• Bruce Fox on Perfecting the Eclectic Aesthetic

    In a room designed by Bruce Fox, every object feels like family. Art Deco, mid-century and 1970s styles get along surprisingly well, creating a harmonious whole. “It’s as if all…

  • Wabi Sabi Style: The Provincial Collection

    For the first time in its 20-year history, PAGODA RED is launching its own wabi sabi furniture collection. Designed by founder and creative director Betsy Nathan, these artisan-made pieces are…

  • Donna Dorian: Natural Curiosity

    “Gardening is an activity for the soul,” explains Donna Dorian. A lifelong plant lover and the former editor of Garden Design magazine, she knows this firsthand. Dorian grew up among…

  • Patrick Fitzgerald: The Handmade Mechanic

    Through September 9, 2019 PAGODA RED, 1740 W Webster Ave, Chicago  A exhibition of Patrick Fitzgerald’s Box Cars, Jackets and Helmets.  Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1962, Patrick Fitzgerald…

  • Meet Our Experts: PAGODA RED’s Design Concierges

    Clients who enter the PAGODA RED gallery often tell us they feel they’ve been transported into another world. Inspired by classical Asian elements but designed with a modern sensibility, our…

  • Jeannie Balsam: Classic Style for Modern Life

    One can imagine themselves reading, relaxing and enjoying a warm cup of tea or coffee in a room designed by Jeannie Balsam. Her eye is present not only in the…

  • fcSTUDIO’s Julie Fisher on Blurring Design Borders

    As co-founder of Chicago-based architecture and design firm fcSTUDIO and the owner of an impressive portfolio that spans North America, Julie Fisher is at the vanguard of a movement that…

  • Tina Ramchandani: Soulful Minimalism

    Tina Ramchandani’s interiors share an innate sense of balance. Understated and beautifully curated, they adhere to what she calls “soulful minimalism,” a style that’s “clean, comfortable, relaxed, and meant to…

  • Kevin Isbell: Sensing a Space

    “You have to listen to what a home tells you and go with it,” says Kevin Isbell. The designer, who lived and worked in New York for 18 years, recently…

  • Shelly Handman: The Natural

    Chicago-based designer Shelly Handman has an innate sense of balance and beauty. Over many years, his eye has been trained to perceive details that others miss. “I have always had…

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