Recent Announcements


Office Re-entry: What you need to know - May 2020

Whether you're focusing on a temporary re-entry plan or making significant modifications, we've outlined both the "do now" measures you're likely to consider as well as heavier lifts for the future.
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Gary Lee Inducted into Mart Hall of Fame - October 2019

Gary Lee Partners was inducted into the Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame on October 3, 2019. The private induction ceremony celebrated the best of Chicago's residential design community and was followed by the VIP Luxury Gala as part of Design Chicago.
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IIDA RED Award 1st Place Winner Residential Design - May 2019

Gary Lee Partners won 1st place for exemplary residential design by the IIDA RED Awards for our work at 4 E. Elm in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. In addition to designing the building's lobby and public areas, our firm was hired to customize a number of private resdiences.
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Happy New Year - December 2018

We hope you and your loved ones have a fun, safe, and happy holiday season, as well as a prosperous 2019! This past year we celebrated 25 years in business, honoring the many clients that paved the way for our success. We eagerly look forward to the future, to new projects, and new experiences. Thank you for being a part of it!
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Interior Design Magazine Best of Year - November 2018

Our office is a finalist for Interior Design Magazine's Best of Year award in the "Own Office" category. It is humbling to receive such positive feedback for such a personal project. Winners will be announced on November 30 in New York City.
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Updated Residential Interiors Book - 2018

We have released our updated Residential Interiors Book, showcasing some of our favorite projects from the last five years. Featuring images from luxury residences and multi-family developments, this book showcases the breadth of our residential design practice.
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Crain's Chicago Business - October 2018

For the second year in a row, a Gary Lee Partners design has earned the top slot in Crain’s Chicago Business’ Coolest Offices feature. This time, it's our very own office, where we played both roles of designer and client.
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Photos of our Open House - September 2018

To celebrate 25 years of GLP, we threw a party in our office and invited our clients, collaborators, and friends. If you weren't able to make it, we have compiled some highlights of the event on our official Facebook page.
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Todd Webb AIA joins GLP as Director - September 2018

We are pleased to welcome Todd Webb AIA to our design studio. With experience in high-end projects and custom furniture design, Todd's skills align perfectly with GLP's. Prior to joining GLP, Todd built his career at SCB and Dirk Denison Architects.
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Updated Commercial Interiors Book - 2018

We have released our updated Commercial Interiors Book, showcasing some of our favorite projects from the last three years. The book includes images from global law firms, private investment firms, a commercial real estate office, a global ad agency, and more.
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We are hiring! - Summer 2018

Gary Lee Partners is looking for a talented individual to join our design studio as a full-time Senior Interior Designer. Click below to learn more about the position and/or share it with anyone you think would be a good fit.
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25 Years of Gary Lee Partners - Summer 2018

Our firm will celebrate twenty-five wonderful years of interior and product design this summer. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to catch a glimpse of the story of GLP with pictures of our earliest projects.
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Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards - March 2018

Gary Lee Partners was thrilled to be named a finalist for Interior Design Firm of the Year alongside several talented local firms.
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GLP has moved! - Winter 2017-2018

We started the new year by moving offices, from our home of 17 years on Superior Street to the top floor of the Marwen Building at 833 N Orleans. Please update your contact lists!
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Crain’s Chicago Business – October 2017

Our design for McDermott Will & Emery won the top spot in Crain’s Chicago Business’ Coolest Offices feature thanks to our client’s “attentive hospitality, as well as smart, forward-thinking interior design.”
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Luxe Magazine – Fall 2017

A blend of modern and traditional, our design for a historic Kenwood home, whose “past opens up the future,” was published in Luxe Magazine.
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Superior House, Fall 2017

River North will soon feature a condo development where every unit has its own corner balcony.
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McDermott Will & Emery – March 2017

The new Chicago offices of this global law are open in the city’s newest Class A Tower.
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Mountain Living – January 2017

Our design for a client’s modern ski chalet in Aspen, “built to withstand an avalanche, yet exquisitely delicate and airy,” was recently published in Mountain Living.
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