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ILLUSTRATION + DESIGN

I was thrust back in time the other day when I spied a very familiar ceramic tableau featured in a travel piece by USA Today. The years fell away, and I was suddenly a naive graduate student of design and architecture, with a side gig at a Lincoln Park retail store created in the mode …

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Well, here’s one for the record books! I’m on a podcast! Thanks to the warm, bright and brilliant Eric Kozlik of Modern Bar Cart, I spent a lovely afternoon chatting about all things cocktails, vintage barware, swizzle sticks, publishing, Tales of the Cocktail, history, literature, poetry, Queen Elizabeth II and of course, The Architecture of …

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As the radiant and peppy Meghan Markle has added her sparkle to Chicago this weekend (though sorry to say our weather was a bit unwelcoming but ah, her coats!), it seemed fitting to sketch a little something in commemoration of where this terrific Northwestern University gal is heading. Here’s to her historic walk down the …

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