Tag Archives: bedroom
Open House: Dave’s World (Logan Square)

Open House: Dave’s World (Logan Square)

Thanks to Chicago Home + Garden‘s Domestica blogger Bradley Lincoln for introducing me to his friend Dave Albin, who has more living rooms than any guy I know. A contractor by trade, Dave meets with clients in the downstairs parlor, plays music in the adjacent bonus room, watches TV in the upstairs lounge area and […]

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Design Rules: Be bold and follow your heart, or, ditch your ego and preconceived notions

Design Rules: Be bold and follow your heart, or, ditch your ego and preconceived notions

I enjoy shopping for bedding because unlike the countless interesting things I covet at shops around Chicago, sheets are not an impulse purchase.  I’ve never wanted to buy a comforter when I didn’t already need one, which means I don’t have to do mental gymnastics calculating if there’s space for yet another object in my […]

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Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

I first met Sean Cowan and Eric Silverstrim last summer when I happened upon their garage sale ad on Craig’s List. Attracted by the delicious Decoratus Absurdum image, I ran a short piece. After the (very successful) sale, the couple sent a terrific thank you email, we discovered we had a friend in common, the […]

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