Architecture Interiors


Deep River is Hiring!

Posted On November 7, 2018

Deep River Partners, Ltd., a leading architecture and interior design firm, is looking for a motivated individual with 2-4 years of experience to join our award winning team as an Interior Design Associate. The primary role will be to assist interior designers with all aspects relative to residential interior design and our ideal candidate will:

 Possess a working knowledge of finish products including countertops, hardware, flooring, paint, decorative light fixtures, plumbing, and wallcovering
 Possess a working knowledge of furnishings such as rugs, furniture, lamps, window treatments, artwork and accessories
 Assist with finish and furniture selection
 Document finish and furniture selections through finish schedules, PowerPoint and ArchiCAD
 Assist at client meetings by documenting discussion and decisions made
 Assist with sampling and maintenance of materials library
 Assist with product administration duties as required
 Possess strong communication skills
 Have a high level of experience with the Microsoft Suite

An interior design degree from a CIDA accredited program is desired.

Demonstrated involvement in Wisconsin ASID, while not required, is desired.

40 hours / week

Please send resume or inquiries to

Deep River is Hiring!

Posted On November 7, 2018

Sales and Office Administrator

Deep River is looking for a motivated individual with 3-5 years of experience to join our award winning team as a Sales and Office Administrator. The primary role will be to assist interior designers with product sales and will include the following responsibilities:

 Facilitate product pricing, estimates, invoices, and purchase orders
 Generate and mail invoices
 Receive and process payments
 Schedule and manage product deliveries and follow up on warranty items
 Prepare financial statements
 Ability to work independently and within a close knit team
 Attention to detail and accurate data entry
 Lead weekly meetings to update team on status of all product related items.
 Knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Suite is required
 Knowledge of residential furnishings industry desired but not required

40 hours / week

Please send resume or inquiries to

Deep River Wins Midwest Award – Chrysalis Remodeling Award

Posted On July 24, 2018

Deep River Partners, Milwaukee, recently received a 2018 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence. The firm was honored with the Midwest Award for its Whole Home Remodel Over $700,000 (located in The Third Ward). Firms from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin submitted projects for this category.

In total, 80 firms from across the United States were named winners at the 2018 Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. The entries were judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure.

“To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,” says Ken Kanline, Director of the Awards.

Deep River Partners’ interior designers Leslie Dohr, ASID; Natalie Erickson, ASID and architect Nicholas Mather, AIA designed the coastal themed condominium to include all the desires and needs of the homeowners.

To see the results of this award winning home, visit Deep River Partners’ website at:
The Chrysalis Awards program, begun in 1994, recognizes the nation’s best work in fifteen general categories of residential and commercial remodeling. The Chrysalis Awards are open to every professional remodeler and design professional in the United States.

Pictures of the 2018 award-winning projects can be seen on Chrysalis website For more information about the Chrysalis Awards, contact Ken Kanline at 888-263-5687 or at


Nicholas Mather, AIA, New Licensed Architect

Posted On May 23, 2018


Deep River is proud to announce that Nicholas Mather, AIA, passed the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) and is now a licensed architect in the State of Wisconsin. Nicholas’ path to licensure required him gaining an architectural degree from an accredited university, working with a supervising architect for several years, and passing a multi-part exam. The process is rigorous and requires dedication to be able to guard the safety, welfare, and public health. Congratulations to Nicholas!

Test Drives are Not Just for Cars

Posted On April 16, 2018

Deep River Partners gives clients the opportunity to Test Drive their homes.  Here are two of Deep River Partners’ current projects.  These 3D Virtual Home Tours allow clients to “shift into DRIVE” to take their visions for a spin!



Deep River Partners Honored with ASID Design Excellence Awards

Posted On March 14, 2018

Deep River Partners was honored by the American Society of Interior Designers – Wisconsin Chapter on March 8.  ASID holds its annual Design Excellence Awards to recognize interior designers and architects in the State of Wisconsin.  Deep River received the highest honor by receiving a Platinum Award for Entire Residence.  Only one of these awards was presented this year and Deep River appreciates the recognition for this project overlooking the Milwaukee River.  Additionally, the team received a Gold Award for Kitchen and Gold Award for Multifamily/Dormitories.  Congratulations to Founder Richard Sherer, Interior Designer Leslie Dohr, ASID; Interior Designer, Natalie Erickson, ASID; Architect Nick Blavat, AIA; and Design Associate Nick Mather.  These projects can be viewed under the Portfolio Section of the website. 



Deep River Partners Featured in March 2018 Issue of M Magazine

Posted On March 5, 2018

A guest home designed by Deep River Partners is spotlighted in the “Dwellings” section of M Magazine.  Pick up a copy of M Magazine with Milwaukee’s favorite pup, Hank, on the cover or check it out here!


2018.03.01 M Magazine Dwellings Prairie Guest House PDF

Natalie Erickson, ASID, Earns Certification

Posted On February 1, 2018

Deep River Partners is pleased to announce that team member Natalie Erickson has received National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) credentials.   She is now a registered interior designer in the State of Wisconsin.

The requirements of the NCIDQ Examination cover seven areas of core competencies in interior design:  building systems, codes, construction standards, contract administration, design application, professional practice, and project coordination.  Passing the exam indicates the highest standard and benchmark of a professional interior designer.

Natalie brings the same level of dedication and attention to detail to her clients as she did to her studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she graduated with high honors.  She is also active in the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Deep River Partners congratulates Natalie on this achievement.  Her passion for design and relationships with her clients are to be commended.


Nicholas Blavat, AIA, Elected Officer

Posted On February 1, 2018

Deep River Partners is pleased to announce that Nicholas Blavat, AIA, has been elected 2018 Secretary/Treasurer for the AIA (American Institute of Architects), Milwaukee Chapter.

Blavat has more than 20 years of experience in both commercial and residential architecture and has been recognized locally & nationally for his design achievement. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a Master’s degree in Architecture and is a licensed architect in Wisconsin.

Deep River Partners congratulates Blavat on his continued dedication to his field.  His collaborative design and expertise are highly valued by his team and clients.

Deep River’s Founder and CEO, Richard Sherer featured architect

Posted On January 4, 2018

Deep River Partners Founder and CEO, Richard Sherer was recently featured in The Best 16 Architects in the Chicago Area.