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Winners Announced: 5th Annual RNDD Fall Gallery Walk

Casa Spazio vignette designed by Yamini Designs

A who’s who in the Chicago design and art communities gathered for our 5th Annual River North Design District Fall Gallery Walk Friday, September 6th to view vignettes designed by Chicago’s top designers as they showcased living settings highlighting artwork created by some of the brightest stars in the art world today. It was our biggest and best turnout yet with almost 900 attendees! Thanks to everyone who came out to support us. And don’t forget the vignettes are on display until October 7th!

The Winners

For the first time ever, our host committee – comprised of local art enthusiasts and collectors – selected winners from the Gallery Walk for Best Vignette. We are excited to announce the winners below! A special thank you to our sponsor Freeze & Float Spa who provided our First Place Winner with a $500 gift card to their River North Spa!

The host committee and judges included:  Tony Karman, Carrie Lannon, Daniel Kinkade, Janet Owen, Shannon Sharpe, and Rochelle Trotter.

First Place: Casa Spazio

Design by Yamini Designs, our first place selection was the vignette at Casa Spazio (222 W Hubbard). This swinging 70’s style design featured artwork from David Gamble and photographer Julian Wasser, both represented by Hilton | Asmus Contemporary gallery.

Second Place: Artists Frame Service

Our second place vignette was designed by Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors at Artists Frame Service and showcased artwork by Cat Tesla with Chicago Art Source. The event was centered around color complete with aura photography and color-changing cocktails.

Third Place: bulthaup, Oscar Isberian Rugs and 210 Design House

We had 3 vignettes that tied for third place!


It was dichotomy of the dirty line at bulthaup Chicago (313 W Superior) which featured a vignette designed by Nora Schneider Interior Design featuring artwork by Cleveland Dean.

Oscar Isberian Rugs

Also, a third place winner, Oscar Isberian Rugs (120 W Kinzie) featured 3 vignettes and a romp through London’s Carnaby Street during its swinging ‘60s heyday.

Kadlec Architecture + Design featuring Glenn Wexler of Zolla Lieberman Gallery
JamesThomas Interiors featuring Ramona Russu with Daniel Kinkade Fine Art
Jessica Lagrange Interiors featuring Janet McGreal of Gruen Galleries

210 Design House

It was nothing but hanky panky at 210 Design House Friday night. This creative vignette designed by Alan Design Studio featured the work of Jennifer Webster with Daniel Kinkade Fine Art, winning them third place as well.

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