Friday Finds: Kristin Petro Interiors

This week’s feature: Kristin Petro of Kristin Petro Interiors, Inc. from Elmhurst, IL!

“This oversized pendant from Arteriors was the perfect proportion in this large kitchen with 12-foot ceilings.  It’s texture beautifully complemented the other finishes.”

Featured Product:

• Rimini Pendant by Arteriors

For more information on Kristin Petro Interiors, Inc., visit www.kristinpetro.com.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.

Meet Micah | Scottsdale Inventory Specialist

Where were you raised?
Hawai’i.

What is your favorite color?
Black.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to spend time outdoors.

What is your favorite quote?
“Just that you do the right thing, the rest doesn’t matter -Marcus Aurelius

What is your favorite food?
Burgers.

Micah can be reached in the Scottsdale showroom at scottsdaleinventory@caidesigns.net or by phone at (480) 565-3775 x6935

Meet Julie | Chicago Lighting Showroom Sales

What is your past work
experience/education?
I have worked in the lighting industry for over a decade. My first job in high school was actually cashiering at one! I attended Illinois State University with a Business Major. My work experience has brought me through multiple design elements in marketing and sales.

Where were you raised?
La Grange, IL.

Where do you draw inspiration from?
Social media and designers sharing their portfolio of completed projects with me. I LOVE seeing the “before and after” photos and the journey of all the hard working coming together.

In your experience working with C.A.I. Designs thus far, what are some of your favorite product lines and why?
Currey & Co, Made Goods, Palecek and Visual Comfort. All of these lines provide truly one-of-a-kind products that make a statement in each of their collections. Lighting brings in a “wow” factor no matter how big or small!

How would you characterize your design style?
Transitional.

What is your favorite color?
Black – I like to keep it neutral and then add in pops of color!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Hiking, trying new restaurants throughout Chicagoland, spending time with my family and friends.

What is your favorite TV series?
Chopped on the Food Network.

What is your favorite food?
Cheese – I can’t go a day without it!

Julie can be reached in the Chicago Mart showroom at juliej@caidesigns.net or by phone at (312) 755-9163 x7005

Friday Finds: Jacob-Lukas Design

This week’s feature: Kurt Jacob Miller and S. Lukas Mack of Jacob-Lukas Design from Chicago, IL!

“This project is a 4-story townhouse on the Chicago River right near Lake Michigan. The fireplace, mirrors, railings and floor were all designed and custom built by us.”

Featured Products:

• Ice Breaker Sofas & Sociable Cocktail Table by Caracole

For more information on Jacob-Lukas Design, visit jacoblukasdesign.com.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.

Friday Finds: Dana Bryant

This week’s feature: Dana Bryant, Showroom Manager for C.A.I. Designs Scottsdale!

“I chose this painting from Kader Boly as one of my favorite things. This artist instantly became one of my favorites not only here in our showroom but also to follow on Instagram. The detailing in his pieces are so minimal yet capture an entire image in your mind’s eye. And what an amazing life he has led so far! I can’t get enough of this man’s work.”

Scottsdale Design District

Featured Product:

• Troupeau de Paturage 1 painting by Kader Boly

For more information on our Scottsdale showroom, contact Dana Bryant at danab@caidesigns.net or 480-565-3775 x6930.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.

Friday Finds: Expressive Interiors

This week’s feature: Marietta Calas of Expressive Interiors from Long Grove, Illinois!

“These asymmetrical channel back chairs by Burton James are the perfect compliment to the channel bed in this master suite. The velvet fabric on the chairs gave it a classic look and the asymmetrical design is sophisticated and inviting. These chairs complete the design of the room.”

Featured Product:

• Flamenco Chairs by Burton James

For more information on Expressive Interiors, visit expressiveinteriors.net.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.

Friday Finds: Seek Interior Design

This week’s feature: Kristina Sterling of Seek Interior Design from Denver, Colorado!

“This living room reminds me of a room in Europe, combining old and new. Creating an inviting yet usable space to work and entertain.”

Featured Products:

  • Tamarind Table Lamps by Mr. Brown London
  • Belmont Desk by Mr. Brown London
  • Storm Cabinet by Julian Chichester
  • Slated Cocktail Table by John-Richard
  • Avery Stools by Palecek

For more information on Seek Interior Design, visit seekinteriordesign.com.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.

Friday Finds: Lori Clarke Design

This week’s feature: Lori Clarke Design from Phoenix, AZ!

“We created this Master Suite to capture the elegance and sophistication of a french chateau, but we wanted to honor the design and ease of modern day living. Each detail speaks to our clients love for vintage, antiques, and a true appreciation for the french aesthetic.” – Lori Clarke & Summer Kraut

Master Bedroom
Office

Featured Products:

  • 3221-11 Apartment Sofa (Bedroom) and 3183-11 Apartment Sofa (Office) by Lee Industries
  • 3916-01 Host Chairs by Lee Industries
  • Ionia Coffee Table by Hickory Chair

For more information on Lori Clarke Design, visit loriclarkedesign.com.

Our showrooms are currently open and appointments are recommended. Please contact your local showroom for assistance.