Our Mission

Deliver creativity with quality. Committed to design excellence. Provide responsible project management. Exceed expectations.

40+ Years of Design Excellence

SHERMAN DESIGN GROUP, INC., (SDG) provides a complete range of facilities planning and design services, and has done so since 1984.

Planning and organizing the built environment combines several disciplines of professional design services. Facilities planning and design are comprised of planning and managing construction, finish and furnishing documents and administration. We believe in performance based design, a process that augments the efficiency of an organization and its employees.

We Design from the Inside Out

Our excellent reputation has been hard earned through quality service to prominent corporations, businesses, developers and individuals throughout the Western United States. With more than 40 years of combined experience in design and facilities planning, SDG personnel have a unique ability to accurately assess objective project requirements in a timely manner. Functional and aesthetic goals of a project are blended to create efficient and attractive environments that are completed on time and within budget. Each stage of the project is personally monitored by Rayne Sherman, the principal of the firm.

The success of our design methods lead to a high rate of repeat and referral business and the establishment of design relationships with prominent corporations, developers, brokers, businesses and individuals. SDG staff employ state‐of‐the‐art techniques and technology to design standard as well as advanced environments. The technology we utilize enables us to provide accurate specifications, budgets, construction and graphic details and area calculations.

Experience, energy and commitment make SDG an ideal choice for design and facilities planning, whether the project is a single regional facility, campus environment or a multi‐story corporate headquarters.

Key Personnel

Rayne Sherman FIIDA, CID, CSI

Rayne Sherman is a nationally recognized authority in design, space planning and construction for commercial, industrial, financial and healthcare projects. With 40 years of experience, Rayne has provided facilities planning, interior and graphic design services to a wide variety of clients throughout the Western United States. Rayne works with Project Managers and staff to set strategic goals for each project and is responsible for overall project direction and delivery.

Rayne is a classic automobile owner/enthusiast with active leadership in the Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance, additionally Rayne is a lifelong traveler, with first hand exposure to many cultures, experiences and architectural/design styles.

Patricia Olguin CID, NCIDQ

Professional Affiliations:
Education:
  • A.A. Interior Design – Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA

Patricia Olguin is a certified interior designer who has over 25 years of experience who values collaboration with clients. Her extensive design background allows her to bring innovation and understanding to all projects. Participation on projects ranging from commercial tenant improvement, residential to restaurants as well as retail, multi-family and theme parks has given Patricia a diverse skill set. Every project presents an opportunity to learn about the client and their project needs while granting a chance to utilize her knowledge and creative skills.   Patricia is well versed in local building codes and accessibility requirements and ensures that the project plans adhere to these codes. 

Stephanie Cork CID

Professional Affiliations:
Education:
  • B.S. Interior Design – American Intercontinental University, Los Angeles, CA. Accredited by the Foundation for Interior Design Education & Research (FIDER)
Stephanie Cork is a certified interior designer who has over 10 years of experience with emphasis in commercial design projects. She primarily manages tenant improvement projects from space planning to contract administration. Stephanie brings experience in all phases of design, combined with thorough knowledge of accessibility regulations and building codes to each project to ensure accuracy and client satisfaction.

Rhonda LaConde

Education:
  • California State University Fullerton
    Bachelor of Science
Rhonda has been a professional administrator in the design/engineering community since 1987 and joined Sherman Design Group in 1993. She has served as the Office Manager for over 25 years and supports the Project Managers and Principal with contract administration duties. Rhonda has over 20 years of accounting experience and takes pride in her work and enjoys working with people who are passionate about what they do.