December 2018

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chairs on cable
(Photo: Unsplash user Federica Campanaro)
There’s a changing of the guard taking place in all areas of the furniture business, fueled by a new generation of executives unfettered by family legacy and the “that’s the way we’ve always done it…
Steve Pallrand kitchen
(Photo: Cris Nolasco)
When he started working on this historic Hancock Park, CA, home, Steve Pallrand, Founder of Home Front Build, planned to remodel the kitchen, but zoning laws prohibited any additions. So Pallrand got…
Shayla Copas holiday design
Designer Shayla Copas took home first place in the holiday design category of the Interior Design Society’s 2017 Designer of the Year awards. Her award-winning look, shown here, mixed jewel tones into a traditional red-and-gold Christmas scheme.
It may be the season to be jolly, but not all homeowners delight in untangling tree lights. For those clients, some interior designers have found a new calling in relieving this holiday stress. The…
Oversized and abstract, these decorative sculptures leave their meanings up to interpretation.   From Zuo Modern, these Matrix figurines command attention when used together. www.zuomod.com…
Adobestock Facebook like
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In Part I of this series, which ran in the November issue and is now on our website, we tackled the basics of Facebook advertising — what to do before you run an ad and how to set one up. Now we’re…
Mustard A favorite shade from the 70s, mustard received a golden glow at High Point Market. The Oak Vine table lamp from Pacific Coast Lighting plays with negative space as its vine-like base…
Adobestock tariffs sign
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On Jan. 1, 2019, the Trump administration plans to enact a 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imported goods, including furniture, lighting, home decor and their respective parts, At…
A cooler shade of green, versatile Sage moved to floors at High Point Market this fall, lending itself to creative interpretations.   Modern Moroccan style defines the bohemian and authentic hand…
Unsplash fall leaves
(Photo: Unsplash user Chris Lawton)
Whenever I return home to Chicago from High Point Market, the seasons appear to have changed since I left. This fall, I came home to find red and gold leaves on the trees and on the ground, and a…
All Millennials live in their parents’ basements and eat avocado toast, right? If you could see the basements these Millennials have, you might consider living in their basements instead. Meet the…
During a High Point Market discussion moderated by the Business of Home’s Julia Noran Johnston, designers Kerrie Kelly and Kimberley Seldon sat with Homepolish founder Noa Santos and pondered the…