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  • 1. Bloomingdale's Home Store

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    This former meeting space and concert hall, known as the Medinah Temple, was built for the Shriners in 1912. After it took over, Bloomie's kept...Read More

  • 2. CB2

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    A concept store by furniture giant Crate&Barrel, CB2 got its start right here in Chicago. Expect bold basics for trendy urban abodes, all...Read More

  • 3. Jayson Home

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    Loaded with new and vintage European and American furnishings, this decor store carries the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams line. Look for oversize...Read More

  • 4. Alan Design Studio

    Bucktown | Household Items/Furniture

    The offerings at this design atelier, owned by a former feature-film set decorator, range from Victorian to mid-20th-century modern. There's...Read More

  • 5. Bedside Manor

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    Dreamland is even more inviting with these handcrafted beds and lush designer linens, many of which come in interesting jacquard weaves or are...Read More

  • 6. Brimfield

    Andersonville | Household Items/Furniture

    Brimfield is brimming with blankets, pillows, and more made from the popular plaid fabric for which this store was named. A range of vintage...Read More

  • 7. Crate&Barrel

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    There are plenty of "oohs" and "aahs" throughout the three floors of stylish home furnishings and kitchenware at Crate&Barrel's flagship...Read More

  • 8. Giggle

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    This style-focused children's boutique proves that having a baby doesn't have to mean sacrificing your modern aesthetic. Contemporary nursery...Read More

  • 9. Jonathan Adler

    Near North | Household Items/Furniture

    Design guru Adler's store is chock-full of his signature fun, funky pottery and home furnishings, all arranged in a series of small living spaces. ...Read More

  • 10. Lightology

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    Dedicated to modern lighting, this 20,000-square-foot showroom is an essential stop for designers and architects, not to mention passersby drawn...Read More

  • 11. Luminaire

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    The international contemporary furniture in this 21,000-square-foot showroom includes pieces by Philippe Starck, Antonio Citterio, and Jeffrey...Read More

  • 12. Manifesto

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    One of the largest design ateliers in the city occupies this huge, street-level space; look for work by furniture designer (and owner) Richard...Read More

  • 13. Merchandise Mart

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    This massive marketplace between Wells and North Orleans streets just north of the Chicago River is more notable for its art deco design than...Read More

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  • 14. Orange Skin

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    The go-to resource for modern furniture, lighting, and accessories in Chicago carries pieces by Minotti, Philippe Starck, and Piero Lissoni...Read More

  • 15. Quatrine

    Near North | Household Items/Furniture

    The washable upholstered and slipcovered furniture for dining rooms, living rooms, and bedrooms here looks decidedly chic and not at all what...Read More

  • 16. Room & Board

    Near North | Household Items/Furniture

    Straightforward yet stylish pieces with a modern sensibility blend quality craftsmanship and materials with relatively affordable pricing. ...Read More

  • 17. Space 519

    Near North | Household Items/Furniture

    Looking for a last-minute gift? This style-conscious Mag Mile general store has anything and everything you need—clothing, accessories, perfume...Read More

  • 18. Stitch

    Bucktown | Household Items/Furniture

    Leather goods of every ilk—purses, travel bags, desk accessories—are the main attraction here, but you'll also find minimalist furniture, tabletop...Read More

  • 19. Tabula Tua

    Lincoln Park | Household Items/Furniture

    The colorful, contemporary, mix-and-match dishes and tabletop accessories at Tabula Tua are worlds away from standard formal china. Other offerings...Read More

  • 20. The Chopping Block

    River North | Household Items/Furniture

    New and seasoned chefs appreciate the expertly chosen selection of pots and pans, bakeware, gadgets, and ingredients here. Intimate cooking...Read More

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