Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s children would surely have happily romped in this less-is-much-more version of the backyard princess castle... Read more
Wondering about wallcoverings? We help you sift through the options for materials, installation, and (when the time comes) removal. Read more
In our May/June issue, which hits stands in a few weeks, we feature an outdoor playhouse inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House... Read more
New Breed Furniture Network (, made up of carpenter-designer John Lindsay and architect Alessandro Paradiso, is having its moment. Fans range from Larry Vodak, the owner of Scout, to actor—and, it turns out, woodworking enthusiast—Mark Ruffalo, with whom Lindsay bonded this past summer during a chance meeting at a Kenosha, Wisconsin, bar... Read more
We’ve always admired the work of Designs for Dignity (you might remember our Chairs for Charity benefit last November)... Read more
This geometric plate, hand-carved from white marble sourced from Jaipur, India, may seem like pure art, but it was created with function in mind. Read more
In the mood for an elegant evening of formal attire, dancing, and iconic Chicago architecture?... Read more
Judging by all the outdoor furniture that’s already hit the market, if you’re waiting for the icicles to melt before shopping for your next set of alfresco furnishings, you’re already behind... Read more