Emily Krutz

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Apartment Therapy
A First-Time Studio Dweller's Crafty 400-Square-Foot Home

Name: Emily Krutz Location: Lincoln Park - Chicago, Illinois Size: 400 square feet Years lived in: 8 months, renting When asked about the limitations of entertaining in her 400-square-foot Lincoln Park studio, Emily Krutz just shrugs, "None really. I'm actually going to be hosting brunch here later today."

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Wishlist For Spring

Even though it's officially spring, the weather in Chicago has been cold, rainy and generally very winter-esque. But, I've been daydreaming about sunny skies and wearing this pretty bell sleeve blouse without having to put my puffy winter coat on over it. Here are a few other items on my wishlist for this season...

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What to Pack for a Summer Getaway

Going on big, long vacations is wonderful, but there's something to be said about a quick weekend trip. Since they are generally less expensive, you can take more of them throughout the year which gives you more events to look forward to and get excited about.

Jessica Lagrange Interiors
The Lowdown on Luxury Interior Design Fees | Jessica Lagrange Interiors

How much does it cost to hire an interior designer? How do interior designers charge? Options can range from flat fixed rates and retainers to hourly fees and commissions. Fees can be confusing and aren't always transparent, especially at the luxury level. For these reasons, we offer clients full disclosure.