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Trend Report: Where there’s fizz, there’s pop!

Trend Report: Where there’s fizz, there’s pop!

The Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago opened recently to much fanfare and glowing reviews and it’s fitting really, because when there’s smoke, there’s fire and when there’s fizz, there’s pop.  Or rather, POP!  I don’t know about you, but I see bubbles floating up past my head as I swim in this […]

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Trendspotting at the 2009 NYC Tattoo Convention

Trendspotting at the 2009 NYC Tattoo Convention

Hi folks.  I’ve selected a tune to accompany today’s Open House.  Just click play on the YouTube box located in the sidebar. If you read last week’s Friday Roundup, you already know I’ve been contemplating getting a tattoo, so I was both surprised and tickled (p)ink  when my longtime friend (and past Open House star […]

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This Week: Brimfield (the new Andersonville store, not the flea market)

This Week: Brimfield (the new Andersonville store, not the flea market)

Despite its rough and tough Swedish population, Andersonville keeps improving and thanks to an influx of stores, the hood has become a genuine home design destination.  If you haven’t been lately, it’s time to plan a trip because upholster Julie Fernstrom has closed her west side shop English Cottage and replaced it with not one, […]

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Interiors Magazine Features Istanbul Apartment

It’s not often that I print every single photo from a magazine article, but I fell in love with the Istanbul apartment featured in the most recent issue of Interiors (on sale now!). Turkey is a true cross-roads of civilizations where religions and cultures come together. In the not-so-distant past, it was the seat of […]

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Trend Report: Who’s that (Foo) Dog?

A vision in blue? Available at Susan Silver Antiques and 1st Dibs. Dan’s collection of ceramic English Springer Spaniels made me think of Foo Dogs, which seem to be showing up everywhere. But unlike Dan’s decorative poochie punches (which are quite charming), I’ve never had much use for Foo Dogs, which in actuality, represent lions.* […]

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