Home & Style
Chandeliers come out of the dark
Once reserved for the private dining rooms of the über-wealthy or lobbies of elegant hotels, today’s chandeliers are more chic, sophisticated and desirable than ever.
While classic chandelier forms still exist, this iconic light fixture has recently experienced a rebirth. New materials and new shapes have made chandeliers cool again...Read more
Q&A with designer Michael Hudecek
The designer behind Forest City Portage finds inspiration on the hard streets of Cleveland.
"What many see as a sign of economic hardship is also very much an incubator for creative types and allows for a supportive environment for risk taking."Read more
Screw Factory Artists Spring Open Studio
The Screw Factory opens its studios and lets loose Cleveland's creative class.
Across multiple floors, through a maze of corridors and expansive spaces, dozens of artists' studios have rechristened the deceptively utilitarian architectural relic into a fertile epicenter of regional creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.Read more
All-season furnishings stay cool
Design expert Tim Kempf shares ideas to transform your outdoor living space.
Admit it: You have owned them. We all have owned them – white, plastic outdoor stacking chairs, the ones usually available at garden centers, home stores and even neighborhood pharmacies for less than $10 each.Read more
A local indie publisher goes crowdsourcing
Shannon Okey's Cooperative Press goes online in search of a business boost.
"Cleveland is an amazing city, full of creative people, full of ideas," she says. "Just because the funding isn't always perfect doesn't make that any less, it just means you need to be more creative yourself."Read more
Timeless comfort, effortless style
Interior design expert Tim Kempf keeps a modern aesthetic while looking to the past.
Characterized by clean, architectural lines and an honesty of materials, these chairs, tables and accessories are ageless. They speak to a childlike innocence and awe of things totally new and unexpected, simple and graceful.Read more
Luxury living without taking a wash
Design expert Tim Kempf shares tips to making a luxurious bath on a budget.
Steam showers for four, Japanese soaking tubs, heated towel racks, high-end mosaic tile covering every surface – these are the things of which dream bathrooms are made. However, you can create a luxurious feeling in a bathroom without hiring a general contractor or taking on a second mortgage.Read more
A guide to home and style
Danielle DeBoe and Candra Squire spread holiday cheer, one stocking at a time.Read more