Out of Darkness is all about this coming Friday, the Winter Solstice. Many of the customs of the holiday season are from the pagan winter solstice celebrations - the yule log on the hearth and decorating with evergreens both were central to events which marked the darkest day of the year. Also from H&G this week:
H&G To Do List: Tran tips off the Tribune H&G readers to our very own Gift Bag!
See through furniture: Experts (including our fearless leader Maxwell) say a few things on the subject of clear decor.
Singles: A growing part of the interior design market.
Dishing: All-Red Christmas Menu: Charred Tomato Soup, Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Cranberry Chimichurri and Red Velvet Cupcakes. Top Image: Detail of "Winter Solstice" by Thomas Driscoll at McGowan Fine Art.