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Modern Chicago

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests

2Modern Design Talk is going to take you on a little tour across the United States, looking for the best in modern lifestyle resources by major metropolitan city. We are starting with Seattle and zig-zagging our way to New York. If you have any suggestions for our directory, which we will be constantly improving and adding, please let us know by providing comments to the posts.

Today, we take on Chicago. What a wonderful city. When I first visited Chicago, I expected Sears tower. I expected Wrigley Field. I expected good food and music…but I didn’t expect an incredibly modern city that is stacked with modern art, furniture, architecture and culture. Plus, the people were absolutely wonderful…a treat not always present in large cities.

Chicagoskyline

Furniture Stores:
Andrew Hollingsworth
Casati Gallery
Jonathan Adler
Ligne Roset
Luminaire
Manifesto
Mig and Tig
Modernica
Modern times
Orange Skin
Svenska Mobler
White on White

Art & Museums:
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Architectural Artifacts
Art Institute of Chicago
Ukranian Institute of Modern Art

Architects & Designers:
Dirk Denison Architects
Urban Lab
Alexander & Associates
Archideas
ASI Interiors
Kuklinski+Rappe Architects
Kathryn Quinn
Searl and Associates
Youngman & Company

Modern Etc.
Chicago Moving Company (modern dance)
Hotel 71
James Hotel

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