Month: February 2016

A Terrace Design Gives Me Spring Fever

Published: February 29th, 2016

It’s still February in Chicago, but I’ve got a bad case of spring fever. You can chalk it up to the fact that I’m in the midst of designing a large outdoor terrace for a young urban couple. The 250 square foot deck is perfect for gracious entertaining and has me longing for a languorous […]

Friday Fifteen with Friends: Francine Turk

Published: February 18th, 2016

Chicago fine artist Francine Turk makes the kind of waves that even Lake Michigan on a stormy day would envy. Internationally renowned, her art was featured in the popular Chicago-based film, “The Break Up” starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. Now her vintage framed drawings and lustrous paintings of bodies and figures can be found […]

Friday Fifteen with Friends: D. Graham Kostic

Published: February 5th, 2016

We’re starting off the new year with an exciting new blog feature called: Friday Fifteen with Friends, #FridayFifteen, celebrating some of the most stylish influencers in Chicago. Using 15 basic questions, (more or less!), we’ll post interviews with Chicago’s most well-heeled movers and shakers in the design and fashion worlds. Great style is not limited […]