Elegant Chicago Penthouse

Designer Michael Abrams creates a stylish living and dining space that is both functional and inviting.

Photo By: Scott Shigley

Photo By: Matt Abrams

Photo By: Matt Abrams

Photo By: Scott Shigley

Photo By: Matt Abrams

Cohesive Feel

The updated layout for the penthouse's combined dining and living space allows for easy flow and creates designated areas for activities.

Nighttime Elegance

The improved lighting scheme lets the homeowners highlight their art collection, control the amount of illumination and add dramatic ambiance to the home.

A Room With a View

A salon wall was created in the living room to highlight an extensive art collection. Motorized solar shades help control the room's western exposure to the sun.

Neutral Backdrop

The netural walls, millwork and fabrics provide a clean backdrop for more dazzling accessories and artwork.

Evening Party

Since these homeowners entertain extensively, it was important to create a dining area that was dramatic, but also practical and comfortable for guests.

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