over 25 years of experience in design for food, events, hospitality, prop, and interior styling, Stephanie's work has brought sophistication to her clients throughout the US, UK, and Canada. Before establishing Design &; Style, Stephanie attended the Chicago Art Institute of Design and the Columbus College of Art and Design. After attending both schools she started her career in New York City as a restoration artist along with studying in professional kitchens. Over the next few years, her love for design continued to evolve as she began visual merchandising for major retail home and fashion stores in NYC, creating store windows and leading a team in visual merchandising and design. This lead her to work as a visual director for a hospitality company who were innovators in culinary and hospitality.


Stephanie's love for design led into her other passion, travel and expanded her enthusiasm for sourcing and designing fashion and home goods. She frequently visited the South of France, Spain, Germany, and Brussels, searching for unique 17th and 18th-century furniture, accessories, and fabrics. Drawing influence from every part of the globe led to creating textiles, design pieces, and props for multiple companies..


Established as an inspiring and creative design enthusiast, clients started calling on her to assist them with their own homes, restaurants and businesses. Stephanie is now Director of Creative + Strategy for Design & Style by Scher Studio leading her creative design studio in interiors, design for new builds and renovations as well as food and brand strategy. After moving to the south Stephanie has built a design studio incorporating her background in all things beautiful. Now, she is known as the go-to talent for families and business owners that crave a warmer, sophisticated, transitional space with a touch of history, classic design, luxury and eclectic style.

Stephanie is also working with Wholesale Sugar flowers and is recognized for her inspiring and forward-thinking brand solutions,. She is working alongside WSF and Keera Brooks to provide a fresh perspective and drive growth for Wholesale Sugar Flowers, Cakerate and SugarOMG..

We partner with many designers to make sure your project is special for you! One of our favorite designers we work with lives in Florida and has cornered the market on soft transitional style. Her style reimagines any space with a fresh new look that fits each clients project. 




Shelley Martin has been a visionary and an integral part of our design process. Her attention to detail and easy-going nature lets her take away much of the stress associated with most construction and design projects. She is one who makes the details come together. There isn’t a problem she can’t solve. She loves helping create unique spaces for clients and she has a knack for anticipating everyone’s needs. Shelley makes sure the styling details are on trend and most importantly functional for the clients. Shelley partners with D&S on remote residential projects.

'Shelley was our dream home expert'
'Shelley was great to work with she has an amazing eye for detail. Her life long dedication shows in her work' 
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