Our Story

Aegean Design Studio

Nick & Mary Patridis
Nick & Mary Patridis
Chrysteen and Larry Braun
Chrysteen and Larry Braun
Chrysteen (top), Wendy, & Larry
Chrysteen (top), Wendy, & Larry

Our Family Business

Aegean Design Studio is a 3rd generation family-owned business. We started as Aegean Floor Covering in 1970 by my grandparents Nick & Mary Patridis, both from Greece.

When my parents Larry & Chrysteen Braun took the business over we added interior design, window coverings, furniture, gifts & accessories. This was also the beginning of another business Designing Whims. Eventually we merged the two businesses together and became Aegean Designing Whims, at that point we added kitchen and bath remodeling.

In 2014 my parents were ready to enjoy retirement, so it became my turn to take over and continue on with my grandparent’s legacy. Focusing on what I’m most passionate about- flooring, kitchen & bath design, window coverings. We gave our showroom a fabulous update, along with our name - Aegean Design Studio, 50 years and counting.

“We really try to take the time to get to know our clients and make sure they get the great results they are hoping for.”

-Wendy Seeley
Owner, Aegean Design Studio

Our Company Values

Work Hard

From my family of entrepreneurs I have learned that hard work never hurt anyone! I have had to wear all of the hats in this business from forklift driver to president. I have seen first hand how diligence when paired with creativity can bring beautifully transformed spaces.

Provide Excellent Service

One-on-one attention is key! We treat our clients like friends. Mutual respect, good communication and collaboration help us form the right connection with our clients. There is sure to be great results and they will have a pleasant experience as well.

Give Attention to Detail

Being invited into our client’s home brings the responsibility to get it right! I appreciate the trust that my client’s have in our team to deliver the great transformations and I take care to make sure that the project is run with excellence from the first showroom visit to the final installation.

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Ratings & Reviews

Aegean Design Studio
Aegean Design Studio
44 Google reviews
John Vidovich
Best experience ever! I had My Primary bath remodeled 11 years ago by Aegean Design Studio so when it came to even a bigger project with my kitchen, I had no hesitation to reach out again to Wendy at Aegean Design Studio. I was so fortunate to work with Sheila, the designer on my project. I’ve been wanting this kitchen remodeled for over 15 years and between Sheila and Wendy they made my dream come true. I once had a galley kitchen that’s now turned into a wonderful open concept kitchen with an area with a wine bar and coffee station. The transformation blew my mind. I felt like Sheila read my mind as far as picking out everything! She was there for me 24 seven. Added extra things to the project by turning my dated fireplace and old paneling in my dining room with a new beautiful fireplace, complete with a new extended mantle & wainscoting. The house is now open and enjoyable. Great to be able to have dinner parties and cook and be able to socialize with all my guest at the same time. The compliments I get from my friends are over the top. I’ve actually had compliments from a relative that is a high-end builder in Beverly Hills that was blown away of the Finished product. I would highly recommend this company as they have gone beyond my expectations & I have gained a life long friendship with all the staff at Aegean Design Studio. I can’t thank them enough and I would never hesitate to reach out for future projects. I again want to thank everyone at Aegean Design Studio for all your hard work and making this project one the best things that happened for me!
Susie OConnor
Aegean Design Studio did such a great job on designing our kitchen, as well as working with us to select all the cabinets, hardware, tiles, flooring, countertops, etc. I couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out, and they made the process so easy along the way. I would highly recommend them to anyone who wants a beautiful new kitchen or bathroom!
Nick Belanger
Wendy and her team did an amazing job designing our kitchen layout and gave us a few options of colors in the renderings to choose from. Decisions are so much easier when you can see a picture of what things could look like. Quality cabinets and invaluable design input. Would definitely recommend them to anyone.
Kara VandeHoef
Stellar service!
michelle velardo
Amazing creative team. Have provided guidance on a full interior home remodel to something as small as home interior paint choice and refurbished kitchen cabinets. Resourceful and honest. They keep contractors on their toes.
Brittany Foote
Wendy and her team were extremely helpful and patient with me throughout my kitchen remodel. I was pregnant, price sensitive and forced to remodel due to a leak from the unit above taking out my entire kitchen! I felt that they completely understood the look I was going for, and had an amazing eye for design. I was left with a gorgeous new kitchen that fit my budget, and I’m very grateful I found them.
Terence Register
A great experience with Wendy. She is very talented and knowledgeable and always a pleasure to work with
Wendy has been so helpful in guiding us to find the right combination of features and design elements to make our kitchen space so much more enjoyable and useful! I would definitely recommend Aegean to anyone looking to remodel their kitchen. There has never been any pressure to get anything on order, only encouragement to make sure we are getting what we will be comfortable with. This is so different from other studios we have been involved with.
Darren Chatham
Friendly, expert advice for both materials and various colors and combinations for our bathroom remodel. Materials purchased include cabinets, countertops, sinks, plumbing fixtures, wall tile, floor tile, and shower enclosures. We couldn't have completed this daunting task without the calming, advice and coordination from Wendy and her entire professional team and encouraging advice.
Monte Baker
I’m a General Contractor and this is the best and most beautiful show room I can send my clients to. The Aegean staff are very talented and attentive to my clients needs and you can pretty much get everything for your remodeling project at one location. I highly recommend Wendy and all her staff for your remodeling projects