The family business was founded in 1910 when Axel Johnson arrived from Sweden and settled in Oak Park, Illinois. Family owned for 3 generations, Ferd Johnson Painting and Decorating has always been committed to excellence. Our superior service and professional craftsmanship has been applied to various styles of architecture, including: residences, churches, movie theaters and casinos, all over the Midwest. Ferd Johnson Painting and Decorating has also had the honor of working in several homes designed by notable architects: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, George Maher and E.E. Roberts, including The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.