We have been featured by AMARA as one of the 25 Best Interior Designers in Illinois!

Original Article Posted on 08/17 by Hannah Cook at us.amara.com/luxpad/interior-design-illinois Illinois is a state full of juxtaposition; from its farmlands, savannas and shrublands that coined the nickname ‘Prairie State’ to the cultural city of Chicago, which happens to be one of the largest in the USA. Architecture, art, and design are each celebrated across this state…

Let Ann Oakes Design Help You Save Time & Money by Doing Your Next Interior Design Project Right the First Time

Service is just as important as Product! In professional growth as in personal growth, there can be hiccups. There are a great number of successes. There are other mishaps which are not so great. Most recently, I was hired to complete a bathroom remodel. Delivered was the tile material, grout, all supplies along with detailed…

New Home Or Additions?

Nearly two decades ago I was facing a significant dilemma. With two small boys, the family dog, and a husband who traveled constantly, it was becoming very clear that our 1948 Cape Cod home would soon be too small. The thought of trying to find a new home by myself was overwhelming. Then Mark came…

Townhome Transformation

PROJECT: Townhome Transformation LOCATION: Palatine, IL DETAILS: The clients for this project were downsizing from their suburban family home where they raised their kids, to a townhome they could enjoy and be able to walk to the train, restaurants and shops in this Northwest Chicago Suburb now that their kids are all in college.    The…