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Portfolio: Jessica Lynn White (Welcome to Chicago!)

Portfolio: Jessica Lynn White (Welcome to Chicago!)

Baltimore resident and designer Jessica Lynn White recently contacted me about the design scene in Chicago in preparation for her imminent move to the Windy City after recently earning her undergraduate degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art. I loved Jessica’s style sheets, and I thought you might like her eclectic style and excellent […]

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Open House: Marla and Cate’s Noe Valley Views

Open House: Marla and Cate’s Noe Valley Views

Friends come and go. It’s just the ebb and flow of life, and it’s perfect. Because people change over a lifetime, sometimes dramatically, and sometimes the new you doesn’t get along with your old friends. But my friend Marla and I didn’t evolve away from one another. Circumstances just got the best of us; life […]

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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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The Friday Roundup: May 29th (Now with bonus Open House material)

The Friday Roundup: May 29th (Now with bonus Open House material)

Two weeks ago I arrived at O’hare for my 1 p.m. flight to Manhattan, and a mere sixteen hours later, I arrived at former Open House star Matt’s NYC condo.  Ah, I love travel.  And I’d forgotten what it was like to be treated like I was four . . .  so that was a […]

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Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

You might remember today’s Open House star Craig from the now classic post, When Matthew Met Craig, which is either a sweet tale about how true love conquers all or the story of two grown adults who are recklessly wagering their established lives for the flip-of-a-coin possibility that the result will be happily ever after […]

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Open House: When Matthew Met Craig

Open House: When Matthew Met Craig

“It was love at first sight,” says Matthew of the one bedroom apartment where he’s lived for more than eight years.  While Matthew’s building is located steps from Lake Shore Drive, Oak Street Beach and the bustling Magnificent Mile, the building and tree-lined street nevertheless feel quiet, tranquil even.  Matthew loved the lobby’s elegance, the […]

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