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Need to Know…

The latest scoop on openings, relocations, happenings, and other notable information

Jean Prouve Lounge Chair, On the Block at Wright; Pipe Organ Coral pillow design by Stephanie Waddell (below)


Park Place Interiors, a design firm specializing in European reproductions that carries furniture, window treatments, and accessories in styles ranging from French country to Tuscan, at 125 N. York St., Elmhurst, 630-530-4470, and 407 S. 3rd St., Geneva, 630-232-7799; parkplace-interiors.comThe Kohler Waters Spa, adjacent to a new Kohler showroom, allows customers to test-drive the company’s products and get a massage, at 775 Village Center Dr., Burr Ridge, 630-323-7674 … Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, a dealer of handcrafted wood flooring that offers everything from pine to recycled hardwood at 445 N. Wells St., 312-464-0633; wideplankflooring.com.



Stephanie Waddell, creator of much-loved Agnes & Hoss printed silk accessories, has a new design, Pipe Organ Coral (right). Her pillows are available at Jayson Home & Garden, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave, 773-248-8180.



Wright’s Important Design auction includes postwar and contemporary art and more. Preview May 12-May 17; auctions May 18 and 20; wright20.com … The “City Style” House Tour, benefiting Chicago City Day School, May 18; 773-327-0900 … At the Merchandise Mart, Treasure Hunt, with merchandise up to 75 percent off, May 17-18, and Dream Rooms, featuring nine environments decked out in Mart offerings, through July 12; mmart.com … Morlen Sinoway’s Guerrilla Furniture and Art Truck Show on Fulton Market, June 10 (morlensinoway.com); … The Randolph Street Market Festival (formerly Chicago Antique Market) opens May 24-25; chicagoantiquemarket.comThe Scottish Manor by Orren Pickell, a showhouse in Bannockburn, opens June 1 (pickellbuilders.com).



After several openings and closings over the past couple years, Bellini Baby &Teen Furniture, an upscale furniture store for babies, kids, and teenagers, has opened a new location at 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., 312-981-6301; bellini.comC’est Moi, a home accessories and gift shop with a French country feel (and the exclusive Chicago retailer for Pine Cone Hill), has moved from Bucktown to Vintage Pine, 904 W. Blackhawk St., 312-944-2116; cestmoi.us.


Photography: Wright and Brian Franczyk


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