Hello, my name is

Shannon Smith

Design Manager

Shannon believes everyone should live in a space that makes them feel happy and comfortable. Life is too short to not love your surroundings!

Shannon Smith

A little about me
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Shannon Smith has been with Indoor City since the Fall of 2012. She graduated from The Art Institute of Seattle with a BFA in Interior Design. Shannon’s prior work experience was centered on ceramic tile, however, she really enjoys being a part of every stage of design. She loves helping clients select the colors, materials and designs that they will be living amongst in their homes. 

Shannon lives in Lancaster and enjoys renovating her condo and taking advantage of everything the city has to offer. She loves yoga & spending time with her friends and family on the weekends.

Favorite Product

Isla King Wood Collection

Favorite Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Chubby Hubby

Find Your Niche – A Look At The Tile Shower Niche

Tile showers are a huge part of what we do here at Indoor City! There are many considerations and steps in planning the perfect tiled shower for your space. Size, layout, tile selections, fixtures… you name it! It can be an overwhelming process. Our team of talented designers are here to help you from the planning phase all the way through installation. A little detail in a tiled shower that can make a BIG impact is the shower niche. A shower niche is a recessed cubby in your shower walls that is meant for holding soaps, shampoos and other shower goodies.   The Preformed Shower Niche Many shower niches (like the Schluter Kerdi Niches pictured above) come as preformed units that are installed between your studs (standard 16” on center) during a shower tile installation. The finished niche is typically 12” wide. They are offered in varying heights – some with additional shelves! These niches come waterproofed and prepped for tile. Check out some of the niches we’ve installed using preformed units.   The Custom Tile Shower Niche If the preformed sizes just don’t work for you, another option would be to have your builder or contractor frame out a custom sized shower niche. This would happen during the framing process of your shower (or would require modification to your existing studs). During the tiling phase, our installers would board in and waterproof your custom niche to prep it for tile. A custom tile niche can really make an impact in your shower (and can offer a bigger ledge for all of your shower products).        Tile Shower Niche Considerations There are many details to consider when planning for a shower niche. Here are seven questions to ask yourself before you start: How big do I need my…

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Design Inspiration Can Be Found All Around You

I was sitting in Copper Cup Coffee (a local Lancaster coffee shop) feeling totally relaxed and happy when it hit me… this place makes me feel good! But why!? Copper Cup Coffee (inspiration)   I stopped for a minute and thought, “what is it about this place (other than their delicious coffee)!?” I realized a few things: I loved the natural elements: light wood tones, lush green plants, concrete, soft paint colors and bright natural light. Since I can’t necessarily turn your home into THIS coffee shop, I’ve put together a design pallet inspired by the aesthetic of my new favorite place. A – Shaker-style cabinet in Natural Maple B – Caesarstone “Sleek Concrete” quartz countertop C – AKDO 2X8 “Arctic White” clear glass tile D – MSI Kenzi series Mixana hexagon E – DuChateau Vernal Collection “Lugano” European Oak engineered hardwood   Maybe this exact design pallet isn’t for you, but my point of this post is to encourage you to pull inspiration for your home from your favorite places and other beautiful areas around you. Inspiration can be found everywhere!

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