Designing Barrington Lifestyles

A Trusted Designer Creates a Wynstone Dream Home

A couple’s new home in Wynstone is transformed from a blank canvas to a
warm and livable space showcasing an interior designer’s work of art.

story by Lisa stamos | Photo by Jim Prisching
Interior Design By Loren Reid Seaman

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Cheryl Marchese and Howard Seedorf were ready to find a new home in the Barrington area. Their business, N-Jet, an aviation management company at Chicago Executive, keeps them busy. They wanted to find a maintenance-free and comfortable home to enjoy. When a property in Wynstone caught their eye, the couple viewed the home—about six times—until the purchase came together for the buyers. But the blank walls and empty space needed help. “The space grew on me during our views of it,” Cheryl says. “But there were wood details everywhere and I had no idea where or how to begin pulling it together.”

Cheryl Marchese and Loren Reid Seaman

The next step was to find a designer. Cheryl had admired a commercial space in the area and inquired if the interior designer was local. When she was introduced to Loren Reid Seaman, she was able to share her concerns and interests in creating the new home, as well as those of Howard, who wanted several TVs in the home, and a master bedroom and home office on the first floor.

Loren Reid Seaman took Cheryl to the Mart in Chicago, where one piece of furniture became the lead idea to determining the look and feel of the home’s interior. Thoughtful use of the couple’s budget was a priority. Cheryl and Loren (on right) found not only an honesty-based working relationship to create a beautiful home space, but the foundation for a close friendship.

About Loren Reid Seaman

Loren Reid Seaman approaches his work as a Design Concierge. He understands all the fears, costs, and concerns of buying and decorating a home. Having grown up in the trades, Loren’s background includes hands-on craftsmanship in flooring, construction, architecture, and interior design. He helps his clients with a total-vision approach from choosing a home, working with the contractor on design decisions, to assistance and oversight on cabinetry, plumbing, flooring, and even landscaping as well as interior design. He is an advocate for his clientele and can provide service through all stages of creating your dream home.

Loren Reid Seaman is Principal of LRS Interiors, Inc. and an Allied Member of ASID, IFDA, and IIDA. LRS Interiors is located at 1150 Heather Drive, Lake Zurich. Phone: 847-550-6363.