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In a city known for windy politics and windy weather, Homepolish is a breath of fresh air to design-inspired Chicagoans. With an impressive number of neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs, Chicago is an ideal city for our dynamic Chicago interior designer team to showcase their talents.

Chi-town boasts a Merchandise Mart so large that it once had its own zip code and the city's design resources are bountiful. From showrooms to flea markets, the Homepolish team is committed to finding the perfect pieces to finish your space, while keeping it fresh and original. Whether you live in a condo by the lake or in a Logan Square greystone, Homepolish can help you elevate your interior while maintaining your personal style. We'll pair you with a seasoned professional who will walk you through every step of the design and decoration process, resulting in a home that feels cohesive, inviting, and–most importantly–feels like you.

A Relaxed but Elegant Chicago Family Home

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For a young family in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago, Homepolish's Guinevere Johnson created a sophisticated home with plenty of surprises.

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After seeing painted stripes on the ceiling, we might, just might, steal the idea.

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Let's go upstairs to see more!

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There's the happy family! Their newborn arrived very shortly after the design work was…

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Though Katherine had mostly completed the playroom already, Guin added in this custom…

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In the master bathroom, Guin updated the finishes for a sleek and modern look, but…

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A freestanding tub is the definition of #goals.

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Marble work continues in the master bath.

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If our entryway was decorated in Moroccan floortile and blue shiplap, we're pretty…

A Calming Chicago Office for a Therapist

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We may not realize it, but our environment has a lasting impact on our mental health. For a therapist's office in Chicago, Homepolish's Crystal Hodges imparted a minimal and soothing aesthetic.

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Interior design is an unmistakeable part of how our environments make us feel. For…

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Everything from furnishings to wall colors were specified in whites and neutrals and…

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A custom neon sign is framed by a mantlepiece from Craigslist. Not only is it a cozy…

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The custom feather artwork was made by Crystal from feathers sourced on Running Bug Farm.

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The office has sweeping views of the Chicago River.

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Small succulent plants are the main pop of color in the room.

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In reception, travel photos and books make the mind wander.

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Freeform wall hangings were sourced through DeeandMay on Etsy.

Our Designer’s Vintage Home in Chicago

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When Homepolish designer Claire Staszak and her husband Luke bought their first home, they were looking to create an eclectic bungalow. Tour with her as she shows us the house.

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I love this view into the living room! The arches and cove ceilings are part of what…

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This is my Moroccan jewel box entry. A peacock-inspired wallpaper by Relativity…

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Here you can see the original stained-glass windows. The greens and blush in the…

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Love a good vignette! It was fun to use the original picture rail to actually hang a…

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Can you tell that I really love vintage? This corner of the living room has a restored…

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This dining room was tricky. It’s completely off-center due to the passageway through…

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A pretty detail of the custom drapery and pillows from Loom Décor. If you look…

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This hanging curio cabinet was the first piece I found. We had just moved in and I did…

Interview with Homepolish Chicago’s Guinevere Johnson

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Homepolish designer Guinevere Johnson may be based in Chicago, but her influences range from New York's museum scene to experiences in Mexico.

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A complete redesign of the first floor of a Chicago family home, complete with a kitchen reno.

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A Lincoln Park home that Guin brought to the next level.

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A kitchen renovation that took a tired 80s-style space into a full-on chef's dream.

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A breathtaking full-home redesign.

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A Couple’s Elegant Chicago Home

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After being long-distance from New York to Milwaukee, Shanley and Doug settled in the middle in a gorgeous Chicago home designed by Homepolish's Claire Staszak.

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Hey, Shanley and Doug!

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When Shanley and Doug Henry moved into their very first Chicago home (a 2-floor condo…

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The kitchen cabinetry is custom (not to mention absolutely gorgeous!). Leather slope…

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Shanley confesses, "Having lived in very small apartments all of my post-college life,…

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The sofa and coffee table were already existing, but Claire added in textiles and a…

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Though the home is open plan, each area is set apart with rugs and light fixtures.

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Doug brought African masks back from Zambia, a fantastic personal item that works as a…

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The powder room features surrounding Eskayel wallpaper with a round mirror as an accent.

A Cool and Sophisticated Chicago Home

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For an aspiring interior designer in Lincoln Park, Homepolish's Guinevere Johnson was just the design collaborator to bring her home to the next level.

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When Jenny Luedke and Ari Officer needed some guidance for the redesign of their…

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Guinevere has personally been looking forward to using this Serge Mouille chandelier,…

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The marble coffee table is vintage Knoll and was originally in a Chicago office…

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We are absolutely obsessed with the gorgeous built-in shelving in the living room.

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In the dining area, another striking light fixture makes a statement, this one by…

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The chairs were a family heirloom piece, simply repurposed. As Guinevere says, "Ari…

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Ever since using neon for a commercial client, Guinevere has been obsessed. She…

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Guinevere's favorite piece is this stunning Noir console table. Those jagged edges...…

Our Designer’s Revamped Chicago Condo

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Transplants from Boston to Chicago, Homepolish's Devon Fromm and her boyfriend Mike finally had a space of their own to design and make into a home.

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In the living area, they opted for an open plan arrangement, with a set of terracotta

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When Homepolish designer Devon Fromm and her boyfriend Mike moved from Boston to…

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And no space for entertaining would be complete without a bar cart.

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The sofas actually come from Ikea, but Mike has kept them in good shape.

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It's as if that spotlight is shining right on that graphic rug, because it knows it's…

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Most of the art in the home is done by Mike's mom, but the cigar painting in the…

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Since both Mike and Devon work from home, a simple home office was necessary. In the…

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Is it just us or is this duvet cover made for this sputnik chandelier?

A Chef’s Kitchen for a Chicago Home

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A kitchen renovation nine years in the making, Homepolish's Guinevere Johnson took an aged 80s galley space and transformed it into a bright chef's kitchen perfect for entertaining.

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The only thing that remained from the old kitchen were the appliances.

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And let's get a close-up of that Caesarstone counter. Guin and Robin were so set on…

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And just check out that to-die-for porcelain floor in a herringbone pattern. We'd be…

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And Guin's favorite part of the renovation (though it was hard to choose) is the…

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OMG if we loved blue before, we love it even more on this door! It pops almost like a…

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Subway tile with a gray grout calls attention to the architectural details of the room.

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Robin has pretty awesome taste already. The chairs, chandelier, and much of the art…

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A long-time design enthusiast, Robin Chung grew up eagerly thumbing through…