6 Chicago gifts that should be on your 2015 shopping list
This year, give local—from a custom pet portrait to artsy pot pipes to a box of midwestern delicacies.
Awesome Coffee Machine
Your kitchen would be great with a design like this coffee machine!
Craighton Berman, the Chicago designer responsible for the pour-over jug and domestic art object known as the Manual Coffee Maker No. 1, spent part of his early career consulting for Starbucks and, as he puts it, « major coffee brands that make the garbage your grandfather drinks.«
Robin Amer $99.95 at Fleur, 2651 N. Milwaukee, 773-395-2770
The Wright stuff
$13.95 each at Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan, 312-322-1132
Be pretty and clean!
Natural handmade soap.
Laura Pearson $27-$41 from Scratch Goods, 3551 N. Damen, 773-857-3551.
Music Box VIP status
Kevin Warwick $50 per year, musicboxtheatre.com.
Think inside the box
$34.95 at fieldnotesbrand.com/shop. In-person pickups at Coudal Partners, 400 N. May, 312-243-1107.
$180 or $300 for the oversize edition, numerogroup.com.
Over to you, what do you want for Christmas this year?
Cécile lives in Chicago though is originally from southern France. She’s an avid traveler and is always excited by new adventures. After living in Ireland, Australia and Canada, Cécile is an advocate of having a routine but not staying comfortable for too long.