Project Case Study: Technology for Commercial Spaces – Mastery Logistics

Mills was approached by an interior designer working with a logistics firm to provide integrated technology solutions for their primary conference room and several huddle rooms in their main corporate office; each space was designed to foster collaboration. An employee amenity space provides a retreat where staff can relax and recharge. The client required a…

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Seamless Technology Integration in a Modern Farmhouse

Mills was approached to provide comprehensive technology solutions for a beautiful vacation home about an hour outside of Chicago. Designed to serve as a cherished family retreat spanning three generations, this project presented an exciting opportunity for us to work with both an architect and a builder with whom we love to collaborate.  The involvement…

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“Retro” Home Theater

Mills was approached by one of our long-time clients with the idea of converting some unfinished basement space into a home theater.  Specifically, they wanted to take design elements from a nearby historic theater while including state-of-the-art audio and video.  And, importantly, it needed to be a comfortable place to spend a few hours watching…

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High Tech Meets High Design

This stunning penthouse in Chicago is proof that technology can be incorporated into your space without interfering with beautiful interior design. In the Bar area, guests are treated to exquisite views of the city while surrounded with warm wood paneling. Hidden inside one of these panels is a 65” television. When the TV turns on,…

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Cozy Home Theater

The homeowners purchased a beautiful penthouse unit in downtown Chicago many years ago.  They travel a lot for work, but when home one of their favorite activities was to disconnect and get absorbed into a good movie or sporting event.  However, they never really had a room that allowed them to truly disconnect.  They always…

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Hidden in Plain Sight – Hiding Technology

Technology in the home can be visually distracting, but it doesn’t have to be.  Home technology can be designed to integrate seamlessly into the design and décor of the home.  To preserve the sleek contemporary aesthetics of this downtown condominium, Mills Custom designed solutions that make the devices low-profile or hidden until the homeowner is…

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Project Case Study – Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast

The Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast is located in Evanston, Illinois a few blocks from Northwestern University overlooking Lake Michigan. Conceptually, the luxury B&B is meant to be an alternative to the standard hotels in Evanston and be a unique lodging alternative for the many academic, political, cultural and other visitors to the University. Design…

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