Naperville Designers

Julie Brewers

How we design our living space represents who we are and what we value. Whether your vision is palatial or a warm and welcoming space for family and friends, I have been helping people craft their ideal environment for over 30 years. From collaborating with a nationally known designer, to helping a friend choose that final piece to complete their room, I love design and helping people. No project is too big or too small.

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3978 juliebrewers@smithe.com

Kristen Handtke

Hi, my name is Kristen! As a designer at Walter E. Smithe, my main priority is to guide you along in the design process. The result of this process should achieve your vision for your home, and meet all of your needs. Interior design and space planning have always been lifelong passions of mine. In fact, it was these passions which led me to pursue and graduate with a degree in Interior Design. Whether you are working on one or multiple spaces, I will be there every step of the way to assist you in fulfilling your vision. Click on my profile to explore my work and learn more!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-4697 kristenh@smithe.com

Nancy Dell'Ape-Carbone

Hi, I’m Nancy, Senior Designer, Million Dollar Producer, Member of the Presidents Circle and Client Services Award Winner. I have a love affair with design which is evident in each project I create. My background is very diverse, as I have lived and worked in many locations including: Italy, France, Singapore, and India, as well as numerous U.S. cities. I bring a fresh, imaginative flare to each project I have created and truly look forward to assisting you on your next design project!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3980 nancyc@smithe.com

Mary Jo Canfield

I’ve been a Senior Designer with Walter E. Smithe since 2007. Interior design is my life-long passion! For as long as I can remember I’ve enjoyed working with colors, fabrics and furniture. Traditional, contemporary or transitional – I love pulling design inspiration from books, magazines and from my travels as well as from a vast array of industry resources. I have an intuitive eye for design and an innate sense for making the selections and arrangements that best suite my client’s taste, budgets and lifestyles. I love to work closely with my clients and I enjoy listening and learning; listening to the descriptions of their needs, and learning about their rooms, their homes and their families.

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3979 maryjoc@smithe.com

Kerri Wolendowski

I like to have fun and create spaces that make people WANT to show them off! I have a natural eye for design, great style,and I can make your dreams turn to reality in a short period of time.

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-4896 kerriw@smithe.com

Alfred Beam

Hi, I'm Alfred, Senior Designer, Million Dollar Producer and 60 time member of the President's Circle. All through my life, Interior Design has been present. Whether it was moving furniture in my room as a child, working at my mother's design firm, opening my own boutique design and property staging firm in Florida, to now working for Walter E. Smithe for these last 10 years, you could say that I have been involved in the Design field for over 20 years. Having lived in South Africa, Puerto Rico, and various cities in the United States, my designs have always been influenced by my surroundings. What has remained constant from design to design is my ability to bring these surroundings into my client’s homes – from what we see and appreciate at a first glance, to the small intricate details that make each room special. My approach is simple, GOOD INTERIOR DESIGN! I'm not a sales person, I have no background in sales, but one thing I am is true to my art and my craft. I have a lifetime of experience in Interior Design, so let's work together in creating a space you love for a lifetime!

484 South Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3976 alfredb@smithe.com

Jen Meyer

My goal is simple: help my client create the space of their dreams. Whether that’s customizing your very own sofa, purchasing an item on our showroom floor, or simply accessorizing, I’m here to help you. We will work together (and have fun doing it!) finding exactly what it is you're looking for that reflects your personality. What are you waiting for? Pick up that phone and let’s start transforming your home!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-4879 jenc@smithe.com

Ann Schref

Hi! I have been a Senior Designer for Walter E. Smithe since 2007. I believe that great design can bring joy to your home everyday. Your rooms should be personal, unique and comfortable in whatever style you enjoy. I love getting to know my clients which helps me to design their home to suit their lifestyles! I have had the fortunate opportunity to work with great clients and would love the next one to be YOU!!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3977 anns@smithe.com

LouAnn "LuLu" Medick

Hi, My name is LouAnn, and I have been a Senior Designer for Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design for over 5 years. One of the most important skill sets I’ve acquired from my travels and design education is the ability to recognize quality design and craftsmanship. I know that you are only as good as your resources and it is an honor to be a member of the Smithe team because they provide me with excellent resources which allow me to do superior design for my clients. As a result, I create timeless designs that maintain their structure and beauty over time. I call that value, and that is what I strive to give my clients with every project. Click on my profile button button to see past projects, and let’s get started with yours today!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3975 louannm@smithe.com

Jason Shuckhart

UNIQUE and PERSONAL is the driving force behind my design. Although I am a recent addition to the Smithe design team, I'm not new to the world of interior design, previously owning an independent design firm, with clients throughout the greater Chicagoland area. I have a knack for blending colors and fabrics, and believes that style, function and comfort should all be considered when creating a room or an entire home. My approach to design also takes into consideration the desires and lifestyle of the client, which allows me to create those unique and personal spaces.

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3992 jasons@smithe.com

Ashley Young

My life motto has been CREATE. INSPIRE. EXCEL. I have lived and breathed by these words. What better way to utilize my motto than to be part of the Walter E. Smithe family! Our clients come in with an idea and by letting me take the reins allows for that idea to come to life. You dream it. We build it after all. I am not here to sell you a sectional or a dining table. I am here to create memories for you and your family for years to come. I am here to assist you with any size project from adding accessories for your mantel or starting from scratch with a new home. Each and every project is meaningful and important in my eyes. Most people try to think outside the box, me on the other hand, I try to think of what I can do with the box. So come in today and we can start brainstorming some great ideas!

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 (630)581-3987 ashleyy@smithe.com

Maureen Buckley-Rogers

Hi, I’m Maureen, a Senior Designer and General Manager. After spending many years in sales and marketing I decided to work in a field that is full of creativity and joy. I say joy because I find there is so much joy in helping people create a beautiful home where so much of ones life is spent. I have been a designer for Smithe since 2002 and love it! I invite you to click on my name to see some of my work and learn more about my design philosophy.

484 S. Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540 630-581-3974 maureenb@smithe.com