2015 "Ones to Watch" Announced Ahead of Design Chicago

2015 "Ones to Watch" Announced Ahead of Design Chicago

Creativity, originality, and overall great design are the three most important facets when it comes to selecting the interior designers nominated to be one of the Ones to Watch, an honor developed as part of the yearly Design Chicago.  Nominated by Design Center at The Merchandise Mart showrooms, the designers bestowed this honor stay true to classic forms, keep up to date with trends, and ensure their clients end a project smiling. 

For 2015, three of Chicago's rising stars have been added to the list, all demonstrating a commitment to the creation of innovative interiors and dedicated to excellence in the craft.  Who are the designers selected? Brynn Olson of Brynn Olson Group LLC, Stephen Young of Stephen Young Design, and Jillian Richey of Jillian Richey Interior Design. 

Keep reading to learn about the three Chicago up-and-comers.

DEBUT: Rolls-Royce Releases Bespoke Wraith Model - "History of Rugby"

DEBUT: Rolls-Royce Releases Bespoke Wraith Model - "History of Rugby"

The Rules Are Meant to Be Broken

It is in this common thread that the team behind the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Design Studio has found the inspiration for their most recent creation - the "Wraith - History of Rugby". With the challenge of not simply showcasing the unique talents of the Rolls-Royce design and manufacturing teams but also in reflecting the individual lifestyles of their varied customers, the one-off Wraith celebrates England's attraction to what can only be described as a "spirited" game through the subtle reworking of the coupé's design details.

For When Lincoln Logs Won't Do: Six Luxury Log Homes

For When Lincoln Logs Won't Do: Six Luxury Log Homes

Once upon a time the traditional log structure consisted of one, maybe two rooms, more than enough to serve the needs of the colonial family.  Imagination, innovation, and unimaginable sums of money have changed that.  Inspired by the upcoming #DesignLUX focused on the New American Log Home, we let our mouse do the walking, gathering six of the most over the top, most luxurious, and most unique log homes on the market today.

Forget roughing it.  At least not as long as these jaw-dropping homes are around.

Curated listings courtesy TopTenRealEstateDeals.com

New #Luxury Design Products Spotlight: Week of Sept. 14th

New #Luxury Design Products Spotlight: Week of Sept. 14th

New Luxury Product Introductions Including:

Domenica & Mono Pendants from Global Lighting
Chatham & Astoria Vanities in Modern Grey from Hardware Resources
Dimensioni Collection from New Ravenna
Arc Furniture Collection in HI-MACS by OS ∆ OOS
Robert Allen Fall 2015 Color Library