We’re knit tight—in people and process. We like knowing clients well, sharing real emotions and responding promptly. We’re passionate about our work because we’re selective about our projects. We make spaces that are comfortable and familiar and new and thrilling. We never accept boring.

Julie Purpura

Owner + Design Director

Dave Abbott

Director of Operations & Procurement

Brooke Kalvaitis

NCIDQ, Associate

Hanna Hanson

NCIDQ, Associate

Lexi Goddard

Senior Designer

Ivy Vanbeaver


Julie Govedarica


Jamie Levine

NCIDQ, Designer

Ayesha Sanders

Junior Designer

Gia Yetikyel

Office Manager

Lauren Alvarez

Bovard, Director of Accounting

Jessica Young

Work Friendly, People Consultant

We’re proudly based in Chicago and designed our space accordingly. Graceful, functional, raw—open enough for our broad shoulders. Maybe yours, too. Ask about a job at Avenir.