Frequently Asked Questions

DF Design was established in 1991.  We’ve been providing home services in Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin and the communities surrounding Phoenix Arizona for over 30 years.

The best way to find out if the services we provide fit your needs is to Call Us!  That way, we’ll be able to discuss your project and answer any questions you have.  Once we determine what your design needs are, we can schedule your In-Home Consultation.

For Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin residents, please call 815-479-0047 or 847-381-2442.

For Arizona residents in Phoenix and the surrounding Valley, please call 480-479-0884.

Interior Design Consultations are In-Home meetings that are set up to address & accomplish your home renovation goals.  Examples of common agendas include:

  • Paint Color SelectionsWhen selecting the paint colors for the interior of your home, we take into consideration your furnishing, architectural features and also possible plans for the future that might influence those colors.  Paint colors are selected for your wall, doors, trim, staircase and possible accents throughout your home. 
  • Furniture and Home AccessoriesCustom furniture & window treatments, fabric & finishes, rugs, lamps, framed art & accessories are all selected specifically for you.  Our process includes Consultation, ordering, delivery & staging so you can sit back and enjoy the experience.
  • Remodeling Material SelectionsDo you need help selecting materials for your home renovation?  No worries.  We provide a “Selections” Design Consultation perfect for those who have contractors waiting or would like to do the work themselves.  
  • Exterior Design & Paint Selections –  If you’re struggling with choosing the right paint color for the exterior of your home, this is the Consultation for you.  We’ll select color for you that complement roof, stone or brick features of your home.  In addition, if you are updating your siding, roof, lighting or other exterior features, we’ll help you select the options that work best for your home!

DF Design has been in business for over 30 years.  We do charge a fee for each Design Consultation.  You will be given valuable ideas and honest advice right from the start. The cost of the Consultation varies depending on the service needed.  Give us a call, we’ll be happy to discuss your project and answer any questions we can.

You will have the Paint Color Palette for your home in-hand by the end of the meeting!

Yes!  We provide meetings focused on Material Selections for home remodeling projects.  If you have your own contractor, we’ll be happy to meet wit you and guide you through the Product & Material Selection decisions so your contractor can install a beautiful project for you.  Cabinetry, backsplash tile, wood floor color, lighting, carpet and paint colors are a few examples of common Consultation topics.  Feel free to give us a call to discuss your project and how we can help!

Yes, we have an excellent staff of remodeling contractors that are skilled, detail oriented, professional and clean. In addition, we manage all of our projects from start to finish – so you don’t have to.

We offer a variety of Consultation services.  Meetings are customized to according to the needs of the client.  Some of our most popular Consultation Agendas include:

Interior Design Consultations are In-Home meetings that are set up to address & accomplish your home renovation goals.  Examples of common agendas include:

All of the services we provide take place in the comfort of your own home or office.  We offer in-home design services, which make it more convenient for our busy customers.  We do not have a storefront.

We provide services throughout Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin and surrounding areas of Phoenix Arizona.

Communities in Illinois include Arlington Heights, Crystal Lake, Barrington, Long Grove & Mundelein. In addition, we serve Bannockburn, Deerfield, Glencoe, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Palatine, St. Charles and surrounding areas.  In Arizona, we provide services in Surprise, Scottsdale, Carefree, Cave Creek, New River, Phoenix, Glendale and surrounding communities.

Yes, we do!  We provide options for furniture, window treatments and home accessories in a variety of price points.  We create Furniture Design Plans that include options that are selected according to need and budget.

We have found that in order to provide the best services for our clients, On-Site Consultation services are essential.  We take many factors into account with the colors, product selections, fabrics and finishes.  Actually experiencing the space, light and architectural details is a requirement for us which is why we do not provide Virtual Consultation Services.

Yes, we provide Design Consultations that include Material Selections.  We’ll be happy to meet you at your Builders Design Center or another designated location.  Let’s talk about your needs!  Contact Us!

If you’d like, please check out our Portfolio – it will give you a  good example of our Design Style which is eclectic.