Cue the cigar smoke and the gold watch chains. One of the city's grandest clubs, the once all-male Chicago Athletic Association on Michigan Avenue, has been recast as a 241-room hotel, original Venetian-gothic details intact. Look no further for the perfect place to hole up on Halloween weekend.
Too close for comfort? Casamidy is known for its one-of-a-kind rugged yet refined furniture, designed and made in Mexico. Their Altamura sectional is one of their best-selling pieces, so we couldn't help but notice when RH Teen recently introduced a strikingly similar piece. Coincidence? You be the judge.
In this week's edition of Design News, the first Chicago Architecture Biennial begins this weekend, the Royal College of Art gets unwanted press, and an Austrian design studio imagines the kitchen of the future
Join the Gardenista crew for a look at standout fall gardens and the trees to plant to create your own. They've also rounded up wooden rakes, found great-looking compost bins (who knew?), and created bouquets out of fistfuls of leaves.
Patch Cafe in Melbourne is more than a simple restaurant, it's full of design surprises—playful tiles, custom joinery, a plywood shingle roof, and wire-mesh-covered walls. And let's not forget the paleo-inspired menu.