We are an architecture and design studio, and we change reality

No, really. We take buildings and spaces that don't work and turn them into places that make our clients happy and create rich, positive experiences for people who interact with them. We love developing ideas and concepts, and bringing them to fruition in a way that solves the problem at hand and changes the world for the better.

Our process is truly collaborative, and our clients are our most important collaborators. We are passionate about design, great to work with, and love challenges. We know how to innovate and are not afraid to when it is called for.

If you are contemplating a new building or design project, we are ready to help and would love to talk to you. Oh, and in case you are wondering, yes, you should hire us.


We understand buildings and how they go together. We have spent almost as much time on construction sites as we have drawing the things being built. We also understand building codes, building departments, and how both can impact projects. We put all this knowledge to work for our clients early in the design process to speed the schedule and avoid bad surprises late in the game.


We work hand in hand with our restaurant and commercial clients to create spaces that tell their story. We help develop the concept's, and by extension the brand's, identity in a three dimensional, concrete form that customers can see, touch, and inhabit. We act as listeners, investigators, editors, and devil's advocates in the process of developing the message that the space needs to communicate.


Interior design is so much more than picking finishes and furniture. It is how a space talks to its users and communicates a brand's identity. Just as we collaborate with our clients to craft the story that the space must tell, we work just as closely with them to craft that physical presence in a way that is functional, surprising, cost effective, and reinforces the space's story.

You don't get great results without a great process.

Creating spaces is about making decisions. An almost infinite number of decisions. It can be a lot to deal with, especially when they have to be made quickly in order to meet the project schedule. We know how to structure the process to keep our clients from being overwhelmed.

Our collaboration with our clients is built around a process that structures decisions so that they move from the prime concepts about story and identity, through to specific details that reinforce those larger ideas. It is a process that works seamlessly with the construction processes. While quick and efficient, it also leaves plenty of room for exploration and fun.

On the left you will find links to case studies of specific projects. Click through to see the dynamic process by which projects develop and get a sense of what it is like to work with us.

Avery Architecture Identity Design 6355 N. Broadway #30 Chicago, IL 60660 312.772.5567 info@averyarch.com