Mar
13
2013
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A couch is a couch, right?

Well, we stumbled upon an article, courtesy of our guest blogger, Amanda Eby, and the New York Times that talks about purchasing a couch/sofa for yourself. Have you had to purchase a couch for your space lately? What was your approach to the process - price? Color? Style? Longevity? Size? Fabric options? We...  continue reading

Mar
06
2013
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The Art of Design featured artist | Deb Clemente

It’s Amanda Clemente Eby again (Hello!) and today I wanted to share with you some of the beautiful paintings my talented mom, Debra Clemente creates. Jessica had already written about her a couple of months ago, but as her daughter, I wanted to share my perspective on her art as well. My mother has...  continue reading

Mar
11
2013
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Design Blogger Conference – Reflections

A week ago today, I was sitting in a ballroom at the Hilton Universal City in Los Angeles, surrounded by design bloggers and design enthusiasts of all kinds for the 3rd annual Design Blogger Conference. The general vibe of Monday morning was electric. Everyone sitting in this place was engaged with the...  continue reading

Feb
28
2013
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The Art of Design featured artist | Terri Tito

Chicago native, Terri Tito, has always been intrigued by art, as so many of us are. During her time as a publisher, she focused on design and art, then over time she developed her own sense of artistic style, which she translated onto canvas. We are proud to say that her first commissioned work was actually...  continue reading

Mar
07
2013
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The Art of Design featured artist | Jennifer Webster

Today, we would like to shed light on Jennifer Webster, artist and participant of The Art of Design showcase, kicking off on March 14. Webster is a painter and graphic designer based out of Chicago. She received a B.F.A. in graphic design and a B.F.A. in painting, with a minor in art history during her...  continue reading

Mar
05
2013
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Tabletop Tuesday | French inspiration

Our Tabletop Tuesday is inspired by springtime in Paris? Well, yes, please. It's snowing in the Midwest today, so we thought we'd take you on a quick little vacation to Paris via these serving pieces from Sabre, a fabulous French company that our designers loved last fall and brought back to our Susan...  continue reading

Feb
26
2013
85th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

2013 Oscars Recap (from the interiors perspective)

The annual Academy Awards always gets me, it is my Super Bowl. I set up and watch pre-game Red Carpet coverage for most of the day - what did past winners wear? Who won in previous years? Who is said to be "wearing" who? All leading up to the main event...the OSCARS! At this point, I'm hoping you know...  continue reading

Feb
21
2013
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Redefine luxury

Infuse some Latin American flavor into your dinnerware collection with Lisa Neimeth pottery. Neimeth’s travels to Mexico, Central and South America, married with her passion for folk art, perusing ancient indigenous sites and wonderful age-old traditions of pottery inspire this collection. Luxury doesn’t...  continue reading

Feb
26
2013
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The Art of Design featured artist | Michelle Gort

How do you express yourself? Maybe it’s in the way you dress, or capture photographs, or how you picked up a musical instrument, or choreographed a dance, or baked a delicious something?  Regardless of your individual outlet, one thing is certain…we all want to share our story. Painter, Michelle...  continue reading

Feb
22
2013
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The Art of Design featured artist | Bohdan Gernaga

The recycled and mixed media artist, Bohdan Gernaga, is known for continuously pushing the creative envelope. He will be joining us March 14-16 at Susan Fredman Design Group’s The Art of Design event. Gernaga is a self-taught artist that focuses on interpreting scientific notions and occurrences. His...  continue reading

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