Category Archives: Case Studies

Fascinating Farnsworth

I hope you have all been enjoying the heat in Chicago as it’s about to change tomorrow!  As the saying goes, if you don’t like the weather stick around 10 minutes and it’ll change.  Which brings me to the topic … Continue reading

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Survey Help

Hi Readers, I would love your help and feedback on this very quick 5 question survey for those who have done remodeling projects, or are thinking about doing a remodeling project.  It can be a project of any size and … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself Design

I was reading a major do-it-yourself magazine recently and was struck by the photo of a low-budget bathroom re-do.  While I applaud saving money (I  like to get great looks for less!) it made me sad to think that by having spent … Continue reading

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All Mixed Up

So, what’s hot in kitchens?  According to Lisa Bertagnoli of Crain’s Chicago Business, kitchens cabinets that aren’t all the same color are hot.  I say, this is not a new trend as I’ve been seeing it for several years.  I like … Continue reading

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Shower Power!

No, this is not a post about the weather but about those showers you take every day…..well most of us do, but I’m getting ahead of myself.  Last year the Delta Faucet people did some research on Americans’ showering habits … Continue reading

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Shedding More Light

Ok, so this whole business about the legislation that will take effect starting next year regarding incandescent bulbs has me more than curious.  If you need to get caught up you can read my previous blog on the subject:  https://catherineschager.wordpress.com/2011/01/31/indecent-incandescents/ … Continue reading

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Design Around the World- Part I

I attended a class last week hosted by Sherwin-Williams about the cultural influences of color, which was fascinating because it discussed what various colors symbolize to different cultures.  For instance, let’s take Japan (which happened to be featured in the Sherwin-Williams’ magazine Stir. ) According to … Continue reading

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