Our urban bungalow renovation increases living space with a master suite and family room addition, and a new, and opens up cramped rooms into inviting social spaces.
A Wicker Park two-flat gets a modern makeover by removing a hulking, dated exterior staircase and replacing it with a modern balcony.
Our adaptive reuse project in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village is complete. Photos and process details inside.
This Chicago cottage needed a design update. We opened up the floor plan, relocating the family room to the rear of the house to take advantage of sunlight, and added a new master suite and private balcony.
Today we bring you photos of of a photography studio. We’re excited to show off the final shots of the Jordano photo studio in Uptown, Chicago.
Working with custom cabinetry and built-in furnishings allows us to hide clutter, save space and make memorable buildings. Here’s why we love it:
Today we discuss how good design and a little thinking outside the box can improve on the standard modern bathroom.
How we incorporate Daylight and Passive Solar principles into all our existing building remodels … and why!
We’re about to start construction on the Carmen Avenue house. Our remodel and addition will give this Andersonville home a new lease on life.
Thumbing the office copy of Christopher Alexander’s Pattern Language recently, I was struck by how many of his ideas center on the idea of diversity in design. Alexander argues against homogeneity at every scale, from that of room furnishings to the design of cities. He’s so right. Our homes, offices, public places and urban landscapes all…
The walk in shower, with linear drain, is a key component of most of our recent bathroom designs. By popular demand, and because genuinely like them, we find that we’re drawing linear shower drains into walk-in showers for nearly every project. Today we explore how they work … and why we like them so much.…
This is one great solution that we like to suggest nearly everywhere. There is so much to love about wall hung toilets that we have to think really hard before specifying anything else. Here’s why!