Consentino countertop


Casa Spazio living room set

Aosta // Lincoln Park  Regular scanners of Craigslist will recognize this name—the duo behind it used to sell their finds online. Now they’ve hit the street, so to speak. Find good deals on vintage modern furniture and accessories. 509 W. Diversey Pkwy., 773-661-2038,

Artemisia // West Town This petite city outpost of a Geneva favorite mixes contemporary art with antiques, industrial finds, and mid-century modern pieces, along with unusual lighting and a nice selection of chunky wood mirrors. 2246 W. Grand Ave., 847-420-4051,

Casa Spazio // River North Mike Cao, who owns Jesse Chicago, saw a niche unfilled locally: Italian furniture and accessories in the middle price range. Casa Spazio is a 5,200-square-foot showroom devoted to exclusive Italian furniture and accessories more affordable than those in the highest-end showrooms. 222 W. Hubbard St., 312-828-0888,


Consentino countertop



Gentner stool and bench


Cosentino Center // Goose Island Looking for a countertop? This 31,000-square-foot warehouse and showroom has samples of almost every natural stone, quartz, and recycled surface this Spanish company manufactures and distributes. (One of its most popular brands is Silestone quartz.) 1060 W. Division St., 312-649-4045,

Gentner // River North After decades of fabricating metal for Holly Hunt, Manifesto, Armand Lee, and other clients, Christopher Gentner has created his own collection of tables, chairs, and one very cool mirror that combines wood and glass with metal, including patinated steel, bronze, nickel, and aluminum. Find his handiwork on display at this new second-floor showroom. 228 W. Kin­zie St., 312-755-0700,


Jean de Merry stools

Jean de Merry // River North Interior designers love this L.A.-based French Deco–inspired furniture line for its edgy-classic vibe. And now the man behind the name is curating a selection of like-minded designers in addition to offering his own creations at a 4,600-square-foot showroom. Merchandise Mart, 312-527-1800,

Nest Furniture // Lincoln Park This shop is all about reasonably priced transitional furniture. The owners spot industry trends (such as Belgian-style antiques and rustic-glam chandeliers) and manufacture their own interpretations in China, India, and other countries. Dining tables, large cabinets, and one-of-a-kind Asian-inspired pieces are mixed in. 2707 N. Clark St., 773-525-0530,