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Natalie Reddell Commander in Chic
Natalie Reddell, founder of Commander in Chic, shares her eye-catching designs on her Instagram page.

4 Furniture and Design Showrunners Share How They Do Things a Little Differently

In today’s world, where everyone has the ability to become a superstar on YouTube or Instagram, doing something just a little different offers the ability to have an impact. These four companies have…

Connie Post Designs RP Outlet

Retail strategist Connie Post has designed a new format for The RoomPlace aimed at broadening the merchant’s appeal with a new shopping experience focusing on value-priced product. Branded RP Outlet…
Moore & Giles chair Whistler Denim Blue
A Moore & Giles chair is covered in Whistler Denim Blue, an elegantly distressed suede with a soft, “drapey” hand, velvety texture and vintage aesthetic.

Hell For Leather

When retail strategist Lee Goodman began his career at Bob’s Discount Furniture in the early ‘90s, “we sold leather packages, meaning a sofa and loveseat for $799. You could get it immediately in…
Adobestock tightrope
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Transparency Tightrope

On a gray Parisian afternoon in July above the cafes of Montmartre, French tightrope artist Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga placed one delicate foot in front of the other. Below, an orchestra played as she…
Augmented reality illustration
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Why You May Not Have To Pay For Augmented Reality

Free augmented reality (AR) services. Let that sink in. It may sound too good to be true, but right now, developers at Mozilla, creator of the Firefox browser, are working on developing an AR tool…
Macy's-State-Street-Chicago
Macy’s green clocks have watched State Street morph into the retail powerhouse it is today, but no retailer or designer is truly safe from the internet’s grasp.

Design Interrupted

In 2005, Marshall Field & Company announced its flagship store on State Street in Chicago would be changed to Macy’s. What would become of the iconic green clocks that overlooked State Street?…