Thomas Interior Systems
A+D - Eastlake Studio
Project Manager - CBRE
General Contractor - Skender Construction


Project Objective: Avant is a rapidly growing financial technology company based in Chicago, boasting over three billion dollars in loans since 2012. Each of Avant's 600 employees benefits from an adjustable height desk, and the open office areas are complimented by over sixty enclosed areas for meeting, collaboration and heads down time. Special features include a 2-story atrium, outdoor terrace, and eight themed "secret" rooms. Together with Eastlake Studio, Thomas Interior Systems helped to create a buzz-worthy office environment that is well suited for this up and coming tech firm. 


Project scope: Avans spans 2 floors, with 80,000 square feet and 600 workstations. Throughout the space there are meeting, collaborative and huddles spaces as well as an Atrium and Terrace. 

Completion Date: 2015 - Ongoing

Products: Herman Miller seating was used for; conference, lounge, stools, collaborative and outdoor. The workspaces are individual benching and 120 degree workstations as well as private offices. The range of tables includes: conference, adjustable height, multi-purpose and occasional. Various filing and storage units are utilized throughout the space as well. 

Project Partners: Eastlake Studio, CBRE