about abbie jacobson
Chicago-based designer abbie jacobson is known for bringing her clean, timeless and tasteful design sense to a widely diverse portfolio of projects. Working in close partnership with clients to understand their vision, priorities and resources, she creates compelling and evocative spaces across multiple environments.
Jacobson first made her mark in the arena of set decoration, working on high profile shows like Bravo's Top Chef, Fox's Prison Break and CNBC's American Greed, as well as feature films and commercial spots. She works with production designers, researches period details and pulls from her wide network of craftsmen and vendors to bring the script to life.
Jacobson's Top Chef set decoration work got her noticed in the hospitality industry and a new area of expertise was born. Working with international restaurant and entertainment group Levy Restaurants, Jacobson has built a relationship that has involved her in projects in arenas, ballparks, stadiums and racetracks around the country.
In partnership with Levy's executive chefs, she conceptualizes, sources and executes every detail of the visual presentation of food at their exclusive restaurant and club venues and premium suites. project venues include the Barclay's Center's Calvin Klein Club, The 40/40 Club, The Staples Center and the 55 million-dollar renovation of the mansion at Churchill Downs.
Abbie Jacobson brings her passion for design to residential projects as well. From the restoration of a french country 19th century estate to an ultra high-end modern chicago penthouse remodel, her varied experience allows her to work with clients in many different styles while maintaining an editor's eye for selecting the perfect details and the quality that sets her work apart.