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Remodeling and Home Design
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Remodeling and Home Design Remodeling and Home Design

Chicago/Miami Interior Design

TWD has had the opportunity to collaborate with many wonderful clients, architects, artists and trades on a variety of residential interior design projects across the Country.  The firm’s priority is to improve each client’s fundamental experience of home.  We create interior design that nurtures the psychological and physical well-being of its’ inhabitants within a visually stand-out environment.  Clients value our special ability to focus on design factors that will make the biggest impact on their enjoyment of their space.
Contact Terri today to explore how, together, you can transform your residence to maximize the comfort, productivity and pleasure your home can provide.

Terri Weinstein: Interior Design, Miami, FL , Chicago, IL


MFA – The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Interior Architecture Department – Chicago, IL – June, 1987
BA – Washington University, Art History & Archaeology Department – St. Louis, MO September, 1965 – June, 1969
New Trier High School – Winnetka, IL – September, 1960 – June, 1965


*Continuous classes, forums and seminars on architecture and design topics, including lighting, kitchen and bath design, material use, cutting edge designers and architects

*Ongoing seminars on new product offered to designers by various brands including GE, Osram, Kohler, Wolfe and SubZero

*Various forums on finance, project management and marketing

*Travel, museum exhibits, and perusal of related books and periodicals


1979 to present:  Terri Weinstein Design, Inc. – Chicago, IL  34 years

Principal of Interior Design / Interior Architecture firm. Completed projects include numerous single family homes, high-rise condominiums, brownstones, co-ops and retreat/vacation homes, retail stores, professional corporate offices, and condominium lobbies.

1973 – 1979

Freelance Photographic Stylist – Chicago, IL.  Designed and supervised construction of room sets and tabletops for film, photography and television. Duties included set design, prop, wardrobe and talent selection, meeting demanding deadlines and budget constraints.

1971 – 1973

Trans World Airlines, Inc. – Chicago, IL.  Advertising and Promotion for Corporate Offices. Developed and executed programs to introduce and promote new services and routes.

1970 – 1971

Playboy Magazine – Chicago, IL.  Assistant Photographic Stylist for Corporate Offices. Designed and propped sets and tabletops for editorial photography.

1969 – 1970

Chase Park Plaza Hotel – St. Louis, MO Assistant Advertising and Promotion for Corporate Offices. Helped develop and execute programs and support material to promote the hotel, restaurants and other properties.


ASID (American Society of Interior Designers): Elected board member

IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) (The association for professional lighting designers)


  • 1987-1997-The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Interior Architecture Department

Taught full semester studios in Interior Architecture and Architectural Lighting

Co-Developed the architectural lighting class taught at both Harrington Institute and The School of the Art Institute with Patrick Grzybek, architect

  • 1989-1992-Faculty at Harrington Institute of Design
  • Designed/implemented full lighting laboratory for teaching and student experimentation at SAIC

Adult Education Programs: Latin School of Chicago, Parker School, Highland Park High School on Kitchen and Bath design


  • Merchandise Mart Conferences:

For designers and architects : Topics included: “Kitchen & Bath Design” (for Architectural Digest), “Lighting Design”, “Color and Light”, “How Light Manipulates Space"

For the public : Topics included: “Kitchen & Bath Design”, “Working with a Professional Designer”, “Accessorizing with Art and Antiques” (for Art & Antiques magazine)

  • Design Center, Washington, D.C.: To designers and architects : “How Light Manipulates Space.”
  • AIA (American Institute of Architects) Concept Chicago Conference: To designers and architects: ”How Light Manipulates Space”

  • Installation at The Art Institute of Chicago, Children’s Museum;  A viewer-activated study of simultaneous color contrast: color, light and human perception.

  • Chicago Tribune Magazine, COVER STORY-June, 2009 "Call of the Wild" by Lisa Skolnick
  • NorthShore Magazine-Sept. 2003 “A Design for Living” by Mary McGuire. www.northshoremag.com/cgi-bin/ns-article?article=/homegarden/09-03-design.html
  • Il Bagno Oggi E Domani, Aug.-Sept. 2000
  • Kitchen & Bath Ideas, Winter 1998
  • Kitchen & Bath Ideas, Fall 1998
  • Design Conceps, Fall 1997
  • Easy Style, Ed. James D. Blume, (Meredith Publications, Des Moines, Ia) 1998
  • The Home Office Book, Donna Paul (Artisan Publishing, New York), 1996
  • New York Times, December, 1996
  • Chicago Sun-Times, numerous articles
  • Chicago Tribune, numerous articles
  • Daily Herald, numerous articles
  • Windy City Times, September, 1994
  • Residential Lighting, May, 1994
  • Inland Architect, November/December, 1991


  • Residences in Chicago,IL, Chicago’s North Shore, Hyde Park, Oak Park, New York City, NY, Bozeman, MT, New Buffalo, MI, Palm Beach, FL, Coral Gables, FL, Martha's Vineyard, MA
  • ORT Resale Shop, Highland Park, IL, a retail clothing store
  • Maas International Corporate Headquarters, Willowbrook, IL, a metal polish manufacturer
  • Bozell & Jacobs Advertising Agency, President’s Office, Chicago, IL
  • The Schram Advertising Agency Corporate Offices, Northbrook, IL


  • 1997-8 Discovery Channel program: Interview w/Designer, Subject: Designer’s apartment. Aired thru
  • 1998. Title: “Walls of Wonder” 1998 Judge: Halo Lighting Competition 1997 Room Design, Merchandise Mart – Celebrations at Home -Barbara Pearlman Design Atelier.
  • 1997 ASID Showhouse room, Evanston, IL.
  • 1995 Judge – IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers) Competition
  • 1988 and 1989 Design Consultation – Eva Maddox Associates – Chicago, IL


  • Pro bono design/construction implementation of resale shop for Women’s American Ort.
  • Produced 3 events raising more than $250,000 to fund AIDS vaccine research. Mobilized the collective energy and creativity of a group of designers and architects to impact the AIDS pandemic.  Read about it. Go to: http://www.uclaaidsinstitute.org/publications/pdfs/INSIDER_Jan_2006.pdf (Please scroll to page 32.)