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Monday May 5th, 2014

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A Home Designed to Rival a Hotel

Ann Ueno and her husband, Rick,  spend most of their time thinking about hotels. Actually, they spend forty-plus hours a week thinking about hotels. Ann is the director of marketing for Starwood Hotels and her husband is the general manager of Sheraton Chicago.  So when it came time to decorate their own Chicago home, they kept…

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Monday January 7th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Jess + Mr. Lively

Jess Lively does everything With Intention. She’s coined herself an intentional designer, as she helps guide people to design their lives, homes and businesses with intention, consulting one-on-one and running workshops across the country (Chicago, Boston, San Fran and Austin are coming up soon!). The same is true for the home she shares with Mr….

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Monday July 18th, 2011

Monday June 14th, 2010

Thursday December 10th, 2009

Tuesday June 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: caroline lubbers

sneak peek: caroline lubbers

caroline lubbers of goldfish marketing spends a lot of time behind the scenes helping promote some of our favorite designers, but today we’re excited to turn the tables on her and show off her home in today’s sneak peek. she and her family live in chicago in a 1915 condo that was rehabbed 10 years…

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Monday May 4th, 2009

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sneak peek: amy allison of soda

sneak peek: amy allison of soda

i love whenever homes become testing grounds for great ideas, which couldn’t be more true for the chicago home of amy allison of soda. from prototypes, to a cabinet sketch that became an actual piece (with the help of a friend) to amy’s own wallpaper designs, they all make their way inside (only appropriate for…

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Monday March 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: katrina markoff

sneak peek: katrina markoff

not only does katrina markoff run grace’s favorite chocolate company – vosges haut chocolat – she also happens to have a fantastic home. the chicago based chocolatier chooses every ingredient that goes into her confectionery artistry (that she learned at le cordon bleu in france!). her cooking has taken her around the world, and clearly…

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Monday February 4th, 2008

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sneak peek: oijoy photo

sneak peek: oijoy photo

today i’m thrilled to share a sneak peek into the home of photographer janet moran and her husband john (who is a fantastic furniture maker). based in chicago, janet runs oijoy photo, specializing in children, baby and family photography. janet and john call their style “toddlerism” and elaborated by saying, “we really feel that utility…

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sneak peek: winifred grace

sneak peek: winifred grace

our first sneak peek today belongs to chicago- based jewelry designer winifred gundeck. winnie lives in a 1000 square foot 1 BR apartment in the boystown area of lakeview. she shares her space with her new fiance benjamin, a cat and a dog named guffman. as always you can click here to see full-sized and…

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Monday January 7th, 2008

Monday December 24th, 2007