Design Dose

November 2011

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Great Cookbook

Now that we’ve put in most of our holiday gift ideas , it’s time to branch out! The Soup & Bread cookbook by local writer Martha Bayne…

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Silhouettes as Instant Art

File this under cute: Tiffany Brooks of You and Your Décor leaves a silhouette as a gift in every home that she decorates…

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Great Gifts V

Our staffers’ gift picks have gotten so much attention that everyone wants in on the action…

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Casa Spazio

A new Italian furniture and accessories showroom has joined the half-dozen or so other European showrooms in River North…

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New Furniture Line: AKMD

Furniture maker Michael Dreeben always seems to have a new project up his sleeve. We first covered him in 2008, but his most recent endeavor is AKMD Collection…

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Great Gifts IV

The fourth in a series of our staffers’ recommendations for gifts for the design-savvy on your list…

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Great Gifts III

The third in a series of our staffers’ recommendations for gifts for the design-savvy on your list…

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Awesome Bookends

Angela Finney-Hoffman of Post27 always finds the coolest stuff for her shop! These bookends made by Garth Borovicka…

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Great Gifts II

The second in a series of our staffers’ recommendations for gifts for the design-savvy on your list…

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Not So Big Showhouse Opens

Architect Sarah Susanka, author of the Not So Big book series, put her design principles to work…

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Great Gifts I

The first in a series of our staffers’ recommendations for gifts for the design-savvy on your list…

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Artemisia on Grand

The latest addition to the Grand Avenue design district, the antique shop Artemesia, has landed at 2246 W. Grand Ave…

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Floor & Décor

There’s a new tile superstore in town: Floor & Décor opened its 28th store in the U.S., and the first one in Illinois…

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Cool Porch Chair

I love the new Storsele chair ($119) at Ikea—and the whole idea of black rattan…