Earlier this year, we gave you a sneak peek into our new Chicago design and style studio. We have been really hard at function renovating this house into a put that’s equally functional and wonderful for our rising workforce. Juggling development on our studio with a lot of huge client initiatives, it was really a labor of enjoy.

Nowadays, we’re so fired up to reveal the “after” photos so you can see specifically how it turned out!

A brief refresh: The studio is located in a historic building in Lakeview / Lincoln Park that previously housed Drehobl Art Glass, a Chicago organization that started off producing stained glass and beveled glass windows in 1919. I 1st fell in enjoy with the place just after walking by and noticing the attractive original moldings from the 1920s and the considerable pure mild inside. I needed this to be a house that felt wonderful to work in, that could host situations for our clientele and that felt much more like a household instead than an place of work.

In this article are the right before photos:

Now, for the transformation!

We started the renovation by having out the again area and bringing the partitions up to entire peak so we could generate a accurate storage closet (a necessity for interior designers!).

Yet another vital was, of program, the rest room. We redid this to be a calming room with a new vanity from our cabinetry line and Rosso marble from Calia Stone.

The small kitchenette showcases our personalized cabinetry line and has all the hottest Monogram appliances, together with a 5-in-1 oven, dishwasher and less than-counter fridge drawers. The cupboards are white oak with a black stain and we chose Arabescato Corchia marble to make a organic statement. The dual style and design, with equally countertop and bar peak counter, offers us further countertop room for prep and the ability to sit, take in and converse more simply.

Alongside the significant wall as you enter the studio, we established a large library featuring 18 toes of cabinetry, additionally a custom do the job table to property our sample library and showcase our capacity for intricate millwork specifics.

To decorate the studio, we added vintage rugs and vintage household furniture, together with a secretary desk and a bench from Chairish, one of our favored locations to source higher-high quality vintage merchandise at affordable selling prices.

A New Orleans furnishings maker we get the job done with routinely, Doorman Layout, developed our tailor made convention table and white oak desks.

We refreshed all the paint, then brightened up the place and assisted to established the temper with wonderful lighting from our two of our most employed lines Circa Lighting and Curry & Firm. I appreciate how the conference place chandelier feels like a fashionable artwork glass. Fitting for an outdated stained glass manufacturing facility!

We held the original oak floors, which have been in great issue, in the course of the workplace. To insert visible desire in the front entry, we hung lovely wallpaper by one particular of our beloved British designers, Beata Heuman. The millwork for the entry mirror and bench is original, but we added new smoked glass and painted it dark for some contrast.

What do you believe of our new studio? We’d love to know your favorite structure elements! Fall a remark below to share with us.

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