TRETOW — Design Build

ABOUT — architecture & design / fabrication workshop


Our Mission —

We strive to create contemporary residential and commercial spaces and objects that raise expectations and enhance the quality of life for residents of the Midwest and beyond.


About —

TRETOW is a design and fabrication company that specializes in hospitality, retail, office, and residential design; as well as the custom fabrication of furniture, installations, cabinetry, reception desks, and other specialty project elements. We complete projects in partnership with clients and collaborators utilizing a unique design—build approach. This approach creates a more seamless process and ensures ambitious, comprehensive results.

Design Services —

Spatial Design, Interior Design, Space Planning, Site Selection, and Pre-Purchase Project Feasibility Analysis, Furniture Design, Product Design & Development

Fabrication Services —

Custom Furniture, Installations, Retail Fixtures, Reception Desks, Kiosks, Pivot Doors, Windows, Custom Cabinetry, Door and Drawer Faces for IKEA + other RTA Cabinet Systems, Woodwork, Metalwork, and More

I firmly believe the project would not have come together the way it did working with another company.
— Zach Peterson, Commonplace

Press & Features —

Leibal — Commonplace
Sight Unseen
Leibal — Bookmark
Leibal — Chair No.1
Architectural Digest — Germany
Design Milk
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Magazine
M: Milwaukee Lifestyle Magazine
Urban Milwaukee
Chicago Reader
+ More

Awards —

"Best In Show"
Offsite at NeoCon — Chicago

AIA Seattle — Storefront
with Olson Kundig