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Open House: Johanna Lowe’s Buchanan home

Open House: Johanna Lowe’s Buchanan home

Johanna Lowe’s 150 year old Buchanan, Michigan home is one of the many country cool spaces featured in the latest issue of Chicago Home + Garden. Like many before her, Johanna, was charmed by Buchanan’s excellent, relatively inexpensive housing stock and charming downtown, which includes amazing home design and antique shops like Front, Thomas Jolly Home & […]

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George Lowell at home

George Lowell at home

George Arduser, who owns the terrific Andersonville home boutique George Lowell, has had a busy couple weeks. The interior designer talked about his Re-Mastered American style on NBC Chicago’s Open House TV program last week (click here to watch), and my Time Out Chicago story about his Andersonville apartment just hit newsstands (issue 300, Nov […]

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Open House: Sean Michael Designs Manhattan Project

Open House: Sean Michael Designs Manhattan Project

Sean Cowan and his partner Eric Silvestri’s masculine, sophisticated Edgewater Beach apartment is one of the many spectacular spaces featured in the July / August issue of Chicago Home + Garden (on sale now). From the eclectic mix of furnishings to the taupe-black-white color scheme to the intellectually quirky collection of science and religious art, […]

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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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UFO’s, chandeliers and setting the mood for dinner

UFO’s, chandeliers and setting the mood for dinner

Thanks to Scout owner Larry Vodak for giving me a great deal on what looks to be a 50’s Alvin Lustig Ring Chandelier. I first spotted the chandelier in Chicago Home + Garden’s feature on Larry’s Andersonville apartment, and I thought it was so cool that I ripped the page out for my inspiration file (you […]

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