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I’ve been pining for lucite tables for some time now, and I recently scored some divine nesting tables on eBay. They are quite similar to the same tables currently offered by CB2, but fortunately at a much lower price. I fear they may be a bit too short for the couch that will be residing in the new apartment, but they would also be a nice solution for the bedroom.

I was at Urban Outfitters on Oak Street today and found a few fun pieces, including an area rug with red, white and, naturally, blue.  (It looks infinitely more attractive in person.) I am thinking of using it in my kitchen if the space accomodates it, perhaps hanging the blue lucite chandelier in the kitchen instead of the living room as originally planned. The living room is taking on a bit more of a modern, mellow vibe, and I think breaking up the two lucite pieces would be a grand idea.

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Lots of Philippe Starck Louis Ghost chairs in the (quite dirty) window display at Macy’s Water Tower location.

My disdain for Macy’s is no secret, and I generally feel like they have significantly lowered the quality of merchandise in the former Marshall Field’s outposts, so it was quite a feat to do something like this that inspired love and awe. At the risk of being sacreligious, yay, Macy’s! (And yay for obsession du jour, lucite.)

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