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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.

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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

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SMC Design: Confirmed Design Group for Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Since 1840, the ships of luxury operator Cunard have held a virtual throne among the cruise ship industry, Cunard's royal family of transatlantic liners, each bearing the name of long-standing British monarch, setting the standard for impeccable service and classically designed, refined interior architecture not to mention bringing some of the world's largest water going vessels to market.  

The Queen Mary 2 sits at the pinnacle of Cunard's fleet and is the culmination of 175 years of maritime history.  Launching the next chapter in her particularly famous career, Cunard has announced that she'll undergo a major architectural refit in 2016, tasking London-based hospitality design firm SMC Design with the redevelopment of QM2's interior spaces.

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