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As office design has evolved, companies are realizing the need for unique spaces that fit employees’ needs. One popular addition that many business owners are requesting is the Mother’s Room — a quiet relaxing space that women can use for pumping breast milk. While federal law requires these types of rooms in larger companies, we’re…

As more than 2 million square feet of trophy office space hit the Chicago market in 2017, landlords were bracing for the increased competition and inevitable space shuffle from tenants. Chicago’s luxury office towers at 150 N. Riverside and 444 W. Lake are attracting much attention and pulling some top tenants away from other buildings….

Job Title Architectural Associate: 2-5 years of experience Company Information Established in 1991, Earles Architects and Associates (EAA) is a full-service architectural design firm offering a wide range of architectural, interior design, and planning services. EAA has over 25 years of experience with a variety of clients in the corporate, tenant development, institutional, industrial, and…

Chicago’s Earles Architects and Associates recently added Christopher Caro as an architectural associate. He joins EAA from ML Design Studio in Chicago, where he was an architect assistant. In his new role, Caro will support the EAA team in architectural design, project planning and implementation…

Earles Architects and Associates (EAA) announced the addition of Katrina Rice as an interior designer. She previously was a designer with Charles Sparks + Company in Westchester, IL. She will support the EAA team in overseeing interior design projects for clients in the commercial real estate, financial services, technology, retail…

Chicago’s downtown office market has seen significant changes in recent years, from the influx of companies moving downtown to the ongoing construction boom in Class-A office space. In this environment, many landlords and tenants are continuing to look for creative ways to define their spaces and attract the best office talent…

There’s no escaping the excitement of top sports, concert and entertainment in Ticketmaster’s two newly revamped Chicago offices. From Cubs and Blackhawks memorabilia to iconic concert themes and entertainment signage, Earles Architects and Associates played homage to the company’s position as the leading ticket sales and distribution company. “The company’s former office environment was more subtle,…

A recap of EAA’s 25th Anniversary Open House held on June 30th, 2016.

The collaborative work environment has become a mainstay in many offices across the country. While some tenants rave about the large, open spaces, flexible furniture arrangements, and sense of creativity it fosters, others are screaming for peace and quiet.

Earles Architects and Associate’s Ermin, Joan and Mark created a custom nickle backsplash for one of EAA’s clients, a trading firm with headquarters in Chicago’s Loop. See how it was made below. More pictures to come when it is installed permanently.