Category Archives: Chicago

Flea Market Foraging at Anthropologie

“Retail Design is all about creating an experience,” I was told recently at a program at Kendall College of Art and Design, a little jewel of a school in Grand Rapids, MI. One of the Interior Design instructors made this … Continue reading

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Primitive: DesignDestination in Chicago

Whenever I go to Primitive at 130 North Jefferson Street in the Fulton River District of Chicago, I wonder what to call it. A store? A showroom? A meditation site?  A museum? A party palace? It’s all of those places … Continue reading

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Hearts-a-Bluhm in Chicago

I arrived in Chicago the day AFTER the big snowstorm expecting to see lots of snow and I did.  What I didn’t expect and thoroughly enjoyed were the hundred colorful and artistic acrylic HEARTS lined up on both sides of … Continue reading

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DesignDestinations: Celebrating 125 Posts

Wow! I looked at my blog stats page recently and noted that I had done 124 posts.  In Old Media terms, this is 124 articles (of sorts). I never dreamed when I launched DesignDestinations in August of 2009 I would … Continue reading

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SOFA CHICAGO –A feast for the senses

Last week I had an opportunity to attend SOFA in Chicago.   No, I didn’t lounge around in a furniture store.  SOFA is a massive and annual art happening in Chicago. New York and Sante Fe also have SOFA events. The … Continue reading

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