Whether you prefer a 19th-century mansion on a quiet, tree-lined side street or a sleek lakefront high-rise, Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood offers vibrant, luxury living on the city’s exclusive Near North Side. Situated between North Avenue, Lake Shore Drive, Oak Street, and Clark Street, the Gold Coast blends designs by architects such as David Adler and Frank Lloyd Wright — the perfect combination of historic and modern design choices.
Ready to learn how CMFTO can help with your next renovation?
Founded in 1999 by interior designer Claudia McLaughlin, CMFTO is passionate about creating refined, personalized spaces for our clients. From initial concept and space planning through construction and installation, Claudia leads every Gold Coast interior design and renovation project with an eye to luxury and functionality.
Good design should not only reflect your unique aesthetic; it should meet your practical, everyday needs and suit your lifestyle. CMFTO’s full-service, customized approach to interior design and renovation ensures that your project makes your Gold Coast home more functional, accessible, and unique to you. With decades of experience in the high-end design space, we work together with our network of trusted trades and artisans, including millworkers, electricians, contractors, architects and more to consider every detail and complete your project efficiently. This approach allows us to deliver on any needs you may have — from a single room refresh to a gut rehab — all the while maintaining our focus on “service first.”
Fill out our contact form and we’ll schedule a complimentary, 45-minute call to discuss your project goals, timeline, design intent, and answer any questions you may have. We’ll walk you through the CMFTO process and set up an in-person follow-up meeting, as needed.