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Celebrating Pride Month

At Barker/Nestor, we believe that diversity is not just a buzzword but a cornerstone of innovation and creativity in design. We are fortunate to have a talented team of architects, designers, and creatives who bring a wealth of perspectives and experiences to the table. Among our ranks are members of the LGBTQIA+ community whose unique […]

Giving Back: Volunteering at St. Pius Church in Pilsen

At Barker/Nestor, we believe in the power of giving back to our community and making a positive impact in the lives of those around us. Recently, members of our team had the privilege of volunteering at the local St. Pius Church in Pilsen, an experience that left a lasting impression on all of us. On […]

We Value Relationships In Our Designs

In the bustling city of Chicago, where creativity and innovation thrive, forging strong relationships with local vendors is essential for creating truly exceptional designs that stand out from the rest. From the funky chotchkies at Zapps Props, to the stunning 7ft tall lighting fixtures at Archistoric, we are lucky to have access to the work […]

Chicago & Our Design

Chicago, known for its iconic skyline and innovative architecture, has long been a mecca for design enthusiasts and professionals alike. From the sleek lines of the Willis Tower to the historic charm of the Tribune Tower, the city’s buildings stand as testaments to the power of design to shape our environment and inspire creativity. At […]

Eatertainment & Our Projects (so far)

In the ever-evolving world of architecture and design, keeping up with trends is essential to staying relevant and competitive in our market. Trends reflect the current preferences, technologies, and societal shifts that influence how spaces are designed and experienced. However, creating truly exceptional and enduring spaces requires more than just following fleeting trends. The key […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, it is crucial to shine a spotlight on the significant impact of women in the architecture and design field.

AI: The New MVP in Interior Design and Architecture

Ok we are finally ready: let’s talk about the game-changing player that’s shaking up the world of interior design and architecture (and every industry if we look outside our A&D bubble) – AI!

Embracing ‘Eatertainment’: The Intersection of Design and Entertainment

The emergence of ‘eatertainment’ venues signals a transformative shift in the hospitality industry that we’re pretty pumped about, where patrons seek immersive dining experiences intertwined with interactive entertainment, all within exquisitely designed spaces.