Announcing The Winners Of The Fantini Design Awards!

Announcing The Winners Of The Fantini Design Awards!

“Fantini USA is proud to announce the winners of the 1st Annual Fantini Design Awards. Architects, designers and building developers were asked to submit eligible projects that show how Fantini designs helped make their vision a reality. The six winning projects were selected by judges Stefano Giussani, CEO Lissoni Inc., DJ Carey, Editorial Director Cottages & Gardens Media, and Rebecca Thienes, Senior Editor Interior Design…

MICHIGAN AVENUE MAGAZINE - "INSIDE JOB"

MICHIGAN AVENUE MAGAZINE – “INSIDE JOB”

As principal of high-end residential interior design firm Centaur Interiors (centaurinteriors.com), Michael Miller is an expert at balancing the old with the new—and that includes his own recently renovated South Loop home, where he deftly pairs thousand-year-old volcano lava rocks with contemporary art. True, juxtaposing the ancient with the modern is nothing new in the design world. In the 43-year-old’s hands, however, it’s done with…

Chicago Magazine Feature

Chicago Magazine Feature

The 3,380-square-foot, three-bedroom condo provides a local respite. The kitchen hits both notes, with Old World–inspired molding and a sleek induction cooktop, which is “literally flush into the counter,” says Centaur’s design director, Jennifer Aubry. “It becomes counter surface you can set things on.”

CRAIN'S: A piece of Oprah's old Water Tower condo has sold

CRAIN’S: A piece of Oprah’s old Water Tower condo has sold

“The high-end rehabbers who bought Oprah Winfrey’s vast home in the Water Tower condos last year have finished and sold one chunk of the space without putting it on the open market. They plan to put a second piece up for sale in December. The three-bedroom, 56th-floor piece sold for more than $3.56 million Nov. 1, according to Debra Dobbs, an @properties agent. Dobbs and…

CENTER STAGE - MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS

CENTER STAGE – MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS

Front-runners for the heart and soul of your home, kitchens and bathrooms are where the majority of time and renovation dollars are spent. Here, the best new products, useful advice and style inspiration to help you make the most of both. – BY THE EDITORS