About Shalena

Shalena Smith, founder of GaGa Designs, brings more than 15 years of innovative Interior Design and Management experience to her clients. As a Celebrity Designer who specializes in custom baby nurseries, children bedrooms and play spaces, Shalena offers personal and discreet services.

She flexes her artistic muscles in numerous design themes including rustic, sports, whimsical, shabby chic and traditional. Inspired by the hopes and dreams of her clients, Shalena brings vision to reality working with a team that includes a muralist, baby proofing experts, custom furniture builders and top-of-the-line furniture manufacturers. One who stays abreast of current trends in baby fashions, products and furnishings, Shalena makes safety a top priority. Not only does Shalena personally test all custom furnishings and products, but when creating rooms for children with special needs, Shalena also consults a child psychologist. As Shalena puts it, "For me, it's not just about making a room beautiful – it's about making it safe and functional."

A mother of two, Shalena understands the anxiety many new and expectant couples (especially high profile individuals) often experience during this pivotal time. To ease such unanticipated tension, Shalena pampers her clients with her Exclusive Baby Registry Concierge Service. From GaGa gifts galore to the baby shower celebration, Shalena oversees every personal detail. She also offers pre- and postpartum consulting that includes, but not limited too, personal shopper services as well as assistance in helping to connect with Pediatricians, nannies and pregnancy photographers.

A pioneer in creating extraordinary and luxurious living spaces for children, Shalena's high-end, fanciful rooms have been praised in magazines such as People, US Weekly, In Touch Weekly, Daily News, Palo Alto Weekly, Belly, Hello!, The Bump, Pregnancy, Life and Style, b.a.b.y., E Pregnancy and Celebrity Baby Blog. She has also been recently featured on such TV shows as, The Dr. Phil Show, The Tyra Banks Show, HGTV's Designer Challenge, E! Entertainment's Hollywood Baby Boom, KTLA Morning Show, NBC's Your LA and VH1's Fabulous Life of Celebrity Kids.