We saved this humble worker cottage from demolition and refreshed it with a modern, light-filled addition.
We transformed a bow truss warehouse into a glass roof illuminated food and beverage industry co-working space and test laboratory in the West Loop.
We designed and constructed a wood fired pizza oven for our interior courtyard using recycled brick from the building site to create the base.
Our loft apartment at Logan Certified is complete. Photos and amenities in detail inside.
Fernando and Damaris Sanchez make a great team at their vintage furniture and glassware store, Antique to Chic. The couple designs and restores all their finds together.
The Cemetery: spooky, somber and no picnic … spot. Wrong. We explore cemeteries past and present, looking at cities from Paris to Cahokia, and Chicago.
This latest fruit of the moss Furniture Division is an eclectic tribute to some of Chicago’s history. Made (and inspired) right here in our home city, the Railroader Console could be right at home with you. Click here to make it yours!
Walking to work this morning I noted yet another pile of construction debris on the foundation of a former house just around the corner from moss HQ. Seeing an old house demolished always seems like a small tragedy. It’s true; some older buildings certainly HAVE outlived their useful lifespan, are in poor repair or structurally unsound. Sometimes the…
Construction is complete on Begyle Brewing Company! Begyle is now sleek modern show room and tasting space in the Ravenswood industrial corridor.
The Vic Loft is transformed; it now features a beautiful new bedroom, brand new closet and bathroom, all without sacrificing the open plan.
In the grocery stores of Chicago the leafy green, Escarole, a less bitter member of the Endive family, still sounds foreign. The lemony, berry tones of Sorrel is only to be found at relatively expensive, grassroots farmer’s markets, and it’s sold in small quantities. On the other side of the Atlantic, Rene Redzepi, owner of…
We already knew roundabouts, used widely in Europe and other locales, were better for fuel efficiency and safety, but according to a recent mythbusters episode, they are more efficient for motorists, too. By about 20%. In our 2011 Lakeview Area Master Plan, we proposed a traffic bean with pedestrian islands to improve traffic flow and make…