Jae creates functional interiors infused with creativity honoring her clients’ unique joys and passions.

Jae Berni sees her design role as collaborative. She believes her clients' homes are personal reflections of their lifestyles. She blends her creative and artistic expertise with their preferences to create unique, and highly individual interiors. Jae’s artistic expertise shines through her ability to infuse color and pattern into a project, providing depth to the interiors she helps to create.

Jae honed her design style through 25 years of experience on a wide range of projects from a single bedroom in a Frank Lloyd Wright home to an entire European country-style house from its inception to completion. Her work has been seen in more than 17 Oak Park and River Forest Infant Welfare Society showcase houses and has been featured in shelter magazines including Chicago Home, Design Showcase and Traditional Home.

Jae is a graduate of the International Academy of Design in Chicago and is a licensed interior designer with professional membership in the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Her home and business is located in River Forest, Illinois and serves the greater Chicagoland area.

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