- Location: Chicago, IL
- Website: post27store.com
On our recent visit to the shop, we caught the current Ottomania show (on display through May 24th), as well as a pure understanding of what shopkeepers Angela Finney and Barkley Hoffman are going for: a shop with pieces and arrangements that make the showroom comparable to a painting. Balance, beauty, and composition find a home here, and Finney and Hoffman are constantly changing things up according to their vision and customers' happy demands.
By not subscribing to a single era or an overly reined-in aesthetic, what this husband and wife team sell are vintage pieces that inspire, not simply those that have a must-have name attached (though they don't shy away from the best Herman Millers out there either). For new wares, you'll find the quirky alongside the classic, with artists and designers represented both locally and a bit more far reaching (from Brooklyn, North Carolina, etc.); many new designs are made from pre-loved materials, like the leather patchwork pillows and recycled glass candle holders.
Our highly anticipated visit proved what others have been saying all along:
The selection is ever-changing and ever-engaging.
The owners have a lot to say about whatever you might want to know.
The prices make sense.