Meet the Registered Interior Designer

The inviting factor about working with Shirley Hammond, owner of Perceptive Designs, is that she probably reminds you of your favorite neighbor or best friend. Whether she is drawing your renovation and electrical plans, specifying cabinetry, lighting, plumbing, furnishings and finishes or overseeing the installation. . . it is apparent that you would not want to remodel without her. Award-winning designs combined with the highest level of service are her specialties. She is highly acclaimed on the local, state and national level for her expertise, creativity, integrity and dedication to every project. 


Photo of Shirley E. Hammond - ASID, State Licensed Interior DesignerShirley E. Hammond, FASID, NCIDQ, RID


B.S. Interior Design, University of Alabama
M.S. Interior Design, University of Alabama
Post Graduate study, Tulane University


NCIDQ certified since 1980
Alabama State Registered Interior Designer #043

Association Membership

ASID (American Society of Interior Designers)
Professional Member since 1981
Elected to Fellow, 2003


ASID State Design Awards   

Kitchen Awards:  First Place Kitchens (1995), Second Place Kitchens (2008, 2012, 2016), Honorable Mention Kitchens (two in 2009, 2012)

Bath Awards:  First Place Baths (2009, 2012), Second Place Bath (2019, 2021). Third Place Bath (2014, 2016, 2019, 2021)

Renovation Awards:  First Place (2019), Second Place (2016)  

Space Planning Awards:  Third Place (2019)

Outdoor Living Awards:  First Place (2019)

Historic Preservation Awards:  Second Place Historic Preservation (2012), Honorable Mention Historic Preservation (1992)

Philanthropic Awards:  "Bronze" award for Philanthropic (2015)

Professional Accomplishments
2008, NCIDQ Louis Tregre Award, single annual award given to an interior designer in U.S. or Canada by NCIDQ  for grassroots service to NCIDQ and its mission;

 2002, International President, National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ);

1997 Graduate of “Leadership Alabama”

1995, Governor’s Appointee to the Alabama State Board of Registration for Interior Designers; Chairman,  (1999, 2000)

1994, Alabama State President; 2009, National Board Member, The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)



Perceptive Designs, LLC

Perceptive Designs, LLC
716 Bank Street., N.E. Decatur, Alabama 35601
P: 256-355-3411   F: 256-355-8182   E:


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