Lynda received her interior design training at Parsons School of Design in New York and is an allied member of ASID. In 1982 she founded Shea Design with a focus on residential interior design. In 1984 she founded French Country Imports and in her fifty three buying trips to France has brought to her shop an amazing array of fine antique furniture and decorative objects. Her work on residences, inns, and public institutions can be seen in a number of national publications.