Norman Kelley: Young Artists to Know About

Does one have to design a building to be called an architect?  Perhaps, but then there must be something else, a certain je ne sais quoi that makes the design more than the sum of its parts.  One group of architects continually prodding into these questions is the practice of Norman Kelley.  Founded by Carrie Norman and […]

Metzker-Master of Light

Perhaps we feel an affinity to Ray Metzker‘s work because his photographic roots were planted here in Chicago, our home base and his frequent subject matter.  Regardless, with his ability to capture light and lines, his images would have caught our attention. He pushed the boundaries of what could be done with black and white […]

Iris Apfel – One who inspires

Released this year, the documentary ‘Iris’ follows the fashion icon to lectures, shopping trips, and allows us to see into the psyche of the woman whose exuberant personal style pairs with a humble and forthright life-view from which we take great inspiration. Iris Apfel began her professional life in the fashion magazine world.  With her […]