Food Zone: A Look Inside Morton's and Kornick's Kitchens

David Morton and Michael Kornick’s restaurants, which include DMK Burger Bar, Fish Bar and Ada Street, are known for their succulent fare. Thanks to interior designer Jodi Morton, the spaces provide a visual feast that complements the cuisine. Enjoy this exclusive peek into the private kitchens of David and Jodi Morton and Michael and Lisa […]

Kitchen Cool: Q&A with Christopher Peacock

Christopher Peacock, of Christopher Peacock Home, will be chatting with North Shore residents during the Designer Kitchens of the North Shore event. Proceeds from the tour, which takes place Friday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will benefit the Junior League of Evanston’s community-focused programs devoted to charitable giving, scholarship and grants. Make […]

The Bigger, Better Kitchen

Kitchens have long been considered the heart of the home, and the cliché is truer now more than ever before. In many homes, the kitchen has all but replaced the living room as family central, which is driving a trend toward larger, more personalized spaces. “People want to live in their kitchens and that means […]

Home Entertainment Systems

Although many experts recommend holding big events at reception halls, hotels or restaurants, there’s nothing like throwing a fantastic party at home—if you’re prepared. Think Through the Basics Seating, lighting, space. Is there room for 100 of your nearest and dearest to mingle, talk and laugh? A room, like this one, which was designed by […]

De Giulio’s New Book Set to Rock the Kitchen World

Designer Mick de Giulio is about to achieve rock-star status with the publication of “Kitchen Centric.” It’s a book he describes as “part art book, part fantasy and part field guide.” Written with former Chicago Tribune reporter Karen Klages Grace, the book features page after page of drool-worthy photos of de Giulio’s favorite kitchens. On […]

Winners: Small, Large and Galley Style Kitchens

Thank you to everyone—professional and home owner—who sent in pictures of their small, large and galley style kitchens. Our judges had a tough time deciding among all the beautifully designed and decorated kitchens, but here are our winners with our judges’ comments. Winner of Large Kitchen: Granite Transformations “The white country kitchen (above) with the […]

The Evolution of a Kitchen

“Good design involves a lot more than picking out materials,” says Mick de Giulio. And he should know.  Since founding de Giulio Kitchen Design in 1984, the North Shore resident has created more than 3,000 kitchens and has clients across the nation. He is also currently the creative force behind product lines for other companies, […]