Since Nate Berkus established his multi-disciplinary, award-winning interior design firm at the age of 24, his approachable and elevated philosophy has transformed countless homes around the world.
The firm’s design work has been featured in the pages of Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, ELLE Décor, Traditional Home, Harper’s Bazaar, VOGUE, and ELLE, among other US and international publications. After 20 years, Nate remains at the helm of Nate Berkus Associates together with Design Director Lauren Buxbaum Gordon.
Headquartered in Chicago, the highly energetic and collaborative team works on high end residential and commercial projects, worldwide. Rooted in the philosophy that your home should tell your story, Nate and Lauren utilize their distinctive points of view to create memorable and inspired spaces. With a marked understanding of antiques, textiles, fine art and custom design, they bring a timeless and refined vision to every project.
Lauren Buxbaum Gordon has been an integral part of the firm for over 15 years. The daughter of prominent Chicago-based antiques dealers, her love of interior design was forged at an early age and shaped by countless buying trips around the world. Lauren brings her innate style and extensive knowledge to every project, as well as a keen understanding of scale and the ability to discern exactly the right elements for a space. She is constantly sourcing unique objets d’art and inspiration for the firm’s A-list clientele.
Lauren holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and an Interior Design degree from the Harrington Institute of Interior Design. She lives in Chicago with her family.