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Ceilings Top Off a Room’s Character

Ceilings Top Off a Room’s Character

Ceilings are an important aspect of creating the ambience in a room and there are many ways to achieve a look regardless of the height [...]

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North Shore Home Remodel

North Shore Home Remodel

The Challenge: To update and upgrade a 1920 brick Georgian to fit today’s lifestyle within the existing footprint and optimize views [...]

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Lighten Up Your Living Space

Lighten Up Your Living Space

Adding skylights and removing dividing walls will brighten your home’s space even on the gloomiest days. The kitchen’s [...]

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We Make Custom Furniture Tailored to Your Personal Taste

We Make Custom Furniture Tailored to Your Personal Taste

Did you know that Benvenuti and Stein also offers custom furniture? Integrating a home’s finishes with complementary furniture is a [...]

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Cabinetry Staging at Benvenuti and Stein March 21 & 22

Cabinetry Staging at Benvenuti and Stein March 21 & 22

An invitation for Design Professionals to see our latest kitchen cabinetry staged in our Evanston shop March 21 & 22. If you have never [...]

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Home Design-“Reappropriation”

Home Design-“Reappropriation”

The term “reappropriation” won’t be found in the dictionary. It is a way to call attention to how living space has considerably [...]

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Myths, Lies, Mysteries: Trade Secrets from an Interior Design Pro

Myths, Lies, Mysteries: Trade Secrets from an Interior Design Pro

by Janet McCann, McCann Associates, Inc. “Solid wood is far superior to veneer” This is a belief that undoubtedly began in the [...]

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Myths, Lies, Mysteries: Trade Secrets from an Interior Design Pro

Myths, Lies, Mysteries: Trade Secrets from an Interior Design Pro

By: Janet McCann, McCann Associates Inc. “Never paint a small room a dark color” is folklore.  Here is the inside story. A 300 lb. [...]

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