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Featured Publications

Not only do our clients love our designs so, too, do publications! Here’s a sampling touting our work.

The Great Cover-Up is proud to be recognized by Ladue News 2016 Platinum List as Best Interior Design Firm.

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Winner: The Great Cover-Up

With the slogan “we’ve got it covered” as its enduring business philosophy, it’s easy to understand how The Great Cover-Up is the top choice for St. Louisans seeking to revamp their home’s interior spaces. Starting with a complimentary design consultation, the firm makes its impressive collection of designers available to you. Each project is handled with the same dedication, no matter the size. From custom furniture to custom window coverings, The Great Cover-Up devotes itself to transforming a space to something you can truly call your own.

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Ladue News: Clean Slate

Sometimes you just need to start fresh. In the world of interior design, that might mean creating a new space to match a new phase of life. Teddy Karl, principal designer at The Great Cover-Up in Ladue, regularly works with people to make their environments reflect their lives, especially when big changes occur.

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St. Louis Home & Lifestyle: Full-On Refreshment

With the help of an interior designer, this residence got a fresh, clean look with soft colors and lots of texture.

We’re living in the age of widespread modular DIY. Cabinets come in boxes, bookshelves begin as slats and are built bare handed with the help of poorly illustrated instructions, a one-size-fits-all Allen wrench and prayer. Living-room furnishings are sold in a bag, ready to be aired out and arranged on moderately priced, tonally neutral love seats. Curtains are functionally significant, but crafted in a process akin to afterthought. But if afterthought doesn’t suit your color palette, you’re in luck. There is a realm beyond ready-made.

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Ladue News, Elements: A Collective Dining Room

When clients are both on their second marriages, they often task their designer with combining elements from two households. Such was the case for this luxurious villa, where Teddy Karl, Allied ASID of The Great Cover-Up worked with a couple to bring their former households together in this elegant dining room space. The mahogany shield-back chairs from Jansen and hickory table are new, but the artwork, hutch and sideboard came from previous homes. The luxurious flooring is a hand-knotted Persian rug that goes with the velvet chairs. Karl says the shade over the windows is woven grass and bamboo, and it was chosen “to offset the formal look of the space.”

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