Joan M. Kaufman, ASID, FSII, LEED AP

School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Company: Interior Planning & Design, Inc.
623 E. Ogden Avenue
Ste 100
Naperville, IL 60563 map
Phone: 630-848-2119

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Designer Profile

Joan is the Interior Design Director with Interior Planning & Design, Inc.
She has an MBA from Benedictine University, a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Art History from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Joan Studied Art and Design at the Loyola University Rome Center in Rome, Italy and has completed some graduate coursework in the Architecture Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Joan is a Fellow of ASID, a Professional member of IIDA, FSII, and has passed the NCIDQ exam. Her work experience as an interior designer includes positions and several Chicago architectural firms and an office furniture dealership before founding her own interior design firm in 1990. She has been an active member of ASID since 1988. Joan is a certified Feng Shui Practitioner. Joan is a LEED Accredited Professional and is active and dedicated to Sustainable Design.

Services Offered

Interior Planning & Design, Inc. is a service oriented company specializing in professional interior design and comprehensive architectural space planning. Our concept of partnering with our clients as a team allows us to provide long term satisfaction and success to your project. Joan Kaufman is a certified Feng Shui practitioner in the Pyramid school. Her in-depth understanding of the energy of place enhances the creation of fulfilling environments. Our Interior Design expertise includes office, corporate, healthcare waiting areas, training centers, country clubs, and residences. Our philosophy of Interior Design emphasizes the creation of the total environment through lighting, color, interior space planning, texture, carpet, furniture, drapery and fabric. We offer onsite consultation, full Merchandise Mart privileges, as well as complete project management, to design a pleasing, functional interior. We work within your budget and time-frame to create a spectacular interior that is coordinated from start to finish. The firm is earned LEED Gold and Silver Certification for two projects.

Awards & Publications

2015 Design Excellence Award
2014 Favorite Interior Designer- Glancer Magazine
2012 and 2009 Best of Naperville Award
Winner, Halo/Metalux National Lighting Competition
Two Project Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Magazine Features:
Cover: Better Homes and Gardens Remodeling Ideas
Recent Feature: Kitchen and Bath News
Cover: Naperville Magazine
Cover: Better Home and Gardens /Remodeling Ideas
Double Issue Feature: Better Homes and Gardens
Double Issue Feature: Interiors and Sources
Features: West Suburban Living, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Crain’s Chicago Business, Architectural Products, Architectural Lighting, Daily Herald, Wheaton Leader, Winfield Press, Naperville Sun, The Business Ledger, Northern Illinois Real Estate Magazine, Illinois Real Estate Journal, West Suburban News, and many more.

Springbrook Animal Care Center
Springbrook Animal Care Center Foyer
Springbrook Animal Care Center Lobby
Springbrook Animal Care Center Hall and Seating
Springbrook Animal Care Center Exam Room
Springbrook Animal Care Center Kennels
KE Residence Kitchen Remodel and Sunroom Addition
KE Sunroom Addition and Kitchen Remodel
KE Residence Master Bath Remodel
KE Master Bedroom Addition
KE Vignette
Alpha Gamma Delta
Historic Remodel
Exterior Alpha Gamma Delta Historic Preservation
Alpha Gamma Historic Preservation
Chicago Wolves Headquarters
Chicago Wolves Headquarters
Chicago Wolves Conference 1
Office 2nd Floor Lobby and Architectual Glass Block Wall with Neon Lighting
Glenview office
Space Planning Interior Design, Relocation management
Glenview, IL Office Lobby and Architectual Glass Block with Neon Lighting
Office Lobby and Architectural Glass Block Neon Wall
Training Room with Automated Screen System
Alternative Home Health & Care, Inc. Reception
Alternative Home Health and Care, Inc. Conference 1
ADA restroom for Senior Care
Ceiling Design and special feature work
Dining Room/Entry Design
Sunroom Design
Sustainable Materials and acoustically Engineered space
Americas Medical Center
Living Room Design
Kitchen Remodel