Rare Chair – Sneak peek
We have been working hard to bring you today's post from Whitefish Bay - our designers, Sandra and Brian, with the help of design assistant Eileen and intern Alyssa, as well as a fabulous custom artist, Holly Messer have truly been inspired by the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition's Rare Chair Affair... continue reading
ASID Illinois – Celebration of Design Awards recap
"OMG - did you guys see the live-tweeting of the ASID Awards on Friday night from Susan Fredman Design Group?"
"Totally - it was so fun and you felt like you were right in the action at the Art Institute's Modern Wing, probably sitting next to some of the best designers in Chicago, even in the country!"
"Yes,... continue reading
Parlez-vous new arrivals?
The latest from the city of lights is currently en route to Susan Fredman At Home! Susan, Terri Crittenden and Nanette of Susan Fredman Design Group just returned à la mode from their fabulous trip to Paris. They attended Europe’s largest design exhibition, Mason & Objet, which is widely known... continue reading
Houzz, have you been lately?
Do you know about Houzz? Do you use it? Word on the street is that our designers, and countless designers across the country, love this tool for both work and for play! Houzz is a great tool for designers to find inspiration, almost like Pinterest, but not quite. And it is a great tool for clients... continue reading
Our tabletop inspiration for this week is plum perfection! The deep, rich hue is a classic fall favorite. Contrasting white makes the color pop and striking silver accents complete the place setting. What better way to serve up tasty soups and other comfort foods as the weather turns cool?
This white... continue reading
Bridal Walk Approaching
It's been a busy day prepping for our Whitefish Bay Bridal Walk 2012. You will not want to miss out on this exclusive event on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 5-8pm. View a sneak peek below of the final touches coming together.
Something blue for the blushing bride― We will have fabulous wedding vendors... continue reading
Four things I love about autumn at Susan Fredman at Home in Harbor Country
As we wind down from a busy, fun and successful summer, we begin to anticipate fall activities and events in Harbor Country. Southwest Michigan offers colorful landscapes, crisp air and an abundance of harvest fruits and vegetables—storybook images of what fall should be.
This is my fourth autumn... continue reading
Design Style – top stories via Twitter
Design Style. re-posted our tweet today on their site courtesy of Yahoo! and Wall Street Journal - what's your take on stainless steel appliances? This article tells us about some things on the horizon perhaps, but is really posing the question to us all...
Link to the full article here.
Play with pattern
Looking for a little pizzazz to bring your space to life? Our designers have a passion for pattern in all its forms. Jacki, our guest blogger today, went roaming for what's new and exciting here in Chicago...here's what she came back with from our designers:
Combining patterns, textures and prints are... continue reading
Progress and pictures
It looks like we are making some great progress with the fireplace update at Susan Fredman at Home in Harbor Country! We can't wait to see what the final product looks like, but so far so good with these snapshots of the work being done (again, thank you Emily!). Are you liking the rustic chic aesthetic... continue reading