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Design Dose

September 2012

5 years
ago

Flea the Scene!

“It seems Jayson Home always has some great sale or event going on. Well, this weekend is the awesome-est of them all: the Fall Flea Market.”

5 years
ago

Mi Caza, Su Caza

“I’m currently loving one of Milwaukee Avenue’s newest home décor destinations: Caza (1459 N. Milwaukee; 773-227-7774). It opened at the end of July and is sort of like a vintage department store with a boutique vibe.”

5 years
ago

Rent (or Own) Artwork

“Bored with the artwork in your home? Instead of buying all new pieces, rent some. HangItUp Chicago, leases artwork from local established and emerging artists, such as Mark Collins, Jamie Link, Fred Moss, and Elisa Boughner.”

5 years
ago

Floor Sample Sale at Green Home Chicago

“I love when stores need to clear space in their showroom—it usually means great markdowns on floor samples. And that’s exactly what’s happening at Green Home Chicago (213 N. Morgan Street, #1D; 312-432-9400).”

5 years
ago

Design Harvest Top Picks

“If you didn’t notice from our feverish tweeting or from our blog post last week, the annual Design Harvest took place this past weekend. From scoping out new designs to sipping on freshly brewed coffee while walking down Grand Avenue, we thoroughly enjoyed this year’s fall festival. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite finds.”

5 years
ago

Harvest Time

“The part of Grand Avenue known as the Design District pulls out all the stops this weekend for the third annual Design Harvest, co-sponsored by Chicago Home + Garden. Local furniture and home accessory designers, vintage and antique collectors, and local stores gather under a tent for what is basically a pop-up shop on steroids.”

5 years
ago

A Before & After, Using an Online Design Service

“For some homeowners, an empty room is a blank slate to fill with beautiful furniture and artwork. But for others (me included!), it can be completely overwhelming. To solve their woes, they turned to roomations.com, the brainchild of Oak Parker Lakshmi Bhargave and her two partners.”

5 years
ago

Divine Consign’s New and Improved Digs

“The doors just opened at Divine Consign’s brand new 10,000-square-foot showroom (809 South Oak Park Ave.). The Oak Park furniture consignment shop that previously had two locations has consolidated into one big, beautiful space.”

5 years
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Kyle Schuneman Writes the Book on Small Spaces

“I love when Chicago-born interior designers hit it big. Which is why I’m so excited for the first book by South Loop native Kyle Schuneman. In The First Apartment: Cool Designs for Small Spaces, published by Clarkson Potter and out now, Schuneman talks about how to cram big style into not-so-big homes on any budget.”

5 years
ago

2012 Harbor Country Kitchen Walk

“It’s that time of year again—to head to Michigan and swoon over gorgeous kitchens while munching on delightful snacks! Mark your calendar for the 2012 Kitchen Walk on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Harbor Country, Michigan.”

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