The Arlington Design Center, a small northwest suburban version of the Merchandise Mart, is opening its doors to the public... Read more
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 Read more
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... Read more
Sensitive design and smart engineering turned a topographically challenged property into a lovely, multilevel landscape Read more
A dated Bucktown loft becomes a modern bachelor pad with a party-ready attitude Read more
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. Read more
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)... Read more
Need a quick pick-me-up? A mood-altering pillow here and a bright towel there are just the thing for spring. Read more
An architect and a designer pare a 1930s International-style house down to its essentials—and give it back its edge 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