Claire

Claire Rose Staszak is the owner, designer, and yoga instructor behind Centered By Design.

Top Spots to Buy Lighting Online, According to Interior Designers

Top Spots to Buy Lighting Online, According to Interior Designers

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 […]

Project Reveal: Southern Charm Renovation for a Young Family in Wilmette

Project Reveal: Southern Charm Renovation for a Young Family in Wilmette

We were delighted to take on this major renovation to this 4-bed, 3.5-bath home for a Chicago family who recently relocated from the city to the suburbs. Though the 1930s-era house is in Wilmette, we wanted to bring in all the charm of homes found in the South, a style the homeowners are very drawn to.

We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

This is an exciting role for a leader in the interior design industry to join an A-List Chicago design firm that curates timeless, bespoke interiors with a team culture that values collaboration and the client experience. We are seeking a well-trained design professional with leadership experience, who has worked in the high-end residential sector for more […]

These Are the 7 Top Interior Design Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2022

These Are the 7 Top Interior Design Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2022

January is an exciting time to look ahead to all the possibilities for interior design trends and home renovation projects this year. From open-concept design on its way out to a rising neutral, soft shapes and antique everything, these are the 2022 interior design trends we’re most looking forward to. It’s fun to see how […]