Tag Archives: photography
Trending: vintage photographs

Trending: vintage photographs

One of my prized possessions is a 30’s-era photo album, which I found nearly intact at Old Sau’s Resale and Antique Shop on Lincoln Avenue just after I first moved to Chicago in 1997. Its black and white photos chronicle the friendship of two young couples who travel, picnic and celebrate the holidays together. A […]

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On Location During Flor’s Catalog Shoot (and an Open House Update)

On Location During Flor’s Catalog Shoot (and an Open House Update)

Last week I had the opportunity to hang out with the Flor team during a shoot for their upcoming spring catalog.  Like many companies who produce catalogs, the Flor folks use actual homes for their photo shoots, but unlike many companies who will remove all the furniture, change out window treatments and sometimes even paint, […]

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Americans Watching the Debate (Chicago)

There’s something old-fashioned and almost small-town about these city dwellers watching the Biden/Palin Vice Presidential debate. We now return to your regularly scheduled fluff. If you enjoyed this post, please enter your email address to receive a free daily update about any new posts. This email will not be shared with third-parties. No new stories […]

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Interview: Kara Mann, Interior Designer and Founder, Kara Mann Design

Photo by Adam Heneghan Since founding her company in 2005, Kara Mann has solidified her status as one of Chicago’s top designers. Mann, whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including Western Interiors and Metropolitan Home, is a prolific designer with a reputation for producing sophisticated atmosphere, often with a bit of edge. I spoke […]

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