ABout Joseph Novelli 

Thank you for considering Novelli Construction for your project. Our flexible design/build process has many advantages over the typical designer-architect-contractor system. Our integrated approach, combined with more than 30 years of experience in restaurant design and construction, uniquely qualifies us to complete your project quickly, cost-effectively, and with the highest level of craftsmanship. 

We provide a wide range of services to our clients: 

  • design development

  • full design/build

  • general contracting

  • set construction

  • custom millwork and display fabrication

Our team has completed many challenging and unique projects, including more than sixty restaurants, commercial spaces and displays

The ability to artistically design and build unique restaurant spaces within aggressive construction timelines has become our specialty. We can save you time and money with our experience in value engineering, construction scheduling, kitchen equipment installation, and interior design. 

Our website provides a sample of the variety of projects we have been involved with over the past decade. 

We are always looking for new challenges, please contact us to discuss your project.


Joseph Novelli



Ohms Designs Inc. is an independently owned and operated design company with its headquarters located in the heart of Chicago's arts district. Founded in 1989 by Kim Ohms, the small company maintains a fresh perspective, an artistic eye and a hands-on approach to interior design. 

Kim Ohms is best known for her working relationships with clients to create original, personalized, and solid experiences. Whether the project in house is a residential interior, a restaurant landscape, or a corporate extravaganza, Ohms Designs Inc. is well equipped to professionally meet the individual needs of the client. Kim Ohms continues to move the company forward with her driven inspirations to designing, creating, managing and producing.