Decorating Private Spaces with Public Flair

For the past three years, I’ve spent my days photographing the homes of people whom I’ve never previously met. Afterward, I use my photos and interview notes in an attempt to weave an interesting narrative along with a few takeaways for readers who are interested in gussying up their own pads. After touring so many different […]

From Tear Down to Terrific

Standing in the entry of Brian and Tami Quinn’s five-bedroom Spanish Revival home in Wilmette, it’s difficult to believe that the house had been marketed as a tear down less than two years ago. “Water had been seeping into the interior walls from leaking gutters, so plaster was crumbling, wallpaper was sagging and floors were […]