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Jean Stoffer Design’s unique mix of materials, textures and color, combined with an understanding and expert application of interior detailing, scale and proportion has propelled the firm and its work into the national design conversation. It defies trends and provides environments that clients find relaxing, exciting and comfortable.

JSD is the recipient of many design awards. The firm’s work appears in national design magazines regularly, Jean is quoted in newspaper, digital and print articles about design, trends and the business of design on a regular basis. Through Social Media, homeowners and designers around the world look to the firm’s work for inspiration.

JSD’s focus is kitchen design and whole home interior design. Although the firm engages in both new construction and remodeling design, old homes are a particular passion. JSD has projects in Chicago, West Michigan, New York, California and many places in between.

Jean Stoffer Design
can advise on
Furniture and home decor selection and placement
Styling (surfaces, walls, sofas, beds, etc.)
Paint and wall treatments
Fixtures, finishes, trims
Drapes and window treatments
Construction and remodel ideas / second opinions
Stores and brands to consider
Exterior design
Cabinetry and built-ins
Career advice/mentorship for aspiring designers
Guidance/second opinion for other professional interior designers
Floor plan layouts

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1:1 Video Consultation

- with Jean Stoffer, Principal

Jean can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer all of your questions!

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Duration55 minutes
Price$1,500
Consultation typePrivate

1:1 Mini Video Consultation

- with Jean Stoffer, Principal

Jean can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer all of your questions!

**Recommended for a few targeted questions or to discuss high level concepts.

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Duration25 minutes
Price$750
Consultation typePrivate

1:1 Video Consultation

- with Grace Start, Designer

Grace Start (Jean Stoffer's daughter and business partner) can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer your questions about paint colors, finishes, lighting fixtures, furniture arrangement and piece selection, hardware and all things styling.

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Duration55 minutes
Price$700
Consultation typePrivate

1:1 Mini Video Consultation

- with Grace Start, Designer

Grace Start (Jean Stoffer's daughter and business partner) can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer your questions about paint colors, finishes, lighting fixtures, furniture arrangement and piece selection, hardware and all things styling.

**Recommended for a few targeted questions or to discuss high level concepts.

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Duration25 minutes
Price$350
Consultation typePrivate

Why a 1:1 Consultation?

Whether your project is a gut renovation or a room in need of a refresh, Jean Stoffer Design can guide you in creating a fully-realized space that you’ll love living in.

You can show your space over video, put together a presentation with photos and/or links to walk through over screen-share, or simply chat and take notes. The time is yours to use however is most helpful for you.

The countless decisions of home design tend to be time-consuming and costly. Booking an Expert consultation makes the process easier – and more fun!
Client Experience
"My time spent with Jean Stoffer was invaluable. She provided me with insight and guidance to fine tune my space. Her suggestions for my layout, finishes and furnishings have calmed my nerves with starting a new build. This platform is the best thing since sliced bread! Thank you Jean and The Expert for this amazing experience."
Amy B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I must admit, I didn’t see how we could get all of our questions answered in 55 minutes, but the consultation with Jean was exactly what we hoped for. Jean is a master designer. Her ability to look at a space and transform it is simply amazing. She gave us great suggestions for our kitchen layout and finishes, and we came away with a better design than we had even imagined. If you have the opportunity to sign up for a session with Jean, we highly recommend it. We'll be returning customers!"
Stacey C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was delightful, down to earth, warm and helpful. Even though I only "knew" her through social media, I had a feeling she would be extraordinarily nice. She lived up to my expectation! Jean took in my floor plan, and right away was able to help me validate my future kitchen plans. I felt like Jean was right here with me in my space - coming up with ideas, helping me with lighting conundrums, figuring our window placement, and more. Wonderful experience!"
Amy M.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"What a great experience! I have followed Jean’s work for quite awhile, admiring everything she touches. It was so fun to bring her into my home virtually. She gave me some fantastic tips and suggestions. I was amazed by how much we were able to cover during our time. I looked forward to this all week and it did not disappoint!"
Jan S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Our consult with Jean Stoffer was excellent. Jean's expertise in kitchen design shined through, she was also just as lovely to work with as I had imagined and was careful to guide us based on her talent and experience on kitchen finishes and style while valuing our own ideas for what our space might become. The Expert is a great investment for your property, especially when working with a designer for a full project may not be in your budget."
Kimberly R.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I was honestly a little worried going into the meeting. I LOVE Jean but I wasn't sure an hour was enough time to get actionable advice. I couldn't have been more wrong! I left the meeting knowing exactly what I wanted to do with some architectural elements I was struggling with and would happily spend the money for another session when I'm further along in my project."
Hadley H.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"What a fantastic opportunity! Jean Stoffer is so exceptionally talented and now her ideas will be reflected in my home. It was super easy and she made it immediately comfortable walking her through my home. This was well with the investment to ensure all my future decorating purchases meet my goal of a beautiful house."
Aimee M.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I'll admit I was a little nervous to talk to Jean since I've been an admirer of her work for awhile. But she instantly put me at ease, and we jumped right into chatting about a big project I'm working on. She was an open book and shared resources, numbers, and her expert guidance. I came out of our session feeling confident in the design direction and also excited to pursue her suggestions!"
Natalie W.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"This experience was everything I hoped it would be! What a great idea and so appreciated. Jean helped me solve problems I have tried to figure out for months in a half hour session. Plus, it gave me an opportunity to work with my favorite designer! I would highly recommend."
Meghan D.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"We met with Jean to review existing plans for an extensive renovation. She provided everything we expected and more. Jean was direct, pragmatic and personable. She helped us to focus on how we want to use the house and suggested changes to bring a comfortable, cozy and relaxed feel that we were looking for. Worth every penny."
Brenda C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I am so thankful for Grace! We covered every topic I was hoping for and more. Being early in my pursuit of a career in design I was so encouraged by her and truly think our time will be a defining moment for me. She was thoughtful, approachable and genuine. I am so thankful I made the investment."
Bailey B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Jean is truly a gem and she came up with some wonderful solutions and aided me as a designer on a few points of my own home build design. The whole hour was like talking to an old friend. I can’t recommend her enough!"
Lauren S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"The process was very easy and worth every penny! Grace was so kind and very helpful with the specific questions I asked her. Would definitely recommend to friends and do again myself."
Alyssa R.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"It has been such a pleasure to work with Jean. She listened to my questions and concerns, and had excellent feedback & recommendations for my kitchen remodel layout, colors and cabinets. I received so many design ideas & feedback in our 1 hour session together that it was well worth the financial investment I put into this session."
Anne E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Working with Jean exceeded all of my expectations! (And my expectations were high!) It was like chatting with a good friend who happens to be an incredibly talented designer. She saw my home in ways I hadn't even considered and opened my eyes to so many possibilities in such a kind, helpful way. She suggested changes that will greatly -- in her words -- "up my game!" I was still texting friends an hour later about the "high" I was riding from our amazing meeting! 10/10! Cannot recommend enough."
K.C. W
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was such a pleasure to talk to and was forthcoming with details and design considerations, some of which had never crossed my mind. One conversation with her has saved me hours of hemming and hawing with myself over design selections. Worth every penny! Thank you, Grace!"
Emily K.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Loved our time - Jean was incredibly helpful in figuring out the best layout for a kitchen and bathroom remodel. She also styled an open area on the fly that I can't Wait to execute. We accomplished a lot in the time we had and am grateful for her expertise"
Cameron B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean is incredible and as nice as you'd hope. As a new professional in the industry, I was ecstatic to have the opportunity to talk to someone well established for industry advice and guidance. The advice was invaluable to keep moving forward in a productive way. Thank you Jean!"
Cassie J.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was the definition of grace! She was so relatable and extremely helpful. I had an entire house full of questions to ask and we covered them all with time to spare. Grace really nailed it and I honestly feel so much more confident in my choices up to this point in our home building process. She had an abundance of beautiful and practical selections and I am excited to put her tips to use. I would not hesitate to book another session if I get stuck again! Thank you Grace!"
Anna G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"The hour spent with Jean Stoffer was incredibly helpful and so productive. She is the consummate professional, so lovely and really moved things along, making the most of the hour! I was completely at a loss in terms of how to configure a bathroom and Jean gave the best suggestions in the last 5 minutes of our session! The best! "
A. L.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Incredible in every way. "
Stafanie S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was very helpful! I admit I was nervous at first but she was immediately able to start coming up with ideas for our space that I would have never thought of. What I found particularly helpful for me as a non-designer was having a pro tell me that it was OK to do things a certain way - that aesthetically it would look nice to explore certain options. I'm looking forward to bringing our ideas to life! Thank you!"
Shannon R.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was lovely. We got right to it on kitchen layout for our lake house including fridge/freezer placement, range and sink, island size and orientation and optimal spacing for walkways. We covered all that and then some including how to do the slab material for symmetry on an oversized island. Thank you Jean and The Expert. Worth the investment!"
Carolyn C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I booked a consultation with Jean to work out exterior details for new construction. She was able to easily explain why the elevation looked wrong, tell how to fix it, added architectural interest to a previously boring front, and walk us through interior architectural details and lighting. I couldn’t believe how much we covered and I left feeling so relieved about my upcoming project. Jean is incredibly gifted and efficient and I highly recommend her to any who is struggling with design ideas."
Kendall R.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I cannot recommend working with Grace enough! She left me feeling incredibly empowered to move forward with our kitchen design with confidence. After giving her our top choices, she helped us narrow down everything from cabinet color, countertop choice, cabinet pulls/knobs, cabinet layout, etc. She gave us so many recommendations specific to our space and pointed out things in our design we never would've considered. If your'e on the fence, absolutely meet with Grace; money and time well spent!"
Meghan W.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"We couldn't be happier with our experience with Jean Stoffer! She had so many great solutions to offer to our layout dilemma in our new build open concept kitchen/dining/family room. She helped with kitchen layout, paint colors, lighting, furniture placement and more - all in an hour. My only regret is that we didn't book her session sooner - it would have saved me so much time and money! If you are on the fence - just do it! You will not regret it."
Erika J.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I already knew Grace was talented—that’s why I chose her! I was amazed how much we got through in 25 minutes. It helped me moved forward with design choices with confidence. The investment in this service is worth it for the confidence and savings that re-doing design choices can often cost. I will definitely use this service again as I move through the next phases of our home remodel. "
Jessica H.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"The session with Grace start was everything I imagined and more! Thank Thank you at Grace Start for helping us create a curated, collected, and established home! I’ve already made a few purchases and I’m working on rearranging the furniture!! "
Katie P.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace is so good at this format. I came to her looking for direction as we try to make our new home more functional and pulled together, and she delivered in spades. She had excellent ideas that we can't wait to implement. But what's most impressive about Grace is how generous she is with her knowledge. She's a teacher at heart. She walked me through her thought process every step of the way, which was an invaluable learning experience. "
Michelle L.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was terrific. We had problems with a bedroom, in which our new paint color and an expensive Persian rug clashed. I was impressed with Jean as she figured out a solution to the problem and was able to quickly make suggestions for bedding, a bench, nightstands and a chair. She was so facile with a wealth of different options and many of the options were mainstream and priced very inexpensively. We used her for two mini sessions and we saved so much money, it easily paid for her time."
Hillary S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean is amazing! So talented, creative and approachable. I felt like I was talking to a friend...but a super designer friend who really nailed my aesthetic and gave me a well rounded plan with many specifics that will make my home ooze with charm and sophistication. I would definitely recommend The Expert and Jean Stoffer in specific. You will not be disappointed."
Diane D.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was great! We covered more than I expected, and received a lot of wonderful suggestions. Looking forward to another session. "
Stephanie S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was amazing and so helpful!! She had great ideas for our new home renovation. "
Kimberlee S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Working with Jean was pure joy. She solved our design challenges flawlessly. There is no question that experience and knowledge is worth the price. Now, my renovated kitchen will look amazing and finished. Thank you, Jean! "
Meghan D.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"This was my first session and I would highly recommend! It was so worth it, and I came away with so many decisions made about our full kitchen remodel that I had been agonizing about! Loved working with Grace, and I’m hoping to book another session! "
Christy V.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Working with Jean Stoffer through The Expert was a great option for us. We went right to work asking our questions and she was well prepared in helping us with the direction that we needed. We highly recommend you reach out to her!"
Jennifer K.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was wonderful! Down to earth and easy communication. She had great ideas and ideas I never thought of before. I’m really happy I was able to connect with her and cannot wait to see her ideas out into action! "
Courtney D.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"After consultations with three kitchen companies, I was still unsure how to approach some problem areas with our existing kitchen walls and windows. I felt I was at an impasse and wasn't sure how to move forward. Jean had tremendous and straightforward solutions for me in less than our hour. Furthermore, she was friendly, easy to talk to & decisive. I now have the layout of my new kitchen firmly worked out, also the lighting, countertops, and paints. So relieved and happy; highly recommend!"
Clare E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace's feedback and recommendations were invaluable. In just one hour, we were able to work through layout, furniture options, and architectural details for four different rooms. She even followed up the next day with an email full of more choices for our son's bedroom, which was the primary topic of our discussion. She was also just so calm and lovely to talk with. I would happily book another session with her in the future, and have already recommended her to others. Thank you, Grace!!!"
Jess G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was extremely helpful by offering specific and appropriate ideas, paint colors, recourses etc, for my project. She is a pleasure to work with and the consultation has already saved me stress and hassle as well as any added cost and time trying endless samples and options on my own!"
Erin H.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Wow, We got through so much in just 30 minutes! Grace was wonderful. She is calm, a great listener, and offered on point ideas to run with. I can’t wait to implement all that we spoke about. "
Suniti P.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"OF COURSE talking to Jean was amazing!!! I can't believe how much we got done- she helped me make at least 50 decisions AND gave me an alternative material recommendation that will end up saving me around $20k! I can't wait to send her the "after" photos- what an awesome experience!! "
Torrance H.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean Stoffer Design has long dominated my inspiration board. When I learned The Expert offers the opportunity to work directly with them, I was thrilled. Grace understood my ideas and turned them into specifics. Her spaces always include the perfect unexpected light fixtures, and I absolutely love the selections she chose for mine. Furthermore, we planned kitchen finishes and a whole house paint scheme I'm confident is just right. It's a dream come true to collaborate with my favorite designer!"
Karen N.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"I have done a couple Expert sessions, and my consultation with Jean Stoffer was the best! There were decisions I couldn't make for months and she gave me the perfect solutions within the call. The areas she advised on are now my most favorite parts of the home and I know will also be the most talked about -- even my husband is excited! Thank you Jean and I can't wait to schedule another one with you!"
Shanna S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I just loved meeting the talented Jean!! Jean, was very, very helpful. I truly appreciated the format that was provided ahead of time so she knew what areas needed addressed, it made the call very streamline. Jean, is delightful and conveyed clearly what her ideas, and paint choices would be for my spaces. It was fun! Highly recommend!!! Thank you, Jean! "
Kim T.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I am renovating a home room by room and have had two mini consultations with Grace. I am so grateful for her guidance. She has quickly reviewed my projects and answered my questions about paint color, wallpaper, lighting, window treatments, and layout. She has guided me to websites where I can purchase the furniture and accessories she recommends. And she is lovely. As someone that is easily overwhelmed by interior design, I could not be happier to have this opportunity."
Rowen J.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was amazing. She helped me work through the colors for my kitchen remodel and gave me some great advice on floor stains and countertop selections. She was even going to look for a kitchen with a similar backsplash and upload for me to see. I will be back for more advice as the project develops."
Judy E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace is so thoughtful in her choices. She helped me to see what I could use that I already had. She offered very clear suggestions for furniture, fabric choice and arrangement in my living room. I felt very stuck. This chat with Grace has gotten me out of that and very excited and confident to move forward. Grace is incredibly approachable. Having this experience available allows me to decorate each room thoughtfully and with intention. Thank you, Grace for your kindness!"
Deana S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"We had the best experience during our video zoom with Jean. Her energy and enthusiasm for design is incredible. She was able to quickly find unique solutions to the many challenges we faced in the project of redesigning our space. we feel very confident moving forward and would definitely recommend enlisting the help of a design expert for any project! "
Leslie L.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"AMAZING! I can’t believe how much we could solve for in 25 minutes. It was truly an awe-inspiring experience to be able to see an expert designer work with our space virtually. It gave me so much peace of mind to talk through our remodel challenges. Grace was kind and clever and everything we could ask for! I’m SO glad we did this, totally worth it! "
Kyla R.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was amazing! I'm kicking off a reno and had a ton of questions. She provided important and insightful information to help me make confident decisions on everything from hardwood floors to kitchen layouts to tiles. If I get stuck again in the future, I will definitely be booking another session."
Christina E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"What a wonderful experience ! Jean was so gracious and provided me with all the guidance I was hoping to get for my new kitchen. I really enjoyed my session and I would highly recommend . Thank you Jean for your time and expert advice! "
Joana G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace is such a delight! It was an honor to meet and speak with her about a small refresh I wanted to accomplish in my 50+yr old home. She gave me great suggestions on lighting updates for my lower level and made it easy for me to make it happen quickly! I can't wait to connect again with her on some larger projects. I highly suggest Grace- she is authentic and is such a talent!"
Nancy G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was so extraordinarily helpful! I needed a lot of guidance in different areas, and she had a really great sense of both what I was looking for and how to achieve it. I love every single item she helped me select, and I left both of our consultations with excitement for my projects! On top of her expertise and talent, she is so genuinely kind and positive. It felt like I was having a chat with an old friend!"
Karen B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was incredibly helpful during my kitchen consultation. She was so kind and asked many questions to better understand my thoughts and needs. She helped me make sense of the existing space and offered many suggestions about ways to make it fit better with the existing architecture of our house. "
Nettie K.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I had a very productive meeting with Jean! She helped me with the layout of my kitchen and back of house area!! She had great suggestions and ideas! I highly recommend booking a consultation with her!"
Wendy C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was wonderful! She helped us figure out/confirm paint colors, possible kitchen and bath layout options. I will 100% recommend her to anyone looking to use the expert! We will use her again when we start the kitchen reno!"
Ashley R.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"My call with Grace was so fruitful! We covered a lot in just 25 minutes. She asked the right questions to help me make decisions based on our goals for our kitchen. She had some creative ideas that I hadn't considered that could completely update the look. I also love that she encouraged me to work with what I have. She offered options that would be at varying amounts of work and investments. If you're on the fence, you won't regret it! "
Linday R.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was the epitome of Grace ,as you could imagine. She was so helpful, friendly and skilled in helping me to refine our style and to bring it to another level. She answered all of my questions and suggested many excellent resources for furniture and lighting and she confirmed that we could keep many of our current pieces, which was great as I was undecided about those pieces . I’m super excited to implement all of what she suggested. "
Elizabeth C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Wow! What an awesome experience getting to talk one on one with Jean and get her valuable insight on my kitchen remodel. It's amazing what you can learn in 55 minutes! Thank you Jean for helping us! We will definitely be doing this again in the future for more projects!"
Lacey G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Meeting with Jean was the most valuable investment in our project! She reviewed our ideas and made helpful suggestions for changes to better use the space. I wasn’t sure if 25 min would be enough to review so many floor plan changes, but Jean expertly guided us right through and answered all my questions. I now feel confident moving forward with the plan. Jean was a wealth of knowledge, and made me feel comfortable right away with her warm personality!I would not hesitate to recommend a session!"
Sarah B.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was extremely helpful. She zeroed in immediately on areas of our house plan that needed some changes, and offered quick advice on many decisions that had us stumped, such as types and colors of windows, exterior paint options, front porch improvements, kitchen layout, etc. Worth every penny. Thanks, Jean!"
Daniel C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean was so warm and friendly and helpful. I went through my kitchen design and asked for help editing my selections, then we planned lighting for the room, and finally chose lights. I feel so much better about the kitchen design now that it has been reviewed with Jean and she amped up the design with a few cool lighting choices. I am very grateful. I recommend a session with Jean would definitely use the service again. "
Megan B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"What a good use of time & money!! We were hoping the inimitable Jean Stoffer could help with the layout of our kitchen/dining/living/covered outdoor space. Boy, did she deliver! Jean was extremely easy to talk to & provided valuable insight. She not only provided new ideas that will really improve the space, but also validated some of the ideas we had prior to the meeting. This type of consultation is such a good solution for us & an extremely efficient use of resources. Highly recommend!"
Ashley N.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean Stoffer was a delight to talk with. We were able to glean so much information in a 1 hour consult. She gave us some great ideas for our new home build. We are so much more confident about our design choices going forward."
Debra C.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Having a consultation with Grace was the best decision I've made in our home build process so far! She answered EVERY single question, went from room to room helping me with cabinetry and paint colors, and really understood my vision and style. My home will be better and more beautiful because of Grace. I am thrilled with all the information I received during our one hour call and will likely book again when we're ready for furniture and styling."
Beth T.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was amazing! We share very similar design philosophies and it was great to get a second set of eyes on our plans. She was able to find a better way to arrange our kitchen. An hour was more than enough to discuss kitchen layout, lighting, colors, flooring and more. I couldn't recommend her enough and wouldn't hesitate to work with her again. "
Kelly O.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"I’ve had two mini consultations with Grace as part of my kitchen remodel planning, and it’s been so helpful! I was feeling torn with several of my design decisions, and I came away from our meetings feeling super confident and sure of my choices. In two meetings, we were able to cover the specifics of pretty much every design element of my kitchen, from paint and stain, to barstools and light fixtures, hardware, backsplash tile, and much more. I’m so grateful for her expertise and guidance!"
Amy L.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace has done it again! This is my second time speaking with Grace and, yet again, I am so very grateful for our conversation. Her clarity and confidence in this industry, as well as her kind and supportive nature, make for an easy conversation that always leaves me amazed at how much we get done in such a short amount of time. No wonder they call it the expert!"
Daniel Z.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Jean helped me make some very important design decisions in updating my 90s kitchen and family room. I’m so happy I booked this! She clearly has tons of experience dealing with kitchens and it shows. "
Estee W.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
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"I’ve had two mini consultations with Grace as part of my kitchen remodel planning, and it’s been so helpful! I was feeling torn with several of my design decisions, and I came away from our meetings feeling super confident and sure of my choices. In two meetings, we were able to cover the specifics of pretty much every design element of my kitchen, from paint and stain, to barstools and light fixtures, hardware, backsplash tile, and much more. I’m so grateful for her expertise and guidance!"
Amy L.
1:1 Mini Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"She is the absolute best will definitely schedule another call! My only advice for others scheduling a call is to be ready it goes fast write a list or bullet point so you can make great use of your time . THANK YOU : )"
Tamara T.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"It was a pleasure consulting with Jean! She was so personable and nailed down the design of our room, after months of trying to figure out what to do. She provided a fun palette with out of the box ideas, and I can't wait to see it all come to together!"
Danielle S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Jean understood the challenges of my kitchen and quickly identified the solution. I’m excited to finally have a great plan to execute. She is so pleasant, I thoroughly enjoyed my hour consultation with her!"
Susan L.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I had so many questions on ideas for wallpaper, millwork, lighting, fireplace surround etc. and Jean managed to help me with everything in 55 minutes! All these details are so important for creating a cohesive custom renovation and I’m confident now that I’m going to love my home! It was worth it!"
Nancy E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I had so many questions on ideas for wallpaper, millwork, lighting, fireplace surround etc. and Jean managed to help me with everything in 55 minutes! All these details are so important for creating a cohesive custom renovation and I’m confident now that I’m going to love my home! It was worth it! Thank you Jean for your expertise! "
Nancy E.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"This is my new favorite service! Grace was super helpful and gave me just the advice I needed "
Jennifer S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"It was a pleasure to have the time with Jean Stoffer! Updating my kitchen and the suggestions I received were so helpful. Had the "I never thought of that" moment with her wonderful suggestion for the backsplash! It was a great experience!"
Shawn B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"I now have true direction on the design of our new house. Jean gave many wonderful ideas and suggestions. I recommend this fantastic service to anyone who needs guidance."
Lisa F.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was incredibly helpful with the interior design of our home! She was so kind and gave us plenty of insight into furniture, wall treatments, cabinetry, and art for our space. We came away feeling confident in our next steps and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for help with designing their home!"
Haley F.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"This is my new favorite service! Grace was super helpful and gave me just the advice I needed "
Jennifer S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"The meeting with Jean was so valuable. I was skeptical on how much could be done in an hour, but it was brilliant. I was looking for ideal floorplan/layout for a new build kitchen and almost instantly she turned it around and improved it in the process. We spent the rest of the time discussing the details. Absolutely worth it and will use the expert again."
Heather K.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Jean Stoffer, Principal
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was absolutely wonderful to work with! She looked at our space after a quick iphone tour and was able to give us SO much direction on where to take our little home renovation project. She helped us pick out lighting fixtures, paint colors, furniture pieces, etc. She gave us recommendations on things we didn't even know to ask about. Could not recommend enough!"
Megan F.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace was incredibly helpful, knowledgeable, & friendly. She was able to quickly help me get over some design indecision that had me stuck for months with her expertise and design conviction. She also had perfect suggestions for sourcing lighting, stools and some other smaller details to add those finishing designer touches. Highly recommend and 100% worth it, especially considering all the money we are putting into our kitchen renovation feeling more confident in my decisions is priceless! "
Karin B.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"Grace provided exactly the direction I needed for two challenging spaces. I could not be more grateful for the opportunity to connect."
Christopher S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert
"My time with Grace was everything I was hoping it’d be! We’re renovating our bathroom & she helped me solidify so many details that are going to make that space beautiful & functional. She was such a calm & encouraging presence & was so generous in sharing many of the products she uses in her own projects. She also found the perfect vanity for our bathroom which saved me so much time & money! I’m definitely planning on using Grace again for future projects! "
Brianna S.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Grace Start, Designer
Verified by The Expert

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Jean Stoffer Design
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Grand Rapids, MI, USTrend-defying interiors for relaxing yet exciting environments
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Grand Rapids, MI, USTrend-defying interiors for relaxing yet exciting environments
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Grand Rapids, MI, USTrend-defying interiors for relaxing yet exciting environments