Today, Inspiration and Ideas is going to show you 20 names that are top interior designers that have been impressing all the interior design aficionados within every style of décor. Based in Chicago, these designers stand out for their amazing capacity of establishing the most wonderful settings.
1. ALESSANDRA BRANCA
Born in Rome, Alessandra Branca opened her first design studio in Chicago in 1981. Today the international designer has to divide her work between Chicago, New York, Rome, and her summer house on Harbor Island. Branca is best recognized for her astonishing use of color and energy emanating from her project.
2. ANNE COYLE
Anne Coyle has been practicing interior design in Chicago since 1997. After facing the prospect of renovating and decorating her newly purchased 3500 square foot vintage apartment in one of Chicago’s Historic Beaux-Arts buildings, her career as a decorator was born. In the past years, Anne Coyle has worked on a wide variety of projects, including many luxury family apartments, both vintage and modern, single-family homes, loft residences, studio apartments, and beach houses in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, East Hampton, and Harbour Island.
3. ANTHONY MICHAEL
A powerhouse in the design industry, Anthony Michael’s designs have enthused clients from all around the world for 35 years. As a result, his universal design influences have been seen in everything from restaurants, yachts, and even private aircraft. He and his team have not only been featured in multiple publishings, but he was also presented the impressive Designer of the Year award from the Chicago Tribune.
CannonDesign is an integrated global design firm that unites a diverse team of strategists, planners, architects, engineers, and industry specialists. Together CannonDesign’s people offer a powerful diversity of talent. CannonDesign’s team designs thoughtful interior environments by engaging key stakeholders through proprietary and proven processes to enhance culture and achieve goals.
5. CAROLINA BRANDEIS
Caroline Brandeis is a Chicago interior designer with 8 years of experience in the high-end residential and commercial design industry. She attributes living amongst the world-class architecture of Chicago over the lifetime of her career to building the foundation of her aesthetic eye. As a result, through her creative and analytical mind, she marries harmonious designs with the functionality of everyday living.
6. EDYTA & CO.
Edyta Czajkowska began her career designing luxurious residential and commercial interiors for some of the most notable design firms in Chicago. During her career, Edyta has worked on projects in the United States and Dubai. Czajikowska’s approach to clients with a traditional bent is to meld classics with modern for a warm and serene look. Project hallmarks are clean lines and a chic fresh look. She aims to elevate a client’s way of living with an aesthetic eye and a sense of style that is also comfortable.
7. EILEEN PSENKA
Growing up in a family-run home furnishing business, Chicago interior designer and decorator Eileen Psenka began her interest in design at a young age. Now, with over 25 years of interior design experience, she is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and the Interior Design Society (IDS). Eileen puts a strong focus on her client relationships and as a result, has been awarded Houzz Interior Designers Chicago – Best Service award.
8. FREDMAN DESIGN GROUP
With her talented design team, Susan Fredman urges the use of the word “yes”. For example, she firmly believes this word opens up the opportunity to inspire and create beautiful environments. Moreover, through collaboration, she and her team strive to provide a well-tailored and dynamic design.
9. JESSICA LAGRANGE
Since its establishment in 1998, Jessica Lagrange Interiors has been synonymous with interior design and architecture relevant for ultramodern and traditional clients. With attention to every detail, her work reflects a luxury and classic lifestyle. Known for her vivacious and personable manner, Jessica Lagrange, Principal-in-Charge with over 30 years of experience and success, guides a team that includes a licensed architect, senior and junior designer.
10. JULIA BUCKINGHAM
Julia Buckingham is Chicago’s renowned interior designer. The experience as an antique dealer turned this interior designer into a passionate woman for antiques, artifacts, and found objects. This background gave her the perfect know-how to create amazing modern interiors with a timeless quality and charm.
11. LAUREN COBURN
Lauren has intimate knowledge of design, having earned a degree in interior architecture from the School of Art Institute of Chicago. She began her career with Chicago’s renowned Tigerman McCurry Architects. She has been honored to design spaces for the Holly Hunt Showroom and the Merchandise Mart of Chicago, among them, Dining By Design, Design With Antiques, and DreamHome.
12. LUGBILL DESIGNS
As the founder of Lugbill Designs, Erica Lugbill has been a strong name in Chicago’s design community since her start in 2010. To begin, she capitalized on specializing her service in both décor and full renovations. Moreover, she strives to make communication the heart of the project making the end result is a completely customized space that embodies the client’s personality and lifestyle.
13. MARSHALL ERB
Marshall Erb created a name for himself in the Chicago interior design community in 1998. Meanwhile, with a degree in architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, his background enables him to create innovating timeless designs with historical references.
14. MICHAEL ABRAMS
With an extensive resume, Michael Abrams’ background in fine arts has left him with a distinctive style melding urban with tradition. The heart of his design philosophy is to design every project around the people in the room. Michael provides the Chicago area and beyond with timeless and elegant designs.
15. PERKINS+ WILL
Perkins+Will was founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives – for their clients, their culture, and their communities. A deep dedication to sustainability and social responsibility is fundamental to their outlook, work, and culture.
16. PIERRE YVES-ROCHON
68 years old designer managed to create a true design empire. Established in 1979 design company is currently operating on three continents through three offices: Chicago, Shanghai, and Paris. Pierre Yves-Rochon and his team of amazing, talented designers are best known for exceptional hotels and restaurant interiors.
17. STEPHANIE WOHLNER
With over 25 years of residential design under her belt, Stephanie Wohlner continues to create timeless, yet modern interiors as a renowned Chicago, Illinois interior designer. Furthermore, her use of color, texture, and pattern blends an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional creating a unique space personalized to her client’s needs.
18. SUMMER THORNTON
Though her designs can be found nationwide, Chicago is the home base for Summer Thornton’s incredible talent. She was deemed Chicago’s Best Traditional Designer by Modern Luxury magazine among her other prestigious awards. Her use of strong color and a touch of quirk, for example, make her spaces stand out above the rest.
19. TIFFANY BROOKS
With a unique perspective, Tiffany Brooks looks at each client relationship as a romance. For instance, she creates a space that her clients will fall head over heels for and continue to love for years to come. Most famously known for her design of the HGTV 2014 and 2016 Smart Home, the network has certainly catapulted her into success.
20. TOM STRINGER
Tom Stringer is a Chicago interior designer with an exquisite professional style. He has formal training in classical architecture and a great passion for exotic travels. Every year, Tom plans to travel to one spot in the world seeking both adventure and inspiration for his designs.