We specialize in originating unique style that feels cohesive, inviting, and deeply custom. You bring your personal passion, your stories, and your favorite things—we’ll bring a fresh approach to every concept, an exceptional eye for sourcing, and our obsessive attention to detail.
As a design and build firm, our process is satisfyingly streamlined. We’ll be your conduit for every aspect of the project—from concepts to contracting. We’ll even oversee your permits, build specifications—and ensure a considerate, well-planned installation.
Owner, Principal Designer
Two decades of experience, multiple regional and national design awards, Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CKBD), CAPS certified, business acumen acquired at a Fortune 500 company
Down-to-earth, problem-solving, telling it like it is, risk taker, creatively alive, and always laughing
Susan knows how to find the big breathtaking wow factor and the almost imperceptible little layers that make a space sing
Traveling the world, skiing, rolling her eyes at her husband’s dad jokes
Working with TKS was seamless and stress-free. The team coordinated everything with our builder and we achieved our dream kitchen within budget.
MBA Finance University of Chicago, B.A. Finance Indiana University. 30 years experience in Finance and Accounting.
Research driven, always up for a challenge, problem solver, like to find a solution and move forward.
Listen to an idea or issue needing work and come up with an innovative solution.
Travel, dinners out with family, golf, skiing and of course poker tournaments whenever time allows.
B.A. in Business from Illinois Wesleyan. 25 years marketing experience, 12 of which have been at TKS where her knowledge and love of interior design has grown.
Detail-oriented, hardworking and strives to make every person feel valued.
Highly experienced with coordinating and overseeing a variety of different marketing and sales activities.
Her heart is happiest when spending time with her family. A few of her favorite things: hiking, photography, gardening, or anything to get out and enjoy the mountains.
B.A. in Interior Design from the Art Institutes; eight years combined experience in commercial, hospitality, and residential design; team lead for multiple design projects for non-profit organizations in the U.S. and the Dominican Republic; LEED AP certified.
Relationship builder, collaborative, solution-driven, and detail-oriented.
Working collaboratively with clients to help them maximize the functionality of their space while helping to identify and compliment their personal aesthetic.
Long walks, visiting new cafes and tea shops, exploring the city's architecture, Netflix binging, and spending time with her kids.
B.A in Interior Design from Harrington College of Design. 16 years in the design industry with experience that ranges from high-end interior furnishings to European imported cabinetry and furniture. Primarily focused on custom kitchen and bath design.
Collaborative, creative, passionate, honest, and a good problem-solver.
Darci's design method of form follows function mixed with the ability to listen and connect with her clients is essential in creating balanced curated spaces.
Getting outdoors, snuggling up with a coffee and a good design book, family movie nights with my husband and four kids.
BFA in Interior Design from Harrington College of Design. Over 15 years experience working at architecture and design build studios.
Timeless, conceptual thinker, and task oriented.
Jamie's ability to hone in on how interior spaces and design shape one’s life experiences, and completing projects down to the final styling detail make her invaluable.
Never tires of adventures and loves seeking out peaceful shore lines, running trails, gardening, and baking with her daughter.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Three years of experience as an architectural surveyor and drafter serving various hospital systems. Lifelong exposure to residential design through family's construction business.
Classic, storyteller, committed to being authentic, passionate, and always willing to try something new.
Strives to find a balance between structure and spontaneity, and loves creating with color & comfort in mind.
Reading books about true crime and paranormal phenomena, going camping, and experimenting with her cooking.
10 plus years in project management throughout various hospitality industries, 8 plus years in contractor management.
Outgoing, fun, caring, always wants what is best for the customer at hand.
Wants to make sure that everyone is pleased from start to finish, a job that starts right, typically ends with a smile on everyone's face.
Playing with his kids and lovely wife, being active, attending sporting events, and golfing.
Graduated with a B.S. in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited University proficient in CAD/Sketchup/Revit with a year of hands on design experience, a member of IIDA and the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Passionate and hard worker who loves seeing a space transform from start to finish.
Utilizing different textures and clean lines bringing sophistication to designs.
Enjoys being active through hiking, biking , yoga and spending time with her family and their pets.
B.A. in English from DePaul, with a background in theater. 5 years of experience as Rick Bayless' private event coordinator for all of his restaurants, as well as his home.
Always willing to get the job done and wants to see everyone happy. Hard working, fun-loving, empathetic to everyone's needs.
Pays attention to the personal details, in order to elevate the client experience.
Teaching a cardio dance class, directing kid's theater, loves to travel and share new experiences with her two children and husband.