Earth Day is upon us. See how we are celebrating.
Last week’s post featuring the recently completed Jordano Photography Studio also showed off a favorite exterior materials – Corten steel – in both its front facade and alley-side patio. We’ve used it before at the Crew Bar + Grill and also have it on the books for several up and coming designs. What is this intentionally weathering material […]
Today we bring you photos of of a photography studio. We’re excited to show off the final shots of the Jordano photo studio in Uptown, Chicago.
Yesterday was both the summer solstice and the Strawberry moon! Those two events – plus the weekend of sunny, muggy days – has kicked off Summer in Chicago. If you missed it don’t panic, today will be almost as long and the moon nearly as full tonight … and its going to be hot for a […]
One of Chicago’s most under-appreciated features may be our defining characteristic. Today: what we owe the alley.
The Begyle taproom has been open for months; today we bring you photographic proof. Head out to Ravenswood soon and have a drink while you look around.
The walk in shower, with linear drain, is a key component of most of our recent bathroom designs. By popular demand, and because genuinely like them, we find that we’re drawing linear shower drains into walk-in showers for nearly every project. Today we explore how they work … and why we like them so much. […]
Flint, MI is just the most vivid example of the dangers of aging water infrastructure. In fact, most American cities have a lead pipe problem that must be addressed soon.
Pastoral’s newest addition is open; Appellation is a taste sensation, and a great space to boot!
You can’t have missed the news that Friday is predicted to be the FIRST SNOW OF WINTER. So watch out Chicago, the craziness is about to begin. Dibs wars, unplowed streets, icy sidewalks and shoveling back ache. It’s all around the corner. But, really, Fellow Chicagoans, it happens every year. So we may as well […]
Watch out! You are completely surrounded by Chicago common brick walls. You just didn’t know it yet.
The sky is twinkling with stars by 4:30pm, and the streets are slick with ice and snow. Indoors is the place to be this time of year. And oh, what a magical place it can be. Far from feeling oppressive, with the right hangings and foliage, the living room is our respite from the cold […]