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2011 Merchandise Mart Dream Home is very dreamy indeed

2011 Merchandise Mart Dream Home is very dreamy indeed

This is Michael Del Piero’s beautiful interpretation of a home office at Merchandise Mart’s 2011 Dream Home. She used a neutral Maya Romanoff wall covering made with handmade textured paper that complements the brushed metal accents and woven baskets. The office is fit for an archeologist or renowned professor, it’s sweeping and cinematic – as […]

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Francine Turk exhibit at Buckingham ID

Francine Turk exhibit at Buckingham ID

Some say there should be a special place in hell for people who paint brick, but when the afternoon sun reflects off the brilliant white floors and painted over brick walls at Buckingham ID’s Grand Avenue studio, the results look almost heavenly. Founder Julia Buckingham Edelmann recently hosted an exhibit of artist Francine Turk’s work, […]

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SG Grand (ain’t it?)

SG Grand (ain’t it?)

Debra Phillips had successfully owned and operated Scentimental Gardens in Geneva for nearly 20 years when she recently opened SG Grand, so she was all too familiar with the amount of effort it takes to run a thriving business. Sure, it might have been easier ¬†to rest on her laurels, but the prospect of getting […]

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Studio Tour: Buckingham ID

Studio Tour: Buckingham ID

When I learned that Julia Buckingham Edelmann had moved her interior design firm to Grand Avenue, I realized the area had shed its status as Chicago’s best kept secret and officially become Chicago’s hottest new design district. Julia and friend Debra Phillips, who owns Scentimental¬†Gardens in Geneva, IL, decided to take the West Town plunge […]

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