Since the 1980’s, banks, law firms, and corporate offices in Chicago and it’s suburbs have been turning to Ann M. Kohout and Associates for design of prestigious interiors. The design firm specializes in interiors that reflect a rich, traditional character, using classic custom furnishings, built to function and last in an active environment.
Our designers are experts in matching styles to meet customer preferences and budget constraints when working on Residential interiors.
For commercial accounts, the design firm is well known for successfully combining the rich, solid look of classic quality with a bright, inviting atmosphere. Designers thoroughly analyze the needs of each institution taking into account factors such as traffic flow and proper lighting. They have the expertise to select furniture, carpeting, window and wall treatments featuring quality styling and craftsmanship, but in contemporary, durable materials. Their classic interiors are perfect for country clubs, banks and law firms as they incorporate materials such as brass, marble and wood to provide background elegance that last for ages.
Professionalism from start to finish
As professional interior designers and members of the American Society of Interior Design, the firm’s designers are skilled at developing and meeting budget and schedule guidelines. They can handle all aspects of interior development from initial consultation through completion including preparation of preliminary floor plans and budgets as well as directing architects and contractors as required.
Enjoy the incomparable selection only available at the Merchandise Mart along with guidance of an expert, when an interior designer from Ann M. Kohout and Associates accompanies you to the Mart!
Clients take advantage of a large selection of accessories and furniture not available at retail stores and receive pricing available only to interior design professionals. Ann M Kohout and Associates can make special arrangements for it’s personal clients for immediate delivery of in-stock merchandise from the Mart.
Specializing in interiors that reflect a rich, traditional character, using classic custom furnishings, built to function and last in an active environment.
Ann M. Kohout and Associates has been involved in creating residential interiors for nearly two decades. Designers are experts in matching styles to meet customer preferences and budget constraints.
We specialize in researching and locating custom fabrics, lighting, and cabinetry to meet client decorating goals; evaluating and selecting artwork and fine antiques.
This service helps clients to accessorize their own special favorites. Designers assist clients in making their own decisions about the placement of artwork and collectibles in their homes. Designers also will help in the selection of artwork and accessories or will shop with clients at retail stores.
Room By Design
With this service, designers go directly into a clients home, take measurements and create a space plan using the furniture already owned by the client. Designers make expert recommendations for furniture placement and suggest new items, if necessary. Clients receive a detailed Design Plan including recommendations for:
- Floor, wall and ceiling surfaces
- Window treatment ideas
- Furniture styles
- Representative fabric swatches
Designers also will meet with clients on an hourly basis to analyze interior design needs. In just one hour, suggestions made by a professional designer can have a major impact on how a homeowner feels about a particular room.
Designers interview clients, draw floor plans, develop budgets, purchase standard/custom materials, and expedite delivery and completion as needed. Projects range from single rooms to major business renovations.