The Arlington Design Center, a small northwest suburban version of the Merchandise Mart, is opening its doors to the public…
The impending royal nuptials have put stylist Cynthia McCullough in a heraldic frame of mind. You too? Add a touch of stateliness to your castle with a well-chosen accessory
A modern take on the chesterfield: The Theodore sofa, upholstered in patton-flax linen, $4,195 Jayson Home & Garden has long been a local arbiter of good taste, so it makes perfect sense that the retailer has launched its own signature line of European-inspired upholstered furniture. The Jayson Home Collection includes 14 eco-friendly pieces designed by … Read more
Sensitive design and smart engineering turned a topographically challenged property into a lovely, multilevel landscape
A dated Bucktown loft becomes a modern bachelor pad with a party-ready attitude
Wordy walls and upholstery are everywhere these days. Interior designer Candice Mathers loves the look and commissioned a mural (“graceful, but with an edge to it”) with words from Dante’s Inferno for some Italy-loving clients’ dining area. Not up for that much verbiage? Scribbles are showing up on pillows and rugs, too.
A French Art Nouveau lithograph by Alphonse Mucha from Macklowe Gallery, an Antiques Fair exhibitor Events Dream Home 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 … Read more
Need a quick pick-me-up? A mood-altering pillow here and a bright towel there are just the thing for spring.
An architect and a designer pare a 1930s International-style house down to its essentials—and give it back its edge
Clockwise from top: Café table, 29 inches high, 35 inches across, $545. Oblong coffee table, 20 inches high, 55 inches long, $645. Round coffee table, 15 inches high, 35 inches across, $495. All painted pine. New Breed Furniture Network (nbfn.us), made up of carpenter-designer John Lindsay and architect Alessandro Paradiso, is having its moment. … Read more