A French Art Nouveau lithograph by Alphonse Mucha
from Macklowe Gallery, an Antiques Fair exhibitor
Check out this year’s rooms by nine design talents, including Michael Del Piero Good Design (library), Buckingham Interiors + Design (foyer), and Frank Ponterio Interior Design (dining room).
April 15–December 9, suggested donation $5, merchandisemartdesigncenter.com/dreamhome
Chicago Botanic Garden’s Antiques & Garden Fair
This upscale fair offers garden furnishings, antiques, and art from more than 100 dealers. Also see garden installations by Craig Bergmann Landscape Design, Maria Smithburg of Manfredini, and others. Belgian landscape architect Peter Wirtz is the featured speaker at 10:30 a.m. on April 15 ($35, includes fair admission). April 15–17, tickets $10–$15, chicagobotanic.org/antiques
International Antiques Fair
Part of Artropolis at the Merchandise Mart, this event brings dealers from around the world, offering modern design, tribal art, Americana, and more. April 29–May 2, tickets $15–$25 (includes admission to Art Chicago and the emerging artists exhibit NEXT), mmart.com
A motion sensor in Brizo’s Pascal faucet activates water flow.
This new showroom in LuxeHome carries kitchen and bath products by Delta and its upscale sister brand, Brizo. Find plenty of displays with running water. Merchandise Mart, 317-848-1812, brizo.com