Tag Archives: green
Chicago Secrets: Agent Gallery

Chicago Secrets: Agent Gallery

What do you think of the painting on the left?  While I’m normally very shy, the artist made me feel very comfortable . . . pretty even. As a music accompaniment for this post, may I be so bold as to recommend Plush Gun?  Try “Just Impolite,” which I’ve intuitively added to the right sidebar […]

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Guest Post: Diana Durkes of Fine Diving in Chicago on “A Green Horizon”

Guest Post: Diana Durkes of Fine Diving in Chicago on “A Green Horizon”

I’d like to thank Diana Durkes who writes the terrific blog Fine Diving in Chicago for contributing this piece about Wilmette’s new eco-boutique A Green Horizon.  If you aren’t reading Fine Diving in Chicago, check it out.  If you’ve ever picked up a chair in the alley only to see it languish in storage because […]

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Interview: Verde’s Michele Fitzpatrick

Michele Fitzpatrick, whom I met when writing my profile of her Bucktown boutique and design studio, Verde, is one very busy woman. On any given day, you might find her researching a new “green” product or technology, helping clients design a custom furniture piece, touring a prospective client’s home to discuss an interior design plan […]

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Trend Report: The Mysterious Case of Hunter Green

Trend Report: The Mysterious Case of Hunter Green

My high school bedroom.  While this room saw less action than a day old sushi shop, this hunter green wallpaper represents the first time I exercised my design sensibilities.  That’s why I’m not a designer. Please imagine the voice of Bill Curtis as you read this. The year was 1986, and Hunter Green was the […]

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