Inspiration abounds at Bentwood of Chicago. Displays in styles ranging from traditional to modern invite you to explore the many design options for your remodeling or new custom project. Our team of expert professionals will be on hand to guide you from idea to installation.

Showroom Manager / Sr. Designer


Steve is an accomplished Designer with over 20 years of experience. Formally trained as an architect, Steve’s education was at Arizona State University where he earned a BS from the College of Architecture. He has a strong vision for space, detail, function and beauty. Steve’s consultative approach with his clients is about improving the quality of life with creative solutions.

Many of his projects have been published in a variety of regional and national publications including Traditional HomeThe Robb ReportKitchen and Bath Ideas50 Dream Kitchens, and Chicago Home and Garden.

Personal Quote on work passion: I love creating a better solution for our clients by solving the design puzzle; the visual transformations are amazing!

Steve Karp - Bentwood Designer

Director of Business Development

Stephanie Karp

Stephanie is an accomplished Sales/Marketing Manager with over 20 years’ experience in premium brands. Stephanie is developing our Bentwood brand in the Chicago market with a curated point of view. Her background includes custom clothing, event catering, and residential materials.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Iowa.

Personal Quote on work passion: I am very passionate about how the completed project makes our clients feel—each story is uniquely told thru carefully selected materials, finishes, products, color, and over all style. So gratifying!

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