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Chicago Home + Garden’s Sept/Oct 2010 issue

Chicago Home + Garden’s Sept/Oct 2010 issue

Last winter, Scout owner Larry Vodak introduced me to his good friends Peter and Leslie Dyke, whose Glencoe home is as a lot like them – stylish and sophisticated yet warm and comfortable (photo above). It’s no wonder Chicago Home + Garden decided to feature it in their September / October 2010 issue (on newsstands now). […]

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Open House: JB’s Highland Park Victorian

Open House: JB’s Highland Park Victorian

Last year KitchenLab founder and interior designer Rebekah Zaveloff introduced me to her friend JB, who also happens to own one of Rebekah’s favorite design projects, a stunning nineteenth century, 6500 square foot Queen Anne Victorian in Highland Park that feels homey despite its size and contemporary despite its age, moldings and original woodwork. While […]

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Colorful Kitchens?

Colorful Kitchens?

When it was time to choose the finishes for my own kitchen remodel, I ignored my instinct (and lifelong desire) for a gorgeous traditional white kitchen in favor of light cherry cabinets and gray quartz counter tops. What can I say?  I was seduced by a Home Depot model, and frankly, all the white cabinets […]

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Open House: Leo Designs’ ultra-mod project (PLUS! A call to action!)

Open House: Leo Designs’ ultra-mod project (PLUS! A call to action!)

The new Chicago Home + Garden’s on newsstands now, and it’s a terrific issue that includes the Best of 2010 Design Guide, a colorful and sophisticated apartment designed by Nate Berkus and a project that’s very near and dear to Leo Designs co-founder Stephanie Wirth’s heart – her house.  Stephanie, who negotiated full decorating control […]

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Look: KitchenLab’s Rebekah Zaveloff featured in Renovation Style

Look: KitchenLab’s Rebekah Zaveloff featured in Renovation Style

KitchenLab co-founder Rebekah Zaveloff’s gorgeous renovation of a Highland Park kitchen is featured in the Winter 2009 issue of Renovation Style (on newsstands now).  I’ve had the pleasure of seeing said home, and I can attest that it looks even more spectacular in person.  In addition to the highly functional layouts, Zaveloff is a master […]

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Open House: Tim and Megan’s River North apartment

Open House: Tim and Megan’s River North apartment

I recently visited  Chicago Home + Garden art director Megan Duffy Rostan’s place, and while I wasn’t there specifically to shoot it for an Open House, I was so impressed with the entire apartment that I asked her if I could share the photos with you.  Megan’s  husband Tim Rostan wasn’t home when I stopped […]

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Open House: Peter and Jan’s Oak Park Home + Garden

Open House: Peter and Jan’s Oak Park Home + Garden

Deadlines are part of life for Chicago Home + Garden editor Jan Parr, so she knew participating in South Oak Park Style’s recent house walk would motivate her to finally finish she and husband Peter Turek’s house projects.

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