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Elgin Designers

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  • 20 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Marsha K.
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I've worked with so many talented graphic designers over the course of many years, and I have pretty high standards. Karen met them and then some. She really exceeded my expectations. I'll be working with her and referring her to my network again and again.

JI Designers
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Heena M.
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I have worked with JI Designers on multiple projects with three different organizations. Each time Wajiha has been professional, timely, and truly an ease to work with. I highly recommend her and JI Designers.

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Right Angle Studio
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David H.
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Right Angle Studio provided logo design services for our new business, taking our ideas and turning them into a reality that our team all united behind, in our short timeframe.

My Web Design
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna E.
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My Web Design designed our new website with all the specifications required at the beginning of the project. Our web designer was friendly, punctual, and professional throughout the whole process. I highly recommend this company to those looking to start a new site or refresh an existing site.

1816zenden
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Sheetal N.
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Hi , Here I want to give a very positive review about Interior designer Roopa :) She designed my family room and also did the whole house color selection for me. Me and my husband are very much impressed about her work. She helped me find very good stuff on Internet and told me about stores which I didn't even heard about. There are still few things which I need to buy and decide about but that is pending from my side. Most important thing I felt about her is she understood my requirements very well and help me find right stuff. I will definitely recommend her for other people and friends. Thanks Roopa.

Beast Graphics
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Errol D.
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He is a professional who is willing to listen and learn. Though he pre-qualified his service and sold his capabilities by building a small sample site that focused on our company and proved his mettle as a web designer. His task is to rebuild our e-commerce site and other sites affiliated with our business.

ForYouDesign
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Nick S.
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FYD is my entire marketing, web, branding, support department!! I cant say enough about the quality and commitment they have shown me throughout the 8 years I have partnered with them. They are a leader in there field. -Nick

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Catemis Creative
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeannette S.
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1st one to contact me, and now he the only one I will use for all of our creative needs.

Design from A to V
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin Q.
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Andrei redid my kitchen and it looks great! Good value for complete remodel and he resolved all issues that came up

Variant Collaborative
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Anna L.
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I hired Variant to help me with branding and the interior remodel of my coffee shop. It was my first time hiring an interior designer so I wasn't sure what to expect but they were great to work with and the renovation looks beautiful. I could not have asked for a better experience or outcome. I would refer them to anyone looking to renovate their business or home.

FreshinUp Chicago
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Kaaren F.
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I have been working with Tim for several Months now on a very complicated web project. I have been amazed at how engaged and invested he is. He offers insight and consultation as well as designing and developing a beautiful, clean, well thought out product, better than I even imagined. He is easy to work with, extremely, knowledgeable and up to date, takes the time to really listen and understand what is needed and necessary; as well as offering his own very valuable insight. He also has a brilliant team. I Plan to continue working with him as our project continues to grow.

  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel G.
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Peter is an excellent designer and artist. I was extremely pleased with the work he did for the interior of my apartment - from recommendations on artwork and placement, to furniture, to color schemes for paint and walls. He was incredibly easy to work with, and came up with solutions for design problems that I was happy with and wouldn't have thought up on my own. That said, he never imposed his own style on mine - he carefully tailored his aesthetic for my space to fit my own unique interests and tastes. I gladly recommend him, and wouldn't hesitate to hire him again.

Ilene April Interiors, Ltd.
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Betsy S.
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Ilene has a keen sense of color, texture and proportion. She understood my goals very quickly and was able to use her own expertise to guide my taste. She also gave me tremendous choices despite the fact I did not have an unlimited budget. My only regret was that I couldn't do more with her all at once but look forward to having her help me finish my place in the future!

Cirino Custom Design LLC
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Bob C.
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We had Pat remodel our front porch, and later our master bedroom. He did excellent work on both occasions. What we also greatly appreciated was his constructive ideas, that made the final results even better. Thank you Pat.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mary F.
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Absolutely reliable. We had over 30 linear ft. of kitchen backsplash to be done with subway tile and an additional herring bone marble accent over the stove. Tyler could not have been more professional. On time, courteous, clean working, conscientious. Worked with us on design. Met all our requests enthusiastically. Provided very useful suggestions that had not occurred to us. Consistently professional attitude. Motivated and positive. Tyler's skill is exceptional and we look forward to working with him again on further important improvement projects. You will not be disappointed in his work ethic, attention to detail, and pride in his craftsmanship. He's willing to work with challenging schedules, and can be trusted to not say the job is done until you are satisfied. You will be. Do not hesitate to call him for a quote. You will honestly be impressed with his work.

  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Donna W.
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I have been working with Renae Ferru for 4-5 yrs with many clients and projects....she is a very innovative and experienced designer that works well with people of different backgrounds...Every project is very unique but within the tastes and needs of her clients.....Above all ..she works well with budgets, finances and the business end of her projects.

IVO Inc
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gaby A.
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We had the best experience with Fred, he took care of our business website from start to finish. He was very professional and punctual with his estimate for completion. Thank you so much for such a pleasant experience, and amazing design / quality / value. www.gabmaster.com

Chicago Web Design
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kyle W.
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Dominique always responded quickly , she was super knowledgeable and got me exactly what I was looking for without me giving her much direction. I gave her information about my company and she provided excellence. Thank you Dominique. I look forward to working with you on more projects

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Evette S.
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Thanks to Paul and the Phoenix Design team we sold our house very fast! The designers had a vision and they were able to showcase our house and it's strengths! Everyone that saw the house was impressed with the staging and interior design. Thank you!

Joy Designs
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 28 years in business
Chantal P.
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I have worked with Joy designs on several projects including new construction and remodeling and always within my budget. All projects turned out better than I could imagine. I would hire Joy Designs for any project.

Severity Design
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie H.
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Rusty is awesome!! He spent a long time consulting with me by phone. He offered suggestions and discussed my options, explaining what each one would cost and what it included. He ended up helping my organization out of a terrible predicament. He charged us less than $100 for his help and that help saved us probably thousands. I would absolutely recommend Severity Design! Thanks, Rusty!!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a web designer?

Your website is often the first thing your customers see when they’re searching for a business or service on the web. As the face of your organization, your website needs to be attractive and functional, offering the latest features that users now expect. To plan and design a site that both reflects your company’s mission and values and appeals to customers takes a professional web designer. While free online services can help people set up websites, web designers can provide a unique solution made specifically to meet customers’ personal or business needs.

Most web designers offer a wide variety of services to make your website aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. Modern web design must be mobile-friendly and scalable, capable of expanding to include a blog, social media sites, and even video streaming; web designers are experts at integrating various web technologies. They can build the site, add functionality, test it, launch it on a live server, and track and maintain its performance.

In addition to web design and graphic design, some web design providers also offer development and security services, including search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing and management, logo design, site maintenance, domain registration and hosting, protection against malware, and digital marketing and content services.

What do interior designers do?

Interior designers do much more than pick complementary paint colors and choose matching furniture — although those tasks are important parts of the job. Unlike decorators, interior designers usually have an associate of science degree or certificate of achievement in interior design from an accredited program. They’re trained in drafting, lighting and computer aided design (CAD), and are experts in room-specific design and residential space planning. Interior designers use these skills to plan and design safe, highly functional and beautiful interior spaces, from kitchens and bathrooms to family rooms and bedrooms. They determine space requirements, work within building codes and inspection regulations, and meet accessibility standards. An interior designer’s day-to-day job includes creative and technical tasks, both of which often require great communication skills:

  • Creating model rooms and visuals using design software.
  • Researching different textiles, materials, finishes, lighting and furniture.
  • Hiring suppliers, vendors, and contractors.
  • Estimating costs and making bids on potential jobs.

How do you find a good interior designer?

For many homeowners, the difference between a good interior designer and a bad one is simply a matter of taste — but all good designers have similar skill sets. Interior designers usually have a degree or certificate in interior design, with training in design principles and lighting, drafting, and computer aided design (CAD) software. Good interior designers have strong color balancing skills and understand how different colors influence spatial perception and moods. They know the building and electrical codes in the areas where they practice, and they make sure that any contractors they hire also work to those codes. They are knowledgeable about different upholstery fabrics and draperies, stay ahead of residential design trends, and maintain their own individual creativity. Also, good interior designers have excellent space designing skills, so they can arrange a space efficiently and with ideal traffic flow. Ultimately, hiring a good interior designer means pinpointing one whose signature style is complementary to your personal style — so checking out many designers’ portfolios is a must — and whose communication methods match yours.

What makes a good logo design?

A good logo is an easily identifiable, memorable image that represents your brand. A good logo design aligns with your business model and expresses your company’s core values. A good logo design is simple, appealing, and easy for customers and viewers to quickly process. Some of the key components of a great logo are type, color palette and design. The scale, font and arrangement of the text you select will all make a difference in the feel and representation of your brand. A graphic designer will help you home in on the colors that best represent your identity and help you keep the color palette simple. The design of your logo includes the shapes you select and the way the color and type are arranged together. Investing in the services of a professional to create your logo design is likely a smart investment for any size business. Nationally, the average price range for a logo designer ranges from $170 to $250.

How much do web designers charge?

The average cost for hiring a web designer varies greatly depending on the scope of the work, which may range from building a site from scratch to rebranding an existing one, as well as the amount of content and graphics the designer will create. In general, the more complex the project, the more time the design agency will have to spend. Because web designers often work on an hourly basis, the longer the project, the higher the costs; you can count on the web designer spending at minimum 10 hours to create a very basic website with just a handful of pages with few elements. Prices also depend on the designer’s skill set, the process, and the company’s rates. In general, the national average cost for a basic website package starts at $500, but a customized website can cost as much as $2,000 or more. Here are typical average hourly rates, broken out by the complexity of the work:

  • Basic layout and user interface: $15-$40 per hour
  • Content management system design: $20-$50 per hour
  • Custom website design with custom code: $45-$75 per hour
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