No one can deny the unique circumstances that have befallen the real estate market in recent years.
Home + Design
Even if your kitchen is small or out–of-date, it seems that guests and family inevitably gather in it. There’s just something about the kitchen that makes it the hub of every house, the place that everyone comes home to.
Chicago architect, Mike Siegel, achieves a vision of Swedish architecture in Hinsdale using minimal form that devolves into its surroundings and a curtain wall that is pure sheets of glass—proving that less can indeed be more.
It’s not easy to start from scratch. Especially when redecorating a home. True, few of us move into a place without a stick of furniture. But when Franklin and Peggy Tan went from an Arts and Crafts bungalow to a fine, old Italianate residence in Hinsdale, they knew their furnishings wouldn’t jibe with their new digs, so they brought very little with them.
This month, create your own peaceful sanctuary with exquisite new bedding from Bedside Manor Ltd. Mix and match various shams, duvet covers, and decorative pillows for endless style possibilities—from timelessly traditional to sweetly chic.
It’s not always easy for city folks to make the move to the suburbs. And Tim and Erin McLaughlin are true Chicagoans. Born and raised in Bridgeport, they lived on the same block and attended kindergarten and grammar school together.
2011 Chicago Interior Design Hall of Fame finalist Tracy Hickman exercises a deft approach to line, material, shape, and color to give this traditional home a decidedly urban flair.