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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 Sleek Renovation for a Pasadena Home

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What started as a simple kitchen accessories project turned into a full kitchen and bathroom renovation by Homepolish designer Alyssa Alon.

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"Pro tip: Installing a curtain rod close to the ceiling makes the room feel taller."

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"Believe or not, there used to be a wall dividing the kitchen and dining room.…

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"We almost went with white grout for the white subway tile. Then my client told me…

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"My clients finally got to upgrade their old broken microwave to an under-counter…

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"By now you can already tell that I’m a huge fan of mixing, and that’s what I did with…

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Follow along with Alyssa as she shows us her recent reno work: "The kitchen is the…

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"Initially, they just needed help selecting a new sink and a few other items in the…

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"I love the clashing of geometric patterns and angles in this part of the bathroom.…

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.

A Family Home Set in the New Jersey Woods

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With a growing family, the Kellys decided to take on a renovation and expansion of their Glen Rock home. Homepolish's Natalie Chianese was brought on to lend her expertise to the interiors.

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For Flora and Brian Kelly and their two kids, it was time for a renovation and…

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Glam accessories mix perfectly with family pictures and travel items, such as those…

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Instead of dividing up the space, the team decided to keep it open and airy. Shiplap…

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A large Chesterfield sofa was already existing in the formal sitting room, but the…

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Rich textures and worldly accessories help round out the space.

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There's even a touch of glam from velvet upholstery and a large sunburst mirror.

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With Mickey Mouse greeting us every day, we might be ok working here in the morning.

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We can't get enough of this marble.

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…

A Bright Florida Home Designed By-Video

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When it came to a home in Tampa, Florida, Homepolish designer Mandy Cheng expertly handled the design by-video from three hours away in St. Augustine. Follow along with her as she talks about the project.

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This is the Cochrane’s kitchen looking into their breakfast nook and family room. They…

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Originally, this space was oriented differently with all of the furniture spaced…

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Before Shay hired Homepolish to help finish this room, she worked with a contractor to…

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I love the way this shelf turned out! Shay really wanted to have more family photos…

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The Cochranes already owned this breakfast table, but we replaced the original chairs…

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The kitchen was largely done prior to Shay hiring me. I suggested switching out her…

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Seriously, how cute are they? They’re eating popcorn. Apparently, eating freshly…

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I added this runner behind the island for practical purposes as well as a way to…

Making a Family Home in Long Island

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Upgrading from Long Island City to Long Island is nearly necessary when you're planning for a family. Homepolish's Crystal Sinclair made the switch to the suburbs easier.

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A lacquered white desk, a Ghost chair, some sheepskin, and a sleek lamp are all it…

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How serene does this look? And Patricia looks so happy with little Eva!

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Crystal made this painting for the family herself! It matches the color scheme and…

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When Patricia and Antonio Trillo moved to the Long Island suburbs with their newborn…

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Big cushy leather armchairs are the way to go, perfect for curling up with a book.

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This is the chair we imagine a super-villain to swivel around in while petting a…

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Naturally, they had to have a monotone color scheme for all of their books.

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We love how they staggered the cacti along the accent tables.

A Suave and Sophisticated West Village Bachelor Pad

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For a bachelor's new-build apartment in downtown Manhattan, Homepolish designer Nicole Watts introduced dark finishes and handsome furnishings. Perfectly suited to the client, if we say so ourselves.

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When Gerald Clark moved into a new-build, 900 square-foot, 1-bedroom apartment in the…

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And adding even more artistry to the space (and playing off of those gold circles), a…

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No bachelor pad would be complete without a well-stocked bar. This one happens to be…

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Besides the close-up of the bottles, we can really get an eye on that deep onyx…

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The marble subway tiling and marble countertops to match have us SWOONING. If you need…

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You really need to reassess your life when you envy a banana tree because it gets to…

A Complete Remodel for an East Bay Home

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When a client moved into her childhood home, she decided that it was time to update and expand the space. Homepolish's Nina Jizhar turned the difficulty of remodeling into a fun family affair.

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The master bath hits you with glam with giant marble slabs and metallic finishes.

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Hello, beautiful.

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The guest bathroom is a little more understated with simple matte black finishes and a…

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If this were our tub, we would probably be in 24/7 bubble bath mode. A glass of…

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When Arleen Ramos moved into her old childhood home with her husband Greg and daughter…

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There's the happy family now enjoying their new kitchen! The space was extended into…

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Open shelving, subway tiling, and a brand new island all help achieve a "modern…

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The cabinetry in the kitchen was all custom too!

Bringing MNDFL to Brooklyn

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For the third in our series of locations for the MNDFL meditation studio, Homepolish's Shelly Lynch-Sparks and Ariel Farmer collaborated to bring the serene brand to Brooklyn.

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According to MNDFL founder Ellie Burrows, the meditation space is "cathedral-like,"…

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Did somebody say OHM-polish?

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Reception is simple with a white oak counter and the logo.

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Gorgeous macrame screens are the work of artist Grace Teng. They greet visitors at the…

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Floating bookshelves display products and books on meditation, so you can get your zen…

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When MNDFL meditation decided to open a new location in Brooklyn's Williamsburg…

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Look at how absolutely stunning that living plant wall is! It's so lush and green that…

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For the tea bar, Shelly and Ariel had a custom island crafted and clad in white oak in…