Wednesdays Work-In-Progress

Follow our transformations as they happen and pick up some design tips and trends along the way

Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: February 12, 2020

New Website and Project Photos! A LOOK BACK Creating Space in a City Duplex A Lincoln Park family set out to completely renovate a duplex-down, with the intent to raise their 3 daughters there.  Careful space planning and custom built-ins utilize every bit of space and provide ample storage.  See all the photos on our

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: January 22, 2020

New Year, New Renovation in Uptown BEFORE IN PROGRESS: Flooring installation This Uptown condo is undergoing a full renovation in preparation to be put on the market. Dark warm-gray wood is being installed throughout.  The kitchen was  gutted and the opening between it and the living room has been widened.  The photos above and below

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress December 4, 2019

    Classic with a Modern Twist West Loop Kitchen With only a day to spare, the kitchen is almost complete in time for move in day.  The backsplash tile has been installed and will be grouted next.  The light gray tile has a classic feel with a modern twist — 5″x 5″ squares feature

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress October 30, 2019

Textured White and Smooth Gray Textured White and Smooth Gray in the West Loop Loft Move in day is November 14, giving us just enough time to complete everything.  The cabinets have been installed–countertops, backsplash tile and pendant lights will follow.  A mix of textured white and warm gray shaker style cabinets accomplishes the homeowner’s

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress October 2, 2019

    A Fireplace for Fall South Loop Fireplace  After much planning, this custom designed and fabricated fireplace/TV wall, is finally in the works and will be ready just in time for cool fall days ahead.  The cabinets and fireplace are in place and the framing is done.  Next will be drywall, tile and finally

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress August 14, 2019

Updates from Old Town to the West Loop West Loop Loft The West Loop Loft’s kitchen (before photo below) has been demolished and the floors have been sanded. To give the space a lighter feel, the wood floors will be left their natural color.  The new kitchen will be a mix of dark, warm gray

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: July 10, 2019

Yoga at Home in Old Town  Multi-Use Yoga Studio and Guest Bedroom In the new home in Old Town while work continues on the basement renovation, upstairs a Yoga Studio/Guest Room is being created. Utilizing a room for more than one activity minimizes wasted space, especially in smaller homes where every square foot is important.  

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: June 26, 2019

The Beauty of Brick! BEFORE: WHITE PAINTED BRICK AFTER SANDBLASTING: EXPOSED BRICK Brick Basement in Old Town An Old Town row house will be a new home for my clients, although it was built over 100 years ago.  It features beautiful original architectural details such as high ceilings, moldings, exposed brick and a wood burning

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: May 1, 2019

New Home in Old Town Creating a New Home in Old Town  A family trades high rise living on Lake Shore Drive for a brick row house in Old Town.  Beautiful vintage architectural details have been retained in this updated spacious house.  While it is mostly move-in ready, there are a few items desired that

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: March 6, 2019

Just Completed Kitchen In a Lincoln Park Townhouse, this kitchen renovation features a mix of rift cut oak and glossy white.  The wood brings warmth and texture to the modern design.  To create a more functional kitchen, an awkwardly shaped pantry closet was rebuilt to house wall ovens.  Now a tall pantry cabinet next to

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: February 6, 2019

Industrial Chic Offices are Complete!    A Chicago based food consulting company’s new offices are finally ready.   Accent walls in citrus shades make the place feel sunny, bright and happy.  The epoxy floors ground the space in a rich charcoal gray.A full kitchen is decked out with a wall of light gray glass tile, an exposed vent

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: January 16, 2019

Bringing in the New Year with a New Kitchen! THE KITCHEN BEFORE Demo is Done! This outdated kitchen in a Lincoln Park townhouse has just been demolished.  With yellowing wood floors, poor lighting and cabinets falling apart, the family is ready for the transformation.  Its relatively small size and angled wall didn’t allow much choice

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