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Elements of Inspiration
Andrea Mills | April 11, 2014

Standing in the spacious entrance of this stunning limestone home is almost sensory overload; a brilliant chandelier sparkles in a warm bath of sunlight as the grandiose dining area to the left and the dark, cozy den to the right...

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Strength in Numbers
Katie Orr | January 17, 2014

Dressed in the signature style of Gary Lee Partners, the smooth curves, linear highlights and toned-down hues of a four-story townhome on Lincoln Park’s edge have collectively proven that gray is good; steel can be softened; and...

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A Fresh Perspective
Tate Gunnerson | January 17, 2014

“We transformed a sad ugly duckling into a beautiful home,” says Buckingham Interiors + Design founder Julia Buckingham Edelmann of the pied-à-terre that she designed for a North Shore couple who wanted their youngest daughter...

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Right Angles
Kevin Aeh | January 17, 2014

Let’s travel back in time to a little more than 10 years ago. That’s when the owner of this Mag Mile penthouse apartment was a bachelor in his late 20s. The businessman saw that Michael Richman of Michael Richman Interiors Inc. had designed...

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Paradise, Found!
Alex Markoff | January 17, 2014

Subtle Islands, Canada
$27.4 MILLION

THE RUNDOWN Think private islands, and you’re not likely to ponder the Great White North, but this British Columbia retreat defies convention. Sprawling...

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Tara’s in Town!
Diana Bitting | January 17, 2014

Get the adoption papers in order ASAP. Tara Bernerd just may be our favorite new (temporary) import, and we kind of want to keep her here—permanently. And the feeling may be mutual (fingers crossed). The...

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Inside Out
Ayesha Khan | January 17, 2014

Nestled in the royal Dusit District in Bangkok along the Chao Phraya River, or “River of Kings,” The Siam is the first hotel venture for 43-year-old indie-rock star and actor Krissada Sukosol Clapp...

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Perfect Harmony
Amanda Friedman | January 16, 2014

Situated high on the hillside on Belvedere Island overlooking the San Francisco Bay, with postcard-perfect vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge in one direction and Sausalito in the other, Gary Friedman—the innovative co-CEO and chairman of...

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Ask The Experts
Rhys Hunding | October 4, 2013

Scott Dresner, The Kitchen Aficionado
What is your design philosophy?
I approach every project like it was my house. I take my global experience and use it in my vision for my clients.

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Trail Blazer
Kevin Aeh | October 4, 2013

We don’t need a crystal ball to predict where you’ll be spending your free time next fall. All signs point to The 606—an abandoned train track turned elevated park and trail network—planned along the 3-mile-long Bloomingdale Trail...

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White House
Kevin Aeh | October 4, 2013

Maxine Kroll has a theory. “The closer you are [to work], the later you show up,” she says. Thus, we imagine that Kroll, who lives with her husband, Ron Vari, above her namesake salon at Rush and Superior, might have problems with punctuality....

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East Side Story
Diana Bitting | October 4, 2013

For those who make a living in an artistic arena—be it sculpture, fashion or architecture—inspiration can come from all corners of the earth. And if every place had a palette, Europe would most likely be blues, greens and grays; South...

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