If you’ve been following Centered by Design for a while, you know how much we enjoy exploring Round Top Antiques Fair. Last year, Claire and Meghan shopped the expansive antiques experience covering miles and miles of land surrounding the remote town of Round Top, Texas, and came home with treasures galore. We talked about our […]
We love a good before and after, and this Northshore craftsman kitchen renovation is a project we are so excited to share with you! For this kitchen renovation, we had our work cut out for us. It was a 1920s-era craftsman-style home that had been previously renovated and stripped of a lot of the original […]
In the city of Chicago, homes often lean toward a neutral color palette. There’s nothing wrong with black, white and tan; however, adding subtle hints of color is an excellent way to inject personality and style into your home.
Luxe Interiors + Design magazine featured one of our recent renovation projects in its latest issue, and today we are taking you behind the scenes of this modern organic home in Lakeview.
Centered by Design is delighted to be one of 33 interior designers participating in the 2023 Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens! Put on by the Lake Forest Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, the biennial event has become known as one of the most well-regarded showhouses in the country.
Every year, more than 100,000 people flock to the tiny town of Round Top, Texas (population less than 100!) for the Original Round Top Antiques Fair. With shows held in spring and fall, the event has miles and miles of markets to shop. As dreamy as that sounds for designers or homeowners shopping to fill […]
Even though we design beautiful spaces for our clients every day, we are always on the hunt for inspiration from other designers. As we look ahead this year and expand Centered by Design’s services beyond Chicago, here are four favorite interior designers we’re admiring for their ideas and creativity. Learn more about each of them […]
This was one of Centered by Design’s biggest years yet, with a new look, studio, projects, clients and offerings keeping us on our toes.
We rounded up each of our team members’ favorite gifts, from little luxuries that work perfectly as stocking stuffers to our top tomes (books are always a classic choice!) and splurge presents.
As an interior designer, I’m very particular about lighting and window treatments. These are two things that can majorly change the way your home looks and feels, even more than furniture can. Lighting especially can make such a big difference with overall style and scale — for instance, you may opt for a large dining room […]