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Open House: Stu and Cecilia’s Edgewater flat (a Johnson / Soler project)

Open House: Stu and Cecilia’s Edgewater flat (a Johnson / Soler project)

Last fall, I received an e-mail from Rebecca Otto, a designer at Johnson / Soler, about one of the firm’s recent projects, a kitchen / dining renovation in a vintage Edgewater condo. Hey, that’s my neighborhood, I thought. The attached photos revealed a sleek, chic and stylish entertainment area that makes good use of a […]

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Studio Tour: New Breed Furniture Network

Studio Tour: New Breed Furniture Network

“It’s a soulful experience to make stuff,” says John Lindsay, who co-owns New Breed Furniture Network with his business partner and mentor Alessandro Paradiso, a professor at Illinois Institute of Technology. “You bond with it.” John and Alessandro design and handcraft furniture using ancient Japanese tools and building techniques that were discarded after World War […]

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SG Grand (ain’t it?)

SG Grand (ain’t it?)

Debra Phillips had successfully owned and operated Scentimental Gardens in Geneva for nearly 20 years when she recently opened SG Grand, so she was all too familiar with the amount of effort it takes to run a thriving business. Sure, it might have been easier ┬áto rest on her laurels, but the prospect of getting […]

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This Week: Post 27

Post 27, which recently opened in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood, offers an eclectic mix of mid-century furniture and accessories at affordable prices and joins a group of like-minded enterprises such as Scout, Room Service, Mod Life and Arthur Swirgon Ltd. The cavernous loft-like space offers a nearly big box shopping experience without the bad lighting, […]

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