Five Design Events and Sales in Chicago This Weekend

There are sales at BoConcept and The Courtyard, plus Renegade Mini Market. Happy Mundane’s Jonathan Lo comes to Unison, and the 57th Gold Coast Art Fair is in Grant Park.

A fruit bowl from Unison Home, where blogger Jonathan Lo of Happy Mundane will make an appearance this weekend.   Photo courtesy of Unison Home

Jonathan Lo, the stylish man behind the popular blog Happy Mundane, will be at Unison Home  (1911 W. Division St.) Saturday, June 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. In addition to giving a talk, he will be choosing his favorite pieces, and they will be sold for 20 percent off. Lo is one of the top ten most followed people on Pinterest, so expect his choices to be Pin-worthy.

Renegade Craft Fair is setting up a Mini Market this weekend in Pilsen at 2233 S. Throop St. Shop goods from 80 indie makers from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22. There will also be food, booze, and bocce ball. Entrance is free.

After receiving several large estate sale deliveries recently, the non-profit resale shop The Courtyard (63 Village Pl., Hinsdale) is holding a Summer Storage Sale this Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Find beds, dining room tables, rugs, china cabinets, benches, chests, and more. The sale will be held in the walkway behind the shop and will be “pay and go,” so arrange for pickup by the end of the event on Saturday.

Danish contemporary design retailer BoConcept (1901 N. Clybourn Ave.) is having a Scratch and Save Weekend event June 20 to June 22, offering up to 30 percent off the entire BoConcept collection including Fusion by Nendo, a new collaboration with Japanese designer Oki Sato. Pick up a flyer at the store and scritch-scratch away to find what you’ll save.

The Gold Coast Art Fair returns to Grant Park for the 57th time this weekend, featuring more than 350 artists from around the world. Find artwork in all mediums, ranging in price from $25 to $25,000. June 21-21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Butler Field (corner of Monroe Street and Lake Shore Drive). If you don’t find anything you like, you can always go home with your own masterpiece from the Spin Art machine.

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