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Chicago Interior Design Media Recognition
August 02, 2023
When it comes to remodeling your home or office space, selecting the right contractor is crucial to ensure a successful and award-winning project. In a bustling city like Chicago, with a plethora of remodeling contractors claiming to be the best, it can be overwhelming to... 
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January 03, 2023
While hiring a designer can certainly make a home renovation go much smoother, there are still certain things that a client can also help their design with as well! Here are some Do’s and Don’ts from one of our Chi Renovation interior designers that can... 
The Right Art for Your Space While designing the house
December 20, 2022
Even the phrase “right art” is a bit of a misnomer. Art is so highly subjective and should really speak to you on an individual level. Whether it’s a one-of-a-kind painting, or a mass-produced print, as long as it makes you happy. But, to help... 
040921 3912 N Ashland
December 14, 2022
Oftentimes, the phrases “interior designer” and “interior decorator” are used interchangeably, but there can be a great deal of difference between the two, and which one is right for your project? While it’s true that anyone can call themself an interior designer or decorator, the... 
2023 Home Renovation Color Trends
December 06, 2022
As we draw a close on 2022, designers and their clients are looking at the horizon for what color trends may be coming to us in 2023. Although Pantone, the universal authority on color, hasn’t announced their color of the year at the time of... 
Clean Curves bathroom renovation
November 29, 2022
Thinking about renovating your bathroom in the upcoming year? While most people like to stick with timeless design choices, there are some great trends on the horizon that are worth considering when tackling the design portion of your renovation. What’s to come? 1. Blush, Bold,... 
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November 23, 2022
While not a new trend, open-concept floor plans are still as popular as ever amongst potential homebuyers. But are they all they’re cracked up to be? We’ll explore some of the pros and cons of open concepts and whether or not they’re right for everyone.... 
082621 1335 S Prairie 901
November 16, 2022
So you’ve decided to remodel your kitchen and now it’s time to select your cabinets. With a multitude of cabinet companies out there, this can seem like an overwhelming task. Hiring an interior designer can help take the guesswork out of what works best for... 
042221 3535 W North Avenue
November 09, 2022
Oftentimes, the phrases “interior designer” and “interior decorator” are used interchangeably, but there can be a great deal of difference between the two, and which one is right for your project. While it’s true that anyone can call themself an interior designer or decorator, the... 
CHI | Kitchen Remodel Dos And Don’ts
June 17, 2022
It’s a big moment when you decide to remodel a part or all of your home. It doesn’t matter whether you’re embarking on a single room rehab like a bathroom or working on multiple rooms in a house, you will experience an abundance of emotions... 
Evanston Basement Renovation[1]
May 31, 2022
Renovating a small basement can be a great way to add additional living space to your home, but it can also be a challenging project due to the limited square footage and potential for moisture. The key to a successful basement renovation is to maximize... 
Chi | Chicago Kitchen Remodeling
May 15, 2022
Renovating a home is an exciting endeavor that allows homeowners to transform their living spaces into functional and aesthetically pleasing areas. However, one of the most common questions asked by homeowners embarking on a renovation journey is, “How long will it take?” The duration of... 
Chi | River North Spacious Kitchen
April 18, 2022
Choosing a remodeling contractor in Chicago can be a daunting task, especially if you are new to the area or unfamiliar with the local market. With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which contractor is the best fit for... 
living at home during renovation - how to prepare for it?
February 28, 2022
Living at home during a renovation can be a challenging experience, but with the right preparation, it can be an exciting opportunity to watch your home transform into your dream space. Renovating your home can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months, depending... 
CHI | Glenlake Dr, Glenview, IL
February 14, 2022
Home design trends can often dictate the look and feel of the spaces we inhabit. Whether you are moving into a new home or considering a redesign, staying up to date on the latest design trends can help you create a home that feels fresh... 
Chi | Chicago Wicker Park Bathroom Vanity Design
January 26, 2022
For this master bath remodel, our client, Ryan, had a clear picture of what he wanted his space to look like to tie in with the rest of his gorgeous condo, but just needed help tying all the finishes together.  He knew the whirlpool tub... 
040821 3515 W Belden Ave
January 18, 2022
Home renovations can be expensive, but there are ways to save money without compromising on quality. By being strategic and resourceful, you can make the most of your budget and still achieve the home of your dreams. Here are a few tips on how to... 
Preparing for Your First Home Design Consultation
December 28, 2021
So you’ve decided to tackle a renovation project but aren’t sure where to start? Hiring an interior designer can be a great way to streamline the renovation process and help you from making costly mistakes. While you can trust that your designer can make your... 
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November 30, 2021
Renovating a home in the Chicago area can be an exciting yet challenging endeavor. With its rich history, diverse architectural styles, and varying neighborhoods, the city presents a unique canvas for homeowners looking to revamp their living spaces. Whether you’re modernizing a historic brownstone or... 
Chi | Ranch Triangle Chicago Master Bath Renovation
November 21, 2021
Today we’re talking tiles! With so many options available, it can oftentimes be overwhelming to choose the right tile for your renovation project. While our designers can help steer you in the right direction, it’s oftentimes helpful to at least understand some basics about this... 
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