**UPDATE:  Alan Design Studio was recently featured on Apartment Therapy for the restoration of these chairs! Click here to read the entire Before & After feature. ** We recently reupholstered a pair of tufted chairs for a client who purchased them through our eBay store.  The chairs hadn’t been updated in any way since they

Alan Design Studio was featured in CS Modern Luxury, and we couldn’t be more excited!  Ruthie’s work on a River North penthouse apartment was chosen for an article in the August 2014 issue.  The redesign of this unique and deeply personal penthouse was focused on creating a greater sense of harmony between the interior and

Check it out!  We’re featured in an article on Houzz!  If you don’t already know, Houzz is a website that connects people interested in improving their home, to design and construction professionals.  Houzz has created a network in which people can browse portfolios, and even find a local design professional using their “Find a Pro”

Jody Trombley Bathroom After Renovation Meet Jody!She designed this gorgeous bathroom. Last year, a client walked into the shop looking for some guidance for breathing new life into her recently purchased Old Town condo. She decided that she wanted to focus on renovating her bathroom – and Alan Design Studio’s Jody Trombley was just the

Check it out!  Alan Design Studio’s work was featured in the March 2014 issue of HGTV Magazine. The powder room from a project for a Winnetka residence was included in an article called “Sweet Little Baths”.  The article discusses ways to create a big impact in a small space, and our work made the cut!  

INSPIRATION:  This Chicago Bears themed bedroom was designed for the 8 year-old son of a family living on the Northside of Chicago.  Ruthie designed the family’s New York, Classic 7, Upper Westside, Manhattan Co-Op, so when the family decided to move back to Chicago, they called on Ruthie again to create a space as comfortable