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  

CRAIN'S CHICAGO - 2016 CHICAGO'S COOLEST OFFICES

CRAIN’S CHICAGO – 2016 CHICAGO’S COOLEST OFFICES

2016 brought us plenty of office design trends to love: residential elements such as Oriental rugs; leasing programs that bring in rotating collections of high-end art; and a move toward softer color palettes with accents of blush and gold. But while design trends change year to year, some values always ring true: attractiveness, originality and functionality. Our guest judges kept those values top of mind…