Sheridan Road: Rooms With A View


"When collaborating with a client on the design of their home, a key priority is longevity. When a client puts their home in our hands, our goal is to bring their dreams to life. My style is really to impart soul and rhythm into spaces by translating a client’s vision through a curated lens, creating a beautiful result. Each layer that is installed should both create beauty and allow each family to uniquely interact with their space."

November 2017 | See more on this article

Voyage Chicago: Chicago’s Most Inspiring Stories (Inspiring Stories from the North Side)

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"My firm specializes in high-end residential interior design. I am most known for my ability to mix old treasures with new pieces in both contemporary and traditional homes. While I am thrilled when I receive compliments on my work or my designs are featured in the press, I truly pride myself on the personalized attention and care I provide each client. When a client hires Stephanie Wohlner Design, I personally dedicate my time and energy to bringing their dreams to life, creating a space that feels uniquely theirs."

September 19, 2017 | See the full interview | See more on this article

Decorilla: 10 Best Chicago Interior Designers

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"With over 25 years of residential design under her belt, Stephanie Wohlner continues to create timeless, yet modern interiors as a renowned Chicago interior designer. With her use of color, texture, and pattern she blends an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional creating a unique space personalized to her client’s needs."

"With projects throughout the country she is continuing to grow and make her name known. Stephanie Wohlner is known for her strong sense of scale and proportion which we all know can make or break a room. Not lacking in personality, she ensures that her clients have a space that directly reflects their lifestyle."

July 6, 2017 | See more on this article

Elegant Homes: Timeless Composition

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"A classic gray-on-gray palette fosters a soothing tone. Wohlner played with sheens, applying a flat finish on the walls and a gloss finish on the trim, to highlight the architecture...Repeated decorative motifs also subtly connect spaces...'In a home of this size, subtly repeating elements ties everything together.'"

Spring/Summer 2017 | pgs 14-23

Fixr: Top 200 Influencers in the Home Design Industry 2017

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"Our list of home design influencers consists of nation-wide industry experts including interior designers, home stagers, home designers, and other home design specialists. We’ve found them through their contributions to blogs, news, and social media, selecting them based on criteria such as how big their online following is and often their name or business appears in top industry lists, as well as for awards they’ve won."

January 2017 | See more on this article

Luxe Interiors & Design: Eye on Design 2017, All about Kitchens

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"For their vacation home in Lakeside, Michigan, the homeowners asked interior designer Stephanie Wohlner to create a modern escape. Stainless-steel touches such as the Emeco barstools from The Griffin Company and a backsplash from The Tile Shop provide this contemporary edge. A custom chandelier from Lindsey Adelman Studio in New York adds a sculptural element."

January/February 2017 | pg 727

Luxe Interiors & Design: Making Space

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"Great architecture stems from an intimate knowledge of not just what clients want but also the site itself. Understanding the surrounding environment serves as a basis to creating a home that showcases views, receives maximum sunlight and has a natural flow throughout."

January/February 2017 | pg 249

Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago: Showroom Spotlight - Clear Vision

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"Realizing it can be difficult for consumers to imagine their product in situ, Pella's showroom is a collection of inspirational spaces designed by well-known Chicago designers and architects...Stephanie Wohlner's rooms are equally impressive."

April 2016 | pg 48 | See more on this article

The Editor at Large: A Look Inside the New Pella Crafted Luxury Showroom

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"A visit to Pella Luxury Crafted proves revealing, the aesthetic equivalent of a Rorschach test with results that coax you gently to latent decorative desires: handmade Gothic-inspired oak entry doors like the stately ones in Stephanie Wohlner’s chic vignette."

January 22, 2016 | See more on this article

Luxe Interiors & Design: Water's Edge


"Livening up the design are pops of color in the form of ceramic vases, pillows and a pair of matching upholstered chairs. Because Wohlner had worked with the owners in the past, she understood that creating the kind of look her clients hoped to achieve would mean incorporating a few traditional fabrics and accessories alongside more contemporary pieces. 'The design has a classic sensibility yet still feels very modern,' Wohlner says."

Chicago Fall 2015 | pgs 298-311

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