1,856 Chicago Interior Designers and Decorators

The work of a professional can make all the difference. Whether your Chicago home has 10 bedrooms, or your apartment is 800 square feet, it can be tricky to create a cohesive look that is representative of your style. That's where an interior designer comes in. A home decorator will help distill your tastes and ideas into a design that suits the needs of your space. Whether you need help creating a functional space plan, rearranging existing pieces, designing the inside of a new home, or simply sourcing amazing furniture and decor, seeking the help of professional interior designers and decorators is a must. More 
Chicago, IL, 60618
Valued for its thorough five-step process and authentic design, Inspired Interiors is a design/build/furnish firm offering one-stop services – designing, building, furnishing and... Read More
Michael Richman (312) 755-1551
Michael Richman Interiors, Inc. is known for its elegant, sophisticated and timeless style & for developing design solutions that reflect the hopes, aspirations and desires of each individual client.
Chicago, IL, 60614
Michael Abrams creates timeless client-specific design solutions reflective of his profound dedication to beauty, comfort and home. By drawing on his substantial experience and... Read More
We're Huntley's only Hunter Douglas Showcase Showroom offering their full line of window treatment products.
Elmhurst, IL, 60126
Full-Service Interior Design and Decorating; Dealer of Jay Rambo Co. Custom Cabinetry. Read More
We specialize in working with busy individuals and provide customized services specifically for you. The bottom line is you want a beautiful home and you want it done right.
Letitia Holloway (312) 523-4477
Highwood, IL,
My BFA is from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. My ideas are driven by each client, the artists I collaborate with, and materials that inspire us all. Read More
Brenda Fredrick Interior Design is a residential design firm that specializes in interior design consulting. Brenda listens to clients, and designs spaces to meet their needs and exceed expectations.
Chicago, IL, 60622
We are a full service interior architecture firm that adores the melding of historic residences with a modern vibe. Modernique (R) is my trademarked design aesthetic. Read More
Michael Abrams creates timeless client-specific design solutions reflective of his profound dedication to beauty, comfort and home. Michael creates refreshing interiors that are truly client inspired.
Mary Cook (773) 975-9500
Chicago, IL, 60613
Award-winning Chicago interior designer Mary Cook is the founder of Mary Cook Associates. Her revolutionary book “The Art of Space: the Seven Fundamentals that Guarantee Great... Read More
Seven In Design (847) 752-4038
We are a one-stop-shop which provides not only a convenient setting for our clients, but more importantly, a harmonious design for each need.
Lake Forest, IL, 60045
Lisa Wolfe Design, Ltd is synonymous with creating sophisticated classic interiors with a bohemian spirit and a colorful spin. Known for her ability to comfortably push her... Read More
Boutique size design firm specializing in custom furniture, window treatments, new build/construction and remodeling.
jamesthomas, LLC (312) 738-7300
Chicago, IL, 60612
jamesthomas is a multi-disciplinary residential design firm that works with clients throughout the US and abroad. Each project is unique and reflects the personal taste of the... Read More
Michelle Interiors Group, Inc., is a leading design firm with an impressive portfolio of residential projects throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.
Hinsdale, IL, 60521
Boutique design firm specializing in bespoke interiors: custom furniture, window treatments, new build/construction and remodeling. We specialize in unique, innovative, edgy... Read More
jamesthomas, LLC (312) 738-7300
jamesthomas is a multi-disciplinary residential design firm that works with clients throughout the US and abroad. Each project is unique and reflects the personal taste of the homeowners.
Chicago, IL, 60654
Our multi-disciplinary design firm is made up of designers, architects, & project consultants who provide unmatched expert guidance. We develop genuine relationships within our... Read More
Kathleen Newhouse (630) 809-4599
My goal is to blend creativity and inspiration to reflect your personality & style. If you are seeking to find a look that is your own, my experience in design & details will create rooms you love.
Chicago, IL, 60654
Fredman Design Group has studios in Chicago, Michigan’s Harbor Country and Milwaukee and is one of the country's largest residential interior design firms. From single rooms to... Read More
When people first step into your new space, we don’t want their first words to be, “You have a great interior decorator.” We’d rather they say, “This is the perfect expression of you.”
Kenilworth, IL, 60043
Steffanie Danby Interiors, offers a full range of services in interior decorating, home staging, developer models and photo styling. Developers call on us to create beautiful... Read More
Dream Interiors (630) 810-1389
Dream Interiors is a multi-faceted design business that offers professional, award-winning interior design, a retail store, and a custom drapery workroom.
Chicago, IL, 60610
Kaufman Segal Design provides both residential and commercial interior design services. We handle all aspect of the project from beginning to end. We know how to capture a... Read More
Full service interior design firm specializing in upper end interiors for residential, yacht and private jets.
Handman Associates (312) 222-0035 ext. 10
Chicago, IL, 60654
Highly Published & Acclaimed Interior Design- Space Planning Firm. With over 35 years of experience Shelly Handman heads a team of uniquely talented Interior Designers &... Read More
Award-winning designer Mitchell Channon specializes in luxury interior design that joins your personality with the character of your home.
Chicago, IL, 60615
Nicholas Moriarty Interiors (NMI) creates unique environments full of depth, texture, personality, and most importantly, warmth, by drawing on a love for a variety of design... Read More
Lisa Wolfe Ltd is a full service design talent, offering interior design, architectural, construction and custom-build services for the residential market.
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What does an interior designer do?


A good design professional will hone your style down to its very essence and be able to choose a functional layout that feels natural to you. Interior design companies can be involved as much or as little as the client desires. Many clients who hire an interior decorator — particularly those who are remodeling — have a good sense of how the room should look and what products they should use. Often clients will insist that interior decorators use the products already present in the house. Other times a designer will need to start from scratch — especially if this is a newly purchased or just-built home. An interior design company will need to figure out exactly what the client needs, which includes organizing rooms, laying tile, picking carpeting and colors, and finding furniture to complement it all. Sometimes that means he or she will have to recruit help from other Chicago home professionals to help create the perfect look for your renovation.

Do your research before meeting with an interior designer or decorator. Ask yourself what you want your space to become and what it will be used for. Figure out the extent of what you need help with, what your must-haves are and what your budget is. Interior design services can add up fast, so be up front with a potential design firm or individual from the beginning. Also, pick a home decorator that fits your style. Browse through the portfolios of different home design firms and decide if you would live in those houses. Just because you like something doesn’t mean you could live in it. There's a big difference!

Questions to ask when you meet with a interior designers:


  • Can you give me a referral? (It makes a big difference to talk with a client who's worked with the designer before.)
  • Can I see your design portfolio?
  • When will the home renovation be done?
  • Do you charge an hourly rate or a flat rate, or use the cost-plus method or a mixed method?

Find an interior designer or decorator on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of Houzz to Chicago interior designers. You can also look through Chicago photos to find a room you like, then contact the design firm who designed it.
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