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6&7 2015

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Katherine M. Flaherty VICE PRESIDENT






























Aimee Preator PRODUCTION

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Registration Open

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

PRODUCT DEBUTS | More than 65 products debuts throughout the day. See page 24 for details.

9-10 a.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Discover Chicago Presentation: Exuberant Design + Fearless Decorating!, Pamela Jaccarino; Anthony Barrata Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center, Suite 119

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Atelier Lapchi 2016 Handwoven Rug Line Debut Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | New Arrivals at Ebanista Ebanista, Suite 1457

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Farrow & Ball Latest & Greatest Wallpaper Launch at Design Chicago Farrow & Ball, Suite 105B

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Modenus: The World. Designed. LuxeHome, Floor 1

10-11 a.m.

CEU | Water Runs Through It: Plumbing 101 Lefroy Brooks, Suite 117

10-11 a.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION/CEU | Using Social Media to Promote Your Business, Lindsey Thudin, Houzz Artistic Tile, Suite 105A

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Cooking and Product Demos Miele Experience Center, Suite 133

11 a.m. -1 p.m.

CEU | Colormix 2016 CEU Events with Director of Color, Jackie Jordan Sherwin-Williams Color Studio, Suite 163; 11 a.m. presentation in Lounge 1447, Floor 14; Noon reception, Suite 163

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

CEU | The Preservation of Passion, Lori Weitzner Donghia, Inc., Suite 631

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

CEU |Setting the Standard with Tile, Romana Pelic; Steve Lindgren Porcelanosa Tile/Kitchen/Bath/Hardwood, Suite 149

11:30 a.m.-1:30 pm. CEU | The New Face of Affluence: Designing for the Affluent Consumer, Michela O’Connor Abrams, Dwell Monogram Design Center, Suite 124 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. OPEN HOUSE | Progressive Luncheon Design Resource Center, Suite 163


Noon-1 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | The Show House Authority, Christopher Peacock Christopher Peacock, Suite 148; Noon lunch; 12:30 p.m. presentation

Noon-1 p.m.

CEU | A Virtual Tour of Trimmings, Jana Platina Phipps Robert Allen, Suite 633, followed by a light reception

Noon-1:30 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Sub-Zero and Wolf Cooking Demonstration Lunch Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134

Noon-2 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Stark Fabric Unveils Alhambra Collection Stark Carpet, Suite 6-102

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | The Bright Group The Bright Group, Suite 6-166

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Cowtan & Tout Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Exotic Upholstery: Genuine vs. the Genuine Fake Edelman Leather, Suite 6-128

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Interior Crafts Interior Crafts , Suite 617

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson, Suite 613

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Fall Product Showing Pindler, Suite 618



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TIME EVENT Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Black Edition Presents Kansai Collection Romo, Suite 6-152

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Schumacher Schumacher, Suite 6-133

Noon-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Welcome Reception for Rimadesio and Lema Valcucine Chicago, Suite 106

1-1:30 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Looking Ahead: 2016 Digital Trends That Will Make or Break Your Business, Pam McNally Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134; Noon lunch; 1 p.m. presentation

1-2 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Discussing Collaborative Design with The Shade Store and the Novogratz, Robert and Cortney Novogratz; Ian Gibbs The Shade Store, Suite 105

1-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Designing Spaces with History, Heart, Story and Substance, Krista Nye Schwartz; Tamy Tamsay; Amy Mills Bradely, Suite 6-157

1-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Fall into Furniture, Rick Hendrix Duralee Fabrics, Suite 624

1-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Traditional Home and Carrier & Co., Ann Maine; Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller Ann Sacks, Suite 100B

1-4 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Pattern, Texture and Timeless Design Waterworks, Suite 136

1-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | A Special Invitation to Meet Emile Lefroy Brooks, Suite 117

1:30-2:30 p.m.

CEU | Tea with CADS, Chicago Art Deco Society ROHL, Suite 163

2-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | A Candid Conversation with Pamela Jaccarino and Mick De Giulio de Giulio kitchen design, Suite 121

2-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Luxury Design Without Limits, Roger Thomas Fabricut, Suite 6-117

2-3 p.m. CEU | Innovative Water Delivery Solutions for Today’s Kitchen Design Trends Dream2O, Suite 127 2-4 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | P`7350 Design by Porsche Design Debut Poggenpohl, Suite 138

2:30-4 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Modern Design — A Way of Life, Michela O’Connor Abrams, Dwell Monogram Design Center, Suite 124

2:30-4:30 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION/CEU | The Iconic House and Its Continuing Influence, Presented in Partnership With AIA Chicago and its Custom Residential Architects Network The Chopping Block, Suite 107

3-4 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | The Art of Custom Textiles, Sabina Fay Braxton Rodolph, Suite 6-117A

3-5 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Ajiro Fanfare Maya, Suite 6-167

3-5 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Pierre Frey Inspiring Interiors: A French Tradition of Luxury, Pierre Frey HOLLY HUNT, Suite 1428 and Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago

3-5:30 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Lessons in Design from the $30 Burger, Franck Nataf; Hugo Matheson; Michael Wollaeger; Stephanie Smith Exquisite Surfaces, Suite 143

3:30-4:30 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | The Kitchen’s Happy Hour, Pamela Jaccarino Studio Snaidero Chicago, Suite 140 and Plain & Fancy by Dandamudis, Suite 142

3:30-5:30 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Barbara Westbrook: Gracious Rooms Book Signing and Wine & Cheese Reception, Barbara Westbrook Paris Ceramics, Suite 146

4-5 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Cusine, Antipasti, e Vino, Daniele Busca Scavolini Store Chicago, Suite 110

4-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Home Builder Reception Miele Experience Center, Suite 133

5:30-8 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENT | Chicago VIP Luxury Gala Merchandise Mart


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TIME EVENT 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration Open

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Product Debuts | More than 65 products debuts throughout the day. See page 24 for details.

9-10 a.m.

OPEN HOUSE | K&B Galleries and Dornbracht Breakfast K&B Galleries, Suite 1454

9-10 a.m.

CEU | LED Innovations in Decorative Lighting, Amy McGuire CAI Designs, Suite 1495

9-11 a.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Alexa Hampton’s 10-Year Anniversary Collection, Alexa Hampton Hickory Chair | Pearson | Henrendon, Suite 1477

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Benjamin Moore Benjamin Moore, Suite 6-131

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Cowtan & Tout Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Fall Product Showing Pindler, Suite 618

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Schumacher Schumacher, Suite 6-133

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Meet the Makers Atelier Gary Lee, Suite 1419

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | New Arrivals at Ebanista Ebanista, Suite 1457

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | New Products from Hubbartdton Forge CAI Designs, Suite 1495

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | J. Robert Scott J. Robert Scott, Suite 14-135

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | JANUS et Cie JANUS et Cie, Suite 1420

9 a.m.-5p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Michael-Cleary Michael-Cleary, Suite 1451

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Pouya Antique Rug Gallery | Direct Rug Import Pouya Antique Rug Gallery | Direct Rug Import, Suite 1485

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Scott Group Studio Open House Scott Group Custom Carpets, Suite 1424A

10-11 a.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Bunny Williams at Lee Jofa, Bunny Williams Lee Jofa, Suite 6-136

10-11 a.m.

CEU | Glassed Steel in Bathroom Architecture, Kelli Zaremba K&B Galleries, Suite 1454

10 a.m.-4p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Paul Ferrante Paul Ferrante, Suite 1459

11 a.m.-Noon

FEATURED PRESENTATION | The Art of Custom Furniture and Creating a Signature Piece, Steven Koch Rodolph, Suite 6-117A

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Thibaut Fine Furniture Area International, Suite 1452

1-3 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | The New Home Away from Home: Creating the 5-Star Luxury Experience, Pierre-Yves Rochon Lounge 1447, followed by a reception in Lalique Interiors, Suite 6-129

1-4 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Century Open House Century Furniture, Suite 1464

2-4 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | Fall Celebration with Chuck Comeau Dessin Fournir, Suite 1411



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Miele Experience Center

Cowtan & Tout

Farrow & Ball

Hickory Chair | Pearson | Henredon I.D.

TIME EVENT 2-5 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Silent Auction Benefiting Designs for Dignity Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160

2-5 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE | J. Marshall Design J. Marshall Design, Suite 1469

3-5 p.m.

FEATURED PRESENTATION | Mark and Frantz Design Bringing Movie Sets to Reality, Mark & Frantz Design Edward Farrell + Lewis Mittman, Suite 1483

5-7 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENT | Ones To Watch Merchandise Mart, Lounge 1447, Floor 14


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The Merchandise Mart is proud to celebrate the induction of four residential design industry icons into the Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame in recognition of their achievements and contributions to the residential interior furnishings industry, architecture, interior design

and custom home building. This first annual award honors the immense influence these accomplished individuals have had on the design landscapes of Chicago, the Midwest, the United States and around the world.

Martin Horner, Principal

Richar, Principal

Steve Kadlec, Founder & Principal

Greg Rohl, President Western Division

Kadlec Architecture + Interiors


Tom Konopiots, Principal

Steven Rugo, Principal

Vincere, Ltd.

Rugo/Raff Ltd.

Jessica Lagrange, Founder & Principal

Linda Searl, Principal

Jessica Lagrange Interiors

Searl, Lamaster & Howe Architects

James Dolnec, Principal

Matt Lederer, President

Thomas Shafer, Founding Principal

jamesthomas Interiors

Mahogany Builders

Thomas Shafer Architects LLC

Nancy Epstein, Founder & CEO

Gary Lee, President

Scott Simpson, Principal

Artistic Tile

Gary Lee Partners

Scott Simpson Builders

Zurich Esposito, Executive Vice President

Phillip Liederbach, Principal

Brian Snow, Principal

Liderbach and Graham Architects

SemelSnow Interior Design, Inc.

Pat Meyer, President & CEO

Chad Stark, Senior Vice President

Pella Corporation

Stark Carpet

Nick Ord, President

Carol Stolt, President

Miele USA

ASID Illinois

Christopher Peacock, Principal

Kevin Toukoumidis, Founder & Principal

elp us toast the inductees of the inaugural Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame. Celebrate with your industry peers and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation at the Chicago VIP Luxury Gala.

HOST COMMITTEE Richard Abbott, President

Rama Dandamudi, President

Paris Ceramics

Studio Snaidero Chicago and Plain & Fancy Chicago

Michael Abrams, Principal

Christopher Derrick, Principal

Michael Abrams Limited

Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Midwest-Chicago Chapter

Chad Allman, Principal Bramco Construction

Neil Bailey, President & CEO Poggenpohl

Jeannie Balsam, Principal Jeannie Balsam LLC.

Janet Blutter Shiff, President Blutter-Shiff Design Associates

AIA Chicago

Andy Bower, President

Laurel Feldman, Principal

Middlefork Development

Laurel Feldman Interiors

Ken Brinkman, President & Owner Environs Development

Katherine Flaherty, Vice President Vornado | Merchandise Mart

Joe Caminiti, President

Brooks Gronlund, President & COO

CAI Designs


Ted Chappell, President

Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLC

Patrick Coveny, President

Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago

Frederic Henry, CEO

Joan Craig, Partner

Tracy Hickman, Principal

Lichten Craig Architecture + Interiors




Christopher Peacock

Warren Pearl, President

Julie Hacker, Principal

Ann Sacks

Soucie Horner, Ltd.

Romo USA

Lefroy Brooks and Cooper & Graham

Frank Ponterio, Principal

Frank Ponterio Interior Design

Kathryn Quinn, Principal Kathryn Quinn Architects

Hickman Design Associates

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Richar Interiors

dSpace Studio

Spiro Tsaparas, CEO Centaur Construction

Emily Ursini, President Interior Crafts

Chip VonWeisse, Principal vonWeisse & Associates




native of Texas, Holly Hunt graduated from Texas Tech and entered an executive training program at Foley’s, a Federated Department store in Houston. She claims to have gotten her ‘business degree’ working at Foleys and following the path to become a buyer. Holly, more interested in becoming a designer, moved to New York in the early 1970s, as a designer and assistant to the President of a costume jewelry firm. Marriage, and three sons later, she opened her first eponymous showroom in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.

HOLLY HUNT soon became the premiere design entity for luxe furnishings in the US. Over the following years she opened showrooms coast to coast, while building and designing her own collections of home furnishings for interior designers and the HOLLY HUNT brand was formed. As an arbiter of refined taste, her eye for what is now and what is next has led to her success. Holly has long been credited with raising the bar in interior design showrooms. HOLLY HUNT was


voted the Top Showroom in the Best of the Best Awards voted by Interior Designers across the US all three years the award was given. Her work has received numerous industry awards such as the Timeless Design Award from The Royal Oak Foundation, the Innovation Award from New York C&G and the prestigious IIDA Leadership Award for

Excellence. Texas Tech honored Holly with their Distinguished Leadership award in 2012. Holly remains CEO today overseeing all creative and HOLLY HUNT showrooms worldwide. She currently resides in Chicago serving on the Board of Directors of the School of the Art Institute and the National Council of the Aspen Art Museum.



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MARGARET McCURRY Principal, Tigermann-McCurry Architects



principal in the architectural and design firm of Tigerman McCurry and a Fellow of the AIA, Margaret McCurry received her Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Vassar College and her Loeb Fellowship in Advanced Environmental Studies from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. She is the recipient of many Honor Awards from the National AIA, numerous Distinguished Building and Interior Architecture Awards from the Chicago Chapter, and both National and Local Interior Design Project Awards from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). In 1989 she was awarded the Dean of Architecture Award, in 1990 she was inducted into the Interior

Design Hall of Fame and was named “The Designer of Distinction” in 2002 by ASID and in 2009 Traditional Home Magazine named McCurry an “Icon of Design.” In 2012, she was elevated to Fellow by the International Interior Design Association. Her work has been published widely in architectural and interior magazines and exhibited at museums and galleries here and abroad. It is documented in a monograph, Margaret McCurry: Constructing Twenty-Five Short Stories (2000) as well as Distillations: The Architecture of Margaret McCurry, (2011). McCurry has lectured and taught at many architectural and design conferences and schools of architecture and design at major universities. In addition to being the author of articles for architectural journals and catalogs, she has served on

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numerous design award juries for AIA and ASID components as well as the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture. She has also been appointed to the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA)

Public Buildings Service National Register of Peer Professionals. Her architectural credits as principal in Tigerman McCurry include the design and/or remodeling of condominiums, country and town clubs, showrooms, museum installations, offices and countless private residences throughout the country. For the furnishings industry, McCurry has introduced a line of executive office furniture and fabrics through Hickory Business Furniture, which won the IIDA IFMA Gold Award at NeoCon 1998 for Best Furniture Design System. Her Lakeside Collection of park and town center furnishings for Landscape Forms received Interior Design Magazine’s Best of the Year Award in 2006 followed by the recent introduction of the WindMark Collection a second line of outdoor dining furniture.

Tom Stringer


Principal, Tom Stringer Design Partners



hicago-based Tom Stringer heads Tom Stringer Design Partners, a multi-disciplinary design firm that is credited with a broad array of interiors including luxury homes, historic estates, ranches, hotels, restaurants and yachts. The firm’s design work is often featured in premiere publications including House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Shelter, Florida Design, Architecture and

Design, Interiors, Décor, California Home and Luxe Magazine; it’s restaurant interiors have been featured in Gourmet, Food and Wine, and Shelter, and it’s yacht interiors have been featured in Yachts International, Boat International and Showboats Magazine among others. House Beautiful has named Stringer to its Top 100 Interior Designers since 2003, and he has created show house interiors for House Beautiful, Traditional Home

and the Merchandise Mart’s DreamHome. Tom was honored as a finalist for the World Superyacht Society awards for his work on the interiors of the motor yacht Kelsey Lee, and again for the interiors of the megayacht Slojo. In the past three years, the firm has received 8 design excellence awards from the American Society of Interior Designers. Tom has also designed the awardwinning restaurants Alinea and Next, both of which were named Best New Restaurant in America by the James Beard Foundation. Tom has created a line of classically inspired, contemporary upholstered furnishings and hand-tufted carpets for TexStyle furniture, which is available through representatives nationwide. Current projects include residential interiors throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. Stringer, who holds a


bachelor’s degree in design from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University, founded his eponymous design firm in 1995. Tom Stringer

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Rodger Owen





odger heads BGD&C Corporation, a design/build firm, specializing in new customdesigned homes and largescale residential renovation

projects in the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast. He has been involved, since his youth, in the construction industry designing, engineering and building fine homes. He is a graduate of Lake Forest Academy, earned a Bachelors

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from Indiana University, a MBA from University of Chicago with further studies at Universidad de Madrid, Spain and Universite d’AixMarseille, France. He is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker. He is a past president of both, the Bright Promises Foundation for children and the Lincoln Central Association. He is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians, Chicago Yacht Club, a former board member of the Tavern Club Board, and the USO and supports the Redmoon Theater and Lake Forest Academy. Rodger and his wife are longtime residents of Lincoln Park.

Exclusive Media Sponsor:

ONES TO WATCH THREE OF CHICAGO’S INTERIOR DESIGN RISING STARS WILL BE HONORED Wednesday, Oct. 7 5-7 p.m. Merchandise Mart Lounge 1447 Floor 14 Media sponsor:

We are thrilled to present the Ones To Watch celebration during Design Chicago. Ones To Watch is a prestigious recognition program honoring three of Chicago’s rising stars in the Interior Design industry. Each winner was nominated and voted on exclusively by Design Center showrooms. A special thank you to our media sponsor, Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago.

Brynn Olson

BRYNN OLSON Brynn Olson Group LLC


rained as an artist from childhood, Brynn began her design career creating large-scale indoor and outdoor painted murals for commercial spaces and residences. After attending Vanderbilt University and pursuing an academicoriented career, her love for art and design were reignited

and she joined Nate Berkus Associates in 2008. She furthered her education in interior design at Harrington College of Design while working full-time with the NBA family. Additionally, Olson managed and designed projects for commercial and private high-end residential clients and celebrities featured on/in “The Nate Berkus Show,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Elle Decor Magazine, CS Interiors Magazine,


and Chicago Home + Garden Magazine. She also assisted with development and rendering of original room designs for major publications and TV programs including Chicago Tribune, “The Today Show,” and “Family Circle Magazine.”

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Brynn Olson

Jillian Richey

JILLIAN RICHEY Jillian Richey Interior Design Her experience in the design process, project management and client relationships lead to the desire to open her own firm in 2012 under the belief that every environment should boast a timeless foundation infused with an edge that reflects the essence of each client. Brynn’s credence that “How you shape your space will shape your day” is the cornerstone to which each project is approached. The power of a well designed interior is not only an immediate aesthetic transformation but also an incredible impact on the individual who lives, works or interacts with that space. “I’m honored every time a new client asks us to be a part of their life in such a personal way.”





illian Richey knew from a very young age that her passions in life were psychology and interior design. So the NCIDQ-certified designer established her namesake firm Jillian Richey Design to infuse her meticulous transitional style together with her clients’ lifestyles in order to create timeless interiors that are as unique as each individual for which she designs. She started her career by learning one facet of design at a time. Specializing in faucets and fixtures, appliance packages, natural stone tiles and cabinetry, she develop a keen eye for

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sourcing architectural finishes. This knowledge laid the perfect foundation for residential design. After establishing the building blocks, Jillian began working for a design build firm, where she learned the painstakingly difficult task of construction management. With a focus in kitchen and bath design, she was inspired by the psychology of humans interacting with their home environment to explore interiors that were first functional but beautiful. She developed an acute sensitivity for reading clients’ needs and is able to ease the difficult home building/renovation process by really getting to know a client, diagnosing their problems and making accurate suggestions to lessen the strain of decision making.

Jillian Richey Design promises to help clients discover their own dream environment, because everyday you should be able to wake up in a place you love.

Jillian Richey

Steven Young

STEPHEN YOUNG Stephen Young Design


tephen Young Design (SYD) is a Chicago-based interior design firm focused on creating spaces that

reflect a luxury lifestyle. Design Director, Stephen Young, uses his unique perspective on contemporary living to influence each individual residence with a distinctive and

timeless appeal. A collaborative client-designer relationship is at the core of SYD, developing each project as a distinguished one-of-a-kind residential experience. With an extensive knowledge of architecture, furniture and fine finishes, every detail is appointed to

achieve a balance between furnishings and architecture. SYD manages and facilitates all elements of the design process from conception to installation; integrating form and function with financial and construction expectations. A Chicago native, Stephen received his degree in architecture from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After working for the highly acclaimed designer Doug Nickless, Stephen joined the prestigious firm, Kaufman Segal Design. Stephen has been published in Chicago Interiors Magazine, featured on NBC’s Open House series and has worked on projects of every style & budget.

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FEATURED PRESENTATIONS Enjoy exciting featured presentations by the industry’s most acclaimed designers and showrooms. All featured presentations will take place in the sponsored showrooms throughout Floors 1, 6 and 14 at the Merchandise Mart.

TUESDAY, OCT. 6 Discover Chicago Presentation: Exuberant Design + Fearless Decorating! Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design; Anthony Baratta Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center, Suite 119 9-10 a.m. Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief of Luxe Interiors + Design sits down with celebrated interior designer Anthony Baratta for a candid and lively discussion. Together they will explore how to design with confidence … decoding the use of bold gestures, dramatic color and passionate, exuberant approaches to interior decorating. Anthony will also share how his personal design decisions inform and influence his work.

Using Social Media to Promote Your Business Lindsey Thudin, Houzz Artistic Tile, Suite 105A 10-11 a.m. For home professionals, technology tools extend far beyond space planning and drafting. Today, technology is used to communicate more effectively with clients, tell engaging stories




about you and your portfolio of work, and to market your business with scale and efficiency whether you’re in the office or on the go. During this session, discover how you can harness Houzz and integrated technologies to do just this — improve business efficiency, reach new prospective clients and streamline communications. This course will be CEU accredited and affords 1 credit with AIA, ASID, NKBA, NARI and NAHB. Learning objectives: • Discover ways to streamline communication with clients throughout a project • Learn how to build a compelling online presence, plus best practices for engaging with an online community • Learn how technology can facilitate the type of storytelling that differentiates your business and protects your reputation • Understand how these activities generate new business and how to measure their effectiveness

The Showhouse Authority Christopher Peacock Christopher Peacock, Suite 148 Noon Lunch 12:30 p.m. Presentation His kitchen anchored this year’s Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens. He designed the kitchen at the Kips Bay Showhouse, where he’s a regular. He also created the inaugural Kitchen of the Year for House Beautiful, in addition to many other showhouse kitchens across the country. In this presentation, Christopher Peacock will speak to the benefits and challenges of participating in prestigious showhouses. He’ll deliver a PowerPoint presentation of images from his showhouse kitchens, describing the behind-the-scenes

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details of producing each one. A Q&A will follow.

Looking Ahead: 2016 Digital Trends That Will Make or Break Your Business Pam McNally,Vice President of Digital, Sandow Media Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134 Noon-1:30 p.m. Open house lunch 1 p.m. Presentation There are three major trends evolving to change the digital landscape that you need to know about, understand and take advantage of to remain competitive in 2016. Find out what they are and how you can effectively integrate them into your business to drive success. Presentation begins at 1 p.m. Stop by Sub-Zero between 12 and 1:30 p.m. for a delicious lunch of assorted heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared on the Wolf product line.

Discussing Collaborative Design With The Shade Store and The Novogratz Robert and Cortney Novogratz; Ian Gibbs, Co-Founder and Creative Director,The Shade Store The Shade Store, Suite 105 1 p.m. Join The Shade Store in Suite 105 for a panel discussion with Ian Gibbs, co-founder and creative director, along with the brand’s latest designer collaborators, The Novogratzs. Gibbs, along with Robert and Cortney Novogratz, will discuss the design process behind

this exciting collaboration and share a first look at the new collection. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to

Designing Spaces with History, Heart, Story and Substance Krista Nye Schwartz;Tami Ramsay; Amy Mills Bradley, Suite 6-157 1-3 p.m. Join a live and virtual panel discussion led by Krista Nye Schwartz and Tami Ramsay of Cloth & Kind, with Amy Mills of Paper Mills and several other notable textile and wallpaper designers. The panel will be focusing on historical roots and current trends in the artistry of these materials and how to utilize them in order to achieve truly original interiors. Cloth & Kind is a nationally recognized residential & commercial interior design firm led by principals Krista Nye Schwartz and Tami Ramsay with office locations in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Athens, Georgia.The pair is renowned for their collaborative approach to the design process and specifically for their ability to create spaces with history and heart, with story and substance. Each project is layered with a meticulous mix of one-of-a-kind finds and finishes and a heavy dose of unique and custom textiles, curated art and furnishings. Cloth & Kinds design aesthetic is always classic and patinaed with a modern vibe and a worldly influence.

Fall into Furniture Rick Hendrix Duralee Fabrics, Suite 624 1-3 p.m. Rick Hendrix, director of furniture product development for Duralee Furniture, gives an in-depth look at the newest Duralee Furniture pieces from frame to finish.

Traditional Home and Carrier & Co. Ann Maine, Editor-in-Chief, Traditional Home, Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, Principals, Carrier and Company Interiors Ann Sacks, Suite 100B Traditional Home and Carrier & Co. 1-3 p.m. Traditional Home’s Editor-in-Chief, Ann Maine, is thrilled to welcome Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, the principals of Carrier and Company Interiors, to Ann Sacks for a book signing of newly released Carrier and Company: Positively Chic Interiors. This husband-and-wife design duo creates rooms that are a confident mix of timeless and

Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center

contemporary design — both familiar and fresh at once. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago.

A Candid Conversation with Pamela Jaccarino and Mick De Giulio Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design magazine; Mick De Giulio de Giulio kitchen design, Suite 121 2-3 p.m. Join Luxe Interior + Design Editor-inChief Pamela Jaccarino for a candid conversation with designer Mick De Giulio on the inspiration behind his new book, KITCHEN. The book features an extensive portfolio of his uber-luxurious kitchen interiors, along with a look at some of his designs that extend beyond the kitchen. A special preview book signing will follow.

Luxury Design without Limits Roger Thomas Fabricut, Suite 6-117 2-3 p.m. Experience five-star design through the eyes of awardwinning designer Roger Thomas. The

creative genius behind the world famous Wynn hotels in Las Vegas and Macau,Thomas has the self-described distinction of being the only designer “that can over-spend an unlimited budget.” His designs and over-the-top luxury have mesmerized the world and have taken interior design to new heights. A Hospitality Design Platinum Circle member and an Architectural Digest’s Top 100 designer, travel with Thomas through the creative process and execution of some of the world’s finest interiors. Desserts will be served following his presentation.

Modern Design — A Way of Life Michela O’Connor Abrams, Dwell Monogram Design Center, Suite 124 2:30-4 p.m. Join Dwell CEO Michela O’Connor Abrams as she shares an image-rich view of modern design trends around the world and tells the stories of consumers who are leading this movement. Unwind with drinks and delicious light bites prepared by Monogram Chef Jon. RSVP by Oct. 2 to

The Iconic House and Its Continuing Influence Presented in Partnership With AIA Chicago and its Custom Residential Architects Network The Chopping Block, Suite 107 2:30-4 p.m. Presentation 4-4:30 p.m. Reception hosted by Pella Crafted Luxury For most of recorded history, the history of architecture has been, in large part, the history of the house. Some houses are so memorable, or connect so strongly to our ideas of domesticity, that they have become iconic, influencing subsequent generations of designers. Iconic houses have widespread appeal based on culturally determined ideas and forms which they embody, idealize, and often transcend. Five residential architects and academics will briefly discuss the houses that have most influenced their architectural thinking and their built work. Their presentations will be followed by a moderated panel discussion. After the presentation, Pella Crafted Luxury will host a reception for panelists and attendees to mingle, enjoy food and drink, and continue their conversation. Moderator: • Julie Hacker FAIA. Cohen & Hacker Architects LLC Panelists: • Stuart Cohen FAIA. Cohen & Hacker Architects LLC • Tom Shafer AIA. Thomas Shafer Architects • Michael Graham AIA. Liederbach and Graham Architects • Margaret McCurry FAIA. Tigerman McCurry Architects • Kevin Toukoumidis AIA. dSPACE Studio Ltd. This program qualifies for 1.5 AIA continuing education credits.



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The Art of Custom Textiles

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Sabina Fay Braxton Rodolph, Suite 6-117A 3-4 p.m. Whether it is highly decorative and Byzantine in style or the capturing of simplicity in Zen inspired design, the work of Sabina Fay Braxton embodies a life lived around the world. The magic of her textiles have been the foundation for fashion designers Christian La Croix and Ungaro. They have also been seen as visual marvels in the Harry Potter movies and more recently on Game of Thrones. Join Rodolph for a special presentation followed by a social hour.


Ajiro Fanfare Maya, Suite 6-167 3-5 p.m. Visit Maya Romanoff during Design Chicago for a live painting demonstration featuring the newest hand-inlaid wood veneer, Ajiro Fanfare. Maya Romanoff will bring in one of the trained artisans from the Chicago Studio to paint two products live for attendees — Grecian Crystal, a crushed paper wallcovering with buildup layers of pigment, and Ajiro Fanfare, Maya’s fabulous new deco-inspired wood veneers. Sweet treats will be served.

Pierre Frey Inspiring Interiors: A French Tradition of Luxury


celebrate the launch of his new book and to view the latest Pierre Frey collections. Cocktails and bites will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Lessons in Design from the $30 Burger

Pierre Frey HOLLY HUNT, Suite 1428 and Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago 3-5 p.m. Best known for quintessentially Parisian fabrics and wallpapers, Pierre Frey is one of the top luxury design houses in Paris since 1935. From historical references to modern designs, each collection is imaginative and unique. Join Patrick Frey, president and creative director at Pierre Frey, to


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Franck Nataf (not pictured), Hugo Matheson (not pictured), Michael Wollaeger and Stephanie Smith Exquisite Surfaces, Suite 143 3-5:30 p.m. Over the last 20 years, the world of food has changed completely. Huge numbers of people are deeply engaged with fine dining, learning about food and knowing what goes into their dishes. Sourcing quality ingredients has become an

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integral part of the overall cooking experience. What parallels can we draw with interior design and what can designers learn from the food industry? Hugo Matheson, founder of The Kitchen, which is at the forefront of community-based dining will discuss this topic with Exquisite Surfaces owner, Franck Nataf. The discussion will be accompanied by a food tasting from The Kitchen. Stephanie Smith, author of 300 Sandwiches, will be the moderator. Stephanie, formerly a writer for the New York Post and recently hired by Yahoo – Food, achieved notoriety for her blog RSVP to

The Kitchen’s Happy Hour Studio Snaidero Chicago, Suite 140 and Plain & Fancy by Dandamudis, Suite 142 3:30-4:30 p.m. Join Pamela Jaccarino, Editor-in-Chief of Luxe Interiors + Design for a Meet and Greet, with additional entertaining ideas provided by a local Chicago mixologist.

Barbara Westbrook: Gracious Rooms Book Signing and Wine & Cheese Reception Barbara Westbrook, Author Paris Ceramics, Suite 146 3:30-5:30 p.m. Join Paris Ceramics for a lovely afternoon featuring light bites and a book signing with Barbara Westbrook, celebrated interior designer, principal of Westbrook Interiors and author of the recently published book, Barbara Westbrook: Gracious Rooms. Barbara Westbrook has been designing classically inspired homes full of Southern charm and a European touch for more than twenty years. With a design vocabulary that ranges from casual American to formal English to French modern, all of her work shares a welcoming elegance, whether it’s a country cottage or a penthouse apartment. In this, her first book, Barbara Westbrook: Gracious Rooms, she sets out her principles for creating a house with both polish and patina. Make it interesting. Make it beautiful. Make it personal. Make it welcoming and warm.

Cucine, Antipasti, e Vino Daniele Busca Scavolini Store Chicago, Suite 110 4 p.m. Please Join Scavolini’s CEO Francesco Farina, lead designer Daniele Busca and ELLE DECOR for a reception introducing the newest trends from Italy in kitchen and bath design. Come see the latest designs on display for the first time in America at Scavolini Store Chicago. New bathroom vignettes in exciting colors and kitchen doors made of ‘Gres’ porcelain stoneware. Antipasti and vino will be served for guests to enjoy.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7 Alexa Hampton’s 10-Year Anniversary Collection Alexa Hampton Hickory Chair | Pearson | Henredon I.D., Suite 1477 9-11 a.m. The showroom invites you to join Alexa Hampton as she debuts her 10th Anniversary Collection for Hickory Chair. Alexa will be sharing her personal vision and the inspiration behind this collection, as well as taking time to answer questions from the audience. A continental breakfast will be served so be sure to arrive promptly. Sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design.

Bunny Williams at Lee Jofa Bunny Williams Lee Jofa, Suite 6-136 10-11 a.m. Bunny Williams, founder and creator of Bunny Williams Home, will discuss her new collection for Lee Jofa and her greatest design influences and inspirations.

The Art of Custom Furniture and Creating a Signature Piece Steven Koch Rodolph, Suite 6-117A 11 a.m.-Noon Rodolph will debut its signature furniture collection in collaboration with Steve Koch of Tru, custom furniture design. Steve will be on hand to share the nuances of custom furniture development from CAD drawings for client presentations to

producing a finished piece that meets the discerning needs of a designer and their client.

The New Home Away From Home: Creating the Five-Star Luxury Experience Pierre-Yves Rochon Presentation in Lounge 1447, followed by a reception in LALIQUE Interiors, Suite 6-129 1-3 p.m. In an age of jet- setting and globe-trotting, we explore the meaning of luxury — transcending the ordinary and attaining the exceptional — as told from the view of world-renowned hotel design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon. PYR shares the secrets of its disciplined design approach, using the world’s most fabulous hotels as a backdrop. How can you create the ultimate “home away from home” while honoring the character of every unique locale? How can you move beyond fads and trends to create timeless, exquisite environments? Discover how the balance of old world opulence with 21st century culture in any space can create a framework for memories and enrich the lives of those who enter it. Founded by Pierre-Yves Rochon in 1979, PYR is globally renowned for its award-winning luxury hospitality environments for boutique hotels and major international brands including Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, WaldorfAstoria, Sofitel, InterContinental, Fairmont and The Peninsula. Travel + Leisure recently honored numerous PYR-designed properties with the World’s Best Awards of 2015. Join LALIQUE Interiors in Suite 6-129 after the presentation to meet with the PYR team. Hear why Pierre-Yves Rochon has always trusted LALIQUE to enhance his projects and how the firm partners with the LALIQUE Interior Design Studio — including a sneak peek into PYR’s current project for the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris.


Silent Auction Benefiting Designs for Dignity Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160 2-5 p.m. Join Atelier Lapchi in celebrating the release of the 2016 Lapchi rug collection. The showroom will host a silent auction benefiting Designs for Dignity on Oct. 7. Light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be offered from 2-5 p.m. inside the Atelier Lapchi showroom located in the northwest corner of the 6th floor of the Merchandise Mart. The showroom can be closely accessed by way of the Orleans St. entrance. All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit Designs for Dignity’s charitable projects that directly impact local neighborhoods and communities.

Mark and Frantz Design Bringing Movie Sets to Reality Mark & Frantz Design Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman, Suite 1483 3-5 p.m. The New York City-based multidisciplinary design firm Mark & Frantz Design was founded in 2009 by principals Lydia Marks and Lisa Frantz. The trendsetting pair of designers enhanced their interiors business by harnessing the styles of various of film and TV set decorations. The interiors that first inspired Hollywood now lead American design aficionados to ask, “Can you please do for me what you did in that movie?” A book signing and martini pre-party before the Ones To Watch Awards will follow the presentation.

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Design Chicago offers a comprehensive and informative collaboration of CEU accredited courses in a twoday trade fair. 0.1 CEU credit per presentation. All CEU Courses will take place in the sponsored showrooms throughout Floors 1, 6 and 14 at the Merchandise Mart. CAI Designs

view Porcelanosa’s new collections while enjoying a Spanish tapas lunch. CEU credit: 0.1

TUESDAY, OCT. 6 Water Runs Through It: Plumbing 101 Lefroy Brooks, Suite 117 10 a.m. An AIA and IDCEC-accredited CEU from Lefroy Brooks. This one-hour course will cover basic plumbing terms, explore various toilet, faucet and shower options, and review key industry standards pertaining to plumbing. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of plumbing fixtures and fittings and will be able to specify more confidently. AIA course number: LB_PL 001 Qualifies for 1 Learning Unit/HSW IDCEC course number: 104020 Qualifies for 0.1 learning unit

Colormix 2016 CEU Events with Director of Color, Jackie Jordan Jackie Jordan, Director of Color, Sherwin-Willaims 11 a.m. Presentation: Lounge 1447, Floor 14 Noon lunch and reception: Sherwin Williams Color Studio, Suite 163 Join Sherwin-Williams for its color forecasting CEU and prepare to come together as we go in passionate pursuit of a shared color consciousness. Colormix 2016 will introduce the color trends for 2016. Guests will leave with an exclusive Colormix 2016 fan deck. CEU credit: 0.1




The New Face of Affluence: Designing for the Affluent Consumer

The Preservation of Passion

Setting the Standard With Tile

Lori Weitzner, Principal and Creative Director, Lori Weitzner Design Inc. Donghia Inc., Suite 631 11 a.m.-Noon followed by lunch Lori Weitzner’s passion for her work is driven by what inspires her to create. Inspiration can be found in something as specific as a color palette taken from a single artifact or as extensive as a cultural time period, both of which can act as a nucleus for creativity. This CEUaccredited presentation focuses on the artist’s never-ending quest for new Jackie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design from Kent State and has devoted the last 29 years of sources ofUniversity inspiration. The presentation her career with the Sherwin-Williams Company. will concentrate on the process She has held many positions throughout her career and currently holds the title Weitzner of Director of Color Marketing for the through which goes to find Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores Group. She is responsible for the inspiration. Thesystems, audience will beforgiven development of color tools and collateral both the trade and consumer markets and is the acting voice of color for practical tools to ensure their success. media communications. Jackie develops and presents color forecasts and educational seminars to thousands of design “The Preservation of Passion” is year. professionals and industry members throughout the conceptually stimulating and fresh, with Jackie is also a Chairholder in the prestigious Color Marketing Group,fundamental an international color forecasting organization, as well the goal being to offer as an ASID and IIDA industry partner. sources of inspiration to the attendees for their own work. A luncheon and a meet-and-greet with Lori Weitzner will follow the presentation. CEU credit: 0.1

Romana Pejic, Porcelanosa USA Architecure and Design Product Specialist; Steve Lindgren, Porcelanosa USA Architecture and Design Product Specialist Porcelanosa Tile/Kitchen/Bath/ Hardwood, Suite 149 11 a.m. Presentation/CEU Noon Open house lunch featuring Spanish tapas This informative IDCEC and AIA approved .1 CEU event, hosted by Porcelanosa, will empower you with understanding and knowledge regarding: how tile is made and the different types of tile products available; how to avoid problems with tile and stone installations; how to specify the correct materials and installation methods; as well as know how to utilize resources available for specification information and current standards. The presentation will be followed by an open house with the opportunity to

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Michela O’Connor Abrams, Dwell Monogram Design Center, Suite 124 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Join Dwell CEO Michela O’Connor Abrams will explore the profile of the affluent design-centric consumer and the impact of their influence and purchasing power across all industries. The presentation will take a close look at the emerging trends, shifting attitudes, and changing purchase behaviors of this crucial customer base. Earn CEU credit at this course while enjoying a delicious lunch and cooking demonstration with Chef Jon. This session is worth .1 AIA, ASID, IDCEC CEU. Space is limited. RSVP by Oct. 2nd to CEU credit: 0.1

A Virtual Tour of Trimmings Jana Platina Phipps,Trim Queen, Trimmings Designer Robert Allen, Suite 633 Noon-1 p.m. Followed by a light reception Join the Trim Queen, Jana Platina Phipps and Robert Allen for a visual tour of the evolution of passementerie to trimmings from humble utilitarian

beginnings to the exquisite embellishment that reigns today as “the jewelry of a room.” Attendees will leave with an insider view of how trims began and how they evolved while exploring the history, manufacturing and current application trends of trimmings. CEU credit: 0.1

Tea with CADS Chicago Art Deco Society ROHL, Suite 163 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tea with Cads is a presentation and discussion about how Art Deco has influenced modern design. Designers and architects from the Chicago Art Deco Society will discuss the history of the period and its re-emergence in design today. One-time CEU approval pending. Afternoon tea, sweets and sandwiches will be served. CEU credit: 0.1

Innovative Water Delivery Solutions for Today’s Kitchen Design Trends Kelly Litton Dream2O, Suite 127 2-3 p.m. Enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies while earning CEU credit and discovering the latest from the water experts at Dream2O. Raffle: All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a touch kitchen faucet from Brizo or Delta. CEU credit: 0.1



LED Innovations in Decorative Lighting Amy McGuire, Eastern Regional Sales Manager, Hubbardton Forge CAI Designs, Suite 1495 9-10 a.m. Participants will learn to use important lighting metrics, new innovations in LED technology and light layering to guide their selection of LED Products in their designs. CEU credit: 0.1

Glassed Steel in Bathroom Architecture Kelli Zaremba,Territory Sales Manager, Dornbracht and Alape K&B Galleries, Suite 1454 10-11 a.m. This presentation offers architects and designers a chance to explore the use of glassed steel products, a material that dates back more than 115 years within bathrooms. In its origin, only simple washbowls were produced, but now modern advancements allow for highly complex and distinctive designs using this environmentally friendly material. Glassed steel offers the architect or designer an opportunity to create a minimalist, yet emotionally connected space for their clients. CEU credit: 0.1

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SHOWROOM OPEN HOUSES TUESDAY, OCT. 6 Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160 Atelier Lapchi 2016 Handwoven Rug Line Debut 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Refresh your portfolio at Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160, where it is hosting the Chicago debut of Lapchi’s 2016 line of fine hand-woven rugs in silk and wool. Pre-register for the Silent Rug Auction to benefit D4D by calling 312-321-0090 or visiting

LuxeHome, Floor 1 Modenus: The World. Designed. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Modenus connects designers and brands online, through social media, in real life — and this October, at Design Chicago. Watch for more details on the special Tuesday events they have planned. Known for their curated showcase of products, brands and design projects, the Modenus design directory is a leading resource for design professionals and design savvy homeowners. Modenus will host its popular Instragram Design Hounds Photo Contest with hashtags #DesignHounds #DesignChicago15 and #Modenus. Prizes will be awarded and more details are available on

Ebanista, Suite 1457 New Arrivals at Ebanista 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Experience the latest arrivals from Ebanista’s acclaimed collection, Ten, including casegoods, tables and upholstery. As a resource to the world’s most distinguished interior designers and architects, Ebanista continues to introduce designs that intrigue, inspire and delight.

Farrow & Ball, Suite 105B Farrow & Ball Latest & Greatest Wallpaper Launch at Design Chicago 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join us for a designer open house to celebrate the launch of our Latest




& Greatest Wallpaper Collection. The new collection is inspired by the charming Dorset countryside, home to Farrow & Ball. Enjoy traditional British tea and meet and greet with our Farrow & Ball experts. Guests will receive an exclusive Farrow & Ball goody bag.

Miele Experience Center, Suite 133 Cooking and Product Demos 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by the Miele Experience Center throughout Tuesday, Oct. 6, to see product demonstrations on one of it’s beautiful ranges first hand.

Design Resource Center, Suite 163 Progressive Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Enjoy a progressive lunch in the Design Resource Center as you explore the latest product offerings from Amiel.US, Graff, Katonah Architectural Hardware, Keeler, Legrand, ROHL, SherwinWilliams and SMEGUSA.

Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134 Sub-Zero and Wolf Cooking Demonstration Lunch Noon-1:30 p.m. Enjoy a heavy hors d’oeuvres lunch while you experience a live cooking demonstration using the Wolf product line.

Stark Carpet, Suite 6-102 Stark Fabric Unveils Alhambra Collection Noon-2 p.m. Stark welcomes Carlos Hernandez, European export director, who will introduce the Alhambra Fabric Collection. Please RSVP to jgould@ by Sept. 29 as a light lunch will follow the noon presentation.

Benjamin Moore, Suite 6-131 Noon-5 p.m. Please join Benjamin Moore for refreshments and learn about the

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latest offerings from the company including Grand Entrance. Registration for upcoming events will also be available.

one-of-a-kind conversation pieces for inside or out.

Pindler, Suite 618

Noon-5 p.m. Join The Bright Group open house to learn about introductions for 2015 and enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres.

Fall Product Showing Noon-5 p.m. View Pindler’s newest exclusive collections, including the Mirage Collection, which features gorgeous and timely drapery options proudly woven in the U.S.

Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638

Romo, Suite 6-152

Noon-5 p.m. Introducing the 2015 Cowtan & Tout collection, a kaleidoscope of decorative weaves, prints and embroideries. Exotic and graphic motifs translated through a luxurious, classic lens provide a rich offering of fabrics and wallcoverings. Refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Black Edition Launch Noon-5 p.m. Please come by Romo to view the highly anticipated launch from the Black Edition collection, Kansai. Continuing the brands experimental approach, Black Edition has created an assembly of designs that deliver a snapshot of nature’s finest moments. View the latest Kansai fabrics and wallcoverings on display while sipping bubbles and enjoying a sweet treat.

The Bright Group, Suite 6-166

Edelman Leather, Suite 6-128 Exotic Upholstery Noon-5 p.m. Join Jane Evans, the Edelman Leather suite manager, for a splash of bubbly while discussing the new Edelman collections: the genuine and luxurious authentic American Alligator and the genuine fake, Hornback embossed. Both of the new products are natural beauties.

Interior Crafts, Suite 617 Noon-5 p.m. Take a spin on Interior Craft’s new 8158 Swivel Chair while enjoying refreshments.

Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson, Suite 613 Noon-5 p.m. Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson launches a Rustic Furniture Collection that pushes the boundaries of fine art and function. The collection is ever-evolving and often incorporates old timbers and metal elements. Some pieces can be repeated while others are wonderful,

Schumacher, Suite 6-133 Noon-5 p.m. Please join the Schumacher team in the showroom for light refreshments and a look at the stunning new fall collections. Understated Luxury, Ikats, and Miles Redd’s debut collection for Schumacher.

Valcucine Chicago, Suite 106 Welcome Reception for Rimadesio and Lema Noon-5 p.m. Stop by Valcucine Chicago for delicious appetizers while exploring the latest collection.

Waterworks, Suite 136 Pattern, Texture and Timeless Design 1-4 p.m. Join Waterworks for an exclusive showcase of pattern, texture and timeless design. Exquisite hard surfaces, handcrafted mosaics and tiles have been personally selected by Waterworks co-founder and SVP of design, Barbara Sallick. Create striking partnerships that offer endless inspiration for your next

project. Cocktails and refreshments will be served.


Lefroy Brooks, Suite 117

K&B Galleries, Suite 1454

A Special Invitation to Meet Emile 1-5 p.m. Enjoy afternoon refreshments while you preview Cooper & Graham, a new luxury bath brand, which represents 21st Century design as interpreted by world-renowned hospitality design giants. First two collections are by Yabu Pushelberg and Tzelan in collaboration with Tony Chi, with more underway. Until now, 21st Century design has been a vocabulary waiting to be discovered. The innovative designs making up the Cooper & Graham collections will excite the hospitality industry and set new standards of excellence for bathroom fixtures and door hardware (with lighting around the corner).

K&B Galleries and Dornbracht Breakfast 9-10a.m. The showroom will host a light breakfast before the Dornbracht/Alape glassed sink CEU.

Poggenpohl, Suite 138 P`7350 Design by Porsche Design Debut 2-4 p.m. Poggenpohl will unveil its new P`7350 Design by Porsche Design Studio Kitchen during a Design Chicago open house event from 2-4 p.m. Light appetizers and wine will be served.

Miele Experience Center, Suite 133 Home Builder Reception 4-5 p.m. Miele invites members of the local builder community to their showroom for a live demonstration. Please RSVP to miele-builders-at-design-chicagotickets-18140247970 or via by Sept. 30.

Benjamin Moore, Suite 6-131 9 a.m.-Noon Please join Benjamin Moore for refreshments and learn about the latest offerings from the company including Grand Entrance. Registration for upcoming events will also be available.

Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638 9 a.m.-Noon Introducing the 2015 Cowtan & Tout collection, a kaleidoscope of decorative weaves, prints and embroideries. Exotic and graphic motifs translated through a luxurious, classic lens provide a rich offering of fabrics and wallcoverings. Refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Pindler, Suite 618 Fall Product Showing 9 a.m.-Noon View Pindler’s newest exclusive collections, including the Mirage Collection, which features gorgeous and timely drapery options proudly woven in the U.S.

Schumacher, Suite 6-133 9 a.m.-Noon Please join the Schumacher team in the showroom for light refreshments and a look at the stunning new fall collections. Understated Luxury, Ikats and Miles Redd’s debut collection for Schumacher.

Atelier Gary Lee, Suite 1419 Meet the Makers 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join Atelier Gary Lee during an open house to meet the designers behind several featured collections. View the newest lines launched in 2015, including Brenda Houston and Promemoria, as well as new products from Chai Ming Studios, Christopher Boots and Gabriel Scott.

Ebanista, Suite 1457 New Arrivals at Ebanista 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Experience the latest arrivals from Ebanista’s acclaimed collection, Ten, including casegoods, tables and upholstery. As a resource to the world’s most distinguished interior designers and architects, Ebanista continues to introduce designs that intrigue, inspire and delight.

CAI Designs, Suite 1495 New Products from Hubbardton Forge 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See the new designs from Hubbardton Forge, an American lighting manufacturer with headquarters in Vermont. The new designs include its newest LED.

J. Robert Scott, Suite 14-135 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join the J. Robert Scott showroom for refreshments and explore their new textiles and furnishings.

JANUS et Cie, Suite 1420 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join Janus et Cie for an open house featuring Tiempo, the highly acclaimed modular lounge group designed by Jorge Pensi Design Studios.This award-winning collection is featured in the industry’s foremost titles, including Interior Design, Modern Luxury, Hospitality Design and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Refreshments will be served.

Michael-Cleary, Suite 1451 deGrounay Techniques “Feather Gliding” 9 a.m.-5p.m. Stop by and see a new technique that uses a combination of pearlescent paint, 22 carat gold leaf and 12 carat white gold leaf to create an entirely tonal gilt design. Hosted by deGournay and Michael-Cleary.

Pouya Antique Rug Gallery | Direct Rug Import, Suite 1485

Scott Group Custom Carpets, Suite 1424A Scott Group Studio Open House 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy wine and hor d’oeuvres at the Scott group open house and have an opportunity to view its latest carpet collection.

Paul Ferrante, Suite 1459 10 a.m.-4p.m. Stop by Paul Ferrante to see the latest additions to its collection while enjoying bubbles and sweet bites.

Area International, Suite 1452 Thibaut Fine Furniture 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Every detail of Thibaut Fine Furniture has been designed with pleasing proportions, comfortable scale and Thibaut’s signature style. Visit Thibaut’s sales representative, Kimberly Colarossi, in the Area International showroom, and view a newly designed 12-piece vignette. Learn more about Thibaut’s upholstery and grasscloth-wrapped occasional program where designers can create an extremely durable and completely custom piece in any dimension required.

Century Furniture, Suite 1464 Century Open House 1-4 p.m. Join Century Furniture for an open house and enjoy wine, cheese and sweets while perusing its new products.

Dessin Fournir, Suite 1411 Fall Celebration with Chuck Comeau 2-4 p.m. Join Dessin Fournir Co-founder and Principal Chuck Comeau for a celebration of new fall designs.

J. Marshall Design, Suite 1469 2-5 p.m. Come in and browse J. Marshall Design’s great new products while you relax with a beverage and light snack.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by Direct Rug Impor t and learn about the culture and history behind one of the world’s oldest traditions as well as exciting new trends in rug design.


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Explore hundreds of new products throughout Floors 1, 6 and 14 a the Merchandise Mart during Design Chicago.


Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, Suite 131 Artistic Tile, Suite 105A Blue Note Circles Fresh but with a classic feel, Blue Note Circles is another fabulous pattern in Artistic Tile’s Jazz Glass collection. With elements of classic tesserae mosaic, this beautifully detailed glass pattern is serene and sophisticated and sure to set a soothing, cool mood in your pad.

Carlisle Collections Carlisle Wide Plank Floors introduces Carlisle Collections, 12 new collections that represent the best of the brand’s 48 years of innovation, tradition and leadership in luxury flooring design. Carlisle Collections feature an extensive array of wood types, vibrant hues and handcrafted textures, which allow each collection to tell a unique story.

Dream2O Showroom, Suite 127

Delta Tesla™ Touch2o Bathroom Faucet Inspired by the uniquely organic shapes found in nature, the Tesla™ Collection lends a spirited sense of the outdoors to any interior. Progressive. Organic. Evolved. A natural fit for any room.

Ernestomeda Chicago, Suite 128 Bentwood of Chicago, Suite 161 Harmoni Collection With a variety of hardwoods, exotic veneers, eye-catching laminates, metal/glass options and countless premium finishes, the Harmoni Collection epitomizes versatility, value and high style. Its clean lines, optional integrated hardware, full-access interiors and limited lifetime warranty make Harmoni the right choice for the discerning homeowner.




The Chopping Block, Suite 107 Custom Cooking Parties The party always starts and ends in the kitchen at The Chopping Block. Custom private cooking parties bring people together over food and wine. Whether the goal is to entertain VIP clients, celebrate a family birthday or create a more cohesive corporate team, The Chopping Block offers a fun, educational and diverse event solution.

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ONE Kitchen from Ernestomeda The new ONE kitchen from Ernestomeda is the basic model of a contemporary kitchen collection with simplicity of design and unique materials for original layouts. This composition features a combination of Carrara marble and gloss white: a classic reinterpreted for a proposal marked by an elementary layout.  Each element in the composition is reduced to its fundamental geometry. ILBAGNO by Antoniolupi Antoniolupi offers a wide variety of bathroom collections, going from a minimalistic and essential design to a decorative style featuring a new interpretation of classical shapes. With the new collection, ILBAGNO, designed by Roberto Lazzeroni, Antoniolupi offers its clientele a sophisticated and elegant way of interpreting modern design.

Exquisite Surfaces, Suite 143 Mod Tile Collection Inspired by mid-century designs and the bold colors of the sixties, the Mod Tile Collection is available in squares and rectangles and can be ordered in a wide variety of rich colors and intricate patterns.

Farrow & Ball, Suite 105B Introducing Latest Wall Paper Collections British craftsmen in paint and paper, Farrow & Ball, has taken inspiration from the charming Dorset countryside for its latest wallpaper collection. The three new designs are evocative of rural scenes with hazy grasses, endless hedgerows and pretty blossoms. The wallpapers are available to purchase from showrooms, stockists and online beginning Sept. 7.

Graff, Suite 163 Ametis Ring Graff is debuting the Ametis Ring, designed by Davide Oppizzi for Graff, symbolizing the fusion between the universe and the

oceans. Ametis Ring’s circular shape and cutting-edge design blend harmoniously to invigorate not only the body but also the eye. It features a six-color, full-spectrum, LED lighting chromotherapy system that allows users to choose a mood or “chroma.”

of American culture that can be integrated into any residential or commercial space. Solid bronze barn door hardware is available for wood or glass doors and is available in various lengths and a choice of 10 finishes.

Generation 6000 dishwashers are also on display, integrating seamlessly with the range and Generation 6000 built-in appliances.

Paris Ceramics, Suite 146

NEFF of Chicago, Suite 145

Katonah Architectural Hardware, Suite 163 Sun Valley Bronze Barn Door Track Hardware Sun Valley Bronze’s updated and refined look of the flat-track barn door hardware is perfect for unique interior and exterior applications. Sliding barn doors are a piece

Miele Experience Center, Suite 133 Range Series and Generation 6000 Dishwashers Dare to cook and clean differently with Miele. Featuring the state-ofthe-art Range Series, including ranges, rangetops and range hoods, Miele has a high-performance solution for any configuration. The newly debuted

Modern Traditional White Kitchen Stop in to NEFF of Chicago to see its New Modern Traditional Kitchen. A traditional door is given a modern “pop” by combining a gloss frame with a matte panel. Bronze trim completes the look — a unique finish from NEFF called Liquid Metal. It’s a stunningly fresh take on a favorite classic.

Antique Spanish Marbles Paris Ceramics offers the most beautiful selection of Antique Spanish Marbles the world has to offer. This marble is available in all white, checkerboard with grey and can be available in limited larger sizes. Paris Ceramics is the primary flooring resource for the most beautiful homes and sophisticated architects and interior designers.

Designers Linen Source

Experience all-weather furnishings with style at our Chicago Showroom (15-105), or visit for more information.

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the art deco style of this collection takes cues from some of London’s finest hotels and iconic buildings. Ideal for the discerning consumer looking to bring an artistic flair to the home bath, the collection features faucets, tub fillers, shower kits and accessories

can easily be repaired with a paste for heavy damage, making it a lowmaintenance option for bathroom and surface design.

Poggenpohl, Suite 138 P`7350 Design by Porsche Design Studio The P’7350 Design by Porsche Design Studio departs from the horizontal lines of conventional kitchens in a completely new interpretation. The cabinet front merges with the cabinet body in the miter to form an exquisitely engineered, vertical line. Additionally, the body is covered with a stainless steel-effect aluminum profile. Poggenpohl is the first kitchen manufacturer to be able to produce this elaborate finish.

Remains Lighting, Suite 103 Commune for Remains Lighting The Commune collection is inspired by the Viennese Secession and the French and Milanese modernist design as seen through a California lens. Each fixture is handcrafted in Remains’ LEED-certified Brooklyn factory. The 10-piece collection features a selection of lamps, ceiling fixtures and sconces in unlacquered polished brass, nickel or dark waxed bronze.

ROHL Perrin & Rowe Deco Bath Collection The new Perrin & Rowe® Deco Bath Collection from ROHL is inspired by the art deco movement in London in the 1920s and 1930s. Considered an era that fused history and modernism,


SMEG USA, Suite 163 Scavolini Store Chicago, Suite 110 Scavolini ‘GRES’ Collection Scavolini, the biggest kitchen and bath cabinet brand out of Italy, introduces the Gres Experience project for the kitchen; noted for thin Porcelain Stoneware as a door finishing material.


The CMSU6451X Fully-Automatic Coffee Machine SMEG USA, the Italian luxury appliances brand that combines technology with style, presents the new SMEG built-in coffee machine and induction cooktops. The CMSU6451X fully-automatic coffee machine features a milk frother, adjustable coffee strength levels, and classic SMEG design, while the SIMU530B, SIMU536B 30” and 36” electric induction cooktops feature multiple full-power induction zones, nine power levels, individual power for each zone, auto-pan recognition and adjustment and more.

Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2016 Passionae Pursuit. Sherwin-Williams is taking the best of everything life has to offer and indulging in the moment. Prepare to come together as it goes in passionate pursuit of a shared color consciousness.

KRION®BATH KRION® is a new-generation. solid surface developed by Systempool, a company that belongs to the Porcelanosa Group. KRION® is a material that is warm to the touch and similar to natural stone. It is easy to clean with cloth and water and

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M Series Oven Sub-Zero and Wolf has introduced a new state of the art Touch Panel Oven. Its sleek handleless modern design integrates beautifully into any modern kitchen. Just dial in any of 10 precision cooking modes, and the oven delivers the optimal heat and airflow for your dish. No hot or cold spots to spoil your results; just beautifully browned roast chicken, perfect chocolate chip cookies, crisply crusted casserole.You’ll be in culinary heaven.

Valcucine Chicago, Suite 106

Sherwin-Williams – Design Resource Center, Suite 163

Porcelanosa Tile/Kitchen/ Bath/Hardwood, Suite 149

ROHL, Suite 163


Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134

Studio Snaidero Chicago, Suite 140 Lux and Way in Harmony The latest display at Studio Snaidero Chicago features Lux, designed for Snaidero by Pietro Arosio, in smoked oak wood with accents of feather grey glass. Sleek appliance choices coupled with mixed elevations add to the draw of its design. Storage and efficient use of space round out a contemporary, yet transitional, design.

Rimadesio by Lema Rimadesio takes aesthetic, technological innovation and a sustainable approach using glass and aluminum as primary materials to design modular systems, doors, closets and a collection of furniture. Lema was the first Italian company to develop a wardrobe designed by centimeter to satisfy any needs, and the company has been designing and manufacturing a comprehensive range of home furniture for more than 40 years.

Waterworks Kitchen, Suite 136 Regulator Gooseneck Double Spout Kitchen Faucet Regulator follows the design template of industrial boiler room controls

from the early 20th century, when great pride was lavished on handbuilt parts. Through beautiful and meticulous detailing and an emphasis on nuts and bolts, Regulator connects decorative and industrial elements with functionality and craftsmanship.


Baker Furniture, Suite 6-187 Thomas Pheasant Paris Club Chair in Modern Stitching Baker introduces chic new stitching on eight select frames and a bold selection of fabrics on its Thomas Pheasant collection. Modern stitching is featured on the Paris Club Chair, a contemporized Chesterfield chair that brings mid-century glamour to an Old World form.

Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638 Cowtan & Tout Naturals IV Cowtan & Tout’s naturally luxurious wallpaper collection is inspired by texture, color and pattern. Three newly printed patterns embody the classic Cowtan & Tout sophistication and are on view now at Cowtan & Tout, Suite 638. Visit for more information.

Edelman Leather, Suite 6-128 Exotic American Alligator Edelman Leather introduces its exclusive new collection, the American Alligator. This collection is an authentic and luxurious material for specialty upholstery projects and a fabulous addition to wall panels. Available in more than 15 colors that range from classic to bold and subtly sophisticated.

A. Rudin, Suite 6-169 Aurora Vitrim - Carousel Chandelier New York City-based Aurora Vitrum is a boutique decorative lighting and accessory brand, inspired by vintage fine jewelry designs. Each piece in the collection is thoughtfully hand-crafted by American craftsmen and showcases fine finishes, precious detailing, artisanal glass and semiprecious stones. The Carousel Chandelier and collection feature hand-blown glass crescents, delicately floating in a domino-like effect. Beauty, inspiration, craft and a joyful home — that’s what A. Rudin is all about.

Donghia, Suite 631 BRADLEY, Suite 6-157 Ginger Console Bradley is pleased to introduce its newest wooden case piece — the Ginger Console. Although the inspiration for this piece was a midcentury modern design, the console can be finished in a number of walnut stains, metal veneers or high gloss Résine to accentuate any design style. Stop by the Bradley showroom to find out how to customize your own Ginger Console.

2015 Donghia Furniture and Lighting Collection The 2015 Donghia furniture and lighting collection is dramatic, graceful and timeless. The new lighting collection is inspired by a tiny garden made of glass at the Museo del Vetro in Murano, Italy. Elements of arches, columns and walkways are have been integrated, while interactive forms such as blown and cast Murano glass are used in unexpected ways.

Fabricut / Vervain / S. Harris / Stroheim, Suite 6-117 Stroheim Celebrates 150 Years Stroheim celebrates its sesquicentennial as one of the most respected fabric houses in the decorating world. Its classical aesthetic has evolved with changing styles but continues to remain true to the traditional design synonymous with the Stroheim name. See this season’s new collections from Stroheim in Suite 6-117.

Atelier Lapchi, Suite 6-160 Lapchi 2016 Collection Lapchi’s 2016 line of fine handwoven Nepalese rugs is a cohesive grouping of designs with coordinating color palettes. Simultaneously using new materials and employing experimental weaving techniques, the 2016 line alludes to the formal, yet expressive, design aesthetic for which Lapchi is known. Trade registration: 312-321-0090

Duralee Fabrics, Suite 624 The Bright Group, Suite 6-166 Hellman Chang & Fuse Lighting Exciting new introductions of contemporary pieces handcrafted in the U.S. at The Bright Group showroom by Hellman Chang, Douglas Jennings, Fuse Lighting, Charles Loomis and Salgado Saucier, among others

Motion Chairs For the first time, Duralee is pleased to offer reclining chairs as part of its furniture collection. Many of the chairs include a motorized option. Designed for style and comfort, they are a great addition to any room where relaxation is the plan.


Innovations, Suite 6-130 Innovations Fall 2015 Collection Innovations drew inspiration from its 40-year history during the development of its new collection of wallcoverings, which debuts this fall. The quirky characteristics of the 1970s emerge, from glam metallic prints to subtle earthy tones. The collection

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includes a breadth of materials such as natural fibers, woven textiles, metallic elements and Type II vinyl to offer a versatile array of choices perfect for any interior space.

ethnically chic patterns in her signature palette of sophisticated neutrals and colors.

of his family. Key colors from Nina’s signature palette include crimson, aqua, coral, olive and amethyst.

The Romo Group, Suite 6-152

Interior Crafts, Suite 617 8158 Swivel Chair Interior Crafts new 8158 Swivel Chair has a sleek, curved profile featuring an open back. This tight seat chair provides comfort and versatile scale. Floating in a room setting, this chair will definitely make a statement.

Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson, Suite 613 The Assemblage Table 1 The Assemblage Table 1, designed by Joann Westwater, is the most recent piece created for the Rustic Collection. The top features a new “Rust” surface finish and measures a generous 10’6” x 48.” It will make quite a statement in a dining room, boutique hotel lobby or urban corporate space.

Pindler, Suite 618 Exclusive Mirage Collection The Mirage Collection features gorgeous and timely drapery options, including a Greek Key horizontal stripe, a larger scale geometric pattern with luster ribbon, two boucle horizontal stripes and a luster ribbon casement stripe with ombreeing colors. This new collection is woven in the U.S. and exclusive to Pindler.

Black Edition – Kansai Collection Redefining elegance for contemporary interiors, Kansai is the latest highly anticipated collection of fabrics and wallcoverings from Black Edition by Romo. Continuing the brands experimental approach, Black Edition has created an assembly of designs that deliver a snapshot of nature’s finest moments.

Scalamandré, Suite 626 Kravet, Suite 6-121, a to-thetrade-only e-commerce site, offers designers a comprehensive selection of distinctive home furnishings and accessories across a variety of styles and product categories. New and exciting products are continuously introduced and designed into stylized spaces, creating a complete “shopthe-room” experience.

Nancy Corzine, Suite 622 Paul Montgomery The Paul Montgomery Studio has been creating handmade wallpapers and custom murals for more than 35 years. The studio specializes in hand painted chinoiseries and European panoramic murals. Take advantage of the Paul Montgomery line at the Nancy Corzine showroom.

Richard Norton Gallery, LLC, Suite 612 Painting by Richard Koppe Richard Koppe (American 1916-1973) Moonlight Night Casein on illustration board laid onto board, 1948 20”x26” (framed: 26”x31¼”). Signed and dated lower right: “Koppe 48;” signed and titled on label on reverse.

Luciana Damask Print Scalamandre´ introduces modern interpretations of classic patterns this fall. This boldly overscaled print is a new interpretation of an archival hand blocked damask, printed on crisp linen in five shades, ranging from indigo to raspberry. It is complemented by dramatic matching 54” wide wallpaper.

Stark Carpet, Suite 6-102 Robert Allen, Suite 633 Lee Jofa, Suite 6-136 Suzanne Kasler Collection II In her second collection, celebrated interior designer Suzanne Kasler draws inspiration from her personal collection of decorative textiles compiled during her world travels. The result is the perfect juxtaposition of casual yet refined style, created through modern graphics and




Osborne & Little, Suite 610 Fontibre Collection by Nina Campbell Nina Campbell presents a collection of decorative fabrics with names that allude to the travels of her great uncle, the watercolorist Stratford Hely Hutchinson Keightley, and to members

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Designing custom furniture has never been easier. Robert Allen has developed an easy solution to quickly and conveniently craft to-the-trade quality pieces, all with a simple pricing structure. The custom furniture program continues to expand and includes upholstered headboards, dining room chairs, occasional furniture as well as chairs, sofas and sectionals.

Alhambra Fabrics Alhambra strives to surpass all expectations by offering new innovative collections that perfectly combine fashion with the latest color trends, designs and textures. Inspired by a mix of eclectic influences, whether it is history, art, architecture or nature, Alhambra’s designs are always fresh, original and stylish.

by the works of Paul Balin, a fine specialist of gilded leathers and fabrics. 36” width.


David Sutherland Showroom, Suite 1400 Atelier Gary Lee, Suite 1419 Harlow Lighting Series Introducing Harlow, the newest series of lighting by Montreal-based Gabriel Scott. Inspired by the art of jewelry design, the Harlow series evokes a geometric and sculptural language through various configurations. Metallic prongs joined together through a central stem serve as the setting for mold-blown alabaster or smoked glass. The asymmetric gathering of each member results in an explosive bouquet of soft light and sharp hardware. View the Harlow series in the showroom or at

Pillows by Perennials Fabrics Perennials® Luxury Performance Fabrics, the designer’s choice for 100 percent solution-dyed acrylic indoor/ outdoor textiles, adds to its current assortment of indoor and outdoor pillows with its newest collection, Stitched Up. The 14 new pattern offerings include embroidery, applique and soutache techniques and are stitched using 100 percent solutiondyed acrylic. In addition, each pillow can be customized.

Cityscape The LED introductions focuses on Light Guide Plate technology. The light from the LEDs is injected into the edge of the light guide plate to create one uniform light source on the top and bottom surfaces. This technology allows a platform to integrate metal and light in either a subtle manner or as part of the drama of the light fixture.

Ebanista, Suite 1457 Villa Orsini Buffet Featuring equal parts of elegance and glamour, Ebanista’s Villa Orsini Buffet includes ornate hand-carved details, a planked and banded French polished walnut top and is offered in multiple sizes.

New Collections at HOLLY HUNT Visit the HOLLY HUNT showroom to view the latest collections from Great Plains, HOLLY HUNT Leather, Pierre Frey, Jim Thompson, Dedar, Mokum and more. See beautiful new designs and colors to delight your senses.

J. Marshall Design, Suite 1469 Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mitman, Suite 1483 deAurora, Suite 1499

CAI Designs, Suite 1495

HOLLY HUNT, Suite 1428

Private Collection realized by Parish Co. deAurora is proud to debut the first pieces of their private collection by Parish Co. Partnering with the artisans who have crafted it’s pieces for many years, deAurora has developed a new collection, melding the finest materials and craftsmanship with an aesthetic designed for today’s lifestyles. Limitless custom capabilities and diverse material compositions are the hallmarks of this endeavor. The Margeaux Table, sinuous and light yet with substance, is the jewel in the showroom’s Fall Launch.

Dessin Fournir, Suite 1411 Fleur Doree Fleur Doree is a made-to-order, hand-painted wall panel inspired

Caresse Club Chair Designed by Barry Goralnick, this wonderful new lounge chair reflects a timeless design suitable for many aesthetics. See it in the Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman showroom at Suite 1483.

Hickory Chair I Pearson I Henredon, Suite 1477 Alexa Hampton’s 10-Year Anniversary Collection for Hickory Chair The classic, comfortable style that has become Alexa Hampton’s hallmark has been translated into a collection of made-to-order furniture for Hickory Chair. Each of the designs exhibit Hampton’s sophisticated eye as well as her passion for distinct geometries, proportion, contrast and composition while being sensitive to modern sensitivities of comfort, scale and elegant, personalized details.


Bristol Console by Michael Weiss This dramatic new 62” console from Michael Weiss is available in your choice of 80 different stain and paint finishes to be applied to the top and the shelf. There are five different Shagreen colors on the back panel. See it on display at J. Marshall Design, Suite 1469.

J. Robert Scott, Suite 14-135 The Odile Sofa The Odile Sofa designed by Sally Sirkin Lewis in Art Deco style is inspired by Swan Lake. The sofa features a band of highly polished stainless steel that outlines the facing edges as well as the top of the elegant 90” sofa. The Odile Sofa is upholstered in Velvet Soie from The Quail Collection.

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Janus et Cie, Suite 1420

Martin-Wood, Suite 1461

Michael-Cleary, Suite 1451

Tiempo Tiempo, designed by Jorge Pensi Design Studio, delivers sophisticated lounge seating for interior and exterior settings.The artistry of the collection is found in its sleek architectural design, impeccably crafted from premium solid teak and innovative teak veneer and finished with electro-polished stainless steel legs designed for outdoor use. Structured cushions can be wrapped in any number of fabrics and the group features many modules and tables.

Stella Houndstooth Chest Fresh from the custom painting workshop, this striking yet subtle houndstooth design chest on stand makes its debut at Design Chicago. Custom dimensions, paint and finishes are available across many of Martin Wood’s lines. The showroom is also happy to build from scratch to your specifications.

“Feather Gilding” by de Gournay Stop by and see a new technique that uses a combination of pearlescent paint, 22 carat gold leaf and 12 carat white gold leaf to create an entirely tonal gilt design.

Tufenkian Carpets, Suite 14-119 Moonscape Gold Moonscape Gold by Tufenkian Artisan Carpets is a carpet of almost otherworldly beauty. A dramatic modern design handcrafted in the most delicate detail of wool, linen and bamboo silk.

Paul Ferrante, Suite 1459

Michael Taylor Designs, Suite 1416 K&B Galleries, Suite 1454 Dornbracht Sync Pull Down Faucet Sync combines modern, luxurious design with functionality. The new kitchen faucet features a pull-down spout with both spray and laminar flow modes. Thanks to its tall spout and wide projection, Sync offers limitless freedom of movement at the kitchen sink.

Arabesque Dining Table Dakota Jackson, one of the leading figures in American furniture, is now represented at Michael Taylor Designs. Featured here is the Arabesque Dining Table inspired by a classical ballet position.

#6257 Gregory Console The #6257 Gregory Console is a chic addition to the Paul Ferrante furniture line. It showcases an exceptional combination of 22 karat gold and ebonized walnut finishes. The console is perfectly proportioned and fits beautifully into many different environments. Visit to learn more about Paul Ferrante products.

Woodland, Suite 1446 New Showroom Cabinetry Display Transitional and textured, our stunning new cabinetry display features simple white perimeter cabinets that contrast with a wirebrushed, Antwerp walnut frame. A contemporary island with a fluted, textured front and waterfall top is complemented with traditional door/ drawer details.









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