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Vintage home design sites (a list for your perusal)

Vintage home design sites (a list for your perusal)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Actually, it’s not. The weather in Chicago is warm and muggy, and my windows are rattling in response to wave after wave of rolling thunder.  Nevertheless, the holidays are nigh, and Black Friday, the annual kickoff of the holiday shopping season is just days away. Best Buy […]

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Vintage Bazaar (pretty cool)

Vintage Bazaar (pretty cool)

↔ Hipsters and vintage enthusiasts crowded the slightly decaying but still grand Congress Theatre for the second Vintage Bazaar last weekend. It was a little dark and somewhat warm, but that (and the DJ) just intensified the weird, zany, sexy energy that made the whole day feel kind of like a Tarantino movie (sans the […]

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Open House: Josh Rogers loft featured in Time Out Chicago

Open House: Josh Rogers loft featured in Time Out Chicago

Please check out my latest Time Out Chicago story featuring Josh Rogers very cool Printers Row loft. When Josh moved into the 2000 square foot space, he asked his friend, Agent Gallery‘s Mariano Chavez for help, and the two wound up working night and day incorporating salvaged pieces and constructing custom furniture and lighting. For […]

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The Monday Roundup

The Monday Roundup

Thanks to the amazing Mariano Chavez (of Agent Gallery Chicago and New York) for introducing me to his very stylish, kind and interesting friend and customer Josh. When Josh’s girlfriend stumbled upon Agent Gallery’s Damen Avenue location, she rightly suspected her beau would love Mariano’s curated mix of salvaged finds and overall aesthetic. Sure enough, […]

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Friday Roundup (on Monday)

Friday Roundup (on Monday)

Welcome to my first Friday Roundup in a long, long time. My apologies for the Monday release. And I’m afraid I left my notes for today’s opening remarks at Dollop Coffee, so I’m going to make this short. One of the last good old fashioned coffee houses, Dollop Coffee offers tons of space, free WIFI […]

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Open House: Marla and Cate’s Noe Valley Views

Open House: Marla and Cate’s Noe Valley Views

Friends come and go. It’s just the ebb and flow of life, and it’s perfect. Because people change over a lifetime, sometimes dramatically, and sometimes the new you doesn’t get along with your old friends. But my friend Marla and I didn’t evolve away from one another. Circumstances just got the best of us; life […]

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Trend Report: Steampunk (Bonus Shopping Guide!!)

Trend Report: Steampunk (Bonus Shopping Guide!!)

House Beautiful’s January 2010 issue features a neat little piece Today’s 4 Big Design Forces; which are: The Glams, The Ruralists, The Accesorators and the subject of today’s post The New Victorians (aka The Steampunkians).  For those not familiar with steampunk, it was inspired by literature written during the beginning of the industrial revolution – […]

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