Lauren Fasolo discovered her passion for design during a community college drafting class.
The longtime Naperville resident was fascinated by what could be done with the right materials in the right space, so much so that a winding road led to a leap of faith as she forged a career. Years later, she’s still leaping.
Fasolo has spent the bulk of her adult life building credentials as an interior designer, but she recently expanded her operations by opening a shop in downtown Naperville. Ellce Home Design Studio and Shop not only offers design expertise, but associates also sell furniture and other merchandise for homes.
Fasolo, a 1993 Naperville Central graduate, flirted with the idea of a design shop for years. She sold a small number of items at her former location in a house behind School of Rock on North Washington Street, but she never had the perfect space.