Architecture Interiors


Deep River Partners Featured in MKE Lifestyle Magazine

Posted On May 1, 2020

Deep River Partner’s French Transitional Renovation was the home tour feature, “A Smooth and Stunning Transition”, in the May 2020 issue of MKE Lifestyle magazine.

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Chambliss Recognized Notable Executive

Posted On April 27, 2020

Deep River Partners is proud to share the recognition of Chris Chambliss, AIA LEED AP,  in this inaugural BizTimes Media list. Congratulations!

Excerpt: BizTimes Milwaukee is proud to present the inaugural list of Notable LGBTQ Executives, spotlighting accomplished professionals throughout the region. The leadership shown by the executives profiled here is setting an example to shape a better future for our region.



Deep River Designed Project Receives National Recognition

Posted On April 25, 2020

Deep River Partner’s congratulates our extended team member Timber Innovations for their recognition with a NARI National Contractor of the Year Awards (CotY) award for Residential Interior $250,001 to $500,000 for this Modern Mid-Century Home Remodel.

Recognizing Excellence NARI’s* Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards are the premier awards for the remodeling industry. The National award, which is given out one time per year, recognizes excellence in remodeling as demonstrated in forty-eight different categories. NARI members from across the nation may submit a project for consideration.


*National Association of the Remodeling Industry


Deep River Nominated for Best of Greater MKE

Posted On April 2, 2020

Deep River Partners received a nomination for the “Best of Greater MKE”, sponsored my “MKE lifestyle” magazine. The top four nominees in each category were tallied and voting determines each category’s winner. Congratulations to all the nominees!

Deep River Partners was nominated in the category: Best Local Services: Interior Design Service

Winners will be notified byFriday, May 29 and appear in MKE Lifestyle’s August Best Of issue.


Deep River Earns Platinum Design Award

Posted On March 13, 2020

Deep River Partners received top honors at the Wisconsin Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Design Excellence Awards held March 12, 2020 at Discovery World. This French Transitional Residence renovation earned the Platinum Award. Congratulations to Natalie Erickson, ASID, and the rest of the Deep River team that contributed to this project. Founder Richard Sherer and Nicholas Blavat, AIA accepted the award.



Deep River Partners Featured on “Wisconsin Architect” January 2020

Posted On February 17, 2020

Gardens and pergola of Lake Michigan Shingle Style Beach HouseThe Beach House“, a Coastal Shingle style design was chosen for its classic underpinnings and unmistakable casual yet elegant atmosphere. On the exterior, weathered silver/gray shingles, copper accents, and wood shingle roof are punctuated by white trim and traditional divided lite windows. ~Wisconsin Architect, the official online publication of AIA Wisconsin.

Tour the Deep River Portfolio to see more of this Shingle Style Residence and other projects.

Blavat Celebrates 15 Years!

Posted On November 20, 2019

Nicholas Blavat is celebrating 15 years at Deep River! Nurturing his career, guiding our clients, and mentoring our team has lead to many extraordinary projects. Congratulations to Nicholas on his many successes!

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An Urban Escape in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

Posted On November 12, 2019

as featured in Kitchen & Bath Business (KBB) Online

“Looking for a more urban lifestyle, one homeowner moved from the suburbs to downtown – into a 5,000-sq.-ft. condominium on the roof of an eight-story building. The condo’s location in Milwaukee’s historic Third Ward district offered a unique neighborhood atmosphere, and so the client was looking for a modern interior to match the family’s new and dynamic lifestyle.”

Hayley Schlueter Joins Interior Design Team

Posted On November 8, 2019

Deep River Partners is pleased to announce that Hayley Schlueter has joined the Interior Design team. Hayley graduated from The University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, earning a degree in Interior Architecture. Welcome Hayley! For more on our design team, visit:

Hayley Schlueter

Creative Spotlight: Deep River Partners designs luxury dream homes for Milwaukee’s elite

Posted On September 8, 2019

As seen in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Sep 8, 2019

“For the past 20 years, Deep River Partners, a residential architecture and interior design firm based in Milwaukee’s 3rd Ward, has been creating and building luxury dream homes for Milwaukee’s business elite.”

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