Franke Chung

Franke is a UX designer based in Chicago. When she's not having a nervous breakdown over the disorganization of information in the world, you can find her spooning with her dog, gaming, and ducking from tennis balls at the local athletic club.
An Artsy Compact Chicago Mini Loft
Even at just 400 square feet, Jaime's managed to create a chic space that takes advantage of the natural light that it's blessed with, compounded by warm and inviting pieces.
Sep 26, 2019
This First-Time Studio Dweller Has DIYed an Organized and Beautiful 400-Square-Foot Home
This may be Emily's first studio apartment, but she deftly squeezed in a private bed area, living area AND room for entertaining in only 400 square feet
Jul 12, 2019
A Pragmatist’s Simple Sky-High 640 Square Foot Chicago Studio
Name: Franke Chung, Jason Wark, Neko the cat, and Ozzy the dog Location: Streeterville — Chicago, Illinois Size: 640 square feet Years lived in: Rented 1 year Many folks who live in studio apartments might agree — they function quite efficiently… until you have company over. That’s when there’s a sudden shift in the equilibrium. There’s one too many bodies in here.
Apr 30, 2019
A Fearlessly Colorful 100-year-old Family Home in Cleveland
Name: Heidi and Erik Salo of Salo Design and their daughter Frankie Location: Lakewood — Cleveland, Ohio Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: Owned 3 years Homeowners Heidi and Erik Salo mix periods, styles, textures and colors to get the best possible match, blending retail trends (like a Sputnik dining room chandelier) with personal trends (like thrifted destination plates) and travel items (like from their honeymoon in Thailand).
Apr 30, 2019
An Artist’s Cozy, Textile-Rich Apartment in Chicago
Every ounce of artist Hillery's place is dripping in warmth. There are stacks of cozy blankets to curl into and Mali the dog appears perpetually huggable.
Apr 30, 2019
A Renovated Industrial Modern Chicago Condo
Name: Darcy Young & Mike Putizger with dog Moose Location: West Town — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned When Darcy and Mike arrived at a building in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago for a condo showing two years ago, another unit owner in the building happened to be moving out at the same time. The door was open and they popped their heads in.
Apr 30, 2019
A Converted Hardware Shop Home with a 60s Camper Guest Bedroom
Name: Karie Leonardo Location: Pilsen — Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: Owned 5 years All around Chicago, there seems to be a residential rehabilitation of once-commercial spaces on a massive scale. But rarely does a single person attempt it with a sole commercial property.
Feb 19, 2019