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The cultured state
Illinois, USA

Photography and Art Direction by Martin Perry Styling by Meghan Castellari at Ford Artists Model: Clint Barnard at Factor Chosen Chicago ...

Unity Temple
Oak Park, Illinois

As a designer I’m a sucker for good design. I also love Modernist architecture. So here in Chicago, I’m - in a very real sense - spoilt for ...

Stevie Hanley
Chicago, Illinois, USA

“I’m a real irritable asshole; I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I can’t share a studio space with anyone else. I need to masturbate; I nee...

Hotels & resorts

Jail Hill Inn, Galena, Illinois, USA

Built to house the growing number of ne’er-do-wells attracted to Galena in its heyday as a lead-mining town, this imposing fortress-like bui...

Ambassador
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Locals will proclaim this as the return of an icon. A chic temple to minimalism, this once Ian Schrager-owned hotel has been given a new lea...

The James
Chicago, Illinois, USA

An eclectic piece of what you’d usually see in NYC in Chi-town (no accident because this is the younger sister of the NYC Downtown property)...

Virgin Hotel
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Hospitality moguls Virgin have extended their international clubhouse concept to Chicago with this buzzy, urban-cool property – no mean feat...

Park Hyatt, Chicago, USA

If you like contemporary, chic luxury, you’re going to love the Park Hyatt. Right at the top end of Chicago’s portfolio of places to stay, i...