The beauty of small and simple is a look at the small apartment living lifestyle of Maria Seregondi, a VP for Moleskine. Her 800 sq. ft. apartment is in a casa di ringheria in Milan, a multi-unit building surrounding a courtyard. Tips for small space living and a lack of natural light are included but we have to issue a warnng: reading this article may induce jealousy. Also from H&G this week:
6 Ways: To beat the heat. Turning off lights, using small appliances instead of the stove, and tips for fans and vents round out the list.
NeoCon: Karen Klages' picks from the contract trade show.
Recycling Question: Insight into the recycling process in Chicago is prompted by a reader's query...how to recycle those cardboard tubes with metal ends?
Dishing: Road trip food is featured this week - chicken and artichoke pasta salad and extra mileage trail mix.