Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

Design Bureau Magazine

There is a great new design magazine being published in Chicago. Unlike anything else, uniting, design, fashion, art, architecture in a new way.
Check it out. Buy it at Pavilion.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

how to find some bargains and fun in france

normally we do not like to give away sources but you can find all this out with a little research if you love to chine, meaning go antiquing, junking, thrifting, vintage shopping while you travel.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

What's new at Pavilion? Plenty.

Kicking off the fall season, Pavilion has filled the gallery with a wide variety of specially selected pieces ranging from the elegant and chic 40"s, works by Drouet, Le Fevre, Ramsay and Maison Jansen, to the minimalist 70's with pieces by Paulin, Monnet, Pergay, Salocchi, and beyond.
This is a must be seen collection, not readily found here in the U.S. This latest group from Europe consists of coffee and side tables, lounge chairs, lamps, mirrors and decorative accessories.
A wide range of materials have been chosen, gilded iron, lacquered wood, stainless steel, leather and stone makes for one of the best collections yet.
Pavilion, located at 2055 N Damen, is back to it's regular hours, Monday through Saturday 12 - 6 pm, Sunday 12- 5 pm, or by appointment. 773.645.0924.

design service available at pavilion.
after more than a decade of refining their aesthetic vision, collecting, editing, and presenting some of the best examples of vintage european design, deborah colman and neil kraus are now offering in home, design service. "after consulting informally over the years, it was time to offer our services. The pair will do a general consultation, space plan and create a wish list of needed changes. From as simple as a new placement of existing furnishings, in a one day session, or create an all together fresh new feel which can be expanded into a long term plan of attack for a major redo of your space.
for more information, please contact

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010

“Light” White, Black and Grey June 3, 2010 Menu

Catering by Guerilla Smiles, art caterers:

Menu for Pavilion

“Light” White, Black and Grey

June 3, 2010

EuRopa Vieja

Slowly braised red wine “drunken beef” on a bed of caramelized onions and a garlic crostini

finished with Chicago Indoor Garden broccoli sprouts

Soba Solo

Miso Soba noodles with a Nori base topped with ginger aioli

Rock Candy

Assorted home-made rock candies including lavendar and juniper.

Shaped similarly to the Lonny White Pieces

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

“Light” Black, White and Grey Group Show at Pavilion.

“Light” Black, White and Grey
Group Show at Pavilion.
June 3-June20
Opening event: Thursday, June 3, 2010 5-9
Closing event: Sunday, June 20, 2010
2055 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, Il 60647

The new group show at Pavilion is centered around the use of light.

"Pavilion has a long standing passion for lighting", said co-owner Deborah Colman, "It was a natural progression to showcase new lighting and vintage lighting together".

This fascinating collection of artist/designers' work includes: Llot Llov, Berlin, Christien Meindertsma, Holland, Katrin Schnabel, professor at the School of the Art institute of Chicago, Tanya AguiƱiga, Los Angeles and vintage lighting from Victor Vasarely, and Mariyo Yagi plus photograms by Doug Fogelson and encaustic paintings by Lonny H White.

Included are works that inhabit both the art and functional worlds. The pieces by Llot Llot, and Christien Meindertsma are from an art workshop perspective, sculptural, lines in space, conceived as a way to communicate memory and ideas from one to another using knit wool and flax rope. They are also beautiful, functioning, lighting designed with an innovative use of traditional materials.

Photographer Doug Fogelson will use the medium of photogram/luminogram, a direct process of creating imagery with light, in a collaborative way with the artists work that will reflect upon the installation.

For more information, contact Deborah Colman, at Pavilion 773. 645.0924

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

“After more than a decade of refining their vision collecting, editing, and presenting some of the best examples of vintage European design, Deborah Colman and Neil Kraus are now offering in home design consultation.

"After consulting informally for years, we decided it was time to share our design sensibilities with the public," Colman said. "Not only have we owned and operated Pavilion for the last 12 years, but we have been personal shoppers for many clients, finding specific pieces to help build their collections, and finish their environments. Over the years, many items never made it into the shop, but went directly to the client." We can offer consultation for finding that one special piece to help complete your space, or advice on building and refining your collection.

A fee based consultation of one to two hours, will generate a list of desired changes. Having sought out the best design over the years, pavilion/consult/design has put together an International network of resources and specialists they work with, for their expertise, to fulfill your needs.”

Friday, January 15, 2010

Werkstatt:Munchen Sterling Silver and Leather Jewelry
for Men and Women Now at Pavilion.... a selection

Werkstatt:Munchen Sterling Silver and Leather Jewelry
for Men and Women Now at Pavilion.... a selection