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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - LauraLinney

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iconic pieces include the Mah Jong sofa, which has been reinterpreted by the likes of Missoni and Jean Paul Gaultier. 222 W. Hubbard St., 312-955-0275; ROOM & BOARD Since its opening in 2003, this super- stylish, 46,000-square-foot showroom just off the Magnificent Mile has brought a world of luxe interior décor to buzzing River North with three floors of American-crafted, classic-meets- contemporary home essentials, from chic furniture to accessories, lighting, and rugs. 55 E. Ohio St., 312-222- 0970; STUDIO 41 This River North home design showroom carries 110 premier brands to help your dream home come to life, from cabinetry and hardware to tubs, vanities, and custom drapery. 225 W. Hubbard St., 312-321-5900; HOTELS DANA HOTEL Located in the heart of bustling River North, this boutique hotel and spa HOME DÉCOR FRAGRANT DESIGN Whether it's the grandest wedding or a corporate event, a gala or an intimate private party, this West Loop-based company offers a comprehensive range of stylish, one-of-a-kind floral and event décor services at venues across Chicago. Specialties of founder and president Nadine Horwitz and her team include centerpieces, lighting accents, window displays, holiday decorations, and more. 316 N. Loomis St., 312-546-3044; KOHLER SIGNATURE STORE BY STUDIO 41 The premier name in bath design, Wisconsin-based company Kohler showcases its wares—from classic fixtures to spa tubs and high-tech toilets—in this sleek, contemporary River North space. 322 W. Hubbard St., 312-755-2510; LUMINAIRE From lighting and storage to indoor and outdoor furniture and accessories, this luxury furnishings company brings some of the world's finest and most forward-thinking design pieces to its River North gallery district showroom. 301 W. Superior St., 312-664-9582; MITCHELL GOLD + BOB WILLIAMS For more than 25 years, this North Carolina-based luxury home furni- shings label has offered eco-friendly, American-made elegance that's ideal for those entertaining guests as well as those who'd rather curl up and stay in. Invest in comfortably chic essentials for living, dining, sleep, and more at the brand's airy 10,000-square-foot signature store in the Clybourn Corridor. 1555 N. Halsted St., 312-397-3135; ROCHE BOBOIS Add a certain je ne sais quoi to your home courtesy of this Parisian retailer of modern design. A stylish, cutting-edge force for more than 50 years—and noted for championing environmentally conscious design—Roche Bobois's offers a soothing respite from the city by balancing the latest tech with luxe amenities. An earth-toned aesthetic of natural sustainable woods and the premier Spa at Dana enhance the feeling of escape. 660 N. State St., 312-202-6000; GODFREY HOTEL One of the city's hottest hotels, this chic River North space boasts 221 stylishly appointed guest rooms and suites and is also home to two neighborhood dining and nightlife favorites: lobby-level Italian must-try Dolce Italian and fourth-floor indoor/ outdoor rooftop lounge IO Godfrey. 127 W. Huron St., 312-649-2000; THE GRAY This buzzed-about new hotel by Kimpton has made a splashy debut in the Financial District's majestically restored New York Life Insurance Building, and boasts opulent design fused with modern touches. South American-inspired rooftop bar Boleo and library-chic mixology hot spot Vol. 39 are can't-miss destinations. 122 W. Monroe St., 877-771-7031; HYATT REGENCY With more than 2,000 guest rooms, a full-service business center, and 240,000 square feet of event space, this expansive hotel (the city's largest) located along the Chicago River is a magnet for both corporate and leisure-minded travelers. 151 E. Wacker Dr., 312-565-1234; THE LANGHAM Consistently named among the top hotels in the world since its opening in 2013, this sumptuous retreat from the London-based luxury hospitality brand offers 24-hour butler service and a prime vantage point of the city from its iconic setting in Mies van der Rohe's 1971 IBM Building. INSIDER TIP: Taste the luxe life with afternoon tea in the lobby-level Pavilion. 330 N. Wabash Ave., 312- 923-9988; LOEWS HOTEL Tucked away in Streeterville, between Michigan Avenue and Navy Pier, this gleaming high-rise is a brilliant addition to the skyline, and boasts 400 guest rooms (including 25 luxury suites) plus all-day dining destination ETA, which features seasonal fare and PHOTOGRAPHY BY KYLE FLUBACKER PHOTOGRAPHY 162  MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM WHO: Owner/Managing Partner, design and architecture firm d+k ( HOME 'HOOD: "My office is in West Town, which has a neighborhood feel while only being a five-minute drive from downtown. Home is Barrington; it's nice to leave the city behind at the end of the day and be surrounded by green space." HIDDEN GEM: "The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool (125 W. Fullerton Pkwy.; lincolnpark It's hard to believe a place that serene exists in the city." ARCHITECTURAL INSPO: "That's a hard one. The massing of the Robie House (5757 S. Woodlawn Ave.;, the ambience of the Navy Pier Ballroom (600 E. Grand Ave.;, the detailing of the Rookery Building (209 S. LaSalle St.; therookery, the creativity of the Aqua Tower (225 N. Columbus Dr.;, and the perfection of the Farnsworth House (14520 River Road, Plano;" PLANS FOR FALL: "A road trip from New York City to Boston. I'm looking forward to seeing some historic sites in the Northeast." FAVORITE WAY TO DE-STRESS: "Swimming and spending time on the lakefront." ‒ Secret Source ‒ COREY DUNNE The SOURCE: SPACE

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