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Emily Frazer-Smith

Emily Frazer-Smith

Vice President & Interiors Studio Leader, Cogan

With a keen eye for timeless and classic aesthetics, Emily has a talent for creating vibrant and functional workplaces for some of our firm’s most valued clients. A native of Chicago, Emily’s leadership skills are integral to growing our presence in the Midwest interiors market. “I love Chicago and am thrilled that Corgan will put its stamp on this city known for its inspiring architecture and interior design.”

With more than a decade of experience at Corgan, Emily’s organizational skills and attention to detail keep projects on track as she implements scheduling, coordinates teams, and confirms that our client’s objectives are met at each phase of the design process. As Corgan’s award-winning Fitwel Ambassador and both a LEED and WELL accredited professional, Emily provides a unique perspective and deep knowledge in designing sustainable and healthy environments.   

Inspired by our client’s stories and philosophies, she is proud of her team’s most recent achievement — a four-year-long project designing twenty floors for State Street at the One Congress Tower in Boston. The future-forward hybrid workplace for the globally connected workforce amplifies the company’s brand while embracing its culture and identity.

When she’s not running projects, Emily stays fit running races, routinely participating in 5 and 10Ks. An avid explorer, Emily cherishes wandering through Chicago’s city streets to observe the city’s many art museums, landmark hospitality venues, and inspiring history and architecture.