4 Generations of Quality Since 1910

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 & 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.


Bob Johnson

President - Wallpaper Expert - 42 years experience


Monica Johnson

Marketing & Project Manager - 4th Generation


Jesus Rico

Master Painter - 26 years experience


Anne Costello Johnson

Owner - Vice President - 32 years experience