The Not-So-Regal Ritz Carlton - What Used To Be May Not Be Any Longer

The Not-So-Regal Ritz Carlton - What Used To Be May Not Be Any Longer
Few streets in the world are able to conjure images of grandeur like Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and our very own Magnificent Mile in gorgeous Chicago. Now, plop down an iconic brand such as the renowned Ritz Carlton on the Mag-Mile and you might shudder at the thought of what... Read more »

Heavy Metal - One Man's Dream Is Taking Him All The Way to the Top!

Heavy Metal - One Man's Dream Is Taking Him All The Way to the Top!
You know the story—follow your dreams and anything is possible. Cliché? Maybe. Although not for Riggs Barr. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Riggs moved to Chicago 24 years ago, became buried in a suite as an advertising executive, and took welding classes as his form of therapy. Flash forward to present day and you will discover... Read more »

Brimfield Antique & Collectables Show - Serving Up Success Under The VIP Tent

Brimfield Antique & Collectables Show - Serving Up Success Under The VIP Tent
Under the rolling hills and cloud-covered skies in Brimfield, Massachusetts, vendors from all over the globe gathered a week in advance to prepare for the largest outdoor antique exhibit in the world—the Brimfield Antique & Collectables Show. More than 6,000 dealers stretched along one mile of dusty road prepared to peddle everything from vintage clothing... Read more »
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Guilty Pleasures - The Luxury of a Performance Shower

Guilty Pleasures - The Luxury of a Performance Shower
Commercial interior designers for major hotel chains around the world have seduced the buying public for years by offering the finest in 21st century-style luxury bathrooms. Among other things, these soothing sanctuaries feature showers that not only nourish and clean our skin, but also boast the superior ability to relax our muscles and miraculously heal... Read more »

The Promise of Plush - Translating Your Individual Style into Your Living Space

The Promise of Plush - Translating Your Individual Style into Your Living Space
The Inman Company takes great pride in supporting others in the design arena – so when Tonisha Ramona of Plush Interior Design (www.byplush.net) in New Jersey contacted us to profile her and her company, we jumped at the chance to find out more about this tenacious young business woman. At a very early age, Tonisha... Read more »

Brilliantly Brizo - The Key to Success: Don't Stop Believing in the Power Of Dreams

Brilliantly Brizo - The Key to Success: Don't Stop Believing in the Power Of Dreams
The worlds of interior design and fashion design collided when the fashion-forward plumbing company Brizo – a premium brand that produces distinctively designed and inventive faucets – entered into the realm of the highly competitive fashion industry by sponsoring now-famous fashion designer Jason Wu in 2006. “We’ve always been inspired by the power of dreams”... Read more »
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Wu-ing The Crowd - The Fall/Winter 2012 Colletion By Jason Wu

A controlled frenzy of paparazzi surrounded the feral style-conscious spectators as they were all seemingly strategically placed around Anna Wintour, the renowned fashion goddess herself, waiting impatiently to witness what was referred to as the “hottest ticket in town” for New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2012 – Jason Wu’s new Chinese-inspired fashion collection. A West... Read more »

VANISHING POINT - Decreasing the Distance Between Dreams and Reality

Cutting-edge professional interior designers with audacious goals and tenacity are being sought by consumers everywhere who are looking for out-of-the-box creations and envelope-pushing intentions to make their own spaces (professionally or commercially) scream originality. As a professional interior designer, I am called upon by all types of people to design all types of interiors, and... Read more »

AS SEEN ON TV - In Between Commercials, You May Want To Know This!

The greatest innovative thinkers among all business visionaries may be those sitting behind the expansive wooden conference tables whose jobs it is to conjure up a plethora of do-it-yourself (DIY) television shows that dazzle, educate and entertain us. These shows fascinate us time and time again by showing us how our very own everyday spaces... Read more »
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HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN'S ANNUAL CHICAGO GALA - Changing Hearts, Laws and Minds

Working towards a better tomorrow requires insurmountable work today – just ask the hundreds of volunteers and the thousands of members and donors of the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization in the United States– the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The organization chose Chicago’s elegant Fairmont Hotel as its fighting ground and... Read more »