technology

Cars.com

Contemporary internet marketing and technology office in vintage rehabbed Loop hi-rise. Low height vintage structural ceilings were left exposed in order to add height and create loft-like interest to the finished space and save cost of inserting suspended ceiling and lighting.

corporate

Tenneco Automotive Corporate Headquarters

An existing 140,000 SF suburban Chicago office building is transformed into a corporate headquarters for a large global auto parts supplier. Judicious use of wood accents upgrades public spaces to headquarter status.

professional services

Cassiday Shade & Gloor

The Opera House provides a vintage setting for a contemporary 50,000 SF law firm. Contrasting materials and colors are used to create a dynamic, energetic aesthetic while maintenance sensitive materials such as terrazzo reduce long term maintenance costs.

Korn Ferry International

A premier executive search firm, Korn Ferry's offices are conceptually planned to incorporate privacy through individual interview suites. Progressive aesthetics reflect the company's international presence.

Keroff & Rosenberg

An established Advertising and Creative Services agency, Keroff & Rosenberg sought create an informal environment for their employees that fostered "out of the box" thinking and a collaborative atmosphere. Hallways located on the glass wall with internal private offices maximize light and river views from the IBM building.

financial

Rodman & Renshaw Inc.

Contemporary Investment banking operation seeks to convey the highest level of international appeal and sophistication using the expansive floor plans of the Willis Tower.

Streeterville Capital Management Group

Contemporary detailing and finishes reflect international status and technology for a highly successful financial management company. Open ceilings and customized lighting transform an otherwise common 70’s era high rise into a contemporary office loft.

retail

Bally Michigan Avenue

A neutral and sophisticated palette of rich materials facilitates product display and focus in Chicago's premier shopping district.

residential

Lincolnwood Single Family Residence

A custom designed and built home for an owner with an extreme interest in design and the design process. A blend of contemporary and transitional design elements blend into the context of this luxury home's surroundings. State of the art audio / visual, lighting and mechanical systems including radiant hot water heat throughout the home. This home is an example of our full design – build services.

Lincoln Park Custom Single Family Home Interiors

With responsibility for comprehensive interior design scope of this VOA designed new construction, studioDe’s planning & design maximizes the building’s extensive use of window area for optimal living experiences. Views and warm classic materials enhance interior living functions. A custom designed water feature in the stair hall and the finest of electrical and plumbing fixture selections compliment the design.

West Walker / Independence Park Single Family Residence

An example of our design-build abilities: A comprehensive exterior / interior gut rehab of a vintage structure on an oversize lot in the West Walker / Independence Park neighborhood in Chicago. An early 20th century 1,800 SF frame house is transformed into a 4,300 SF modern living home with a natural aesthetic blend into the surrounding neighborhood. The structure was stripped to the basic shell and completely updated with new structural, mechanical, electrical, data communications and plumbing systems.

Old Irving Single Family Residence

An example of our design-build abilities: A comprehensive exterior / interior gut rehab of a vintage structure on an oversize lot in historic Old Irving Park in Chicago transforming it into a 5,000 SF modern living home with a natural aesthetic blend into the surrounding neighborhood. The structure was stripped to the basic shell and completely updated with new structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

Lincoln Park Renovation

An example of our design-build abilities: An uncomfortably narrow spiral stair and loft are with limited use is transformed into an everyday TV room and wet bar with a redesigned custom staircase, railings and Shaker style custom cabinetwork.

Printers Row Loft

An example of our design-build abilities: Privacy is created in a Printers Row loft without sacrificing the open loft feel. Transom glass and complimentary glass infill panels are used to create individual bedrooms.