10.2013 Next up Naples. Watch out west coast, here we come!

07.22.2013 SEBC Aurora Awards. No official submissions for us this year but proud of our colleagues from Affiniti Architecture and Courchene Development Corp. Their Bentley model won the Aurora for Detached Single-Family Home $1.5 – $2 million, and their Royalton model won the Grand Aurora for Detached Single-Family Home $2 – $3 million. We are proud of the interior detailing on both homes, and that we get to continue to work with the best project team!

05.05.2013 YAWN ventures west! Excited about moving west of central Florida and into the Lakeland market with 2 amazing new projects.

06.25.2013 Happy Birthday, YAWN! Our little design studio finished 10 years today! They say if you make it through the first 2 years you might have a shot. We must be living right! Watch us now as “it goes to 11”!

04.26.2013 Pool Party! Congratulations Easter Seals Camp Challenge on the dedication of the new and very accessible swimming pool. There will now be lots of happy campers in the summers ahead! We are proud to have colored the parts and pieces of the new construction with your dedicated renovation team.

12.2012Orlando Business Journal
“Reader’s Choice Awards – Central Florida’s Best”
Readers vote YAWN design studio, inc. best Interior Design firm for the 4th time.

06.25.2012
Happy Birthday, YAWN! We’re in double digits now. Our 10th year begins with a new look. Welcome to our new site!

04.2012
YAWN design studio, inc. and CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. host the 4th annual Camp Challenge Cruise In.  130 classic cars turned out with a 100% chance of rain to help us raise nearly $15,000 for Easter Seals Camp Challenge.  Now, that’s dedication!

01.2012
We’re not in Kansas anymore. Actually, yes we are.  We’re designing a new residence in Topeka.

12.2011Orlando Business Journal
“Reader’s Choice Awards – Central Florida’s Best”
Readers vote YAWN design studio, inc. best Interior Design firm for the 3rd time.

08.2011Southeast Builders Conference (SEBC) Aurora Awards
Tillinghast Estate at Old Palm Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
selected for Interior Merchandising / Design & Interior Detailing over $2,000,001.

06.25.2011
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  Our 9th year begins with new clients in Keene’s Point, travel to the Historic Homestead Hotel in Warm Springs, Virginia, and a viewing of the final space shuttle launch from the beach near Cape Canaveral.

04.2011
The best Cruise In to date!  We host the 3rd annual Camp Challenge Cruise In.  With a record number classic cars and so many spectators, we raise over $16,000 for Easter Seals Camp Challenge.  Having so many friends and family travel to Central Florida to support the event this year makes the show extra memorable!

01.2011Winter Park Magazine
YAWN is featured in the Taking Care of Business spotlight.

08.2010
The Inaugural Spirit Cup hosted by A FINE yawn production to benefit Easter Seals Florida, sports go kart racing action at it’s finest.  Over 50 drivers of all ages compete for the coveted Spirit Cup trophy.  Ten heats produce two winners, one driver and Easter Seals! We raise over $2,000.

06.25.2010
Happy Birthday, YAWN! Our 8th year begins with a project across the pond, an interior renovation of a historic home built in the early 18th century outside of London in Coham, Surrey.  Spendid!

04.2010
YAWN design studio, inc. and CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. host the 2nd annual Camp Challenge Cruise In classic car show.  With attendees from Jacksonville to Sebring, we hosted over 120 classic cars and had lots of spectators out to enjoy camp.  The highlights of the day were the model airplane flyby during the national anthem, the extra cash donations from the car clubs, and the announcement to thank everyone who helped us raise a grand total of $10,400 for Easter Seals Camp Challenge.

08.2009Winter Park Magazine
“This Old Winter Park House”
Homes feature spotlights YAWN’s first client, the Thomas family residence on Lake Osceola.

06.25.2009
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  Our 7th year begins with a positive outlook and two exciting new projects in Palm Beach Gardens and Lyford Cay, Bahamas.

04.2009
YAWN and CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. host the Inaugural Camp Challenge Cruise In classic car show.  Top 30 and Best of Show awards were handed out among the 85 cars in attendance at the camp awareness event.

01.2009
YAWN chooses a LEED course in association with U of F Treeo Center, and learns what it takes to LEED.  It is easy being green.

10.2008 ▪ Orlando Business Journal
“Reader’s Choice Awards – Central Florida’s Best”
YAWN design studio, inc. is voted best Interior Design firm.

09.2008Orlando Homebuyer Magazine
“Child Friendly Spaces”
Publication showcases the playroom at the Victoria Park model.

09.2008
YAWN and CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. host the 4th annual “Casino 21” at Dubsdread.  Despite the declining economy, the high rollers turn out and Easter Seals wins big.

06.25.2008
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  Our 6th begins with a focus on new commercial projects in Winter Park, Lake Monroe and Largo, Florida.

04.2008
After a four-year capital campaign, Easter Seals Florida completes their $600,000.00 dining hall renovation, the heart of all camp activities.  YAWN is kindly honored for pro bono assistance with the interior renovation.

02.2008Kitchen & Bath Design News
“Firm Provides ‘Artistic Awakening’ for Clients”
National publication features YAWN design studio, inc. in their Industry Profile.

12.2007Orlando Magazine
“This Old / New House. Vintage homes and décor bring Orlando’s past into the present.”
YAWN speaks about preservation and the importance of restoring our past.  Leu Gardens and Lake Osceola projects featured.

11.2007
After over 12 years of supporting Easter Seals fundraisers, Bruce & Shannan join the Central Florida Regional Advisory Board of Directors.  They commit to further promote equal opportunities for adults and children living with disabilities and other special needs to live, learn, work and play in their community.

08.2007Orlando Magazine
“It’s in the Details.  Small elements have big impact on your home’s visual punch.”
YAWN contributes to the discussion on the relevance of interior details and design styles.

08.2007
YAWN supports Easter Seals Florida by helping CENTURY 21 Professional Group, Inc. organize and promote their 3rd annual “Casino 21” fundraiser, their highest dollar-raising event to date.

07.2007Southern Living Magazine
“A Bounty of Ideas – An Ambitious redo turns a cramped closet into a spacious master bath.  P.S. How cute are those cubbies?”
National publication features Lake Osceola remodel.

06.2007
The La Torre Model at Tarpon Pointe Marina in Cape Coral, Florida wins the Pinnacle Award for Product Design of the Year.  YAWN provided interior detailing and plan review for the single family residence that placed 1st in the category of custom homes priced at $3.5 million.

06.25.2007
Happy Birthday, YAWN! Our 5th year begins with projects in Winter Park, Boca Raton, Tampa, St. Petersburg and the Bahamas.

11.2006
Southern Living Magazine sends their photographers to snap shots of the Lake Osceola remodel.

09.2006Orlando Magazine
“Renovations. Back to the future.”
The story of the 1964 Forest Avenue Leu Garden’s renovation is showcased.

06.2006
In Volusia County Parade of Homes, YAWN provides interior detailing for another award-winning project.  The Mirasol II model at Riviera Bella on the St. John’s River wins the parade’s top score and the parade’s grand award for best luxury home priced between $2 – $2.3 million.

06.25.2006
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  Now 4 years old, YAWN is excited about expanding to new business markets outside of Florida, including Chicago.

05.2006
Kahrs International Inc. wood flooring invites YAWN to their National Specifications Training Class to discuss design trends, specifications, and servicing clients and industry.

04.2006Orlando Sentinel
“Versa Tile. Now you can indulge your desires in a shower of new shapes, textures and colors.”
YAWN reviews and forecasts new trends from the COVERINGS 2006 trade show.

02.2006Style Magazine Washington, D.C. 
“City Slickers. This couple has everything to look forward to in Georgetown.”
National publication, Washington D.C. Style magazine showcases YAWN’s Aurora Award winning millwork designs as part of their feature article and on Bret & Amy Baier’s new D.C. condo.

09.2005Orlando Sentinel
“No limit to wall décor.”
YAWN discusses remodeling trends.

08.2005 Orlando Magazine
Homes section features Keene’s Point model.

07.2005
SEBC Aurora Awards, YAWN wins interior detailing award for millwork design in the Baier’s D.C. condo.

07.2005
SEBC Aurora Awards, Mirasol II model at Keene’s Pointe wins for best design and construction of a custom home from $1.5 – $2.0 million.

07.2005
YAWN provides detailing for the Sand Dollar award-winning model at Berkeley Hall in Bluffton, South Carolina.

06.25.2005
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  Continuing to build on strong client referrals, YAWN embarks on a 3rd year of successful growth.

12.2004Orlando Leisure
“Refreshing interiors of the New Southern Home”
YAWN design studio’s interior detailing and space planning featured in the 2004 SEBC New Southern Home.

08.2004Orlando Homebuyer
“New Southern Home. Inside a Cracker Classic.”
YAWN design studio’s interior detailing and space planning featured in the 2004 SEBC New Southern Home.

07.2004
2004 SEBC New Southern Home, nicknamed the Ritz Cracker, debuts to builders all over the southeast and the public with great reviews.

06.25.2004
Happy Birthday, YAWN!  1 year complete and off to a busy start, YAWN has a great variety of model, spec, commercial and residential projects in the works.

10.2003
YAWN is selected to provide interior detailing and space planning for the 2004 SEBC New Southern Home on Lake Conway.

06.25.2003
YAWN design studio, inc. establishes a corporation and receives state interior design IB licensure.

05.13.1995
The most important partnership is established and celebrated, that’s wedding day.

09.14.1991
Bruce & Shannan meet in design school at The Florida State University. After collaborating and brainstorming on final senior projects, they split top honors among their graduating class.