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Who We Are

Chester & Chester, a member of the NKBA, has been a fixture of Chicago’s North Shore for over thirty years.  Todd L. Atkins, Chester & Chester’s senior designer since 1996, holds a degree in interior architecture from the Art Institute of Chicago. His design expertise is enhanced by his extensive knowledge of architecture, antiques, and furniture. Designer Laura Kaufmann has been with Chester & Chester since 2004. Laura holds a degree in interior design from the University of Alabama. Her expertise in design and appliance selection is informed by her appreciation of the finer things in life and a love of cooking.


We believe in superior customer service; we do what we say we will do.  Our firm is fair, on time, accessible, interactive, equitable, and centered upon ensuring our clients’ expectations are fully met.  The value of educating the customer is never lost on the bottom line.  This approach ensures that the client receives the best possible combination of product and service from Chester & Chester.



Chester & Chester’s work has been featured in Luxe Magazine, Kitchen & Bath Ideas, Dream Kitchens, Kitchen Trends, Traditional Home, This Old House, Better Homes and Gardens, Kitchens by Professional Designers, and other publications.  A Chester & Chester kitchen has even been spotted on HGTV.  Some examples of our custom cabinetry can be seen and touched at the Abt Electronics and Appliances showroom in Glenview, Illinois.