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Get to Know Aimee Wertepny of PROjECT. Interiors

Here at Refined Haystack, we just adore Aimee. Not only is her work edgy, compelling and 100% drool-worthy, but we also have the best time hanging with her whole team, whom she affectionately calls...


Must See Places in Wicker Park & Bucktown

Wicker Park and Bucktown. The distinguishing line between these two popular Chicago neighborhoods is a source of endless debate, but their “it” factor is certain. Below you’ll find a route that showcases five not-to-be-missed home decor stops and...

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Lighting Tips from Currey & Company's Creativ...

For some tips on how to best select lighting for a space, we turned to Cecil Adams, Creative Director at Currey & Company. He gave us some valuable insight on how to pick the best fixtures for your home.


Interior Designers on Designing a Happy Home

A little Valentine's Day treat: six of the top local designers give us an inside look at how they help couples merge divergent decor styles to create a balanced space and a happy home…