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SMALL SPACES, BIG STYLE

Lofty Redesign

From 'junky' storage area to inviting retreat.

EDITOR'S NOTE

Dad’s Gift

Sometimes, less is more.

A jungle, an ocean, a skyline: Step into Omaha's most imaginative bedrooms

Some people will go to great lengths to make their kids smile. What kid wouldn’t beam at the sight of a secret passageway?

Luxury Personified

Luxury linen designer Nancy Koltes comes from a long line of textile enthusiasts. But perhaps none was more influential than her ribbon-loving Great-Aunt Eleanor.

Beyond the Taste

Think you don’t like Scotch? Maybe you haven’t tried the right one.

Artful Style

As a new arts season unfolds, we introduce you to five local artists whose personal styles are as varied as their art forms.

A quick getaway

Omahans Sandy and Jeffrey Passer wanted a place where they could steal away for the weekend with relative ease.

Olson Kundig Architects 'Anthology'

At Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, nature sets the design course. Buildings, in the firm’s vernacular, are like bridges between nature, culture and people.  The ideal took root in the late 1960s with founder Jim Olson, who often observes that “living close to nature is the greatest luxury.” Principal and partner Alan Maskin digs a little deeper in conjunction with the exhibition "Olson Kundig: Anthology" at KANEKO.

Wallace Cunningham: Pushing the Envelope

Give architectural designer Wallace Cunningham an expansive sky and a dramatic landscape with a commanding view, and he’ll leave you breathless.

CEDRIC HARTMAN

Master of the Luminaire

Bask in the limelight? Not a chance.

A Golden Opportunity

For nearly half a century, Cedric Hartman has turned out small editions of arguably the most exquisite and coveted lighting fixtures in the world. Largely unknown to Omahans, he has done it from a warehouse factory in the Old Market.

A Life of Art

Mother and grandmother. Artist. Writer. Retired college art teacher. Environmentalist. Intellectual. Neo-Luddite. Loves to read, hates to shop – unless she’s at a thrift store. Generous, practical and frugal. Best known for directing the J. Doe Project, the Lewis & Clark Icon Project and sculpture installations at Gene Leahy Mall in downtown Omaha.


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