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Chicago Interior design & decorating

Chicago Interior Design & Decorating

We’re Dean Malambri and Alan Sills, the friendly and obsessively detail-oriented interior designers behind Dean Alan Design. With over 15 years’ experience solving interior design and decorating dilemmas around Chicago and the Chicago suburbs, we’re here to help and guide you through your project, whether you simply need a bit of updating, or a complete renovation.

Starting a interior design or decorating project can sometimes be intimidating-  how to begin, where to look, where to spend and where to save. Our job is to make the process easy, straightforward, and within budget. Our goal is a personal space that you love coming home to.

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Got a Christmas Tree “Hole” in the House?

Phew- you made it through the holidays relatively unscathed- congratulations! And if you're like me, you performed the thankless job of taking down and putting the holiday decorations away last week. Suddenly the house looks a bit more naked, especially...

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Come On Baby, Light My Fire

Dear Dean & Alan,  To quote my favorite TV show, "winter is coming" (to Chicago). While I want to come home, pour a glass of wine and touch a button to start my fireplace, my husband is a total pyromaniac. He wants blazing, raging wood fires- I even have...

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"Dean and Alan are talented and creative and truly care about my opinion and budget! They work hard for me to find amazing items at fair prices. Plus, they’re fun to work with and flexible. They never force their opinions or ideas or get offended if I have a different opinion of something they’ve suggested. I wouldn’t work with anyone else…..they’re awesome at what they do and they really care about the customer!"

Laura G. St. Charles, IL April 14, 2016

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