Over the past year, the Thybony family has had to say good bye to Marilyn and now Ed Larsen. They were and always will be the cornerstone of the Thybony family. Ed and Marilyn, peas and carrots, you can hardly mention one without the other.

 

Marilyn had the family name which dates back to the early 1880's when her grandfather, William Thybony, a skilled painter arrived in Chicago from Sweden.  He opened a paint store on Chicago’s North side and ultimately launched the family into the paint & wallcovering business. 

 

The story of Ed and Marilyn began in 1945 while Ed was stationed at the Glenview Naval Air Station. They met and were married four months later.  It was then they began not only their life, but their business venture together.  In 1959 they opened and ran the Glenview location.  They spent many years building a successful business and a beautiful family.  They had three children, Ellen, Nancy and Chris.

 

Chris Larsen joined the business in 1974.  He still owns the stores located in Mundelein, Lake Bluff, and Glenview. 

 

Mr. and Mrs. Larsen taught us all that service, quality and expert advice are key in this business.  Their influence is what has helped this business to thrive and serve our communities.  More importantly, they demonstrated the value of family, faith and kindness.  For that reason they will be remembered fondly by their family, friends, employees and customers alike.

 

Welcome to Thybony Paint, Wallpaper, Blinds & Design!  We are your source for home design!  Our team is here and ready to help!  Whether it's paint color matching, advice on paint color, finding just the right wallpaper or dressing your windows with blinds, shades, shutters or custom drapery ... we want to help!

 

Our talented staff of paint color experts and enthusiastic interior designers will help you with your decorating projects.

 

We know that providing quality products to our customers is the right thing to do!  We want you to not only be truly satisfied with your buying experience with us, but know that we stand behind the products that we sell!  We are proud to be recognized as a Benjamin Moore Signature store and a Hunter Douglas Centurion Dealer.   What does this mean to you?  It means that you will be provided options, service and expertise by our staff that is unmatched!  We focus on the products that will suit your style, your needs and your budget!

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