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| First Impressions, p. 56|
Bubble glass lamp with shade: $240, and Bowron Quarto sheepskin rug: $450, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic, 2146 N. Halsted St., 773-327-9374. 1930s peach glass deco mirror: $395, Broadway Antique Market, 6130 N. Broadway, 773-743-5444. Sussex Low Dresser in white: $2,498, Design Within Reach, 1574 N. Kingsbury St., 312-482-8661. Elton John Fireside candle: from Slatkin & Co., $16.50, available at Bath & Body Works, bathandbodyworks.com. Art hanging and arrangement: Spencer-Witczak Art Installation & Collection Design, by appointment; theartofinstallation.com, 773-752-0477
| The Character Issue, p. 74|
Design: Arden Nelson, ABN Interiors, 773-251-9510, abninteriors.com. Contractor: Eric Deutsch, Neutral Interiors, 55 Berkeley Rd., Riverside, 630-361-5109. Media storage cabinet and kitchen island cabinet: Ikea, 1800 E. McConner Pkwy., Schaumburg, 847-969-9700; and 750 E. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook, 630-972-7900. Marble fireplace surround and island overhang: Eric Deutsch, Neutral Interiors. Stone for fireplace: Belstone & Tile, 1439 W. Hubbard St., 312-421-8500. Kitchen cabinets: Builders Cabinet Supply, 3735 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-4300. Living room shelves: Ikea. Dining room light fixture: Design Within Reach, 1574 N. Kingsbury St., 312-482-8661; 10 E. Ohio St., 312-280-4677; and 1710 Sherman Ave., Evanston, 847-424-0881. Dining room chairs: Catifa for Arper at Stitch, 1723 N. Damen Ave., 773-782-1570.
| Air Time, p. 80 |
Design: Jonathon G. Wells, Gregory Jordan Interiors, 312-337-0428. Living room: Sofa, armchair, ottoman, credenza, and tall table, Barron Custom Furniture, 500 W. Cermak Rd., 312-820-4974. Couch pillow fabric, Jim Thompson from Holly Hunt, Merchandise Mart, 312-644-1844. Coffee table, Orange Skin, 223 W. Erie St., 312-335-1033. Floor lamp with orange shade, Lightology, 215 W. Chicago Ave., 866-954-4489. Custom carpets, Davis & Davis, davisrugs.com, 800-251-7838. Tall chairs, Luminaire, 301 W. Superior St., 312-664-9582. Artwork from Andrew Hollingsworth, 222 W. Huron St., 312-440-9554, and Perimeter Gallery, 210 W. Superior St., 312-266-9473. Bedroom: Missoni linens from Old World Weavers, available at Stark Carpet, Merchandise Mart, 312-329-9043. John Roselli lamps, at Kirk Brummel, Merchandise Mart, 312-822-0760. Murano glass vases, Chelsea Passage, Barneys New York, 25 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700. Custom-made mirror by Creativo Custom Framing, 750 N. Franklin St., 312-255-1100. Entryway: Coated-iron Coral Twig Spray chandelier by DK Living, dkliving.net.
| Object Lessons, p. 88 |
Interior design: Laura Soskin Design, 847-525-9955. Architecture: Healy M. Rice, 934 Elmwood Ave., Wilmette, 847-853-0824. Entryway: 1940s framed botanicals, Chicago Botanic Gardens, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, 847-835-5440. Olive jar, Carboni Antiques, Wells, Maine, 207-646-4551. Early 20th-century Dolpo guardian figures, Michaelian & Kohlberg, 401 N. LaSalle St., 312-467-1490. Caucasian rug, circa 1880, Rouzati Rugs, 1907 Central St., Evanston, 847-328-0000. Living room: Mahogany Queen Anne chairs, Ridnour Antiques, Mineral Point, Wis. Mirrors, Bleeker Street Antiques, 1946 N. Leavitt St., 773-862-3185. Antique gas lamp torchiere, Curt Ames, 815-289-0628, firstname.lastname@example.org. Couches, CAI, Merchandise Mart, 312-755-9163. French garden coffee table, Scout, 5221 N. Clark St., 773-275-5700. Asian architectural element on coffee table, Linden Gallery, Ellison Bay, Wis., 920-854-2487, lindensgallery.com. Indiana farmhouse pine mantel, Kimball & Bean, 3606 S. Country Club Rd., Woodstock, 815-444-9000, kimballandbean.com, retrofitted by Uri Shimoni, 847-432-6163. Art above fireplace, ink on rice paper, by Ray Raeson, Corey Daniels Art & Antiques, Wells, Maine, 207-646-5301, framed by Print Mint Gallery, 1015 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook, 847-400-5028. 100-inch-tall wooden African shield, Addendum, 3343 N. Broadway, 773-404-9222. Sunroom: Mid-1800s Chinese elmwood bench, The Golden Triangle, 72 W. Hubbard St., 312-755-1266. Antique soapstone lidded vessel on bench, Artmosphere, West Palm Beach, Fla., 561-835-4550. Circa-1890 wood finials (standing in right corner), Harvey's Antiques, 1035 Wesley Ave., Evanston, 847-866-6766. Finial converted to lamp (on end table) by Ted Harris Design, 319 N. Albany Ave., 773-332-1001. Couch frame from Brimfield, Mass., with repurposed cushions and pillows made from an old tapestry. Red lacquered vessel on shelf in front of window, Three Friends Studio, 5743 W. Howard St., Niles, 847-588-2409. Vignette in corner features pieces from Soskin's personal collection on a marble-topped table from Griffins & Gargoyles, 2140 W. Lawrence Ave., 773-769-1255. Willem de Kooning lithograph, Print Mint Gallery. Woven-cord Bellini chair, CAI. Dining room: Belgian wood trestle dining table, Chicken & Egg at Heritage Trail Mall, 410 Ridge Rd., Wilmette, 847-256-6208. Milling Road chairs, Baker, Knapp & Tubbs, 6-187 Merchandise Mart, 312-337-7144. Red 18th-century Chinese lacquered cabinet, Three Friends Studio. Pewter lamps, Scout. Copper mirror frame (salvaged from the roof of the Philadelphia Civic Center), Olde Good Things, 1819 W. Grand Ave., 312-492-1485; mirror glass from Evanston Glass & Mirror, 2903 Central St., Evanston, 847-328-2200. 1800s British Colonial teak cabinet from Rangoon, Burma, The Golden Triangle. Large portion of fungus collection from Captain's Wife, Glen Ellyn. Powder room: Metal stove from Curt Ames, converted to sink by Soskin. Marble surface, Heartland Tile and Marble, 520 Quail Hollow Dr., Wheeling, 847-808-9196. Faucet, Rohl Country Bath Bridge Tap, J. & D. Whirlpool and Bath Outlet, 2730 N. Elston Ave., 773-252-6886. Sconces and mirror by Robern, K&B Galleries, 333 Anthony Trail, Northbrook, 847-509-1519. Kitchen: Thermador stove, Plass Appliance, 119 Skokie Valley Rd., Highland Park, 847-579-0160. Savona hood by Zephyr, Abt Electronics, 1200 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, 847-967-8830. Shaw's Farm Sink, hand-poured porcelain, K&B Galleries. Cardoza honed granite countertops, Heartland Tile and Marble. DuraSupreme frameless cabinets, white finish on maple, KRW Design Associates, 1 Altoona Ct., Vernon Hills, 847-549-7597. Illuminating Experiences pewter light fixture over island, Vogue Lighting, 3647 Dempster St., Skokie, 847-675-7700. Miele coffee system, Kelly's Appliances, 1133 Central Ave., Wilmette, 847-256-3009. Grate behind stove, private dealer Posey Fisher. Office: Felt hats (displayed on old iron candlestick), Primitive Artifacts, 773-268-0364. Early 1900s distressed wood cabinet, Scout. Large teak gold-panning tray, Thailand, circa 1900, The Golden Triangle. Antique wooden Chinese chair, Three Friends Studio. Tibetan leather jewel pouches, Indochine, 300 Sage St., Lake Geneva, 262-249-1911. Antique German leather-bound books, Mary Sassone Decorative Arts & Antiques, 708-275-9159. Driftwood sculpture on stand, Kevin Scanlon, 1151 N. State St., 312-287-9828. Workbench (used as table), Olde Good Things. Artwork, ink on rice paper, Ray Raeson. Bamboo basket, Scout. Rye tobacco basket, Chicken & Egg at Heritage Trail Mall. Foundry mold hanging on brick wall, Brimfield, Mass.
| Double Vision, p. 100 |
Design: Bruce Fox, Heather G. Wells, Ltd., 333 W. Hubbard St., 312-464-0077, and Synthesis Architecture & Design, 350 W. Hubbard St., 312-595-7400. Dining room: Table by Kerry Joyce for Dessin Fournir, 1813 Merchandise Mart, 312-661-0640. Original print by Yizhak Elyashiv. Vienna Secession dining chairs from Rita Bucheit, 449 N. Wells St., 312-527-4080. Living room: Frank sofa and club chairs and Rockefeller chairs by Mattaliano, Holly Hunt, 1844 Merchandise Mart, 312-644-1844. Draperies, Zirlin Interiors, 5540 N. Broadway, 773-334-5530. Odegard rug, Odegard, Inc., 1828 Merchandise Mart, 312-644-9638. Wall treatment, Lohre Painting Co., 1750 Harding Rd., Northfield, 847-446-4400. Media room: Mattaliano sofa, Holly Hunt. Brousse swivel club chairs by Christian Liaigre, Holly Hunt. Rug by Patterson, Flynn & Martin/Rosecore. Monsieur cocktail table by Christian Liaigre, Holly Hunt. Kitchen: Design by Heather G. Wells, Ltd., and Synthesis. Wood-Mode cabinets, Smartrooms, 119 Merchandise Mart, 312-644-4446.