Articles

Posted by
Thai Surprises
By Drew Limsky | April 3, 2018

 

When Sutep Patsuteesutti of Studio Chemistri in Bangkok set to work on two family-owned Phuket resorts—the lavish Sino-Portuguese-style Sri Panwa and the swank...

Posted by
Modern Oasis
By Judy Giannetto | April 3, 2018

The inviting minimalism and simple architecture of a post-midcentury-modern home in Winnetka was what made two well-traveled animal lovers fall in love with it at first sight. But they didn’t fall in love with everything: The property was...

Celerie Kemble

Posted by
New Light
By Phebe Wahl | April 3, 2018

“My collection was inspired heavily by a desire to see softer materials, juxtapositions and mixes of these materials—like leather, milk glass, wood and églomisé—with the harder edges often shown in lighting,” says interior designer...

Posted by
Show Piece
By Andrea Mills | April 3, 2018

 

This event “will feature the most extensive and representative selection of contract goods ever assembled under one roof,” said W.O. Ollman, general manager of the Merchandise Mart in 1969—the year that NeoCon was launched...

Posted by
The Poppy House
By Zlata Kozul Naumovski | January 31, 2018

Kenwood is a tiny neighborhood that, unless you’re from the South Side of Chicago, you’ve probably never heard of. With expansive lots and historic mansions a mere mile from the University of Chicago in Hyde Park, its...

Posted by
Sage Advice
By Elaine Markoutsas | January 31, 2018

The more time, energy and money that Lisa Radomski invested into her custom-built brick-and-limestone home in the Southport corridor, the more passion she had for it. Some decisions were more tedious than fun, but she looked...

Posted by
Building Up
By Andrea Mills | January 30, 2018

Sasha Adler, co-design director of Nate Berkus Associates, was in Paris when she found a pair of chandeliers and sconces that she knew would be perfect. “Dealers are constantly sending us new inventory, and sometimes an image is...

Posted by
Style Major
By Andrea Mills | January 30, 2018

With a passion for clothing and accessories, and armed with an art and art history degree from the University of Colorado, Elise Moyer moved to Chicago nine years ago to start a career. She found herself interning for the venerable...

Posted by
Abstract Appeal
By Tate Gunnerson | January 30, 2018

A passion for the Art Institute of Chicago inspired the vibrant approach of architect Michael Howells of Portland-based Howells Architecture + Design in the overhaul of a...

Posted by
Gray Matter
By Andrea Mills | January 30, 2018

 

As the creator of cult fashion brand Off-White, a collaborator with brands such as Nike, and the well-known former creative director for Kanye West, among other...

Posted by
The Light Fantastic
By Andrea Mills | January 30, 2018

 

“Lighting is a magical medium,” says Michael Anastassiades, who is known for his iconic designs for Flos as well as his own namesake studio. “It is difficult to find the right balance...

Posted by
Lasting Impressions
By Laura Eckstein Jones | January 25, 2018

 

When Wisconsin-born architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited Japan for the first time in 1905, like many visitors, he was taken by the country’s undeniable beauty and charm. It was a...

Syndicate content