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9 Chicago Interior Designers to Follow

Chicago is home to a number of talented and highly-acclaimed interior designers. From traditional to modern, vibrant and colorful, to muted and minimalist, there’s surely a designer to suit your style. Our team at Preview Chicago is keeping tabs on these top interior designers for major inspiration.


Here are 9 Chicago designers you should be following:


Summer Thornton

Summer Thornton is known for vibrant and charismatic “new-Traditional” interiors that have been featured by House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Modern Luxury Interiors and more. (Follow @SummerThorntonDesign and visit

Kate Marker

Based in Barrington, Kate Marker is a go-to source (100K followers and counting) for classic interiors with a fresh, modern feel — and often a touch of rustic elements. (Follow @KateMarkerInteriors and visit

Donna Mondi

As seen in Vogue and Architectural Digest, Donna Mondi creates spaces that are edgy, sophisticated, sexy and always captivating. (Follow @DonnaMondiInteriorDesign and visit

Anthony Michael

Specializing in residential, hospitality, and even private jet and yacht interiors, Anthony Michael has earned a reputation as a top luxury designer since 1983. (Follow @AnthonyMichaelInteriors and visit

SuzAnn Kletzien

Winner of Design Chicago’s “Ones to Watch,” SuzAnn Kletzien brings a sense of glam and sophistication to interiors — from luxe fabrics to gilded finishes. (Follow @SuzAnnKletzien and visit SuzAnn

Shelley Johnstone

Based in Lake Forest, Shelley Johnstone’s design philosophy is to create fresh, timeless, elegant interiors in keeping with a modern lifestyle. (Follow @ShelleyJohnstoneDesign and visit

London Walder

London Walder designs with functionality and flow in mind, while building an impressive portfolio of spaces from midcentury to ultra modern. (Follow @LondonWalderInteriorDesign and visit

Leo Designs

Leo Designs is a Chicago-based design group, founded by Georgeann Rivas and Stephanie Wirth, delivering impactful and refreshingly original spaces. (Follow @LeoDesignsChicago and visit

Elizabeth Taich

Elizabeth Taich creates sleek and sophisticated (yet livable) environments, often working with new construction, custom homes and remodeling projects in the Chicago area. (Follow @ElizabethTaichDesign and visit


Which Chicago designer best suits your style?




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