AT THE MERCHANDISE MART
THE MAGAZINE OF THE DESIGN CENTER
A SPOTLIGHT ON LIGHTING
Tips straight from the 2015 DreamHome designers
the versatile revival of WALL COVERINGS hot products in FURNITURE, FABRIC, KITCHENS AND MORE
AT THE MERCHANDISE MART
IN THE MAGAZINE OF THE DESIGN CENTER
DESIGN CENTER at THE MART and LUXEHOME速 Katherine M. Flaherty VICE PRESIDENT
Julia Chappell MANAGING DIRECTOR, MARKETING RESIDENTIAL AND CASUAL INDUSTRIES
Blair Loftspring MARKETING DIRECTOR, BUILIDING PRODUCTS
Jigna Patel MARKETING COORDINATOR/ DREAMHOME CONCIERGE
PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCHANDISE MART FROM DREAMHOME 2015; DESIGNED BY EVA QUATEMAN, EVA QUATEMAN INTERIORS
WALL COVERINGS If these walls could talk, the story they would tell is one of great design PAGE 6
Kelsey Tracy MARKETING COORDINATOR, CASUAL INDUSTRY
INRESIDENCE PUBLISHER Barbara Kay
SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON LIGHTING PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCHANDISE MART FROM DREAMHOME 2015; DESIGNED BY MARSHALL ERB, MARSHAL MORGAN ERB DESIGN INC.
Tips for luxe lighting straight from the 2015 DreamHome PAGE 8
Tricia Walsh VICE PRESIDENT, MEDIA DEVELOPMENT
Rhonda Wickham VICE PRESIDENT, CONTENT
Dee Busby ADVERTISING
Lorel K. Brown
MART AND DESIGN CENTER NEWS PAGE 4
Janeane Thompson EDITORIAL/LAYOUT
Aimee Preator PRODUCTION
HOT PRODUCTS IN FURNITURE, FABRICS, KITCHENS AND MORE PAGE 12
(HOT PRODUCTS LEFT TO RIGHT): AREA INTERNATIONAL, SUITE 1452; CENTURY FURNITURE, SUITE 1464; GALLERIE ONE DISTINCTIVE RUGS & CARPET, SUITE 600; DESIGNERS LINEN SOURCE, SUITE 1487; FARROW & BALL, SUITE 105B; HOLLY HUNT, SUITE 1428; WOOD-MODE LIFESTYLE DESIGN CENTER, SUITE 119
NEWS THE MART AND DESIGN CENTER
CUTTING THE RIBBON AT THE 2015 DREAM HOME GRAND OPENING
SCOTT GROUP CUSTOM CARPETS PURCHASES HOKANSON CARPETS Suite 14-129 In a transaction designed to accelerate growth, Michigan-based Scott Group Custom Carpets, LLC has acquired Texas-based Hokanson Carpets, Inc. It’s a partnership we welcome, as it joins two firms equally committed to innovative design, exquisite craftsmanship and unequalled customer service.
DREAMHOME OPENING: A CELEBRATION OF DESIGN! DreamHome opened at a grand reception on Thursday, April 16. The event drew more than 600 designers, industry professionals and guests. The beautiful six-room installation presents a robust color palette, decedent lighting and breath-taking wall coverings. The furnishings and all of the resources are exclusively sourced from Design Center showrooms on floors 6, 14, 15 and 16 as well as LuxeHome boutiques on the first floor. This year’s designers include Marshall Erb, Marshall Morgan Erb Design, for the foyer; David Kaufman and Tom Segal, 4
Kaufman Segal Design, for the study; Frank Fontana, Frank Fontana Home Solutions for the bedroom; Eva Quateman, Eva Quateman Interiors for the living room; Anne Coyle, Anne Coyle Interiors, for the dining room; and Jonn Cannon and Cary Frank, Cannon Frank, for the outdoor dining room. “The DreamHome Preview Party is one of Chicago’s top interior design events of the year and is a wonderful opportunity to bring awareness to the vast home furnishing resources in the Design Center showrooms as well as the myriad interior design talent in the Chicago-area,” said Julia Chappell, managing director of marketing for the Design Center. DreamHome is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday through Dec. 6, 2015. For more information, visit designcenter. com/dreamhome. Donations from DreamHome go to Almost Home Kids.
2015 ADEX AWARD WINNERS Suite 15-110 Skyline Design is proud to announce three of its outdoor pieces have won the prestigious 2015 ADEX Award for Design Excellence. Winners include the Palisades Bench, Malibu Club Chair and the Rodeo Highland
Round Table, which are all part of the Dann Foley Collection. You can view this entire collection at skylinedesign.com.
information on collection geneses, inspirational projects featuring Robert Allen textiles, and designer interviews.
ROBERT ALLEN LAUNCHES NEW SITE
LEE JOFA EXPANDS ITS SHOWROOM, OPENS BRUNSCHWIG & FILS SPACE
Robert Allen has launched a brand new website packed with exciting new features. The innovative color search tool serves as key aspect of the site. Using this feature, designers may search by color palette or upload a photo that is then matched with coordinating Robert Allen fabrics. The search function has been redesigned with a system of sliders, which enables users to refine a search in real time according to price, availability, usage, and yardage, among other criteria. This designer focused tool enables users to input the exact parameters of their search to achieve the most accurate results. Robert Allen’s new site will also serve as a point of inspiration for designers and design aficionados alike. A new, blog-like section will provide
The Design Center announces Lee Jofa and Brunschwig & Fils has unveiled its newly renovated and expanded showroom March 26 on the 6th floor, Suite 6-136, further enhancing the luxury resources available exclusively at the largest and finest design center in the country. Lee Jofa and Brunschwig & Fils will feature designated entrances and separate merchandising for both brands, but the more than 10,000-square-foot showroom will be connected inside to ensure ease of shopping for both world-renowned brands. The Brunschwig & Fils space will showcase a new look with the iconic plaid, natural light and classic French design elements, as well as expanded offerings of carpet, furniture and hand-painted wallcoverings to meet the needs of the Chicago interior design community. Designers will find fabrics
(FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) FRED DONAHUE, WOODMODE NATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR; BUD ARBOGAST, WOOD-MODE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE; BROOKS GRONLUND, WOOD-MODE PRESIDENT AND COO; KATHERINE M. FLAHERTY, VICE PRESIDENT, VORNADO; CYNTHIA MACLEOD, SHOWROOM MANAGER; MARY RODERICK, ASSISTANT SHOWROOM MANAGER CUT THE RIBBON TO OPEN WOOD-MODE’S LIFESTYLE DESIGN CENTER, LOCATED IN LUXEHOME AT THE MERCHANDISE MART.
WOOD-MODE LIFESTYLE DESIGN CENTER CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING More than 250 members of the press, dealers, representatives, company executives, architects and taste makers attended the opening of Wood-Mode Fine Custom Cabinetry’s new Lifestyle Design Center in Suite 119 at
PHOTO COURTESY OF HICKORY CHAIR
organized in several ways. One is by collection, so at a glance they can discover new designs and exciting collaborations. With regard to product, the prints will be separated by brand, and the wovens will be blended by category so designers can find the perfect texture more easily.
LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for homebuilding and renovation. The new Wood-Mode lifestyle Design Center on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart is available to all Wood-Mode dealers, and it welcomes homeowners, designers, architects, builders and trade professionals
HICKORY CHAIR LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE DESIGN STUDIO
to experience the Wood-Mode brand like never before. “We are thrilled that the first Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center is now open in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart as it’s the best place to connect with consumers, designers, architects and home builders,” said Katherine Flaherty, vice president of Vornado.
The grand opening of the Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center marked the achievement of Wood-Mode’s longtime goal of establishing a dedicated design and innovation center in the Chicago market.
STEVE KARP JOINS BENTWOOD OF CHICAGO Suite 161 Many of you know Steve as a well-respected kitchen designer with 20+ years experience and numerous published projects in his portfolio. He joins the Bentwood of Chicago team, which he feels is the best kept secret in offering both traditional & contemporary styling with custom capabilities. Please stop by and see what the excitement is about.
4 Unique Styles
Visit the Online Design Studio on hickorychair. com. In minutes you can create personalized wood and upholstered furniture with optional finishes, striping and hardware as well as contrasting fabrics and finishes. Print tear sheets with your personalized creations for your client.
SAVE THE DATE FOR DESIGN CHICAGO!
LANE VENTURE INTERIOR DESIGN SHOWROOM DEBUTS NEW OUTDOOR COLLECTIONS
October 6–7, 2015 at The Merchandise Mart Join us at the Midwest’s largest interior design educational conference.
Suite 1548 Join us July 14-16th as we introduce several new outdoor collections at the International Casual Furniture Association (ICFA) Preview Show.
Fit for You. Visit us at showroom 15-105 to find your style.
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IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK, THE STORY THEY WOULD TELL IS ONE OF GREAT DESIGN.
by Cindy Ratcliff
here’s something to be said for a great wall, and designers today are letting walls do all of the talking. No longer content to be a simple room divider, walls are taking on a life of their own through a blend of traditional materials that give them personality like never before. Today’s walls are bold, unique and could quite possibly be the most memorable element in the room. A dramatically designed wall creates a focal point, even in spaces with a more traditional design. From wood paneling to textured tiles to ornate wainscoting, there is a wall design to fit any taste and any space. Even wallpaper is making a comeback this year, according to Eva Quateman, principal in charge and lead designer at Chicago-based Eva Quateman Interiors. Not truly popular since the 1980s, today’s wallpaper is anything but out of date, especially when you use it in a non-traditional context. “I love wallpaper on ceilings. It’s a great look,” said Quateman, whose design firm provides both residential and 6
commercial interior design and renovation services for projects across the country. “I also like to use it in different applications, such as in cabinets or in the back of bookcases. It’s like a little surprise.” A good wall covering isn’t just for large spaces, either. Quateman said she likes them for small rooms, too. Don’t be afraid to use them in a powder room or even a hallway. “They can add a big impact to a small space,” she said. Whether you’re starting small or going big, dressing a wall should be a part of your overall room design. Here are some more ideas to keep you on trend as you consider revitalizing your room.
A FEEL FOR IT Walls are a great place for adding texture to a space. Along just one wall or as part of the overall space, texture adds interest and creates warmth. Texture looks especially on target as part of a muted color and is an expert way to add depth to the room. Choose from nubby wallpaper, treated plaster or coverings designed to mimic brick or other stonework. You’ll also find an ample supply of tex-
tured tiles and panels that offer a three-dimensional design.
Making the short jump from window to wall, fabric can completely transform a room. Velvets in dark, rich shades or a lighter-weight length of fabric with a simple or geometric design can offer instant style as a wall covering. Best of all, fabrics add versatility, too, because they are easier to change out than traditional wallpaper or plasters.
HEAVY METAL Metallics are big again this year — literally big. Imagine a textured metallic that spans an entire wall. It adds instant sophistication to any space and can work for contemporary and traditional décor in any room. Combine this look with mirrors and cozy lighting for a more dramatic effect.
A NEW DIMENSION Painted wood may not sound like a bold new trend for walls, but when you pair the right colors with the right woodwork, it can completely transform the room. Think wainscoting, beadboard and molding, only instead of the glossy white paint
that usually is associated with them, you paint them the same color as the wall. This is especially striking when combined with a dark wall color.
IN A WORD The writing is on the wall — literally. One of the biggest trends is taking the written word and putting it big and bold on a wall. Introduced last year, it continues to make a statement in 2015 as a way to truly personalize your space. You’ll find word and phrases printed on ready-to-hang wallpaper, but you also can custom-order decals if you’re looking for just the right words.
PHOTO COURTESY OF EVA QUATEMAN
PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCHANDISE MART FROM DREAMHOME 2015 LIVING ROOM DESIGNED BY EVA QUATEMAN
ANN SACKS, SUITE 100B
EVA QUATEMAN & THE 2015 MERCHANDISE MART DREAMHOME
va Quateman is the designer behind the 2015 DesignHome living room. Her wall covering concepts, along with those of five other designers, are on display at the DreamHome at Merchandise Mart open to the public 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday, through Dec. 6, 2015. Admission is free, however donations are accepted on behalf of Almost Home Kids, almosthomekids.org.
shining a spotlight on
LIGHTING TIPS FOR LUXE LIGHTING STRAIGHT FROM THE 2015 DREAMHOME. by Janeane Thompson
ighting is often one of the most underutilized and overlooked elements in interior design. On the most basic level, what’s the use of creating a luxury space if there isn’t enough lighting to see the artistic elements of the room. Playing it safe with lighting is a real pity, according to Anne Coyle, with Anne Coyle Interiors and the creative mind behind the 2015 DreamHome dining room at Merchandise Mart. “Lighting is one of the really fun parts about doing a room,” said Coyle. “Light and reflection … and shiny accents are what make a room. If there’s no reflection, light or metal or crystal, I think a room feels super dull.” Similarly, Marshall Erb, from Marshall Morgan Erb
PHOTO COURTESY OF MERCHANDISE MART FROM DREAMHOME 2015 FOYER DESIGNED BY MARSHAL L ERB
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Design Inc., said lighting is one of the main elements he focuses on when creating a space. “I am a big fan of wall sconces and wall fixtures in general,” said Erb. “Not everybody has a collection of artwork, so what wall sconces and wall fixtures can do is provide lighting via architecture. They provide depth where you’re drawn to look across the room at [the lighting].” Erb is such a large proponent of lighting in design that he centered his concept for the 2015 DreamHome foyer at Merchandise Mart on a vintage Tom Greene chandelier, originally manufactured in the 1970s. Traditionally, foyers are spaces that people move through quickly, so Erb’s intention was to design a space that had enough dramatic impact to be memorable. “The starting point … was the light fixture,” said Erb. “I’ve seen other works by that same artist. I knew that based on the scale and proportion of the space I had to deal with I needed something that was going to be able to hold its own. From there, I created a collection around it.” In a similar way, Coyle chose the Ebanista chandelier hanging in her DreamHome dining room design to make a big impact on the space and create interest. “The lighting fixture I chose is one of the two stars of the 10
show,” said Coyle. “That’s how I feel lighting in a dining room should be. It’s one of the few places in the house where people aren’t just walking through the room, so you can really have something huge and hang it really low and get a lot of impact out of that.” Aside from being pleasing to the eye, dramatic lighting features, similar to the ones used in the dining room and foyer, can be used by designers to say something about their clients (or fictional clients, as was the case with the DreamHome rooms). Pieces with personality can communicate volumes about a homeowner’s interests and lifestyle, as is the case with Coyle’s fictional client and her choice of the Ebanista chandelier. “It states what kind of house this is,” said Coyle. “It’s kind of old fashioned in its appeal, but also super modern because of the scale of it in such a small room.” Although chandeliers are at the center of both the dining room and foyer DreamHome designs, Erb warned that low-hanging ceiling fixtures should be used only where appropriate. He notes that not many people have ceilings high enough to effectively use chandeliers in living spaces other than dining rooms or kitchens. Fixtures hanging from the
ceiling really need something to anchor them, such as a table, kitchen island or, in the case of the 2015 DreamHome foyer, a large vase of flowers. With all of the innovative ways designers can integrate lighting concepts into their designs, a central electrical control is a must. Home automation solutions from companies such as Crestron, Control4 and Lutron can make all of the difference in maximizing your lighting choices. “Between decorative fixtures, architectural fixtures, indirect lighting, soffit lighting and under-cabinet lighting, there are so many variables. It can create a switching nightmare,” said Erb. “I always recommend going with an easy-to-use application. You can even adjust the lighting levels of your space (with your cell phone).” Erb predicted that home automation systems are going to be one of the next big trends in interior design as a marriage between technology and design would benefit both designers and clients alike. “I think that whole house control systems are going to be more and more prevalent, said Erb. “Not only for lighting, but also for stereos, heating and air conditioning, security, window shades and window treatments.”
PHOTOS ON THIS PAGE COURTESY OF MERCHANDISE MART, FROM DREAMHOME 2015. LIVING ROOM DESIGNED BY ANNE COYLE.
COME VISIT THE 2015 DREAMHOME
he Design Center at the Mart is proud to host the 11th annual DreamHome. This annual installation brings to life the amazing talents of six of Chicago’s top interior design firms as they each curate a room
in the home using the luxury home furnishings resources only available at the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart’s showrooms on floor 1, 6, 14, 15 and 16. 2015 Designers Include: • Marshall Erb, Marshall Morgan Erb Design Inc. (Foyer) • David Kaufman & Tom Segal,
Kaufman Segal Design (Study) • Frank Fontana, Frank Fontana Home Solutions Inc. (Bedroom) • Eva Quateman, Eva Quateman Interiors (Living Room) • Anne Coyle, Anne Coyle Interiors (Dining Room) • John Cannon & Cary Frank, Cannon Frank (Outdoor Dining Room)
DreamHome is open to the public Monday – Saturday, 10am – 3pm, April 17 through December 6, 2015. Admission is free however donations are accepted on behalf of Almost Home Kids almosthomekids.org.
WALL COVERINGS Farrow & Ball, Suite 105B British craftsmen in paint and paper have launched three new wallpaper designs inspired by French fashion designs. Feuille, Paisley and Tourbillon are all large-scale designs defined by their energetic movement. Available to order at the Farrow & Ball showroom, the new wallpapers demonstrate the enduring link between fashion and interior design.
Bradley, Suite 6-157 Bradley has expanded its offering of Lindsay Cowles Fine Art products with wall covering patterns and the addition of original printed linens and cottons. All of Lindsay’s dynamic fabric and wall covering patterns are derived from her original oil paintings. Patterns are available in custom scales and color ways for individual use.
Benjamin Moore, Suite 6-131 Aura® Grand Entrance® brings rich, vivid color and exceptional durability to your doors and trim. Inspired by fine European door and trim enamel, Aura Grand Entrance cures to a lustrous finish that lends your home a look of elegance and luxury. Specially formulated to retain color integrity and gloss, this enamel is easy to apply, has excellent hide and is environmentally friendly.
Artistic Tile, Suite 105A Artistic Tile pays homage to William Morris, a 19th century master of poetry, literature and textile design with Seychelles, a modern mosaic pattern modeled after the graceful geometry of seashells. Fashioned from polished Bianco Carrara, Bardiglio and Azul Cielo marbles, Seychelles is a refreshing expression of a classic aesthetic, newly formed from stone.
AREA International, Suite 1452 Thibaut introduces the Imperial Garden collection featuring coordinating wallpaper, embroidery, print and woven fabrics. Inspired by the Far East, many patterns come from antique documents. This collection takes traditional to the next level and includes a cut velvet tiger pattern, a large-scale damask, graphic ikats and grand chinoiserie dragons and florals..
Innovations, Suite 6-130 Ecorce is a sumptuous new wall covering that evokes nature and glamor in equal measure. Encore features a unique splatter-like pattern, originally inspired by raindrops on a windowpane on a springtime voyage to rural France. These delicate droplets manifest in the form of an opulent metallic deboss on a linen/polyester substrate of fine luminous threads.
WALL COVERINGS HOT PRODUCTS
Ann Sacks, Suite 100B Inspired by a natural geode’s duality of sparkling crystal within a seemingly ordinary rock, this collection marries smooth and rough surfaces. The repeating patterns, appealing colors and interplay of the polished raised surfaces with the granular troughs create installations that are unusually beautiful and utterly unique.
Fabricut, Suite 6-117 Fabricut introduces a collection this season from famed Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave. Her wall coverings feature whimsical fabrics and trimmings translated into wallpapers, offering more exciting design possibilities. Isabelle’s expressive worldview, bold sense of color and intuitive painterly hand is seen in every fabric, trimming and wall covering.
LIGHTING HOT PRODUCTS
C.A.I. Designs, Suite 1495 New to Hubbarton Forge, the sleek Cityscape LED pendant holds true to the saying; the perfect lighting to hang in all the right places.
Paul Ferrante, Suite 1459 Item #1146 the Gerard Sconce by Paul Ferrante is a beautiful display of antique hammered brass and contemporary sculptural elements. This chic combination creates a warm reflected glow. This sconce, along with the entire line of lighting and furniture can be seen at paulferrante. com or at your nearest Paul Ferrante showroom.
Ebanista, Suite 1457 Ebanista is supporting Anne Coyle Interiors in this year’s DreamHome dining room. Discover the grandly scaled Venetian II Chandelier featuring more than 6,000 faceted crystal beads, rock and lead crystal stone prisms, along with the Alloro Mirror and Bruna Table Lamp.
A. Rudin, Suite 6-169 A. Rudin introduces Aurora Vitrum, a New York City-based boutique decorative lighting and accessory brand, featuring U.S. handcrafted customizable pieces. The collections derive their inspiration from vintage and contemporary jewelry, translated in fine finishes, meticulous detailing and semi-precious stones accents.
Century Furniture, Suite 1464 The Chamber side table from Century’s Artefact Collection is a beautiful side table in Mahogany solids and veneers. Shown in Storm, Century’s newest aniline-dyed finish, but offered in any of Century’s extensive finishes, this table is a sophisticated and modern perch, just right beside the arm of your sofa or flanked by a pair of chairs.
Woodland, Suite 1446 Angular and bold, the Helios Table 972 is a versatile piece suitable for use as a dining or center table. Shown in Antwerp Vivara on walnut. The table is 54 inches in diameter and 30 inches tall. Visit the showroom to see this and other new Woodland pieces.
Michael Taylor Designs, Suite 1416 Michael Taylor Designs introduces two new collections. The Jerome Outdoor Collection designed by New Yorkbased interior designer Abe Jerome and the California Collection, outdoor textiles, by San Francisco-based interior designer Suzanne Tucker.
Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman, Suite 1483 The Charles Cabinet, a stunning new piece from Ambience, shown in lacquered linen with steel legs and special hardware. Available in custom sizes and finishes.
Donghia, Suite 631 The 2015 Donghia furniture and lighting collection is dramatic, graceful and timeless. Organic twisting shapes and sinuous curves have a dance-like quality serving as inspiration for the new furnishings collection. The lighting collection features elements of arches, columns and walkways, while interactive forms of blown and cast Murano glass and sheets of metal are used in unexpected ways.
FURNITURE HOT PRODUCTS Atelier Gary Lee, Suite 1419 For nearly 25 years, Promemoria, the Italian furniture line has been distinguished by its use of exotic materials, thoughtful details and meticulous craftsmanship. From the iconic Bilou Bilou chair, tailored from head to toe in signature velvet to the Tom Bombadil cabinet, outfitted with Murano glass knobs – each product possesses Promemoria’s distinct mark of luxury, and founder Romeo Sozzi’s vibrant imagination brought to life.
Nancy Corzine Suite 622 Allan Knight Miramar Cabinet and Bulb Glass Lamp shown at Nancy Corzine. Please visit the Nancy Corzine Showroom to view the Allan Knight lighting and furniture line.
Creative Visions, Inc., Suite 14-127 New from Worlds Away, the Thomas desk in Rosewood with three white lacquer drawers and nickel ring hardware. Available through Creative Visions, Inc.
J Marshall Design, Suite 1469 With American Bungalow Sleepers you can choose from 18 style options, 12 base options, 6 size options and 3 mattress options including the Air Dream mattress. The Air Dream mattress is a patented combination of an air mattress and innerspring which allows you to customize the firmness in just seconds. J. Robert Scott, Suite 14-135 Robert Scott introduces authentic eggshell lacquer, an achievement in decorative furniture finishing. Each fragment of eggshell is placed on the surface to create a one-of-a-kind realization of Furniture as Art. The geometric designs and freeform patterns are unlimited. Each handcrafted piece will be signed and dated by Sally Sirkin Lewis.
Hickory Chair | Pearson | Henrendon Interior Design Showroom, Suite 1477 Hickory Chair is pleased to announce Hable for Hickory Chair, a new furniture collection designed by licensing partner, Susan Hable. The collection features bedroom, dining room and living room furniture. Hickory. Touch, patina, color, contemporary living and practicality are all expressed by elegant lines and combinations of materials. Walnut and maple, gold and polished brass and glass live alongside rich linen velvets, woven and organic cottons. Hable’s passion for color, fashion, art and inventive design have come together to create a collection of furniture with a decidedly modern aesthetic.
DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES Waterworks, Suite 136 Waterworks Kitchen Furnishings presents the Chamberlain Collection inspired by the timeless silhouettes of antique Italian pewter. Each piece of the Chamberlain Collection is molded, smoothed and polished to perfection—creating the look of a time-honored heirloom updated for modern day. Richard Norton Gallery, LLC, Suite 612 Georges Maurice Cloud (Fr. 19091973), Untitled (La Baigneuse), Gouache on paper, ca. 1948, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2, Signed lower right. Richard Nor ton Gallery specializes in 20th century works of art. Visit Suite 612, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or online at richardnortongallery.com.
FLOOR COVERINGS Hokanson, Suite 14-129 PThe Fashion Collection, by Hokanson, is influenced by chic textures, current trends and textiles inspired by contemporary fashion. It artistically integrates use of the finest silks, worsted wools and metallic Lurex.
Pouya Antique Rug Gallery | Direct Rug Import, Suite 1485 Amir Pouya travels the world with one passion: Source the world’s finest rugs. His keen sense of what designers are searching for is evident in his latest import, a fresh assortment of traditional, transitional and modern styles. Experience the design, richness and lasting quality of our rugs. One carpet.
Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, Suite 14-119 Sierra Red by Tufenkian Artisan Carpets defines luxury in fluid, organic design. Hand-knotted in warm orange, red and brown hues of the finest wool, bamboo silk and linen.
Gallerie One Distinctive Rugs & Carpets, Suite 600 Gallerie One presents the Davis & Davis collection of beautiful, high-quality area rugs. Choose from hundreds of patterns or customize your own – any size, shape or color. New Zealand wool and high performance Halo art silk are combined to create luxurious custom floor coverings. Made in the U.S.
Scott Group Custom Carpets, Suite 1424 A hand-tufted, custom design crafted using 100 percent New Zealand wool and Mulberry silk, two of the world’s longest wearing and most luxurious fibers. This collection is brightly inspired with a saturated color palette, pairing warm bright colors with dark sophisticated tones, while balancing muted pastel compliments of related hues.
walk riGht in Shop the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation. 30 boutiques. 1 location. the Merchandise Mart, chicago M-f 9–5 Sat 10–3 312.527.7939 luxehome.com
luxehome BouTIQueS: amiel.US ann Sacks artistic tile bentwood of chicago carlisle wide Plank floors the chopping block christopher Peacock home de Giulio kitchen design dream2o
ernestomeda chicago exquisite Surfaces farrow and ball Graff katonah architectural hardware keeler lefroy brooks chicago Manhattan forest Products Miele center
Monogram design center the nanz company & remains lighting neff of chicago Paris ceramics Plain & fancy by dandamudi’s Poggenpohl Porcelanosa tile/kitchen/bath/hardwood rohl Scavolini Store chicago
the Shade Store Sherwin-williams color Studio SMeG USa Studio Snaidero chicago Sub-Zero and wolf Showroom Urban archaeology Valcucine chicago waterworks wood-Mode lifestyle design center
OUTDOOR LIVING Anacara Co., Suite 16-130 The Anacara Company welcomes Sifas to its showroom. Infinitely modular, The Komfy Collection is a low lounge set, understated and elegant, allowing you to create customized lounge areas. With only five structural parts, Komfy can be presented both as a straight settee or a classic armchair, as well as a lounge corner suite to which can be added, as desired and needed, a bench seat, a chaise lounge or a méridienne.
TUUCI, Suite 1507 A design never before seen with a cantilevered mast, the Ocean Master MAX Manta Cantilever creates an open-air living space that is tranquil and eye catching. This cantilever features a marine grade canopy and components and easy drive crank with telescoping mast to close over tables and chairs. Gloster Furniture, Suite 1572 Gloster’s latest addition to its woven product line, Pepper Marsh, debuting this fall, pairs the finest in synthetic woven fiber with expertly crafted teak arms and legs. With a nod to nautical forms, the elegant curves found on each piece in Pepper Marsh soften the overall design and create the perfect foundation for its Ash fiber weave.
Brown Jordan, Suite 1510 Cleverly designed for comfort and versatility, Connexion, designed by Richard Frinier, allows the effortless composition of compelling and functional gathering areas. Connexion’s powder-coated aluminum frame is tautly upholstered with Versatex mesh and fitted with cushions and pillows in Suncloth fabrics that allow for a myriad captivating color pattern combinations.
Skyline Design, Suite 15-110 The Palisades bench can be used anywhere, even indoors. It is casual and sophisticated at the same time. Measuring 7 feet in length with elegantly curved arms and legs, the Palisades uses Sunbrella® fabric for its long luxurious cushion with banded detailing. This is a piece you will be proud to have in your outdoor living areas.
Winston Furniture, Suite 1515 Winston Furniture celebrates 40 years with Sloane Square, its new 2015 transitional style collection. This complete collection includes high-back, deep seating and dining pieces. Exceptional cushion tailoring incorporates a two-tier pillow back for soft supporting comfort. Also available in sling and woven buckets. See Sloane Square and the entire 2015 line in the showroom.
CabanaCoast Patio Furniture, Suite 1585 CabanaCoast is a complete line of luxury patio furniture for residential and commercial use. Our collections include both contemporary and classic styles, with unexpected eye-catching designs. The combination of style and quality of our furniture will help you easily transform any outdoor space into an oasis.
OUTDOOR LIVING HOT PRODUCTS Mike Bell, Inc. & Wastewater Patterson, Suite 613 The Fire Door Table is the newest piece in the Rust Belt series. Its top is a perfectly rusted fire door framed with old sun bleached, hand-scraped beams, and the three triangular pedestals feature rusty panels alternating with old beams. It would be a fabulous conversation piece inside or out. Paragon Casual Furniture, Suite 1545 Paragon Casual is proud to present its new Garden Accents Collection, which features decorative stone tops and rust-resistant cast bases in an array of contrasting hues. Tailored to please any outdoor enthusiast.
Mallin Casual Furniture, Suite 1525 Modern, yet timeless – Mallin’s Stratford Collection. The refined back with its clean and subtle design features a fully welded aluminum extrusion. The plush cushion is an exemplar of Mallin’s comfort. The collection, clean and crisp, will transform your backyard. mallinfurniture.com, 312-836-0375, email@example.com Ratana, Suite 1516 Expertly hand-woven, UV-resistant resin over power-coated aluminum frames, this Orlando daybed comes in the configuration of love seats and ottomans. It can quickly transform from a love seat to a circular daybed with two ottomans or vice versa. Various sizes of toss pillows can be ordered additionally. David Sutherland Showroom, Suite 1400 David Sutherland introduces two Sutherland collections, Lakeshore and Garden Décor, and a collection from Perennials Fabrics, Kidding Around. Inspired by the clean, bold geometry of Art Deco, Lakeshore offers 17 pieces that make a statement with crisp symmetry and artfully tapered lines.
Lane Venture Interior Design Showroom, Suite 1548 Check out the latest from Celerie Kemble’s Mimi Collection and the Crespi Wave Collection. Perfect for outdoor relaxation or bring it inside to add a little fun to your room. This eclectic mix of products and styles were designed to work as collections or to be mixed together. Tropitone Furniture, Suite 1523 Sabia is the newest collection of Stoneworks table tops. Inspired by nature, these tops feature a unique texture that adds visual interest by reflecting light. Sabia Table Tops are made locally and durable, creating a quality piece for the Stoneworks collection. Available in brown, black and white, Sabia Table Tops will complement bold frames or fabrics for an interesting outdoor space. Kettler International, Suite 1661 It’s summer, and space is at a premium. Why not enjoy your outdoor oasis with Café Napoli, a three-piece Bistro set that includes two folding chairs with 24’ folding table. Perfect for any small outdoor space. Stop by the Kettler showroom to see summer living at its best.
JANUS et Cie, Suite 1420 The Masters Aluminum Series, heralds a new era in fine metal furniture. Meticulous in craftsmanship and detail, this first installment of the series features Artemis, Capella, Quadratl and Sash lines. These extraordinary pieces are impeccably engineered in solid aluminum and offered in 20 satin finishes with signature cushions. Elaine Smith, Suite 1524 Woven by hand of Sunbrella materials, the indoor/ outdoor Golden Basketweave pillow offers an elegant, textured touch to any room. Elaine Smith is a collection of luxurious indoor/outdoor pillows that resist rain, sun and stains. Her runway-inspired designs are elegantly chic and are all handcrafted in the U.S.
KITCHEN+BATH Graff, Suite 163 The Ametis Ring, designed by Davide Oppizzi for Graff, symbolizes the fusion between the universe above and the oceans below. It features a spa-like halo allowing water to flow gently and a six-color LED lighting chromotherapy system with finishes of polished chrome, architectural black and architectural white.
Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom, Suite 134 Talk about exciting - now you can get free Wolf Gourmet countertop appliances, cutlery and cookware that will help you roast, toast, blend and slice like a pro. When you purchase a combination of Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances now through March 31, 2016, you’ll get up to $7,000 worth of new Wolf Gourmet products, completing your ultimate high-performance kitchen.
Miele, Suite 133 Inspired in both design and performance, the Miele Range is the culmination of more than 100 years of expertise, offering intuitive controls, extraordinary automation and harmonious design to delight even the most discerning customer.
The Chopping Block, Suite 107 Learn to cook in just five days. The Chopping Block’s Culinary Boot Camp is a professional culinary school curriculum that has been boiled down to a week-long, hands-on program for home cooks. You’ll learn cooking techniques without the hefty time commitment or price tag. thechoppingblock.com.
Poggenpohl, Suite 138 Poggenpohl is revolutionizing classic lines. Poggenpohl introduces the P`7350 design by Porsche Design Studio for the first time in the United States. The P`7350 brings kitchen architecture that departs from the horizontal lines of conventional kitchens in a completely new interpretation. This effect is made possible by the technology of industrial mitering of the cabinet front and body.
Rohl, Suite 163 The new Rohl Michael Berman Graceline C-Spout Widespread Lavatory Faucet (MB2019DM-2) features a long, graceful arch, the Graceline is complemented by dial shaped handles reminiscent of ship cleats. Thumb depressions on the handles and “knurling” banded escutcheons, combined with an exclusive Satin Gold finish, adds a hint of glamor.
Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center, Suite 119 Oceanside, WoodMode’s latest lifestyle concept, combines linear design with hidden functionality. This concept features linear recessed door style in Aqua Shade, part of WoodMode’s line of Designer Color Palette finishes. With minimal ornamentation and seamless expanses of color, these framed flat panel doors transition the design between contemporary and traditional style.
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K&B Galleries, Suite 1454 Per Se Decorative evokes the elegance of classic luxury materials in a minimal, soft modern aesthetic. Uninhibited by layered details, the inherent beauty of crystal is accentuated through the intuitive form of the Per Se collection. SMEG USA, Suite 163 Delicious meals, effortless cooking, and even authentic Italian-style pizza, is now available at the touch of a button – or the turn of a knob – thanks to SMEG’s new line of 24” ovens, which includes a state-of-the-art classic oven, microwave, steam combination oven, and warming drawer.
Bentwood of Chicago, Suite 161 You talked. We listened. Bentwood proudly introduces the Harmoni Collection, the perfect balance between style, quality and functionality in cabinetry. Made in the U.S., this frameless line offers custom finishes and designs at prices guaranteed to make you smile. Six- to eight-week lead time. Visit us to learn more.
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FABRICS+LINENS Romo, Suite 6-152 The Romo Group’s Zinc Textile launches 1973 and Nightclubbing collections. 1973 is symbolic of this seminal year when the boundaries of design were pushed. Nightclubbing, Zinc’s first standalone print collection is an intoxicating mix of bold designs inspired by and named after some of the world’s most legendary clubs around the globe. Cowtan & Tout showroom, Suite 638 The 2015 Larsen collection embodies contemporary sophistication with layers of modern graphics. Inspired by 1930s Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber and the Larsen archives, this refined urbane assortment incorporates advanced weaving techniques and finishes. Shown: Ellis, Douglas, Duncan, Wright, Clifford, Morrison. Designers Linen Source, Suite 1487 Designers Linen Source welcomes Lysdrap Linens, which are made in Belgium and offer embroidery on percale, sateen and linen. All fabrics come from top Italian mills and use only 100 percent Egyptian long-staple cotton. It offers 70 colors with coordinating thread colors. Kravet, Suite 6-121 The brilliant prints, luxurious weaves and intricate embroideries in Brunschwig & Fils’ Maisonnette Collection work seamlessly to create vibrant rooms with a collected-over-time feel. Having borrowed its name from an earlier collection for the 1960s, this new range of fabrics includes patterns of ethnic, traditional and contemporary genres, many of which are revived from the extensive Brunschwig & Fils archive.
Dessin Fournir Companies, Suite 1411 Designer Kerry Joyce introduces his Performance Collection. Luxurious textiles that are made for the indoors, yet are perfect for outdoors. Woven in Sunbrella 100 percent fiber with the look and feel of fine interior fabrics. Fade and stain resistant, bleachable, easy to clean and red wine friendly. Explore the complete collection at kerryjoycetextiles.com.
Holly Hunt, Suite 1428 Holly Hunt’s Great Outdoors Textile Collection has expanded its selection of worry-free textiles for use indoors or out. Holly Hunt has partnered with Sunbrella to create new exclusive patterns, custom yarn twists and luxe double width sheers. Each item is woven with the strength to withstand the elements and all of life’s moments, even those that require bleach.
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