KRISTIN OVER, Principal Owner - has been in the design industry since 2009, working on projects from both the design and furniture sides. She holds a B.S. in Advertising from Northern Arizona University and an M.A. in Interior Design from Harrington College of Design.
Kristin lives in the Printer’s Row neighborhood of Chicago with her husband Arthur in a loft that was once a printing house. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking for her friends and family.
SPEC'd represents a collection of furniture and architectural product applications such as stacking chairs for training rooms, lounge furniture for amenity spaces, desking systems for workplace, acoustic ceilings, flooring, wall coverings, and glass walls systems.
All of our products are designed for the contract, education, healthcare and hospitality industries, as well as the multi-residential market. Our manufacturing partners represent design integrity and innovation; and they make quality products that are safe for the environment and made in America.
We pride ourselves in a project based, consultative approach to specifying our products. We work across all teams of a project from the Architects/Designers, General Contractors, Owner’s Reps, Developers, and Furniture Dealers. Consider us an extended member of your project’s team. Our mission is to be the designs you love to specify!
ELANA GOLDENBERG, Director of Business Development - is a tenured sales professional in various fields ranging from Medical to Legal to Technology and Wine (yay!). She holds a B.A in Advertising, Sales and Promotion, and Management from Western Michigan University.
Elana, originally from the Detroit suburbs now lives in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago with her Husband Jeff and her 4 bonus children. In her free time, she enjoys walking and exploring any city she’s in, traveling, reading, cooking and entertaining friends and family.