Professional Affiliations

Our affiliation with each of the noted organ­izations enhances our ability as professionals to remain consistently up to date on current trends, techniques, products, and business practices. Each of these varied professional organizations is designed to promote the highest standards of business practice and profession­alism inside our specific fields of expertise.


National Kitchen & Bath Association

The Mission of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide.


SEN Design Group

SEN Design Group is a national organization of independent Kitchen and Bath Professionals dedicated to the continuous improvement in the quality and value of Client Services. Members work with a growing number of manufacturers who offer cabinetry, appliances, plumbing fixtures, accessories, and bath products at buying group prices.


National Association of the Remodeling Industry

NARI’s Core Purpose is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product & vital public purpose.


Remodeling Magazine’s Big 50

The Big 50 is about the best of the best. Remodelers who distinguish themselves by their exceptional business acumen, first-rate customer service, and high-quality work. Respected by their peers, recommended by their clients, they stand as models for the industry. The Advance Design Studio, Ltd. was awarded this prestigious designation in 2006 and remains a part of this industry “Hall of Fame” as a member of the Big 50 Class of 2006.


Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is the voice of business serving 750 Businesses with over 15,000 employees in four counties, seven villages and six townships in a 90 square mile radius. BACC is an advocate for businesses, helping members to succeed by growing their Businesses and prospering through networking, business management assistance, exposure, education and referrals.



In Illinois, if your home was built before 1978, current law requires remodeling contractors be licensed for Lead Testing, or be subject to potential significant fines, project delays, and red tape. Advance Design Studio, Ltd. was one of the first certified lead licensed companies in the state, and has been Lead Licensed since the lead laws became effective. We can offer you current lead testing options available by law, and are certified to handle appropriate demolition and construction measures as required by the state.


Guild Quality

Our mission is to connect people with information relevant to the betterment of the building profession, and empower them to improve the quality of the built environment.
We seek to build a nationwide community of quality wherein every member has the resources to excel, and quality is the primary measure of excellence. We are judged first by how well we serve our members, and second by how many we serve.
Our goal is to elevate the building profession to a stature commensurate with its importance in our community. Visit our Guild Quality Page.



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  • ★★★★★ "Advance design studio did a terrific job for us. We really appreciated how easy it was to work with them on a complex project of the complete remodeling of two bathrooms. They very capably handled all the details from design to project management to construction. It is a great group of people to work..." Review from Mike H. in Barrington Hills, IL - Jan 05, 2018
  • ★★★★★ "Phenomenal ! They're the only ones we will be having work on our home in the future ! We were so pleased." Review from Catie H. in McHenry, IL - Dec 18, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Partnering with Advanced Design Studio for our Kitchen Remodel was a wonderful experience. The entire process was professional, yet warm. Scott Christensen guided us through the design and selection process with helpful advice, utilizing his design and practical experience to create a kitchen that..." Review from Heidi J. in, IL - Dec 11, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Here’s how good the Advance Design Team is...With Scott and the team from Advance Design, my wife won’t consider anyone else. I know that sounds crazy, but they are just that good!!" Review from Roger G. in West Dundee, IL - Dec 02, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Overall it was a very positive experience. Home design can be scary with so many average companies out there. Advance went above my expectations. We plan to use them again in the future." Review from Carolyn M. in Barrington, IL - Nov 13, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Outstanding customer service!" Review from Larry G. in Palatine, IL - Aug 28, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "This was our second remodel with Advance Design Studio. We are very happy with their work. We would highly recommend them to anyone in the area." Review from Barb W. in Hampshire, IL - Jul 24, 2017
  • ★★★★★ "Advance Design Studio put a second story addition on our home. We were able to live in our home during the renovation. We were AMAZED at how smoothly the project went. The crew is prompt, efficient, professional and as nice as can be. We have recommended Advance Design Studio,Ltd to many people...." Review from Debbie B. in Algonquin, IL - Jul 17, 2017
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