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Jan
31
2013
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Get Pin-spired

The weather in Chicago is frightful, trust us. But the Pinterest is so delightful. I don't know about you, but once I start Pinning, I just can't stop. Pictures of pretty things obviously make me, and our entire design team, happy. It inspires us - from recipes to make, to amazing design work, to great...  continue reading

Jan
24
2013
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Winter Warmth | Luxurious candles

We just received a new shipment of my favorite candles, Voluspa, and clearly I had to get one -- go home -- burn it immediately. Nothing else soothes the soul on a freezing day quite like the glow of your favorite candle. Our designers chimed in on my love for candles and agreed that candles create that...  continue reading

Jan
22
2013
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Tabletop Tuesday | Inspired bridal

If you're on our email list, you just saw that we do, in fact, have bridal registry here at Susan Fredman At Home and Susan Fredman Design Group. It is an experience like none other. Our registry is completely, completely tailored. Like, really. Let's say, for example, that you want to register for a...  continue reading

Jan
21
2013
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Retreat 2013 | Conversation. Possibility.

Last Wednesday, the entire Susan Fredman Design Group team took a day out of their busy schedules to come together and reflect on the year that was - and what a year 2012 was! David Whyte - author, poet and generally divine person to spend a morning with - joined us in Chicago to have a conversation....  continue reading

Jan
11
2013
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Judy Maier | Adventure awaits

Judy Maier, one of our very own design team members in the Chicago office, retires today. This is a first for Susan Fredman Design Group and it means that Judy now gets to begin a new adventure and chapter in her life. Judy is one of the sweetest women I know, not to mention her keen sense of style (I'll...  continue reading

Jan
09
2013
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In with the old

Designer, Amanda Zitlin, has been living and breathing interiors ever since she can remember. Not only does she design for others, but also she designs for herself. She and her beau, Jason, recently moved into a new place and combining their things into one space has been a fun challenge. After getting...  continue reading

Jan
07
2013
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Artist Profile: Diane Dammeyer & Shannon Cunningham

To begin our series of profiles, I wanted to share a bit about today's featured artists. Diane Dammeyer wrapped her career in business and real estate several years ago and enrolled at Columbia College in Chicago to further develop her photography skills. Today, Diane views her photography as much more...  continue reading

Jan
02
2013
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Happy New Year | Name that blog

Good afternoon and welcome to 2013! By now I'm sure the holiday respite has worn off and resolutions are kicking in. I hear you. It is day two of the New Year and already our offices are abuzz with design work and visions for the year ahead. As we reflect on 2012 and all that was, we can gear up for...  continue reading

Dec
21
2012
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Happiest of holidays

The holiday season is in full swing and one of our designers mentioned something to me before leaving for a client meeting today, she said, "People are heading to holiday gatherings and taking note of people's homes - things they like, things they'd change, how people move in the various spaces and homes,...  continue reading

Dec
27
2012
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Sparkle into 2013

Accent your NYE outfit with these coveted cuffs! Our design team has been drooling over the extravagant Swarovski crystal and semi-precious stone bracelets since the moment they arrived in our showroom.  From day to night they are distinctively hip and chic. With a fashion forward vibe and comfortable...  continue reading

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