It’s the first day of spring, is your home ready? Let us help get your home’s curb appeal ready for the warm weather.
We are turning The Blue Lady green to celebrate St. Patty’s Day! With our design rendering technology, we can easily change the color of materials to see what looks best. Which way do you like The Blue Lady?
3.141592653589793238462643383279502…We may not be able to name the infinite numbers following the famous 3.14, but we know this kitchen at our Paulina Residence is the perfect place to make an infinite number of pies to celebrate Pie Day.
Our Indiana Autobarn project was featured in Modern Luxury’s Men’s Book in the article Vroom to Party! The article goes through our client’s journey of designing and building a luxury autobarn to house their vintage car collection. The barn was designed to complement the existing home on the property and uses reclaimed wood from trees removed from the site. With space to display cars and to host parties, the autobarn certainly provides vroom to party all year round!
Daylight Savings Time got you feeling down? Maybe a quick nap in one of these cozy spots would do the trick to celebrate National Napping Day.
It’s not fun having to wake up an hour earlier for daylight savings time, especially when you have to leave a cozy master bedroom with views to Lake Michigan like this one at our Winnetka Residence. Don’t forget to change your clocks this weekend!
Whether you’re tight on space or are in need of a grand master bathroom, we have seen it all. Let us create the perfect bathroom for your space, big or small.
Were you dreading going into the office today after the weekend? Perhaps if your home had a great office, you wouldn’t have to make the commute! Check out just a few of our favorites that we have designed!
Laundry day doesn’t have to be a bore. Although it would go faster if you had double the machines! Let us design a spacious and functional laundry room in your home like we did at the Marlowe Residence, The Laurel, and The Blue Lady.
A few months ago our studio team was hard at work on the Pinocchio Children’s Library Design Competition. Based in Collodi, Italy, where the original idea of Pinocchio was born, the competition called for redesigning an abandoned paper factory and surrounding site into a children’s library inspired by the fairytale. Browse through some of our renderings to see the product of our hard work!
One of our most popular projects was featured again on Houzz, this time in the article 13 Ways to Dress Up Wide Windows! The article discusses ways to apply window treatments to a variety of window sizes. The featured project shows both the sunroom and the kitchen in our Minnesota residence showcasing long window treatment spans. Checkout the article for helpful tips and be sure not to miss our featured project’s gallery as well as our many other projects!
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…ceiling details! Check out some of the unique ceilings we have designed in our clients’ homes over the years. Whether a living room in a high-rise condo downtown, a basement hang out, or a luxurious master bedroom in the Chicago North Shore, the attention to detail on these ceilings is vital to create the perfect ambiance.
Being a designer gives you an appreciation for the little things, including tile details. Browse through some of these tile layouts we have created in celebration of National Tile Day.
We have been designing quite a few bars lately for our commercial clients. Rustic and industrial seem to be the trend setting styles for these spaces. Both our BYBBQ and Indiana Autobarn bars use reclaimed wood while providing a stylish and cozy place to grab a drink.
Stocking up food for the rest of the winter? With pantries like these, you will have plenty of room to keep organized!
Things are really starting to look spruced up at our Spruce Residence. Construction is moving along and they’re ready for dry wall. With the recent snow and rain, the owners are eagerly awaiting their new mudroom.
We think the wall coverings in these rooms are the perfect complement to the architecture of the spaces. From safari themed prints and grass cloth found in the Winnetka Residence to the bold prints at the Minnesota Residence. And let’s not forget the pooch themed print that has us barking wall coverings are not just something for Grandma’s house at the Spruce Residence.
Are you sticking with your New Year’s fitness resolution? Maybe a jog up and down these beautiful staircases would keep you motivated.
A room with a view. These windows at the Ligan Residence dramatically frame their spectacular views of the lake and surrounding landscape.
Do you struggle to read architectural drawings? The owners of the Spruce Residence were having a hard time visualizing their new kitchen by just looking at the floor plans and elevations. Our 3D renderings and interactive virtual reality gave them a new appreciation and understanding of the space and allowed them to make better design decisions moving forward. Let us help you to understand your designed space not only through architectural drawings, but also through design renderings.
Porter’s signature round conference table was enhanced by the custom design ceiling fixture that emulates a plumbing flange in a subtly creative nod to the vernacular of their industry.
Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, is your house ready for a party? This entertainment space at the Geothermal Gem is!
Same kitchen, two different designs. After showing our client the first rendering, they decided they wanted to open up their kitchen even more. Renderings help those who struggle to read floor plans to better understand the space we are designing for them. This way, even before final construction is complete, they will know exactly what they are getting.
Construction sites can seem a bit messy, but the finished product always makes it worth it. Check out these images of the progress being made in The Blue Lady dining room.
Our recent project, Villa Blanco, is under consideration for the LUXE Residential Excellence in Design Award Program. We hope that you will help us out by casting a vote for our project. When you click on the link below you will be directed to the voting page, just click on the thumbs up icon to cast your vote.
We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to cast a vote now, the deadline is January 31, 2018.
Please pass this along to family and friends to boost our chances of winning.
Did you know that yesterday was National Lego Day? At the Geothermal Gem, every day is National Lego Day. While we love designing beautiful clean spaces, we also love seeing future architects at play.
It’s Friday, so it’s time to get plastered! See how the plaster going up at The Laurel makes the arches and groin vaults the life of the party. The project is starting to look more like the design renderings!
Who says a little exposure is a bad thing? Check out how these commercial interiors celebrated their space with exposed ceiling structures.
Sometimes it’s hard to visualize what a tile pattern might look like unless you see the finished product. Fortunately, we were able to help this client come to a decision by rendering different tile backsplash options for the kitchen accent wall. Which one do you prefer?
It may be cold outside, but things are heating up in Chicago. We have designed custom fireplaces for both residential and commercial spaces like the ones seen here. Get fired up with some ideas for your own space and let us help you bring it to life.
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