A “hot off the press” design project of mine on the North Shore of Chicago.  Custom MS fixture in foyer!

Sitting in the pop-up showroom of furniture and lighting designer Marjorie Skouras at High Point Market was thrilling and  fulfilling.  A treasured friend of mine as well as the mastermind of a gorgeous new line for Currey and Co, I have used the work of Marjorie many times in my own design projects. It is because of my shopping and placing her works-from lighting to all sorts of gorgeous accessories into my projects that we became friends. I loved our last brunch in LA with my assistant, Amy, and dear Bruno and India.

Our friendship led to my showroom being the source for all things “Marjorie” as her midwestern rep. Nate Berkus Associates have become one of our most recent new client’s for that “Marjorie” style.  Her famed beaded chandeliers are to die for as well as her inventive and unique furniture. We have both on display in my Buckingham ID Showroom here in Chicago.

Check out some of my favorite pieces from Marjorie’s collection as well as the use of her work in several of my projects.

Custom designed piece using Tiger’s Eye and Amethyst in one of my latest design project’s in Chicago.  A pair of coordinating sconces seals the deal in this dining room.

Marjorie Skouras in my Buckingham Interiors + Design Showroom

A different Marjorie Skouras light beaded chandelier in my BID showroom

Same fixture in my showroom, different decor-and art exhibit!

Buckingham Interiors + Design Showroom

Same fixture as used in my Showroom in the kitchen of  a Nantucket home I designed. Different scale but still the same “wow.”

Marjorie Skouras piece in the Lake Forest Showhouse Foyer that I participated in for The Infant Welfare Society. I worked with MS to integrate the Fromental Paper via Holly Hunt Chicago into our hand selected beads.

Marjorie Skouras in my space at the Chicago DIFFA Dining by Design event. Bradley Hughes was also a huge hit in my space!

Image of the custom sconce hanging out in Chicago at my client’s abode.

The color of this “Honeycomb” is breathtaking.

This mirror in a rectangular space is sitting pretty at BID Headquarters

Love this rug! Look like someone you know?

These curtain tie backs are gemstones and are to treasure alongside amazing fabrics or stand alone with a subtle monochromatic linen.

Stop by anytime to say “hello.”  We are around from 9am to 6pm CST Monday to Friday. Except this week when I will be cherishing the return of my 3 children from both coasts.

Happiest of Thanksgiving’s to you all!!!!

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9 Comments to 'Lighting should never be underestimated!'

amy 21 Nov 11 at 9:14 pm

LOVE Marjorie! And love your creative use of all her fab pieces!!

Sherrie 22 Nov 11 at 2:40 am

Love the Fromental paper! Your designs contain the unexpected and are fresh. Hats off to you for giving back & working for The Infant Welfare Society.

lilai@foammattress 22 Nov 11 at 8:06 am

Yes indeed lighting gives aroma to the room.

Rosa 22 Nov 11 at 10:40 am

Love all of Marjorie’s pieces! That mirror is breathtaking! And your client’s home…..dreamy!

Bradley Hughes 22 Nov 11 at 5:33 pm

love all the BRADLEY HUGHES pieces! all your spaces are beautiful!!

A Fresh Coat 23 Nov 11 at 5:34 pm

These are wonderful! I especially love the pink chandelier with the pink artwork against a neutral room…gorgeous!

Fatima Fernandez 24 Nov 11 at 7:39 am

I must say I’m marveled by those chandelier designs.

Kate Collins 28 Nov 11 at 7:44 pm

You taught me to never underestimate the power of fabulous lighting and I love searching for that perfect chandelier ever since. Oh how I love Marjorie’s lighting – thank you for introducing me to her pieces as well.

Lainnie 01 Dec 11 at 3:09 pm

I love how the purple and mustard wall treatment complement that stunning red chandelier in the dining room. Very unique, yet magnetic!

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