Old Town Condo

I highly recommend Summer Thornton Design. Summer and Whitney put together a plan for the space that was classic, unique, beautiful and very much me. To this day every person
that walks in immediately remarks on how stunning it is. Their great eye for décor, incredible organization, general enthusiasm, and work ethic puts them well above all of the other interior designers I interviewed for the project. They have truly transformed the space into something out of Architectural Digest but simultaneously made it feel like a home. I cannot put into words how talented Summer is as she truly has a gift for what she does. I sometimes look at a room and marvel at how on earth she found this antique, that chandelier, or any other item and knew they would look so amazing together.

Beyond design, I think their organization and communication truly differentiates them. They give you an HONEST budget from the get-go. Many other designers don’t. They stayed on budget for every single project and showed me options in various price ranges. Summer and her team answered my emails & calls promptly and truly understand client service. So many friends and colleagues of mine have had truly terrible experiences with bad budgets and second class service despite having hired well respected firms…As you can probably tell I absolutely love the home they have created for me…I cannot recommend them enough!

- Molly L
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Lincoln Park Vintage

“Summer and her team are nothing short of amazing! They are professional, fun to work with, and extremely talented. We were new homeowners and had never renovated before and they made it simple and really helped us through each and every step. I don’t know how we would have done it without them!

- Andrea L
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Country Club French Tudor

“I cannot adequately put into words how pleased I am with Summer and the rest of the team at Summer Thornton Design…I’m a bit of a control freak – some may say I even have a mild case of OCD. Needless to say the thought of turning over control of my recent home remodel made my stomach a bit uneasy. That feeling disappeared after meeting with Summer – I immediately knew I was making the right decision. The level of attention to detail her team puts into EVERY last detail was amazing (even to me). My home is now finished and the end result is stunning. I’ve lived in the completed home for a year now and I still smile from ear to ear every time I walk through the door. Summer and her team delivered a home beyond what I ever dreamed was possible.”

- Neil H
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Old Town Boutique

I had the pleasure of working with the Summer Thornton Design team when conceptualizing my new retail store’s interior. I had found her firm when I had asked around for recommendations, as Summer had decorated another retail store in the Chicago area.

The process of working with Summer was incredibly easy and assuring…Everything was completed in a timely manner with great attention to detail. Nothing was overlooked….When problems arose, we were always able to find a solution and Summer’s team worked until everything was perfect.

Overall, I would highly recommend Summer to anyone who was looking for an interior designer, as I already have to numerous people. We receive compliments from all of our customers remarking how much they like the space. It was a joy to work with her and her team and I look forward to using Summer Thornton Design again in the future.

- Mallory U
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