Personal Shopper Service: Chicago High Rise

One of our Louisville clients showed her sister what we had done for her Great Room with our Personal Shopper Service, and her sister said, “Do they travel?” The answer is “Absolutely!” When we arrived in the Windy City, we were absolutely blown away by the view and were excited to put the finishing touches on this High Rise condo. We worked with the homeowner’s existing furniture pieces (sofa, club chairs, and media console with towers) and added personality with accent furniture, accessories, lighting, and artwork.

We opened up the seating area and made their beautiful rug more visible by selecting a sleek glass-topped coffee table.

Accessories in a range of metal tones complement the existing furniture and rug.  Oil canisters in pewter tones look fantastic on the coffee table.

We added this concrete base lamp with square shade in between the club chairs. The white marble-topped two-tiered side table breaks up the dark leather of the club chairs.

The countertops in the small galley kitchen are a grey blue, so we pulled that color into living space by selecting these great nesting tables with a blue soapstone top.  We topped it with a metal lamp and organic white vases to soften the edges.

The hallway prints and this beautiful blue watercolor pull the colors from the living space into the Entry.

The homeowner was not fond of the existing media cabinet, but not anymore! We accessorized with varying metal tones and lots of texture that bring interest to an otherwise generic furniture piece.

With limited space, we made the most of views by placing our favorite marble writing desk in the bay window.  We plan to add upholstered arm chairs on either end that can serve as dining chairs or extra seating for the living area. The important thing is to keep that view as open as possible.

A big thanks to our Chicago client for having us up there to make her condo more of a home. Maybe we should change our motto to “Have paint deck & measuring tape, Will Travel!” Enjoy!

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