Wednesdays Work-In-Progress

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

WEDNESDAY-WORK-IN-PROGRESS: DECEMBER 12, 2018

A House Becomes a Home Powder Room A Lincoln Park Duplex is home to a family with 3 young girls.  When they first moved about 5 years ago, the goal was to slowly renovate the house into a home that reflects their lifestyle and taste. They wanted to be able to comfortably live there for many

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: November 14, 2018

The View from a Mies Apartment on Lake Shore Drive Kitchen Renovation From closed-in and outdated to modern and open, this renovated kitchen is exactly what the homeowners requested.  Top requirements were to create a space in-line with the Mies architecture of the building and to open up the kitchen to the dining room and

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: November 7, 2018

Industrial Chic in the West Loop We are excited to take on a commercial project for a food consulting company who helps its clients design, produce and launch new consumer products.  Having outgrown its office in the West Loop, a move a few miles away to a first floor, light filled, 3,000 sq. ft. space is

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: October 10, 2018

Color Your World!  At Entwine Interiors, we love incorporating color into otherwise neutral color schemes. As described in the article, The Benefits of a Colorful Life, although many people are reluctant to add color, it has a big impact on our lives.  See how we incorporated a client’s love of color, in a sparingly but

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: September 5, 2018

Ravenswood Renovations are Ready! The Ravenswood Renovations are complete and the final photos are ready!  This 4 story townhouse in Chicago’s north side neighborhood, was treated to a new kitchen and master bathroom.  In addition, the entire home was painted, the wood floors were refinished and the lighting was updated. A fun Capiz shell light

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress: August 8, 2018

 It’s a Wonderful White!             White is truly wonderful–it is clean, classic and easy to mix with other colors and textures.  The girls’ bathroom (above left) in the Lincoln Park Duplex is halfway through its transformation.  White square tiles are staggered on the shower walls, while a niche is accented in

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Wednesdays Work-in-Progress July 18, 2018

Lincoln Park Home Office    The final photos show a spacious, modern space with plenty of light and storage. The modular Italian furniture features glossy taupe combined with brown-gray wood tones. A woven carpet in shades of gray and cream make the office homey and comfortable.  A beautiful shade of purple tinted gray, found in

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress: June 13, 2018

Demo Day! In one day this kitchen went from  outdated and closed off to an open space with views overlooking Lake Michigan.  A 9″ dropped ceiling over the kitchen will hide the new duct work and provide a space for recessed lighting. In keeping with the Mies design style, we chose clean, modern materials in neutral

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress January 24, 2018

Ravenswood Renovation: The Finishing Touches! The end is near, as the finishing touches are in the works.  The island and dining table are now punctuated with a beautiful light fixture and the bar counter features 4 glass pendants.  The next and last step is the backsplash tile! Remember the kitchen before the renovation?  The photo

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress January 10, 2018

Countertops Complete at the Ravenswood Renovation! The big wait for the custom countertops is over! Now just a few final steps and the kitchen will be beautiful and fully functional.  Next on the list:  faucet,  backsplash tile, door pulls and light fixtures–all happening within the next week. The large island has made the biggest impact

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Wednesdays Work-In-Progress December 27, 2017

Tile Time at the Ravenswood Renovation! While waiting for the kitchen counters to be installed, the focus has turned to the Master Bathroom of this 4 level townhouse in Ravenswood.  After some hesitation about heated flooring, Chicago’s winter kicked in and the decision was made. How wonderful will it be to walk in this bathroom! The

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Wednesdays Works-In-Progress (WIPs)

 Lincoln Park Duplex is Back! After extensive renovation several years ago, my clients promised their Master Bathroom and girls’ bedroom would be next.  They’ve been enjoying their redesigned home and want to stay there even as their three children grow.  As a proponent of smaller spaces, I recommend remaining in place, especially in big cities where space is

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