Month: May 2015

THINK PINK: An Adult Take on a Kid’s Color

pink tea bar

Published: May 18th, 2015

I know what you’re thinking: Pink is for a little girl’s fairytale bedroom. Are you up for a challenge? Imagine pink as a color for grown-ups. Consider the Sketch Cafe in London, where a tone on tone monochromatic blush pink scheme creates a relaxing and sophisticated feeling. Perfectly layered blossom pinks welcome you, while the […]

Outdoor Fabrics for Beautiful and Easy Summer Living

orange and yellow outdoor fabrics

Published: May 11th, 2015

Summertime in Chicago means one thing to most of us:  living outdoors.  We plant ourselves on beaches, in parks, on patios, decks and terraces just to get as much summer sun and air as possible before the chill returns.  And the most functional room for summer is the outdoor living room, replete with comfortable furniture and […]

Unconventional Intervention: PAINT IT BLACK!


Published: May 4th, 2015

When a home sports a view as magnificent as the one from a client’s apartment in Chicago’s iconic Lake Point Tower, interior design takes an unexpected turn. Why not frame the view instead of trying to compete with it? That calls for something unconventional.  A monochromatic palette of off-black for all of the finishes sounds […]