When we work together on your home, we help support hundreds of people. Photo by Matt Warren Photography.

Project by Project – Boosting Economies, Together

Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, I have spent some time reflecting on how fortunate my team and I are to work in the interior design field. Not only are we entrusted to create beautiful spaces for our clients, but with our clients,…
When we can’t dine out at restaurants, we can always “go out” to eat in our own three-seasons rooms and patio spaces, though we may need to wear jackets sometimes. Photo by Matt Warren Photography

Outdoor Living

Shaking Off Cabin Fever Are you ready for outdoor living? I am, and I think a lot of us are developing cabin fever given the precautions we are taking to forestall the spread of the corona virus. Spending time in our own backyards has become…

Warming Up to Bedroom Benches

  Six Reasons To Love Bedroom Benches Like the perfect pair of shoes to complete your favorite outfit, the right bench at the foot of a bed adds essential style and function to a bedroom. We consider them a must-have for almost any…
To pull together the color palette of this bedroom, we custom designed blue and gold pillows. Photo by www.lmphotography.com

Custom Pillow Pizzazz

Custom pillows add so much pizzazz to a bedroom, don’t you think? A magical kind of design chemistry occurs when we mix fabrics and trims, shapes and sizes, colors and patterns to design one-of-a-kind pillow displays for our clients.
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Bathroom Mirrors Make a Splash

Think of Mirrors as Works of Art Statement mirrors are a beautiful way to add excitement – and so much more – to a bathroom.  I often think of them as works of art that go well beyond their basic function of reflecting our image as we…
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Add Warmth to Your Home With a Fireplace

Did you know that sitting by a blazing fire on a cold winter’s evening lowers your blood pressure? I discovered that healthy tidbit in this Huffington Post article by Carolyn Gregoire: EvolutionaryReasonWeLoveFireplaces.  Carolyn says…
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Video Tour | A Midwest Take on Mountain Style

https://vimeo.com/362090846 Principal Designer Kelly Guinaugh invites you to enjoy a virtual tour of her latest project: a 7.5-acre estate in suburban Chicago. Video and photos by Matt Warren Photography. Balancing Stone Accents with Softness Several…
Kelly Guinaugh takes you on a tour of an exciting project.
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Video Tour: Teaming Up for Success

https://vimeo.com/352368823 Principal Designer Kelly Guinaugh hosts her first, behind-the-scenes video tour of a spectacular interior design project. All photos captured from video by Matt Warren Photography.   Why We Work as a Team Come…
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Mosaic Tile Backsplash Spotlighted on Dering Hall

Thanks to Dering Hall The IEG team and I are honored that our kitchen project above was chosen by the Dering Hall editorial team for this feature: 25 Spaces With Tile and Stone Mosaics. Tile and stone mosaics are an important, art-inspired…

Boosting Energy with Iconic Chevron

Thanks, Dering Hall! Many thanks to the editors at Dering Hall for including one of our luxurious suburban Chicago dining room projects in their photo feature 25 Beautiful Spaces Featuring Chevron Patterns. Check it out and enjoy all the…