Designs for Dignity & The Warming House: a Dramatic Renovation

Designs for Dignity announced the completion of one of its service grant projects—the redesign of The Warming House Youth Center in Howard Park. To celebrate and dedicate the transformation of the facility, an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Sunday, December 4 in Wilmette. Available to area junior high and high school […]

Designs for Dignity Remodels Boys Hope/Girls Hope Homes

Like a garden in bloom, or a soaring sonata, a well-designed home can lift your spirits. Just ask Glory-Lieb Tetuh, a Girls Hope scholar who lives in an Evanston home that was recently redecorated through Design for Dignity’s Heart Homes Initiative. “Designs for Dignity has filled our home with light—literally. The house has been brighter […]

Best Dressed Women: Jennifer Sobecki

For the past seven years, Jennifer Sobecki has been the executive director of Designs for Dignity, an organization that provides pro bono interior design services and in-kind donations to nonprofits that otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford to spruce up their spaces. The organization works with eight to 10 nonprofits annually and celebrated its 10-year […]

Designs For Dignity: Decluttering, Giving Back Made Easy

As a designer with Space Defined, I delight in working on so many beautiful homes on Chicago’s North Shore. At the same time, however, I am constantly reminded that many have so much—while others have so little. I am often asked by clients for recommendations on where they can donate furniture that is no longer […]