Thursday, April 29, 2010

evanston modern historic

julia buckingham edelmann, co-author of the witty design blog material girls and principal of the north shore chicago firm buckingham interiors + design llc, has designed the quintessential family home in evanston illinois. her modern take on traditional design combines all things urbane, antique, and natural. today’s feature is no exception. the dated historic home received a thorough redesign. originally full of fussy decorations and a behind the times color palette, edelmann introduced a new scheme of modern hues, materials, and fixtures. the revamped residence perfectly captures the spirit of buckingham interiors + design llc, and acts as a model home for raising an evanston family.

i would especially like to thank miss alison besikof of buckingham interiors + design llc for submitting their evanston renovation. photographer eric hausman shot the stunning after photos.


  1. wow, the transformation is stunning! I love the brownish-grey color they used in the living room (it's very similar to the color we have in ours!!)

  2. Just beautiful. Her dining room has inspired me to wallpaper one of our rooms. It's such a classic look. Trina

  3. ' a modern take on traditional design' really sums it up. The dining room is casual glam - love it! I also love the conversation group of club chairs in the big bold traditional print. A quite beautiful redesign.



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