One of my favorite things to do when I travel to a new destination is to find a garden or conservatory to visit. It may be an acclaimed one that I pinned to my "Gardens I Must Visit Before I Die" Pinterest board, or I might have just stumbled across it while out exploring. Regardless, in my book garden visits trump museums any day. Here are some of my favorite gardens that I've visited across the US, as well as gardens that I plan to see in the future.
Both the temperatures and the sales are heating up as we move into June. From classics like Herman Miller to contemporary looks from Magis, there are deals to be had along with art, crafts and local goodies at city fests, fairs and fundraisers. Check it all out in the Weekend Guide, pass it on and be sure to send us your own sale or event.
Well, obviously, it's the bonkers view. I've never lived in a high-rise before and totally lucked out with this place. Even though it's small, the vastness and openess of the layout, windows and - the view - make it feel palacial.
I live in a former factory building built in 1906 where industrial engines were made. The original brick and wood beams are still present; I love this about my space. I also love my cork bedroom wall, 11 foot ceilings, and the general sense of intimacy that almost inherently comes with a small space.
Name:Kate Korroch, adjunct faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and art and culture critic, and Chad Jewsbury, front end web developer at Groupon Location: Ravenswood; Chicago, Illinois Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 9 months; Rented
Art leads the way in Kate and Chad's colorful and curated Chicago home. Working with a simple, open layout, with white walls as their canvas, the couple bases their apartment design on what matters to them most.