A Celebration of Punchy Colors & Delightful Kitsch in Chicago, IL - interior design Blogs

A Celebration of Punchy Colors & Delightful Kitsch in Chicago, IL

I think it is splendidly satisfying when a home reflects its owners through and through — when you walk into a home and know exactly who it belongs to without any prior debriefing. This is the complete opposite of someone who might be gregarious in their wardrobe or social pursuits, but prefers a stark and […]

I think it is splendidly satisfying when a home reflects its owners through and through — when you walk into a home and know exactly who it belongs to without any prior debriefing. This is the complete opposite of someone who might be gregarious in their wardrobe or social pursuits, but prefers a stark and minimal home; or maybe a fun and outgoing home for an otherwise introverted person. I’m talking about the kind of home where the owner’s personality is downloaded, word-for-word, into every room of the home. When this happens in design, it’s downright magical. Which is why I am so enamored by the Chicago, IL home of Anna Rafferty and Richard Schreiber (and their cats Bob and Barbara). Richard is an elementary school art teacher in Chicago Public Schools, and Anna sells fantastic vintage clothes — and their affinity for creativity is plain as day. “I have a vintage clothing brand called Barbie Roadkill Vintage; I sell on Etsy as well as in a retail space that I share with two other women called Festive Collective (it’s a colorful pink dreamland specializing in party supplies and vintage; you have to check it out i...
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Tianjin Binhai Library / MVRDV + Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute

MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is the...
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Studio NAB Designs a Greenhouse Roof for Notre-Dame

In the aftermath of the blaze that destroyed the roof of Paris? iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral, Studio NAB has envisioned a replacement ?greenhouse roof.? Described as a cathedral ?in green for all,? the project would see the creation of rooftop...
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Public Library & Indoor Recreational Centre / P&T Architects and Engineers

Located along the main pedestrian promenade connecting cultural and educational facilities with Yuen Long Park and surrounded by residential developments, the new building is conceived to be of complementary nature - yet, a contribution of...
10-10-2017 19:31 - ( architecture )
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FUTURE STITCH Smart Factory / AZL Architects

STANCE, an American sports fashion brand, is featured for its brand declaration of The Uncommon Thread, aiming to make socks, the most common items in people?s daily life, excelsior. STANCE?s Punk & Poets culture attracts a large number of...
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Travel Through History with this Interactive Timeline of Chicago's Tallest Buildings

Mud City, the Windy City, the City of the Big Shoulders... If there is one thing we are certain of, it is that Chicago is the birthplace of exceptionally tall buildings.
20-12-2018 19:38 - ( architecture )


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Wild at Home: Hilton Carter Book Giveaway!

It’s been such a joy watching Hilton Carter‘s new book, Wild at Home, come into the world. We’re big fans of his work with plants and he’s been kind enough to share some expert tips on caring for plants in winter months with...
25-04-2019 18:53 - ( interior decoration )
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Casual Hip Home by Regan Baker Design

Designed in 2016 by Regan Baker Design, this beach-style residence is located in Marin County, California. Photography courtesy of Regan Baker Design Visit Regan Baker Design
02-03-2017 19:26 - ( architecture )
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