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HMR Designs

Chicago , IL
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LOCATION

1200 N North Branch Street
Chicago, IL 60642 US (map)

PHONE

773-782-0800

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How would you describe the style of your floral designs?
Classic, Country, Eclectic, Glamorous, Modern, Romantic, Rustic, Vintage
Which of the following services do you provide?
Clean Up, Consultations, Delivery, Event Design, Samples, Set Up
What types of arrangements do you provide?
Aisle Decor, Altar Decor, Bouquets, Boutonnieres, Chuppah Decor, Corsages, Flower Petals, Non-Floral, Table Arrangements

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Brooke
Wedding:
8/15/2015
4.4/5.0
When I walked into my venue the day of our wedding, it took my breath away. Jessica and the HMR team transformed my vision and really brought it to life. We chose the Ivy Room for our wedding because we knew it would be easy to customize, but this also meant we needed someone with a great creative eye to bring it to life. Jessica really nailed it. Decor was incredibly important to us and HMR helped us get every detail right, down to the style of the napkins. Also, when weather forced us to move our ceremony indoors, Jessica was able to almost instantly transform the indoor space and ensure we didn't even miss the outdoor setting. My only two complaints:
-Jessica is crazy busy and can be hard to track down.
-We had planned during our sample to put some decorative vases on the bar, but they were missing on wedding day.

I loved working with HMR and believe they are 100% the right choice for anyone who wants a jaw-droppingly beautiful wedding.
When I walked into my venue the day of our wedding, it took my breath away. Jessica and the HMR team transformed my vision Read more...
When I walked into my venue the day of our wedding, it took my breath away. Jessica and the HMR team transformed my vision and really brought it to life. We chose the Ivy Room for our wedding because we knew it would be easy to customize, but this also meant we needed someone with a great creative eye to bring it to life. Jessica really nailed it. Decor was incredibly important to us and HMR helped us get every detail right, down to the style of the napkins. Also, when weather forced us to move our ceremony indoors, Jessica was able to almost instantly transform the indoor space and ensure we didn't even miss the outdoor setting. My only two complaints:
-Jessica is crazy busy and can be hard to track down.
-We had planned during our sample to put some decorative vases on the bar, but they were missing on wedding day.

I loved working with HMR and believe they are 100% the right choice for anyone who wants a jaw-droppingly beautiful wedding. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Lighting & Decor
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.6/5.0
HMR took my vision & Pinterest boards and executed it perfectly. They also made suggestions for little things to fit in with my decor, like adding mirrored bars and extra candles that helped add to the effect. Everything was absolutely beautiful. They also had to get the room set up in a very short amount of time during our cocktail hour, as soon as they room was cleared of guests they came charging in and went straight to work (the husband and I were having some private time on a balcony and could see the room flip in action). I was really impressed by their speed and attention to detail. They were a little on the expensive side but you get what you pay for!
HMR took my vision & Pinterest boards and executed it perfectly. They also made suggestions for little things to fit in Read more...
HMR took my vision & Pinterest boards and executed it perfectly. They also made suggestions for little things to fit in with my decor, like adding mirrored bars and extra candles that helped add to the effect. Everything was absolutely beautiful. They also had to get the room set up in a very short amount of time during our cocktail hour, as soon as they room was cleared of guests they came charging in and went straight to work (the husband and I were having some private time on a balcony and could see the room flip in action). I was really impressed by their speed and attention to detail. They were a little on the expensive side but you get what you pay for! Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Liz
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
The moment I had my first meeting with Rachel at HMR I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other floral/decor vendor. HMR has a gorgeous office and although they seem aimed at high budget, extravagant wedding productions, Rachel worked with me to make my vision a reality for my 90 person intimate and romantic wedding. Rachel was very attentive and answered all my questions in a timely manner. I was a pretty hands off bride and gave her my opinions and what I liked and trusted that HMR would make it happen... and that is exactly what they did. They transformed my ceremony room and reception room in the Omni Chicago Hotel into a romantic, candlelit, floral filled space. They created a beautiful arch as the focal point of our reception and everyone raved about the lanterns, centerpieces and bouquets. They made my wedding day vision a magical reality!
The moment I had my first meeting with Rachel at HMR I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other floral/decor vendor. HMR Read more...
The moment I had my first meeting with Rachel at HMR I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other floral/decor vendor. HMR has a gorgeous office and although they seem aimed at high budget, extravagant wedding productions, Rachel worked with me to make my vision a reality for my 90 person intimate and romantic wedding. Rachel was very attentive and answered all my questions in a timely manner. I was a pretty hands off bride and gave her my opinions and what I liked and trusted that HMR would make it happen... and that is exactly what they did. They transformed my ceremony room and reception room in the Omni Chicago Hotel into a romantic, candlelit, floral filled space. They created a beautiful arch as the focal point of our reception and everyone raved about the lanterns, centerpieces and bouquets. They made my wedding day vision a magical reality! Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Lighting & Decor
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Private User
Wedding:
8/31/2014
0.5/5.0
We hired Jessica to do the florals for our wedding, after a great meeting where we felt very confident that she had a great idea of what we wanted.

Months passed, and the time for the sample was coming up. We asked her if she needed any more information and she said no. She sent us one idea we didn't like, which made us nervous, but she still seemed confident she could deliver.

On the day of the sample, it was readily apparent that she didn't get what I was thinking, at all. It's possible my vision had changed-- but she should have taken me up on my offer to make it clearer as the sample date approached. What she presented seemed eminently unimaginative. She just slapped together a recreation of one particular photo I had shown as an example of something I liked... but not that I loved. The things I loved-- and had shown photos of-- were nowhere to be seen.

She then told us that for our budget we simply couldn't do much better.

That made us quite upset. We are spending a great deal on flowers, and she had clearly spent no time or effort on this design. I wrote her a lengthy email expressing my desire to move forward, giving very clear, direct instructions for what I wanted to see-- with updated photos. I opened and closed the email by saying that the reason all of this went wrong was because of her failure to communicate-- her tendency to wait weeks to write an email response, her lack of desire to check in and confirm that our visions were the same.

She waited FIVE DAYS to respond, in any way, to an email requesting better communication. This was appalling.

We got our money back and headed to Kehoe, where Phil got our vision spot-on, first try, without even having a meeting in person first. Let's say Kehoe does designs, HMR does recreations... Kehoe has imagination, HMR needs you to have imagination for them... and oh yeah, Kehoe treats its customers like customers, HMR treats them like plebians worthy of their disdain.
We hired Jessica to do the florals for our wedding, after a great meeting where we felt very confident that she had a Read more...
We hired Jessica to do the florals for our wedding, after a great meeting where we felt very confident that she had a great idea of what we wanted.

Months passed, and the time for the sample was coming up. We asked her if she needed any more information and she said no. She sent us one idea we didn't like, which made us nervous, but she still seemed confident she could deliver.

On the day of the sample, it was readily apparent that she didn't get what I was thinking, at all. It's possible my vision had changed-- but she should have taken me up on my offer to make it clearer as the sample date approached. What she presented seemed eminently unimaginative. She just slapped together a recreation of one particular photo I had shown as an example of something I liked... but not that I loved. The things I loved-- and had shown photos of-- were nowhere to be seen.

She then told us that for our budget we simply couldn't do much better.

That made us quite upset. We are spending a great deal on flowers, and she had clearly spent no time or effort on this design. I wrote her a lengthy email expressing my desire to move forward, giving very clear, direct instructions for what I wanted to see-- with updated photos. I opened and closed the email by saying that the reason all of this went wrong was because of her failure to communicate-- her tendency to wait weeks to write an email response, her lack of desire to check in and confirm that our visions were the same.

She waited FIVE DAYS to respond, in any way, to an email requesting better communication. This was appalling.

We got our money back and headed to Kehoe, where Phil got our vision spot-on, first try, without even having a meeting in person first. Let's say Kehoe does designs, HMR does recreations... Kehoe has imagination, HMR needs you to have imagination for them... and oh yeah, Kehoe treats its customers like customers, HMR treats them like plebians worthy of their disdain. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Jeannine
Wedding:
11/14/2009
4.5/5.0
Heffernan Morgan was a recommendation from my coordinator, KJS Weddings. Our contact at Heffernan's name was Berkley.

We had a very good experience; Berkley did an amazing job. The HB space is really beautiful. I visited a similar type of florist in the city and felt very out of place, very intimidated and over my head. This was not the case at all at HM.

Berkley really took her time to listen to my ideas and play off of them. Our conservative budget was no issue, as they worked around it beautifully to provide elegant, unique flowers.

If I had to leave constructive criticism, I would mention two things: 1) The beautiful broach/trinket they placed around my bridal bouquet fell off during pictures, before the ceremony even started, and was impossible to put back on (not a big deal, just annoying); and 2) The beautiful little basket they made for the flower girl to carry was way too heavy for the toddler to carry!
Heffernan Morgan was a recommendation from my coordinator, KJS Weddings. Our contact at Heffernan's name was Berkley. Read more...
Heffernan Morgan was a recommendation from my coordinator, KJS Weddings. Our contact at Heffernan's name was Berkley.

We had a very good experience; Berkley did an amazing job. The HB space is really beautiful. I visited a similar type of florist in the city and felt very out of place, very intimidated and over my head. This was not the case at all at HM.

Berkley really took her time to listen to my ideas and play off of them. Our conservative budget was no issue, as they worked around it beautifully to provide elegant, unique flowers.

If I had to leave constructive criticism, I would mention two things: 1) The beautiful broach/trinket they placed around my bridal bouquet fell off during pictures, before the ceremony even started, and was impossible to put back on (not a big deal, just annoying); and 2) The beautiful little basket they made for the flower girl to carry was way too heavy for the toddler to carry! Read less
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CONNIE
Wedding:
9/12/2008
5.0/5.0
Berkley at Heffernan was incredible. They can work with all budgets & even if they are a little more well worth it. She took idea's that I had & changed them up a little & all of my flowers were beyond anything I expected. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a florist.
Berkley at Heffernan was incredible. They can work with all budgets & even if they are a little more well worth it. She Read more...
Berkley at Heffernan was incredible. They can work with all budgets & even if they are a little more well worth it. She took idea's that I had & changed them up a little & all of my flowers were beyond anything I expected. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a florist. Read less
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ha2423
Wedding:
2/10/2007
5.0/5.0
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tappy1
Wedding:
5/29/2005
5.0/5.0
THey were true visionaries when I described what it was that I wanted. They were completely professional, and were attentive to every detail.
THey were true visionaries when I described what it was that I wanted. They were completely professional, and were Read more...
THey were true visionaries when I described what it was that I wanted. They were completely professional, and were attentive to every detail. Read less
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