Persimmon Barcelona chair

Noted: Design Within Reach (three Chicago locations; is offering some of its classic mid-century pieces, like the Barcelona and Womb chairs, in a slew of cool new leather colors: fern, camel, pale blue, white, chocolate, persimmon, and yellow … Home Element’s 700 N. Michigan Ave. location has morphed into an outlet. Expect to find markdowns of 10 to 70 percent on discontinued items, last season’s merchandise, and floor models (312-587-8752; … PegRail (, an industrial-style, freestanding, adjustable organizing system, is now available at Kinsley Design Group, a Highland Park interior design company (3330 Skokie Valley Rd., Highland Park, 847-681-1433).