Designer Spotlight: Blutter Shiff

The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart and Luxe Interiors + Design magazine are hosting the Third Annual Interior Designer of the Year Award. This recognition program acknowledges interior design talent who have made a significant impact on Chicago’s design community.  This year one of our affiliate members, Janet Blutter Shiff, has been nominated.  Congratulations Janet, RNDD is wishing you the best of luck!  You can browse nominees then cast your vote Oct. 15-Dec. 15, 2013. Only one entry per email address is allowed per day.  On February 6, 2014 at the Awards Gala the winner will be announced and honored.

Janet Blutter Shiff, ASID, is a recognized professional in the design industry. Her passion and enthusiasm for the career she cherishes has made her one of Chicago’s most successful interior designers.

Blutter/Shiff Design Associates was founded over 50 years ago by her dear mother, Joan Blutter, FASID, who was an industry-leader and visionary. Joan’s impeccable style, magnetic personality, warmth and tireless work-ethic made her a celebrated icon within the design world. Janet is proud to continue her mother’s legacy.

Her firm is located in the Merchandise Mart, in the heart of the design community. Together with her team she provides luxury residential and commercial interiors, working in every style and vein, with no project being too large or too small. Blutter/Shiff Design is driven by quality and timeless designs, with a genuine commitment to the highest level of service.

Janet takes extraordinary pride in personal attention and fostering lifelong relationships with her clients, colleagues, architects and industry partners. The firm has an extremely loyal and broad client base in both primary and secondary homes throughout the Chicago area and across the country. Their work has been published in numerous digital outlets, trade magazines and consumer publications.

As a trustee and board member of Harrington College of Design, she works tirelessly toward the mission of creating the next generation of design professionals to lead and serve the global community.

Some samples of Blutter Shiff’s work:




Blutter Shiff offers a broad scope, with service and process integral to their success. They take great pride in their ability to provide clients with a broad range of options and a high level of personal attention throughout the entire course of a project. Clients are directly involved in all aspects of design, production, management and execution. But most importantly, Blutter Shiff strives to focus on their client’s needs, making the experience one that fosters collaboration and intellectual rigor to realize total client fulfillment and satisfaction. 

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