We got DIY-decor happy at our Summer Salon at Greenhouse Loft. With two easy balloon crafts, you could even say we got loft-y with our decor. Oh, sorry guys. I couldn't stop myself.We often have flowers take center stage, especially in summer, but wanted a change for our game-changing do-gooder participants. For the tables we talked ferns and flat greenery. To add some height and color sans bloom, we went all-in on balloons.Read More
As is ritual on Fridays here at the Forth blog, we’re highlighting one of the inspiring women from our community in our 4xForth blog series. This week, we're highlighting Sharon Burdett of Strand Design. Together with her husband, Sharon and Ted Burdett run a beautifully unique design studio, creating objects from sustainably sourced and locally manufactured materials. Their work is impeccable and charming, just like Sharon.
We were fortunate enough to hear about Sharon's work, life and passion at our summer salon and today, she's sharing her insight on many of Chicago's best dishes, hot-spots and more.Read More
This week on our 4xForth blog series, we're featuring Jamie Hayes of Production Mode Chicago, a one-of-a-kind company that creates ethically-made, limited edition clothing for men and women. Production Mode's commitment to fair trade practices is one to be admired, as are their impeccably crafted garments.Read More
Meet Cortney Ahern of Feeding America and Slow Food Chicago.Read More