bold black and white prints popular in Chicago home furnishing stores

What’s black and white and chic all over? High-impact prints are showing up on everything from wing chairs to wallpaper to sixties-inspired dresses as home design and fashion borrow boldly from each other’s closets. Vintage chair (not for sale) upholstered in Hexagon House Chenille, David Hicks by Ashley Hicks, and Esmeraldas hand-tufted seven-foot-square wool rug by Missoni Home, $2,500, at Verde, 2100 W. Armitage Ave., 773-486-7750. Linen fabric rolls: (left) F. Schumacher & Co.’s Fern Tree, to the trade, price upon request, 312-527-6450; (middle) La Fiorentina, David Hicks by Ashley Hicks, $59 a yard, at Verde; (right) F. Schumacher & Co.’s Gordian Weave, to the trade, price upon request. KnollTextiles’ Whisper Imago fabric-embedded resin panel, from $672 for a four-by-eight-foot sheet, at Knoll Showroom, 1111 Merchandise Mart, 312-454-6920. Chanel wool tweed dress with sequin detail, $3,510; lambskin and patent leather pumps, $910; metal and resin necklace (on table), $2,050; at Chanel Boutique, 935 N. Michigan Ave., 312-787-5500. Vintage harlequin-print silk dress, price available on request from Sully Fair atelier,, 866-607-8080. Tozai pink ceramic vases, $28 to $38, and stacking mirrored tables, $495 for a set of three, at White Attic, 5225 N. Clark St., 773-907-9800. Malini Murjani pink python clutch, $1,050, by Malini Murjani at Josephine, 1405 N. Wells St., 312-274-0359.


Photograph: Tyllie Barbosa
Produced By: Barri Leiner