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  • Wider Willow Road plan takes shape, residents asked for feedback

     
    North suburban residents got a fresh peek recently at a more detailed plan to widen Willow Road through Northfield. The estimated cost of the project …...
  • Liven up your space with a few easy design changes

    Liven up your space with a few easy design changes
    Tired of your digs? Don’t move house just yet. With a few new items, you can spruce up your current space without hiring decorators, gutting your home or sacrificing your savings account. LET THE LIGHT IN A room can feel dramatically different...
  • Leather floors have luxury, recycled style

    Leather floors have luxury, recycled style
    Do you believe in reincarnation? It's possible that your discarded leather belts from a few seasons ago could find new life under your feet. Leather products of all sorts are being repurposed into sleek, exotic flooring. Both tiles and planks can be...
  • Midcentury lovers: Make room for chintz and needlepoint

    Midcentury lovers: Make room for chintz and needlepoint
    The winds of change are blowing, and if you are lucky you might get ahead of the next trend by taking your grandmother to tea and smiling sweetly. Mark my words, chintz, brown furniture and handmade pieces are back. We have been on a midcentury bender....
  • Culture(d)—November 2011

     
    In the realm of arts + ideas: A noncolor color gets its due, Destroy All Monsters lives—and Quarterly Co. gives a piece of the Web....
  • Editors play musical chairs at Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Elle Decor and more

     
    The halls at 6300 Wilshire Blvd., the home of Architectural Digest, will be quieter come September. Magazine publisher Conde Nast announced that Paige Rense Noland, retiring after 35 years at the helm of AD, will be replaced by Elle Decor Editor in...
  • The Look for Less: The classic Raindrops by C. Jere and the Leaf Cluster from West Elm

     
    "The Look for Less" usually features original designs and dead-ringer imitations. This time, however, it illustrates how one look -- in this case, a 1970s metal sculpture -- seems to be echoed in a new, low-cost piece of wall art.......
  • Reading L.A.: Carey McWilliams and Southern California's 'vast drama of maladjustment'

     
    I kicked off the Reading L.A. project last month with a pair of little-known but sharp-minded (and frequently cutting) analyses of Los Angeles, the first by the émigré Louis Adamic and the second by Morrow Mayo. But we could easily......
  • National Magazine Award finalists announced

     
    The National Magazine Awards finalists are announced. Lotsa really good stuff to read....
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    Home and garden events are listed below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions should be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. Aug. 25: Denise Donatelli performs the...
  • Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style

    Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style
    Interior designer Phoebe Howard believes in the power and purpose of Southern-style decorating. "Southern style is unique because the South is unique," says the designer, based in Jacksonville, Fla. "Our homes have an important place in our lives. We...