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Investing in Photography for Your Interior Design Business

There are plenty of choices to make in terms of what to invest in to grow your interior design business -- but there’s one thing you should never skimp on: photography. We asked 3 designers and the photographers they work with just how important q...


Wabash Gems: Must See Places in River North

We typically give you a route with stellar local sources all within one mile, but how about four killer design destinations all within one block? Enjoy summer in Chicago and local design at its finest with this...


Linc Thelen: Local Artist, Designer & Builder

Local talent Linc Thelen is often referred to as a “triple threat.” Artist, interior designer and builder, Linc’s natural aptitude was apparent early on in his life, as he spent much of his time with his father who owned a design-build firm. Linc studied painting…

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Spring 2016 Releases: 6 Interior Design Books...

We at Refined Haystack are fortunate in the fact that our biggest interest, interior design, is the subject of many such books. The coming spring months of 2016 will be filled with great new releases, so here’s what we recommend you pre-order now!


Refined Haystack is Expanding to Atlanta!

We are excited to announce that we are expanding to Atlanta, Georgia! As Chicagoans continue to embrace and enjoy their thriving local interiors network, Atlantans are now able to experience the same benefits in their community.