Those need-a-new-home feelings you’ve been having? There’s never been a better time to act on them. From serene parkside properties to architect-dynamo condos, these are the must-grabs in new and upcoming real estate.
A new boutique has opened in Lincoln Park, and it will inspire you to rethink those blank walls and empty spaces.
The first Louis Vuitton Les Petits Nomades collection of decorative objects for the home has landed.
Coffee-table books are decorative elements in their own right. Arrange them in a way that gives your space some impact.
A trio of designers pegged their favorite interiors trends — here’s how to get the look in your own home
Add a touch of European style to your decor with the interior designer’s first-ever capsule collection. Each named for a mistress of kings like Henry IV and Edward VII, the seven sophisticated pieces include art deco-inspired chairs and a moody midcentury mirror. Starting at $2,700; Dmondiinteriordelsign.com
After 15 years in business, interior designer Susan Brunstrum recently rebranded what was formerly Sweet Peas Design, opening a new studio in the Gold Coast. This summer, she rolled out a 14-piece collab with North Carolina-based Julie Dasher Rugs (pictured aboce) and, come fall, will debut an exclusive product line dubbed Elements. 1242 N. Wells; Studiobrunstrum.com
The latest in a slew of rental buildings going up in the South Loop, this 33-story tower bowls a strike in the luxury department: There’s on-site tailoring, personal pool cabanas, wine storage, a Dollop Coffee Co. outpost and even a two-lane bowling alley. Starting at $1,649/month, 801 S. Financial; Livealta.com
When her celebrity-chef boyfriend disappears, Allie Simon is forced to get his fine-dining restaurant open on her own. This debut novel by West Loop resident Emily Belden takes place on Randolph Street and reveals behind-the-scenes secrets every bit as juicy as the dishes it describes. $15.99, Barnes & Noble locations citywide; Barnesandnoble.com
… and in Arie’s words — “it’s insane!” ...