Dawn Dalson

Dawn Dalson

Workplace Strategist
Savills Studley - Chicago
+1 312 595 2922

Professional Expertise

Dawn joined the Savills Studley team in 2009 as a workplace strategist. With over 23 years of experience as an interior designer, she brings with her an expertise in project programming and space planning. Before joining Savills Studley, Dawn worked for an architectural firm and furniture dealership, providing her with a vast knowledge in the design field and furniture industry. She completed numerous projects for the commercial, financial, legal and healthcare industries. She has performed complete visioning, programming and planning services for clients

Dawn specializes in creating the most efficient and cost effective space plan for leasable tenant space. She works in coordination with the project management team to ensure the overall success of a project. She is involved with the client from the beginning phase of the process. Her team will conduct visioning sessions to determine corporate culture and goals and how it will impact the workplace. Her knowledge of trends in the industry and benchmarking standards will guide the client through the process. She meets one on one with department heads to create a detailed programming report to determine actual square footage requirements based on the needs and growth forecast. This information will allow her to create a space plan that will meet the needs of the client for the present and the future.

Activities & Achievements

Dawn is licensed interior designer in the state of Illinois. She is certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and a professional member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).


Dawn is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Arts in interior design.

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