MUSINGS: One Space, Three Sofas

The living room is the one room that really must do it all. It’s where you relax with family and where you entertain guests. Sometimes it’s where you work, eat, or even sleep (hopefully you have a comfortable sofa). In many ways, it’s the catchall of the house. No wonder it can present such a challenge to design. MUSINGS: One Space, Three Sofas

HOME TOUR: Savannah Grace’s Oakland Loft

Though 25 years young, San-Francisco based interior designer Savannah Grace is an old soul. She prefers vintage record players over flatscreens, midcentury Bertoia chairs over IKEA and salvaged artifacts over sparkling-new accessories. So it made sense when this old soul fell for an old Wonder Bread warehouse-turned-loft condominium complex in the Temescal Alley area of Oakland, Calif., HOME TOUR: Savannah Grace’s Oakland Loft

NEW AT I/D: Debut Leg Designs

Now there’s an entirely new way to personalize your favorite upholstered piece of furniture. Introducing our debut line of legs—not one, not ten, but 33 new style / color combinations (what?!!) to mix and match with your preferred sofa design. We’ve categorized them by size, shape and finish, with a variety of design eras and aesthetics represented among the offerings. NEW AT I/D: Debut Leg Designs

GET TO KNOW: Graffiti Artist J.C. Rivera

Artist J.C. Rivera is a master of many mediums. He’s a trained fine artist first, then a graphic designer, cartoonist, toy designer and finally, a mural artist. His colorful abstract public works have recently earned him city and corporate commissions, over 18 thousand Instagram fans (@jcrivera) and respect from both his street-art peers and high-profile art collectors alike. We chat with the Puero Rican transplant as he puts the finishing touches on the art piece he’s painting outside our new flagship guideshop in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. GET TO KNOW: Graffiti Artist J.C. Rivera