Creating thoughtful, unexpected and unapologetic spaces that feel right- that is why PROjECT exists. Design is only authentic when it triggers an immediate, instinctive response and PROjECT breaks the mold luxuriating from every angle. Each project is a personal wardrobe of moods and influences— an organic-glam-mash-up; the casual and custom, far-flung, limited edition, dazzling, long-time and one-time exclamations that course through a lifetime. That melodic playback of sum and parts defines PROjECT- because this is not just business, this is personal.
STUDIO GILD is the story of three talented designers, Melissa Benham, Jennie Bishop and Kristen Ekeland, joining forces to create a fresh, approachable interior design firm. Founded in 2014, the multi-faceted, Chicago based collective draws from its principals’ experience in residential, hospitality, retail and graphic design. With a shared love for clean architecture, modern lines and simple beauty, Melissa, Jennie and Kristen founded STUDIO GILD with the intent to create a boutique firm that delivers elevated design, while fostering fun collaborations and strong client relationships. Drawing inspiration from fashion, art and architecture, STUDIO GILD infuses each project with a touch of sophistication and style.
At MOOD | Design + Build, their vision is to bring awareness to the importance of design and how environment affects our thinking, feeling and behavior… ultimately everyone’s lives. Through design, they coach and encourage their clients to live from the heart, and inject these moods into their material surroundings. Their enthusiasm for understanding the inner wishes, workings, and visions of a client, make their approach to design unique and invigorating. Every individual, family, or company is one-of-a- kind, and their mission is to identify the essence of each, and reflect it through a tailored combination of ingredients to create an inspiring interior environment. mooddesignbuild.com
Gray & Walter
Gray & Walter’s well-edited eye allows each project to seamlessly blend style with function resulting in classic design for modern living. Over the years, their portfolio of timeless, effortless and diverse interiors has graced the pages of both local and national shelter publications. Other recent accolades include their participation in the prestigious 2012 DreamHome in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. Gray & Walter combines style, practicality and individuality in fine residential interiors, hospitality projects, private clubs and corporate facilities achieving the most beautiful interiors possible.
Randy Heller Inc. Pure & Simple Interior Design
The process of design begins with carefully examining one’s self. The firm initiates analyzing the needs, desires and preferences of their clientele. They stay within budget and select the very best products the budget will allow. Expediting an efficient process within the given time constraints while focusing on small details is what continually exceeds client expectations. Randy Heller, Pure & Simple combines the art of living with the art of luxury to create one of a kind spaces.
About Michael Del Piero GOOD DESIGN
Over the past decade, interior designer Michael Del Piero has created a distinctive aesthetic fusing rough with luxurious and blending ancient with modern. She achieves poetic balance by mastering scale and proportions, texture and tone. Her effortless and livable interiors are as current as they are enduring, as sophisticated as they are comfortable and as unusual as they are beautiful. Fueled by world travel and an appetite for all things beautiful, Michael travels consistently in search of the most unusual and distinctive items for both clients and her eponymous boutique, located in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, showcasing sculptural furniture, unusual objects and abstract art.
Scott Dresner is a renowned kitchen designer and custom builder who utilizes exquisite cabinetry and innovative building methods to create extraordinary spaces at manufacturer direct pricing. Scott has designed over 7000 kitchens and is truly an innovator and expert in kitchen design and construction. Scott’s repertoire is vast working in small spaces, where every inch is utilized to sprawling multi-million dollar renovations in the most prestigious buildings in downtown Chicago.
Blutter/Shiff Design Associates
Blutter/Shiff Design Associates was founded over 50 years ago by 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 Blutter Shiff is proud to now head the firm and continue her mother’s legacy. Blutter/Shiff Design Associates is located in the Merchandise Mart, in the heart of the design community. Together with her partner Lynn Boutross and team members Mindy Markowitz and Kerry Hefron, Janet provides luxury residential and commercial interiors, working in every style and vein, with no project being too large or too small. Blutter/Shiff Design Associates is driven by quality and timeless designs, with a genuine commitment to the highest level of service.
Sweet Peas Design
Sweet Peas is a full-service, residential design studio with an unusual depth of expertise. Sweat Peas has a team of designers with more than 35 years’ of combined experience which also includes an architectural associate. The result is a seamless experience from design plans to installation. Sweet Peas welcomes projects of all sizes, from powder rooms to whole-house makeovers. Throughout the process their clients are involved- the end result- a one-of-a-kind look based upon their personal style. Sweet Peas helps their clients live the lifestyle they envision.
Mitchell Channon Design
Great interior design is great art, reflecting who you are in ways you never imagined. This standard inspires the work of Mitchell Channon Design. Mitchell’s unique perspective, grounded in both art and architecture, reflects an artist’s eye toward color and materials and a strong sense of space and form. The result is exceptional luxury that is both tailored and timeless; a one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional portrait of who you are, how you live, and what you love. In addition to being featured on HGTV and in numerous notable publications, the Mitchell Channon Design team has earned considerable professional recognition including several ASID Design Excellence Awards and being named by Architectural Digest as a winner of its Kitchen Renovation competition. Most important, the firm has earned the gratitude, praise and trust of its clients who recognize the unique combination of intelligence, artistry and innovation that is Mitchell Channon Design.
Nora Schneider Interior Design
Design, like life is a creative and organic process. NSID exists to craft and hone spaces till they reflect the most personal aspects of your life. Striving to make the journey as thrilling as the outcome, we start with something you love and build. We make collaboration the cornerstone, and respect your desire to be involved (or not) as we meticulously manage the specifics. Each interior pulses with it’s own distinctiveness as diverse and unique as it’s inhabitants. Simply stated, we want your home to be your favorite place.
Donna Mondi Interior Design
Donna’s aesthetic is a fusion of European Classicism with American Modernism, along with an element of surprise. Inspired by a long love affair with European architecture and furniture design along with 20th century American style, Donna’s work is influenced by many different periods including French Moderne, Hollywood Regency and Mid-Century Modern, to name a few. The firms’ approach is to infuse interiors with elements of different periods and styles to create timeless, unpredictable surroundings. By merging traditional and contemporary style, the end result is interiors with layered textures, avant-garde elements, and cutting-edge styling.
Nicholas Moriarty Interiors
Recognized as forward thinking and client-focused, Nicholas Moriarty Interiors (NMI) strives to create unique environments that fundamentally change the way the client interacts with their space. By drawing on a passion for a variety of design styles, from traditional to the avant-garde, their work is consistently recognized for its depth of texture, personality, and warmth. Through their knowledge of art, fashion, and design, they take a multi-disciplinary approach to the design process that allows them to draw out as much personal information from each client as possible. Thus, they create an environment that reflects every client’s individual life experiences.
M. Grace Designs
M. Grace Designs is an award winning interior design boutique firm founded by M. Grace Sielaff, recipient of the ASID Design Excellence Award from the American Society of Interior Designers. At M. Grace Designs, Color is life. Striking design can take your breath away, provided the space is full of life. With over 15 years experience in comprehensive interior architecture; M. Grace has vast proficiency in high-end residential and commercial projects. Her reputation for injecting gray, lifeless environments with much-needed vitality has earned her many awards both in local and national publications. Leaving her clients with a setting for countless experiences and timeless memories.
Robin Thomas Design
Robin Thomas Design is a Chicago-based, boutique interior design firm with an in-studio gallery featuring a rare and exclusive collection of furnishings and textiles by local and international artisans. With a design philosophy based on individuality, we believe our role is to capture the essence of your vision and elevate it with our unrivaled sourcing and design expertise. This distinct philosophy begins with understanding the value of key elements from the past and integrating those important components into a new sensibility to create grounded, yet modern, individualized interiors. We welcome the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, from complete homes to room-specific engagements.