Libertyville-Mundelein Interior Designer

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Design Consultations • Home Furnishings • Custom Renovations

Expert and Friendly Interior Design, Furniture & Home Remodeling Services

Are you ready to update the interior of your house? Choosing the “right materials” can save you time & money.  Achieve your “dream home” with the help of a seasoned interior designer! We’ve been providing Interior Design products and services in Libertyville, Mundelein, Ivanhoe, Diamond Lake and it’s surrounding communities since 1991!

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Popular Home Design Consultations

General Design Consultation

Are you ready to start updating your home? Need advice & direction? This is the Consult for you! Learn More

Paint Color Selections

We’ll choose your interior wall colors. Our “whole house approach” takes into consideration your existing furnishings. Learn More

Exterior Color Selections

Selection of Exterior Paint Colors  to complement your siding, brick, stone & house style.

Home Furnishings

Fantastic options for furniture, window treatments and home accessories chosen for you, within your budget.

Kitchen & Bathroom Design

Consultations cover Space Planning, Material Selections, Building & Finishing Touches.

Real Estate  – Buying & Selling

We’ll provide you with a Design Plan that prioritizes “eye sores” and lists solutions to maximize the value of your home.

We’ve Got Over 25 Years Experience

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Full Service Interior Design Options

Design – Furnish – Build – Manage

What’s your home improvement goal? Are you ready to paint your home, update your furnishings or remodel? A great “start” to any home renovation is with a “Design Plan”.

Interior Design Consultations

Interior Design Consultations are meetings that focus on important home improvement decisions.  Each appointment is set up with a pre-planned agenda that is based on your goals. Whether the intention is to update Paint Colors, Modernize Furnishings or Remodel a Room, the Consultation is a great way to start the process!

Home Furnishing Plans

Are you ready to modernize your furnishings?  If so, we’ll provide you with fantastic options.  Items we choose for you, fit into your budget. Your space will be evaluated and existing furniture that will stay in your home will be included in your Design. Based on your needs, we’ll present you with various options. For instance, items like furniture, window treatments, rugs, artwork and other home accessories may be suggested. In addition, custom fabrics and finishes will be selected for you to create a beautiful look.

Home Remodeling

When it comes to Home Remodeling, you have options. Have you begun your project, and need help with Material Selections? Let’s talk about a Consultation. We can solve that problem for you!  Are you looking for someone to Design & Build your Kitchen or Bathroom?  Do you need contractors for your Basement Renovation or Home Addition?  We provide completely managed Design and Build services.

Living Room & Family Rooms   |   Kitchen Design & Renovation   |   Bathroom Design & Remodeling   |   Bedroom Design   |   Entertainment Rooms   |   Dining & Eating Areas

Questions?  Give Us a Call!  815-479-0047

How Do You Begin Working With DF Design?

We’ll Begin with a Consultation – Customized to fit your Home Improvement Needs

Design Consultation fees vary because the size and scope of project is different. Once we speak with you, we’ll be able to let you know how we can help you. Call us at 815-479-0047.

The phone consultation is friendly and FREE. We’ll discuss your plans to update your home,  and answer any questions you have.

Consultation Fees | How Much Does a Consultation Cost?

Design Plans are Created According to Your Needs

We offer complete Interior Design Services! Whether you’re ready for Fresh Paint Colors, Furnishings or Remodeling, we can help you with a beautiful Design Plan. Consultations are one of our most popular services!

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We’ve been providing Interior Design & Home Renovation products and services in Libertyville, Mundelein and surrounding communities for over 25 years.  Our design services are a great investment. You can opt for “Hourly Design Consultation” or “Fully Managed Home Renovation” services – it’s up to you!

Libertyville, Illinois

The village of Libertyville is located in Lake County, Illinois, about 39 miles north of Chicago.  The town was established in 1829, and it’s first recorded resident was George Vardin.  According to history, Vardin took residence in a log cabin that would later be the town’s first Post Office.  In 1895, a fire destroyed the majority of Libertyville’s downtown.  To avoid future disasters, the village board mandated that brick be used for reconstruction.  As a result, the architecture of the downtown is unified by both period and building material.  In 1997, Libertyville was honored with a Great American Main Street Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In addition, in 2012, Libertyville received the Lt. Governor’s Award for Excellence for it’s drive to promote local merchants.

Cook Mansion Libertyville IL

Cook Mansion – 413 North Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048

The most prominent building in Libertyville is the Cook Mansion.  It was built in 1879 by Ansel Brainerd Cook who was a teacher and stonemason. In addition, Cook was also known as an influential Chicago builder and politician.  Cook used the two-story Victorian mansion as his summer home and horse farm. In his will, he donated the home for use as the Public Library. The building received a major Neoclassical renovation that converted it into a library and opened to the public in 1921.  Today, the home functions as a museum operated by the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society.

Mundelein, Illinois

Adjacent to Libertyville, is the town of Mundelein, Illinois.  Incorporated in 1909, the village grew from a small farming community into a vibrant township.  Peter Shaddle was the first known settler.  The log cabin he built was located on the grounds of what is now St. Mary of the Lake Seminary.  As the town expanded, the Diamond Lake area was established.  Mundelein changed names several times throughout history.  The original name was “Merchants Grove”.  Later it was changed to “Holcomb, after John Holcomb, an important local business man. In 1909, the town incorporated under the name of “Rockefeller”, after railroad magnate John Rockefeller.  Shortly after, it became “Area”, after an acronym used by a successful school. Finally, in 1924, the Village changed it’s name to “Mundelein” in honor of Cardinal George Mundelein of Chicago, who purchased the property and authorized construction of St. Mary’s of the Lake Seminary.

Old Village Hall – 440 E. Hawley Street, Mundelein, IL  60060

As a “thank you” gift for naming the Village after him, Cardinal Mundelein gave the community a 1925 Stoughton fire truck. Needing a location to store the vehicle, the Village raised $36,000 to build a permanent Old Village Hall.  Once completed, the building housed the Mayor’s office, Village offices, Police Department, Fire Department and “Old #1”, the fire truck. An open area on the second floor served as a banquet hall and community room for residents. The building was used by the Village until 2014.

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Real Testimonials

DF Design has worked on several projects in our 100-year old home over the years. His work has dramatically increased the beauty of our living space. One of my favorite things about Dennis is his respect for our own style. Dennis works to incorporate our lifestyle, art and overall vision without ever suggesting we should change our taste. Because of this approach we have trusted Dennis to make some dramatic enhancements to our home. An additional benefit of working with Dennis is his network of quality builders/tradesman who complete the work when they say they will. DF Design delivers a fun experience and fantastic results!

Stephanie D.

Geneva, IL 60134

One of the most rewarding experiences our family has had. We absolutely love our “new” home and finally enjoying its potential. Thanks to DF Design, Inc we couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

Jane H.

Crystal Lake, IL 60012

I highly recommend DF Design! Dennis has transformed our home, room by room, over the past several years, with thoughtful paint selections, quality furniture, beautiful window treatments and timeless accessories. He has listened carefully to our tastes, objectives and budget, while providing fresh ideas and encouraging us to think outside the box. He and Christine are always thoughtful and professional. Whether you have a small or large project, I encourage you to give them a call!

Heidi Z.

South Barrington, IL 60010

I was impressed with the professionalism, timeliness, and quality of work that I received from DF Design, Inc.. The work that they did for me is beautiful. I highly recommend this company. Great Job Dennis Frankowski!!!

Barry S.

South Barrington, IL 60010

We used Dennis to start updating our home and we are thrilled with the results! We’ve started with our kitchen and we absolutely love how everything turned out! Everyone who has seen it since has been amazed at the design details. Dennis and his team were great to work with and they finished on time. We were also able to continue using our kitchen appliances through the majority of the project which was very helpful since we have two small kids. We’re really happy we found Dennis and his team and can’t wait to continue using them to update the rest of our home!

Heather S.

Algonquin, IL 60102

We engaged Dennis for a color consultation on our 1927 English Tudor. It was finally time to replace the original asbestos roof and siding. We landed on materials pretty quickly but didn’t feel confident about the color choices we had discussed with our contractor. Since it was a big job, we wanted to make sure the colors were exactly right. That’s where Dennis came in. The job is now done with all the colors Dennis suggested. And it is beautiful! Thank you to Dennis for giving us great advise, guidance, and peace of mind.

Michele D.

Evanston, IL 60201

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