Mitchell’s Take

New Year — New Products to Love!

Published: January 24th, 2018

Nothing gets a Chicago interior designer through the doldrums of winter better than the opportunity to shop for some of the hottest products in home furnishings. A spacious, residential project in Lincoln Park in particular has me on the hunt for something fresh. Here’s what I’m loving: This free-spirited rug is perfectly inviting for a […]

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Top Ten Timeless Touches for Your Home

Published: December 11th, 2017

At this time of year, we are inundated with tips on the latest trends in interior design. Just about every major design magazine is telling us “what’s hot and what’s not,” creating that sinking feeling that, without a major interior design overhaul in 2018, we are doomed. Most of us, of course, live in our […]

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A Delicious Kitchen Re-Do

Published: October 19th, 2017

In 2015, I posted a piece about continuity and contrast, noting that “(they) are among the most important tools I have for imbuing a space with interest and personality.” Our recent design for a kitchen in a charming English cottage-style North Shore home is a perfect opportunity to demonstrate this! We previously designed most of […]

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