dSPACE Studio Architects
Founded in 2007 by principal Kevin Toukoumidis, dSPACE is a full-service architecture firm that delivers superior client experiences by effectively communicating the client’s vision through all phases of design and construction. dSPACE’s mission is to create innovative architecture, interior architecture, and landscapes that respond to client goals and budget—every detail is considered. Clean lines, natural light, durable and unique materials, combined with warm-contemporary designs that balance beauty with function are essential to dSPACE Studio’s architectural philosophy. dSPACE creates innovative architectural exteriors and interiors, from custom millwork details to ground-up residences—every project is tailor-made!
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.
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.
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.
Vincere, Ltd. is passionate about all aspects of luxury interior design. With a focus on precision, proportion, scale, and form, Vincere is committed to providing its clients with highly personalized homes that are elegant, beautiful and livable.
Wike | LaFrey
Wike | LaFrey is a full-service interior design firm specializing in Kitchen and Bath design and custom cabinetry for the entire home. Principals, Jaclyn Wike and Melinda LaFrey, have one distinct goal- happy clients. We start with people. We learn our client’s everyday routines, their desires, their struggles and create tailored spaces to solve our client’s unique puzzle. We believe good design is beautiful and functional but great design inspires.
KADLEC Architecture + Design
At KADLEC Architecture + Design, we are disciplined in pursuit of the personal. Our design philosophy is reflected in who we are. Quietly confident, enduringly accessible, casual, yet thoughtfully considered. Our studio was founded in 2004 to convene a tightly knit team of designers with exceptional experience. At ten people we remain deliberately small, working closely to give each project our full and focused attention. With every project, we work to build a lasting relationship with our client. It’s through this relationship that we develop meaningful perspective into our client’s needs and aspirations. This clarity of perspective informs the simple and direct design solutions we believe in. We’ve worked with growing families and empty-nesters, young professionals and established executives, shopkeepers and developers. While each client relationship is its own, every project is connected by our thoughtful, disciplined, and detailed approach.
Steve + Filip Design
Style meets charm, reinvention meets function, contemporary aesthetic meets the feel of home — this is steve + filip design. The Chicago based design firm is a two man team, Steve Somogyi and Filip Malyszko. For over a decade, the duo have specialized in full service strategies for new construction and renovations. Their goal is to create unique schemes for homes, offices, and retail spaces with an emphasis on quality and elegance.
Bruce Fox brings more than 20 years of expertise into his work. His discerning eye and exacting standards result in compelling interiors that capture clients’ individual needs and desires, defy duplication and exceed expectations. Equally inspired by the “art of nature” and “the nature of art,” his evocative, richly layered compositions reflect his appreciation for authentic materials, fine craftsmanship and objects that record traces of time and the mark of human hands. Passion and curiosity drive his global discovery of new artisans, vendors, artists, and one-of-a kind objects.
Bruce acts as the lead designer on all the firm’s residential design projects, ranging in scope from multi-dwelling country estates and second homes to primary city and suburban residences.
Staci Munic Interiors treats each project as a solvable, intriguing puzzle. She helps her clients make decisions when the selections can seem overwhelming and daunting while working at a fairly quick pace, always sensitive to her clients’ dollar, recommending reliable professional trades and manufacturers, and managing each project as if it were her own home. Together, she will not only create the environment that will make you happy, but she will do it in a way that leaves you smiling throughout and at the end of the process.
Mia Rao Design is a Chicago based interior design firm that is inspired by each client’s story. Based on that philosophy, they strive to create your personal sanctuary. Blending your narrative with their own design aesthetic brings energy, soul, balance, warmth and texture to a space. Their experience enables them to engage with professional partners on your behalf. A full-service firm, partnering with architects and contractors from design concept through construction, Mia Rao design keeps every detail in mind down to art and finishing touches. They provide drawings and project management for renovations. Their MISSION is to guide you through the creative process as seamlessly as possible, to craft a space that is uniquely yours.
Centaur Interiors is a boutique interior design firm specializing in turn-key bespoke solutions for residential interior renovation. With meticulous attention to details, the dynamic team at Centaur Interiors, under the leadership of founder Michael Miller, has rapidly transformed the landscape in the residential design/build market in Chicago. Centaur Interiors is committed to delivering innovation, precise execution, extraordinary design and superior customer service to each client.
Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors is a full service interior design firm in Chicago, IL. We believe that design can impact lives and promote well being within the home. We work with your family, budget and desired lifestyle to provide a home that is uniquely yours. Contact them today to learn more about how they can help make your dream home a reality.
Creating beautiful, timeless, homes with an unexpected twist is the approach at Elizabeth Scott Design Group. They capture the essence of you, your family, and how you want to live and emulate it into the design of your home. Taking great care in creating a home that is not only stylish but also one that functions beautifully, giving your home a sense of ease with luxurious details. Their projects include beginning at the initial stage of building a home to renovating and refreshing a space. Their full service team is intimately involved in every part of the project serving you world-class design and management at every stage of the design process while maintaining budgets and timing. A decade and a half in business has given them the opportunity to work on many notable projects in and around Chicago, as well as projects from California to Florida throughout the years. Their award-winning designs can be found in many local and nationwide magazines, but the best compliments come from their fabulous clients.
At Elizabeth Scott Design Group, they create homes that evoke feelings of peace and calmness infused with luxurious design and style, and they have fun while achieving it.
Yamini Designs is a full service interior design studio based out of Evanston, IL. They approach each interior design challenge with careful analysis and a problem-solving approach. They work closely with clients to meet their individual design requirements, budgetary goals, schedules and lifestyles
Sarah Montgomery Design is a boutique, residential interior design firm that helps adventurous and open minded clients create spaces that reflect their varied interests and experiences. She is known for her tailored use of color and pattern and is an advocate for incorporating antiques, vintage and local art and design. Sarah approaches projects with a mix of resourceful and out of the box thinking that is reflected in the design process. Clients are left with a new knowledge base as well as a space that is eclectic, layered and collected. She joins her clients in the shared excitement over the thrill of the hunt to find unique pieces that grow and gain new meaning with them; heirlooms for the next generation. Sarah specializes in full-service, complete room design and renovations, but she also loves to reach as many people as she can with inspiring design advice on a consultation basis.
Kahler Slater is a forward-thinking firm with a rich legacy spanning more than 100 years. In addition to being an award-winning international architecture, interior design, environmental branding, and strategic advisory services firm, Kahler Slater’s architecture and design are rooted in enriching life. The new Chicago studio, led by Trina Sandschafer, will offer collaborative design in all modalities, with a renewed focus on full service residential architecture. By building upon philosophies of research, performance, and client-driven design, they create solutions that offer tangible, beautiful results.
Kahler Slater’s multi-disciplinary team of experts is thrilled to bring their legacy to Chicago and beyond.
Studio 6F is a luxury creative design company focusing on high end residential and boutique hospitality interior design. Operating out of its award-winning design gallery and showroom in Chicago, the firm represents Founder and Principal Gil Melott’s eponymous furniture brand Gil Melott BESPOKE. Additionally, they showcase highly sought-after vintage furniture, American contemporary makers and artists representing a variety of mediums. Studio 6F’s domestic and international projects have been recognized for an unapologetic approach to integrating eras and styles into an eclectic yet harmonious point of view. A commitment to disciplined business practices, alongside an abundantly creative and individualized approach has quickly given Studio 6F an elite position within the interior design community.
Alissa Johnson is the Founder and Principal Designer of Alissa Johnson Interiors. Alissa is a firm believer that interior design enhances peoples lives and there is a big difference between a house and a home. Her most important objective is to create spaces that are elevated, yet warm and functional. No matter the style, she creates the unexpected while maintaining a sense of timelessness.
Prior to launching her firm, Alissa worked for award-winning design firms based in San Diego/Los Angeles and Chicago. Her previous experience at those firms allowed her to develop and incorporate a range of styles from a laid back California aesthetic to contemporary design. Most recently, Alissa was the Chief Operating Officer and Lead Designer at RDID where she led all operations and design projects while playing an integral role in the rapid growth and success of the business.
Terese Poulos is the Founder and Principal Designer at Relic Design. With over a decade of experience and a background in fine art and interiors, Terese’s artful eye and distinct point of view go hand-in-hand with her attention to detail, expert coordination, and project management skills. She founded Relic Design with the mission to bring sophistication and cohesion to her clients’ homes, and has been serving clients since 2014.
Terese’s experience spans commercial photography styling, furniture showrooms, and luxury interior design firms. Layered designs with personality are Terese’s specialty. She combines her love for textiles, patterns, and textures with beautiful furnishings and finishes to create homes that are artful, functional, and unique.