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Jinx you owe me a coke! Coincidence or design doppleganger?

Jinx you owe me a coke! Coincidence or design doppleganger?

Top photo: The dining room in my Edgewater Glen apartment. Bottom photo: The family room in my friend JB’s Highland Park home, which I’ve photographed twice, the first time a couple of years ago for a Strange Closets Open House and the second time earlier this year for the North Shore magazine Make It Better. ↓ […]

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It’s a nice time of year for a kitchen walk . . .

It’s a nice time of year for a kitchen walk . . .

There’s a big kitchen walk this weekend. Here’s Rebekah Zaveloff, of KitchenLab and Design in a Bag, with all the details: For 26 years, the Parenthesis Kitchen Walk has been a much anticipated highlight of spring in Oak Park and River Forest . The annual fundraiser showcases 10 stunning kitchens, all renovated in the prior […]

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Guest Post: Rebekah Zaveloff on the 2010 Harbor Country Kitchen Walk

Guest Post: Rebekah Zaveloff on the 2010 Harbor Country Kitchen Walk

Thanks to my friend, KitchenLab and design in a bag’s Rebekah Zaveloff  for today’s guest post about the 2010 Harbor Country Kitchen Walk benefitting Designs 4 Dignity. ↔ When a friend first introduced me to Harbor Country® Michigan, I couldn’t believe I’d been living in Chicago for so long and had never driven the 90 […]

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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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This Week: Flight 001 (Travel section launch party post!)

This Week: Flight 001 (Travel section launch party post!)

My friend Jeanne believes travel is essential, that among its many benefits, visiting unfamiliar places helps her appreciate home all the more. But until recently, travel wasn’t one of my priorities. For years, my sales career required frequent travel to exotic locales like St. Louis and Minneapolis (in January!), but I’d create excuses to avoid […]

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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 Sequel:  KitchenLab’s Nick and Rebekah make dinner in their Chicago apartment

Open House Sequel: KitchenLab’s Nick and Rebekah make dinner in their Chicago apartment

I’ve got several deadlines to meet this week, so please forgive this abbreviated Open House.  It’s a sequel of sorts, as I featured Nick and Rebekah’s Michigan farm house back when summer was still groggy but awakening from its winter slumber.

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