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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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Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

For a musical accompaniment, please consider the score  for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo. Remember those 80’s anti-drug commercials?  “This is drugs” (sizzling skillet).  “This is your brain on drugs” (egg fries in sizzling skillet).  Well the above image is my bedside table drawer on crazy.  And I like it.  When I was ten or […]

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