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Madeline Gelis Inc.

Interior Designers & Decorators

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Whether working with a luxury penthouse or farmhouse retreat, Madeline Gelis and her team create a distinctly serene and gracious ambience that helps define a client’s personal style. Her firm is dedicated to creating sophisticated, comfortable interiors inspired by the smart use of space, accents, and subtle blending of textures and colors. Madeline Gelis begins with detailed budgets and floor plans and oversees all projects while consulting clients throughout the process. Specializing in new construction and renovation, she has been designing select interiors, from traditional to contemporary, throughout the Chicago area and nationally for over 35 years. A sophisticated perspective, a warm personality and an innovative, efficient and professional approach to projects have provided the firm with a most prestigious reference list. Through her Evolving Lifestyles service, which was featured in Crain's Chicago Business, Madeline brings her interior design skills to meet the needs of the active adult and retirement community. Her planning and organizational skills ensure a seamless experience, whether you are remaining in your current home or moving across the country. Madeline is a longstanding professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and has served on the Board of Governors of the Chicago-based Harrington College of Design, her alma mater, where she taught design courses and received an outstanding alumni award. Dedicated to preserving the area’s many rich architectural and historic treasures, Madeline has served on the Board of Directors of Landmarks Illinois, the state’s leading voice for historic preservation, and continues to be very involved. She is also an active member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

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ASID Harrington College of Design: Outstanding Alumni Award

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Contact Madeline Gelis Inc.
1035 Hull Terrace
Evanston, IL 60202