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I Heart Our Hood…

We are so excited: our friends and fellow merchants Jeff and Noel from Yearbook got a fantastic write-up in Chicago Home & Garden Magazine. What’s even cooler: the writer, Gina Bazer, also listed us and our neighbor Moss Modern Flowers as destinations. (Thank you Jan Parr for dropping by and dropping off this great issue. […]


bloesem blog

  Wow, how cool…today one of my favorite blogs, Bloesem, featured our Love Letters Collection. If you haven’t bookmarked Bloesem yet, I think you should. Founder and Editor Irene Hoof, who calls herself a “collector of all things beautiful” created Bloesem in December 2006. Leaving her hometown Amsterdam for the first time in 1997, Irene […]


How to spell LOVE…

As I promised before…here a few more BINTH Love Letters for you. BINTH Love Letter “Y” by Language Dept.   BINTH Love Letter “E” by Donovan Beeson   BINTH Love Letter “V” by Kristen Caston   BINTH Love Letter “K” by Language Dept.   BINTH Love Letter “D” by Kristen Caston   BINTH Love Letter […]


The Letters of Love…

We are about to release a beautiful new collection called BINTH Love Letters! I am so excited about this new line and wanted to give a quick peek behind the curtains here… For the first edition of this new BINTH design we collaborated with some of our favorite fellow graphic artists and friends: Kristen Caston, […]



Ceramic Designer Eva Zeisel passed away last week at the age of 105. She died after an almost 90 year long career, in which she designed over 100,000 objects and led a remarkable life that started in Hungaria, and brought her via Russia to the USA. She settled in Rockland County, New York, where she […]


Themis Mobiles

If you know me, you know that I love mobiles. These “Themis” Mobiles by Stockholm Artists and Designer Clara von  Zweigbergk are gorgeous. We just got them in and at  $29.50 this is a beautiful gift for the hard-to-buy for type with a lot of taste…of course you could also hang it in the nursery.  […]


Marlene is here

While we were celebrating the opening of our new Studio + Store my sister gave birth to her first child. Yesterday my brother in law finally shared some photographs. Here they are: Julia with her daughter Marlene Yolanda, born on 12.1.11 at 5:05am in Frankfurt, Germany. I am longing to hold her. Welcome Marlene! May […]


"Shop Girls." Sarah + Keeli

You are probably wondering who will be managing the store when I am at the agency?  I want to introduce you to my fellow “shop girls”: Sarah and Keeli. Both artists, mothers and good friends…Come in and meet them! ” I am Sarah Steedman. Mother of two young girls. An artist, a crafter and a […]


Opening Night

We had an amazing Opening. Thanks to all 300 of you that stopped by during the course of the night! Sorry I didn’t have more time to chat…please come back soon!   Thanks to our fellow Madison Street Merchants for helping us throw this amazing party: Chris from Moss Modern Flowers created gorgeous arrangements. Connie […]


SOON is over!

After working behind kraftpapered windows for the past three month – the day has come to rip it all down. We peeled off our “coming soon” sign 5 minutes before the first friends and neighbors arrived. Because SOON is over. SOON has become NOW. Welcome!