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Personal insights and opinions from CDG’s experts on how design reflects the evolving realities of how people use space where they live, work and play. No matter how aesthetics or priorities change, count on CDG to be one step ahead all the way.



April 10, 2017

The Chicago skyline will look a little different in the months and years ahead, in part because of the 44 high-rise buildings that are currently under construction in the Windy City. What can you expect from this building boom? Here are some of the most interesting projects—and trends—taking pla... read more



April 10, 2017

Major cities across the United States have become more populated, and as a result, rental rates have skyrocketed, leaving many people unable to afford life in the city. In fact, it is estimated that about two-fifths of Americans are affected by the rental housing burden, which is defined as spending... read more


Interior Architecture Firm The Childs Dreyfus Group (CDG) Introduces Vice President Of Interior Architect/Design And Vice President Of Operations/Business Development

March 14, 2017

CHICAGO, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Childs Dreyfus Group, an interior architecture/design firm located in Chicago, Illinois, had a great 2016 and is positioned perfectly to see additional growth and success in 2017. The growth created an opportunity to enhance the leadership, talent an... read more


Spotlight on Community: The Residences at Two Liberty

March 12, 2017

Located in one of the tallest residential buildings on the east coast, these high-end, luxury high-end, luxury condominiums occupy the top 30 floors of a re-purposed 67 story office building. The units embody a European style and details like European kitchens cabinets, marble baths, built-ins, hard... read more


Multifamily Design Trend Predictions for 2017

February 24, 2017

Childs Dreyfus was recently a contributor to an article on Dwell, a website dedicated to housing, real estate, and building trends. Multifamily interior designers look forward to the beginning of every new year because they get the opportunity to predict design trends and find a way to incorporate ... read more

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Student Housing Trends: The Past, Present, and Future

February 15, 2017

Prospective students look at much more than just what programs a school has to offer before enrolling. These days, students want to know what kind of life they will be living if they choose to attend the university, which means they are looking closely at on campus and off campus student housing. Ho... read more

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What Does The Rental Market Look Like Today? Who Are We Designing For?

January 17, 2017

According to the National Multifamily Housing Council, there were over 110 million renters in the United States in 2015. At Childs Dreyfus Group, we design living spaces for these renters on a daily basis, and one of the first questions we ask ourselves is “Who are we designing for?” Take a look... read more


How The New, Younger Senior Is Affecting Amenity Options And Interior Design Decisions

January 17, 2017

Although many people are under the impression people begin to slow down after they retire, there is a new trend of younger, active seniors that are disproving all of these stereotypes. As the needs and wants of this group change, so should the housing that is designed for them. Take a look at how th... read more

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