Intersect 21 Curatorial Selections: Steve Kadlec

Intersect Art & Design Fairs
Mar 1, 2021 5:57pm
Steve is a registered architect with over 25 years experience in residential architecture and interior design including the past 20 years in Chicago. Previous experience includes architecture and interior design firms in London and Boston, where emphasis on integrating modern design within a strong historic environment developed his sensitivity toward contemporary contextual design. Over the years, Kadlec Architecture + Design have developed a body of work that transcends a singular style to reflect the essence of a space, location and client.
Here are Kadlec's picks from Intersect 21. Find his full bio and more information on his design projects below.
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Amir Zaki’s piece is a simple still life where composition and light create a painterly quality that is reminiscent of a Giorgio Morandi’s still life of familiar household objects. Zakis’ work elevates composition above content.
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Steve Kadlec is a registered architect with over 25 years experience in residential architecture and interior design including the past 20 years in Chicago. Previous experience includes architecture and interior design firms in London and Boston, where emphasis on integrating modern design within a strong historic environment developed his sensitivity toward contemporary contextual design. Over the years, Kadlec Architecture + Design have developed a body of work that transcends a singular style to reflect the essence of a space, location and client.
This focus on quality design has been nationally recognized by Metropolitan Home when Steve was honored as one of “Design’s Rising Stars”; by i4Design Magazine as one of Chicago’s “Sweet 16” designers; and by Contract Magazine as one of the firms making a ‘an impression on the design industry”.
Mr. Kadlec is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, the Leaders of Design Council, as well as past Chairman of DIFFA Chicago, the Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids. In addition, Steve has served as a juror for various NEOCON product competitions and as guest juror for student work at the University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois Chicago, Harrington Institute, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
About Kadlec Architecture + Design
Founded in 2004, KADLEC Architecture + Design creates quietly confident and curated spaces which are thoughtfully approached, and client centered. The practice is rooted in client trust and their team is highly regarded for their disciplined and detailed execution. KADLEC Architecture + Design has worked with growing families and empty nesters, young professionals and established executives, shopkeepers and developers. While each client relationship is unique, every project is marked by their enduringly accessible, casual, yet thoughtfully considered aesthetic. For more information about KA+D please visit kadlecdesign.com.
Photo by Mike Schwartz

Photo by Mike Schwartz