Design

Fall French Market

16 October 2011 · 0 comments

Ooh, là, là. Every October a bit of French flair makes a showing in Chicago. This past weekend the Lycée Français de Chicago held its Fall French Market within the hallways, classrooms, and gymnasium of the school. I like this market because you can shop and taste the wares of more than 50 vendors, including Figaro Parisian Antiques, […]

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Heirloom Bowl

24 July 2011 · 2 comments

Summer is finally in full swing here in Chicago. Are you enjoying yours? I know I am. So much so that I haven’t had those spare moments to write for more than a month now. I’ve been super busy celebrating graduations and the holidays, shopping the farmers’ market every week, biking along the lakefront, hitting […]

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Whoa! How cool is this chandelier? While shopping at Anthropologie on Michigan Avenue, I walked by it, did a double-take, and had to walk back to take a closer look. Pieces of papier mâchéd black and white encyclopedia pages over iron give this chandelier that one-of-a-kind, artsy find for anyone looking to add an eclectic element […]

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Ever wonder why food storage containers are usually round when refrigerators are square? So do I. I have a thing for good containers. I’m always on the lookout for design that is functional and unfussy. And for me, plastic won’t do. The vessels of my choice need to be glass. So when I saw these […]

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