Our approach

Centered by Design is a full-service residential interior design firm. We specialize in projects that require comprehensive design and hands-on project management. We give each client personalized attention and a supportive environment for creating an ideal home. In addition to connecting with clients in Chicagoland, we are also excited to broaden our reach and work with clients around the country. Please reach out to us for additional details and pricing.

Full Service Interior Design

Inquire for Pricing, Free Discovery Call Available

Starting at budgets of $150,000+

Our Full-Service Interior Design Service is collaborative. We provide a personalized design experience, which is catered to your project wants and needs and addresses your personal style and lifestyle. We work with you, your architect, and your contractor as a highly experienced team to create the ideal layout, design plan, and material selection to suit your home and your family. This includes the design and management of every detail of your project from design conception to the final installation. Let us help you restore your home to the timeless design it was always meant to be.

Includes

  • Architectural Review & Technical Drawings
  • Selection of all Finishes
  • Selection of all Furnishings and Decor
  • Project Management
  • Product Procurement & Management
  • Turn-key Delivery & Install with Styling

Our Full-Service Process

1. INITIAL DISCOVERY CALL​

Complimentary 20 minute phone call to fill us in on your design needs and determine if we are a good fit to work together.

2. CUSTOMIZED IN-PERSON CONSULTATION​

In-home, information-gathering session to dive deep into your project goals, discuss the overall design direction for your home, and share our professional recommendations.

3. Scope Clarification

Following your consultation, you will receive a detailed scope of work for design services including a potential timeline and an example budget.

4. PROJECT KICK-OFF MEETING

Our “meeting of the minds” where we share our big ideas for your home design and you share your lifestyle goals. Project goals and expectations are set.

5. DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

This is the bulk of your project. It includes multiple meetings, site visits, and presentations to bring all design plans to fruition.

6. CONSTRUCTION & INSTALLATION

We work closely with trusted contractors and tradespeople to exceed your expectations and bring your project to life.

Virtual Consultations

1 ON 1 VIRTUAL CONSULTATION WITH FIRM PRINCIPAL, CLAIRE STASZAK

Pricing: $850

WE CAN ADVISE ON​

  • Furniture & Home Decor Selection
  • Floor Plan Layouts
  • Styling
  • Paint & Wall Treatments
  • Window Treatments
  • Construction & Remodel Ideas
  • Stores & Brands to Consider
  • Cabinetry and Built-ins
  • Career Advice/Mentorship for Aspiring or Established Interior Designers

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