Chicago, IL Custom Home Professionals
Elizabeth Taich Design is a full-service interior architecture and design firm that specializes in sophisticated yet livable environments. Our team focuses on the following: -New construction and remodeling -Project management/owners representative -Interior design and furnishings -Kitchen and bath design -Single day design consultations Our experience and skill sets are unique in that we are able to offer a service that spans the entire project lifecycle or any one part of it. From builder selection, to interior architecture through furnishings, we provide continuity and a single point of contact to ensure that the client’s vision is executed on schedule and within budget. How We Work with Clients: No two projects are the same, but given our breadth of experience, we have developed a keen sense for each step of the process and common pitfalls. We take responsibility for anticipating these challenges and providing clients with solutions to help work through them. Our process is methodical, yet flexible – and we always seem to end up having fun! About Elizabeth: Elizabeth began her career at Christopher Peacock in Greenwich, CT before moving to Chicago to design for luxury custom home builder, Environs Development. By melding her experiences, she developed a classic and elegant foundation layered with modern and vintage accents. Elizabeth is known for her ability to mix custom with retail, modern with antique, and then blend it all into a cohesive and beautiful final product. She spends a great deal of time absorbing her clients’ individual styles and lifestyles before any design work begins. Elizabeth’s clients often comment on her meticulous detail, refined taste, and ability to put herself in their shoes. It is Elizabeth’s ultimate goal to design a home that is a complete reflection of the client by blending practicality and luxury to enhance their everyday life. Experience: -50+ home builds, spanning from 4,000 to 10,000+ square feet -Full and partial renovations, including historical preservation and restoration -Interior design projects ranging from single room makeovers to entire residences -Extensive custom furniture design and fabrication capabilities -A highly cultivated network of contractors, builders and specialty retailers, providing clients with maximum choice, quality and cost-effectiveness
- 444 Skokie Blvd., Suite 200 WilmetteIL60091495040
For nearly 50 years, Orren Pickell has enjoyed a reputation for excellence as one of Chicago’s best luxury custom home design/build firms. In addition to our design/build team, we offer full-service remodeling, maintenance, and custom cabinetry. Orren Pickell Design Group – Luxury custom home designs are uniquely tailored to fit each client’s wants and needs. Our President and lead architect, John Forehand, brings experience gained at both Darcy Bonner and Booth Hansen to every new home design and remodeling project. Orren Pickell Remodeling Group - If you want to upgrade your current home, Orren Pickell Remodeling Group handles whole house remodels, home additions and expansions, kitchen remodels, basement renovations, and other interior remodeling projects. Orren Pickell Maintenance Group - These experienced professionals are called upon to perform all levels of home repair. From the completion of each “punch-list” item after a new home closes, to an annual preventive maintenance program, their efforts and commitment to our clients keep each custom home in optimum condition inside and out. From initial architectural concepts through move-in, we provide exceptional service to homeowners and clients in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and beyond. Find out why working with a second-generation custom home builder means a better experience from start to finish.
- 2149 N. Talman Ave. ChicagoIL6064750504
SPACE Architects + Planners is a collective of design professionals with a common vision and a passion for architecture, planning and design. Our growing team is firmly dedicated to its clients, for projects both large and small. We enjoy successful working relationships with all of our clients, and are determined to establish SPACE Architects + Planners as one of the premier architectural firms in Chicago. We believe that good architecture evolves through humble, team-based efforts. Hence, our office thrives in an open and collaborative atmosphere, which favors cohesiveness between team members and, as a result, directly benefits our projects and clients. At our core, we strive for: Creativity Teamwork Integrity Transparency Accountability
- 1642 Payne Street EvanstonIL60201495042
Recognized as Chicago’s premier award winning sustainable architectural practice, Kipnis Architecture + Planning is guided by the idea that architectural design excellence need not be sacrificed for principles of sustainability. Rather, we believe green design expands the possibilities for innovative architectural forms, construction methods and the use of materials. A particular expertise is the architectural integration of passive solar and bioclimatic design. We are early signatories to the AIA's 2030 Commitment, rigorously working towards having our projects be 'net zero' for their energy use by 2030. Stylistically, our designs are the synthesis of the client's wishes and the site's context. We excel at modern, transitional, and historic aesthetics. Recent projects include work in a Net Positive home in Chicago, a LEED Platinum Residences in Evanston, IL and Glencoe, IL, an award-winning vacation home in Wisconsin and several historic renovations in Chicago and along the North Shore.
- 2920 N Lincoln Avenue ChicagoIL60657505013
dSPACE Studio is an award-winning architecture firm dedicated to architecture, interiors, and landscape. Projects include new construction and large renovations. We are based in Chicago and our work takes us across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and beyond. APPROACH—We approach all projects individually. Each project starts with an exploration of client needs and evolves from budget, location, and context without imposition of preconceived styles or solutions. We strive to integrate environmentally sustainable design with green technologies and materials, whenever possible. PHILOSOPHY—We are dedicated to client satisfaction by meeting mutually agreed upon project requirements and goals. We are committed to effective communication and attention to detail through all phases of design and construction.
- 14052 W. Petronella Dr., Suite #103 LibertyvilleIL60048505037
BDS provides a complete and professional design-build experience from the initial idea to the finishing touches. Our in-house design team will work with you to form and develop your vision. We’ll then bring to life your vision as the production and design team work together to manage every aspect of your project. Check out our blog and learn helpful hints, tricks of the trade, and what we are currently working on! Click on the gray blog link to the left.
- 1017 West Webster Avenue ChicagoIL6061450503
Since its founding as The Image Factory in 1974, Mayer Jeffers Gillespie, Architects has been a presence in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. In the beginning, our work was primarily remodeling Victorian era buildings around our office for urban pioneers. As time went on, our jobs became larger in scope and included loft buildings, condominium and townhouse developments, and commercial projects. We have worked on a number of historically significant buildings and obtained the official “Certificate of Rehabilitation” in order to claim tax benefits. We have provided the architectural services for a hockey rink, for several roof top skyboxes adjacent to Wrigley Field, and for remodeling the buildings of a small college. Our current commissions include a variety of scales, programs, budgets, and we continue to enjoy the smaller residential renovations from our early days. We work in a variety of architectural vocabularies depending on the requirements of the job. We have produced historically sensitive renovations and additions as well as very contemporary designs, depending on the client and the context of the building. We believe in a collaborative approach to architecture, involving our client and responsive to the client. The participatory atmosphere of our office encourages this collaborative effort that often includes engineers, consultants, and contractors along with our client.
- Oak ParkIL60302505020
We offer creative and helpful solutions to have a design which brings beauty and living together. We believe good design is affordable, and clients programs are very important. We take time to listen to an owners unique requirements. We work with owner's specialists in different team settings. Established since 1992, the firm is award winning, in design publications and exhibits, including the Chicago Magazine Home+Garden, HGTV, Chicago Tribune Home Section, LUXE Home+Interiors magazine, and received awards from Better Homes and Gardens magazine.Work has been exhibited at Chicago Chapter AIA, Chicago ArchiCenter. See more on our website: www.awarda.com Also completed green permits courses and seminars for homes in City of Chicago and Suburbs. The firm can collaborate, in team settings and LEED certified architecture. We welcome small projects: renovations, house additions, room additions, chicago room additions, rooftop decks and porches, chicago roof decks, Chicago porches, exteriors, Chicago exteriors, and Chicago garages. We give a free consulation at first appointment.
- 2926 Arlington Avenue Highland ParkIL60035445015
Wall to Wall celebrates mid-century houses—from 1940's ranch tracts to 1960's architect-designed modernist homes. Sensitive to your existing home and environmental surroundings, I develop a comprehensive vision of your interior and outdoor living spaces blending the multi-functioning needs of modern family living. With an emphasis on affordable solutions, your house is transformed both inside and out to be the "cool" home on the block. Wall to Wall is your partner from start to finish in every phase of any design and construction project from total gut rehabs to simply revamping one room. Michael Norpell's simple, clean line approach with a sense of warmth transcends all expectations, as he outfits your mid-century home with vintage and custom designed housewares bringing the smallest of details to the overall design package. Wall to Wall offers a flexible approach to establish aesthetically pleasing, functional and timeless outdoor living environments complimenting the residence's architecture and your lifestyle by developing multiple conceptual designs. High quality materials, personalized service and cost-effective design solutions shape your outdoor retreat. Michael Norpell, ASLA Since opening his own design/build firm in 2000, “Norpie” creates spaces enhancing the personality of his clients while being true to the original design aesthetic of the structure. In the process, he creatively wedges great design into budgets of any size. Norpie balances big picture perspective with attention to detail, executing a vision from the overall experience and drilling it down to details such as cabinet pulls or molding. He’s been highlighted in Chicago Social Interiors, LUXE Magazine and NS Magazine. Relocating to Chicago’s Northshore, Norpie has transformed his focus to residential. Wall to Wall is an all-encompassing interior, landscape and lifestyle residential design/build firm specializing in the rebuilding, remodeling and landscaping of midcentury homes. Today, Michael Norpell also sits on the Board of Directors for Designs for Dignity, an organization providing pro bono design services to nonprofit organizations in need.
Middlefork Development LLC builds very special single-family homes in Chicago's most prestigious neighborhoods. Each Middlefork property features the innovation and artistry of the city's most distinguished residential architects, landscapers and craftsmen. Founded in 2008, Middlefork creates long-term value through unique properties. We address a home's specific site, neighborhood and environmental context. Middlefork homes incorporate state-of-the-art functional and environmental technologies and accommodate advanced communications systems. Our homes provide an ideal setting for creating a lifetime of memories.
- 1515 Sherman Ave, Suite 2 South EvanstonIL60201505012
Michael Hershenson Architecture, Ltd. is a full service architectural firm specializing in high-end residential new construction and remodeling. With over 30 years on experience, the firm is dedicated to a high level of design quality and strives to respond quickly to clients’ needs, with careful attention to scheduling and budget constraints. The firm creates structures in a variety of styles ranging from Contemporary to Second Empire Victorian, depending upon both the client’s individual vision and community context. Michael Hershenson Architects encourages building design and construction in a manner that provides healthier environments, reduces operating costs, and conserves resources. We have experience with a number of green building strategies and technologies, including geo-thermal heating and cooling, rain-water recovery systems, solar domestic hot water systems, Energy Star labeled materials and appliances, green roofing, efficient exterior wall insulation, hydronic radiant floor heating systems, engineered wood alternatives for floor framing, sustainably harvested wood flooring, and others.
- 5336 W. Warner Ave ChicagoIL60641505018
We are passionate about working as your partner to create thoughtful, nourishing spaces for the things that matter most. Together, we craft the settings for everyday moments that become cherished memories. Healthy Living. Elegant, efficient spaces. Connection to the outdoors. Let us help you to bring all of these things together in your home. At Studio Nigro Architecture + Design, we help clients construct healthy environments that nurture our families, our work, our play, and our planet. We do this through efficient use of each project’s resources — spatial, natural, and financial. As your architect, with our team of experienced designers and engineers, we look forward to collaborating with you in realizing your dreams for your home.
Architectural design firm in Chicago with experience covering a variety of building types including Residential and Commercial work as well as Child Care Centers and Special Needs Housing. We work with an openness to the design process, as a means of avoiding formulaic solutions, and channeling a source for inspired results.
- 1000 W Diversey Pkwy ChicagoIL60614505015
STUDIO Villanueva Architecture, LLC is inspired by the belief that good residential design is a reflection of the clients’ personal style and characteristics of the building/space. Each opportunity is unique and requires a process that includes an in-depth understanding of client needs & style, the exploration of possibilities, and the careful crafting of a creative vision. Allen is a licensed architect with over 28 years of experience. In 2003 Mr. Villanueva opened his own architectural firm, STUDIO Villanueva Architecture LLC. He has spent over 18 years designing and managing modest to high-end residential projects ranging in size from 2,000 to 9,500 square feet. Our portfolio of work showcases a diversity of style and scale. Projects include single family homes, high-rise custom apartments, additions and renovations. The selection of unique, quality finish materials is a signature aspect of our work. Custom designing residences allowed us to expand our capabilities to include custom furniture, fireplaces and other built-in furniture finishes. STUDIO Villanueva can also provide the finishing touches of a custom home which include furniture and fabric selection.
- 1111 W. 15th Street #115 ChicagoIL6060850503
G.O. Management Group is a highly motivated, multi-faceted, fully operating Construction Management Company, specializing in all residential and commercial projects.