We’ve always loved Flor carpet tiles, but a drawback of this Elmhurst-based catalog and Internet business was that you couldn’t easily see and touch its eco-friendly products. Read more
After years of carrying around a sketchbook filled with drawings of pieces he wished he could find, but couldn’t, interior designer Frank Ponterio decided to bring his sketches to life with help from local craftspeople; now the finished products are available for sale. Read more
With paint colors, as with hairdressers and doctors, it’s best to get a recommendation before jumping in. We asked our trusty style editor, Barri Leiner, to spill the beans on seven hues that design pros turn to again and again. Read more
Following the runway rush to jewel tones for fall, we predict plum as the season’s frontrunner for the home. Alone or with gray, pink, chocolate brown, or even yellow, it’s playful, rich, and ripe for the picking. Read more
Interior designer Annika Christensen loves to surprise with her hues Read more
We are simply smitten with lemony hues, the brighter the better. Just a quick squeeze wakes up any decor. Read more
This past spring, for the International Antiques Fair at the Merchandise Mart, we asked three interior designers-Greg Jagmin, Julia Buckingham Edelmann, and Hillery Estes-to create vignettes for us that use antiques in a fresh way. Read more