Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen, updating your exterior paint color, or building your dream home from the ground up, these businesses are the best of the best.
1642 Payne St., Evanston
According to Kipnis’ website, “KAP is guided by the idea that architectural design excellence need not be sacrificed for principles of sustainability. Rather, we believe green design expands the possibilities for innovative architectural forms, construction methods and the use of materials.”
Best Architect | Best Builder (Suburbs)
1765 Maple St., Northfield
This firm specializes in custom projects, both residential and commercial, around Chicagoland.
Best Builder (City)
1755 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago
Projects include Wintrust Arena, Lincoln Park Zoo Searle Visitor Center, and The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
1840 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook
Shop online or visit the Northbrook showroom to find carpet, rugs, tile, countertops, hardwood, vinyl, window treatments, and cabinets.
Best Interior Designer (City)
1866 N. Halsted St., Chicago
Hilary’s work features “contemporary design yet with a mix of old and new, incorporating art and objects to balance the space.”
Best Interior Designer (Suburbs)
1820 Glenview Road, Glenview
Not only can you shop Mandarine’s Glenview store for home goods, but Courtney Chessen and Lori Waller also offer full service interior design.
Best Kitchen Design (City)
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago
Mick De Giulio has been doing award-winning work for more than 40 years.
Best Kitchen Design (Suburbs)
2929 Central St., Evanston
Normandy opened their newest design studio in Evanston this year, and has earned a Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics and dozens of design awards.
300 Rockland Road, Lake Bluff
This award-winning, family-run company believes in “hard work, high quality, and uncompromising customer service.”
7340 N. Monticello Ave., Skokie
You love this company’s work — Hester has won every year!
Best Real Estate Company
Find your dream home — or sell your current home — with the help of this firm, one of the country’s top 11 residential brokers.