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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.

An Elegant Chicago Family Home

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Follow along with Homepolish designer Guinevere Johnson as she walks us through a bright, stylish Chicago family home. With everything from repurposing old furniture to a complete kitchen reno, the space is jaw-droppingly gorgeous.

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Here's Jen hanging out on the vintage Marshall Fields sofa from the 1950s. A little…

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This console was beat-up old, brown wood. We painted it semi-gloss black to suit the…

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The home is full of updates! In this shot alone, you can see the fireplace we updated…

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I mean, can't you just imagine starting your day here? Every day would be…

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To me, every bar cart is a sort of portrait of the owner. This one happened to be a…

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In the powder room, the black and white color scheme comes through, but this time in a…

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We opened up the wall between the dining area and the kitchen to allow for more…

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We removed the pre-existing upper kitchen cabinets and replaced them with custom…

A Modern Farmhouse in Chicago’s West Loop

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Returning from Washington, D.C., to their native Illinois, Homepolish's Jennifer Talbot helped Jamie and Tyler transform a 1903 West Loop industrial space into a rustic yet chic condo.

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The industrial roots of the condo are pretty clear from the exposed brick, complete…

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A Native-American-esque rug from RugsUSA sets apart another sitting…

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The reclaimed wood shelves is a major focal point for the condo, topped with a…

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We spy another pig!

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The living area is designated with overlapping rugs: the larger one in jute and the

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These high-back armchairs give the perfect farm vibe.

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Ah, here's Susan, their life-size pig. She's standing guard by the new barn door from…

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This rustic bar was a vintage find. The three all bonded over their love of the hunt…

Maximizing Light in a Small Apartment

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For this week's "Ask Homepolish" column, a Chicago reader asked our designers how to make use of the little amount of sunshine his apartment gets. We're all about that natural light.

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New York-based Homepolish designer Justin DiPiero knows the pains of apartment living.…

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Justin went on to say: "To maximize light, keep colors consistent and avoid a bold and…

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Kathleen Mannis, a Homepolish designer based in DC, got down to the science behind…

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Living it up in the Chicago Suburbs

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Moving from central Lakeview to the suburb of Elmhurst, the Branning family literally had no furniture to sit on when Homepolish's Megan Born arrived. Now, the space is absolutely luxurious.

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Laura's favorite room, by far, is the living room. She says, "The living room feels…

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The brass-framed mirror was a favorite piece for both Laura and Megan. From the…

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For Rian and Laura Branning, both of whom have busy jobs in downtown Chicago (he's a…

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The dining table is surrounded by fur-covered Lucite chairs. Though they look…

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The entryway console, with its striking geometric qualities, pairs nicely with the…

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And there's Laura with her newborn! (They're actually waiting for the newly-christened…

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Though the entryway is simple, it became one of Megan's favorite spaces, especially…

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In the breakfast nook, Eames chairs surround a simple dining table. Looks absolutely serene.