The lead story in H&G this week was As Seen on TV about the Chicago style interiors in the sitcom My Boys. The show is about a sports writer living in Chicago and H&G spoke with both the set designer to find out what they included in the interiors to make it typically Chicago (fireplaces, molding, wood floors, built-ins) and a local newspaper writer to find out how well they did on the authenticity scale (pretty good, but where is the gaming console?). Has anyone seen the show? Did they get Chicago apartment style right? Also from H&G this week:
5 tips: for choosing...an area rug. Ideas about color, pattern, scale, and materials.
Dishing: A new twist on barbeque. Moroccan inspired dishes - Couscous with caramelized onions, raisins and garbanzos, Grilled eggplant salad with arugula and goat cheese, and grilled lamb chops.
Martha's New Newsletter: What Martha is up to...a new newsletter, paints at Lowes, Safavieh rugs, food at Costco, FlOR carpet tiles and the new Macy's items. Whew.
From floors to chairs, use of sorghum grows: This article wasn't in our hardcopy, but is available online...All about Kirei board, produced from Sorghum and no-voc adhesive. Top Photo: TBS