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Outdoor Design Conference Coming to Chicago in March

In recent years, the line between indoor and outdoor living has blurred. It used to be that these two areas never crossed paths, and they rarely shared the same design styles. Interiors mattered most…
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Manufacturers like JANUS et Cie (pictured here) will showcase their finest casual and outdoor furnishings at Casual Market Chicago.

The Ultimate Guide to Casual Market Chicago

Next week, buyers from all over the country will head to Chicago's Merchandise Mart for Casual Market Chicago. The massive trade show, which runs from Tuesday Sept. 12-15, will showcase new offerings…
This year, NeoCon celebrates its 49th year. (Photo: Wittefini)
This year, NeoCon celebrates its 49th year. (Photo: Wittefini)

NeoCon Preview

NeoCon kicks off Monday at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 12 and 13 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 14, commercial designers will get a first look at the latest…