Our timeless and classic interiors are a true reﬂection of the clients that live in them. Known for spaces that embody both elegance and practicality, beauty and function, each space is tailored to a client’s taste and lifestyle.
Steffanie Danby Interiors is a full-service interior design and renovation firm, specializing in everything from a single room makeover to an entire home renovation. Our goal is to create beautiful, practical and timeless spaces that truly exceed our clients' expectations. We help to lay out and plan your spaces and select the appropriate furniture, lighting, paint colors, wallpaper, window treatments, accessories and art. With our comprehensive knowledge of construction and team of expert tradespeople, we are well equipped to design and manage spatial overhauls of kitchens, bathrooms and full home remodels.
Steffanie Dakis Danby, principal designer and owner, has a passion and love for interiors that shines through in each of her projects. Her incredible eye for design, and ability to mix styles and work with both modern and traditional design, brings a fresh and unique look to each project. As a busy mother of two teenaged boys, Steffanie understands that a home must be as functional as it is beautiful. Steffanie’s work has been featured in several local and national publications and earned “Best of Houzz” awards for both design and service. A native and resident of Chicago’s North Shore, Steffanie holds a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute Chicago and has over 25 years of experience with the design of clothing and interiors.
"Steffanie is highly professional, organized, and really has a knack for personalizing her approach with clients. She gets to know you and what you like so that her design ideas truly reﬂect your inspiration. On top of that, she keeps to a schedule and stays within your budget. I have recommended Steffanie to several of my friends who have now used her, and are equally happy with her work. In short, she’s fantastic!"
“Steffanie was amazing. She completely transformed two rooms on my ﬁrst ﬂoor and it has had a huge impact on our home. It feels fresh, fun and inviting! I highly recommend Steffanie Danby Interiors!”
“Steffanie helped me completely transform my home. Her design and decorating talents turned a dark formal home into a bright, modern, beautiful home. She was easy to work with and made the process enjoyable.”
“We absolutely love working with Steffanie! She was ﬂexible with our schedule, very responsive, and always very cognizant of our budget and design goals. It amazes us how she can glance at a space and immediately come up with ideas to make it more functional and beautiful! Highly recommend her!”
“Steffanie has been my interior designer for multiple projects and I would not consider hiring anybody else. I am not a great decision maker when it comes to decorating, and Steffanie gives me many options, always staying with my budget, and gently guiding me to making decisions. I trust Steffanie 100%- her knowledge and sense of style is impressive to stay the least!”
“Steffanie Danby Interiors has done many projects for me. The most recent one being our kitchen renovation. We were looking to modernize our kitchen and open it up to make the house flow more. Steffanie and her team went above and beyond our expectations. Steffanie was wonderful to work with, always available for whatever we needed, up to date on top design and always made sure to give it her all. Her team was professional and skilled at what they did. They were on target with costs and timing. We couldn’t be happier in our new kitchen and how it has changed the entire feel of our house! We will definitely use Steffanie again. She is an A+ in our book!”
“Steffanie was a lifesaver in our home renovation! She is so knowledgeable in every aspect of remodeling, colors, textures and everything down to the studs. She is efficient, zeros in on your likes and dislikes quickly so that the project can move along. We loved working with Steffanie and would recommend her time and time again!”
“We worked with Steffanie for two years as she helped us buy furniture after our house burned down, and then helped us with the interior design as we rebuilt. She is fabulous with colors and coordinating fabrics. She worked within our budget and always focused on making sure we got good value. She quickly understood our taste and was always sensitive to it. Yet, she was always ready to make a recommendation if we asked. She is a pleasure to work with and we give her our strongest endorsement.”
“After moving into a new house in a new state we quickly realized we needed help creating a beautiful and functional home for our family. Steffanie listened carefully and provided a creative plan to meet our needs with our budget in mind. She designed our living room, dining room, office and foyer, while adding touches to our kitchen and family room, to create harmony throughout our home. We love her work so much that we extended the project to other parts of our home.”
“Steffanie helped us design and renovated the ﬁrst ﬂoor of our newly purchased home. Her professionalism, punctuality, advice and knowledge are top notch. The work was done on time and on schedule - with Steffanie monitoring the work and keeping us informed along the way. This year she designed and decorated our kitchen space, our family room and our dining room. The furniture, fabric, rugs, accessories, lighting and materials she put together are gorgeous. She totally “got” our style! She is easy to work with, and has truly made our house a home we’re proud to come home to every day. 5 stars!”