Архив автора: Aimée Mazzenga

Maximalism in Minature: A Style-Filled 320-Square-Foot Chicago Studio — House Tour

Name: Rene Valdez
Location: Lakeview — Chicago, Illinois
Size: 320 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, rented

The tiny size of this studio apartment hasn’t stopped designer Rene Valdez from hosting and entertaining friends. He actually hosts a Christmas party for 30+ people every year. In only 320 square feet! For everyday gatherings, he removes the books from the coffee table, transforming it into a cocktail table. The closet stores over-sized pillows for extra seating. Decoration adorns every surface. And yet it’s a cozy space that doesn’t overwhelm. It’s a magnificent example of maximalism in a compact space! (далее…)

A Madewell Stylist’s Resources for a Modern Yet Timeless Look

Name: Mel Holmes
Occupation: Stylist with Madewell

I spent a winter afternoon photographing Mel Holmes’ gorgeous Chicago loft. From the way she dresses herself each day, to how she styles her home and cares for her plants, to her David Yurman wedding ring, Mel’s look is one of beauty and grace. This girl is one to follow. She has a love for effortless, tomboy cool and crafts looks that seem both timeless yet modern. Mel is a stylist with Madewell and offers private interior and wardrobe styling services. She lives in the East Village of Chicago with her husband, Austin. As an influencer in the Chicago fashion scene, I asked her a few questions about her personal style. (далее…)

A Designer’s Modern Mix in a Chicago Loft — House Tour

Name: Gil Melott
Location: Logan Square — Chicago, Illinois
Size: 879 square feet
Years lived in: Renting 6 months

It’s a shame you can only see Gil’s bright, modern Logan Square loft. As a self-described «sensory driven guy,» this designer’s space isn’t just pretty to look at. A mix of textures and materials blend beautifully to stimulate all the senses. Gil is the founder of Studio 6F, and his home reflects his style, work and passions. Born in Texas, he now calls Chicago home, along with his American bulldog, Chap. (далее…)

Real Life Closet Makeover: Aimée and Jonny’s Shared Catch-All Storage is Now Super Clean

Aimée and Jonny just gave their shared closet a major makeover from head to toe, breaking it down and building it back up to be better than before. Their main take away? Don’t be afraid to purge! It makes all the difference. See what changed, and how they tamed their trouble spots. (далее…)