Chairs for Charity 2013


It is such an honor to be invited to participate in this year’s Chair’s for Charity event hosted by Chicago Home + Garden.  The 4th annual event auction’s off vintage chairs given new life by Chicago’s top designers.  13 one-of-a-kind chairs are available from the area’s top designers. While bidding on your favorite chairs, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and complimentary Peroni beer and cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Tickets are $35. Auction proceeds and a portion of ticket sales will benefit Designs for Dignity.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Cosentino Center Chicago
1060 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60642

Participating designers include: Linc Thelen, Alison Victoria, Beth Harlow of The Painted Lady, Greta de Parry, Jodi Morton of 2to5 Design, Kate Votava and Craig Hamilton of Modified Originals, Mary James of Classic Remix Chicago, Melissa Lewis and Cari Giannoulias of Lewis Giannoulias Interiors, Nicholas Moriarty, Rob and Jason Colosi-McCann of inside home, Sharon Burdett of Strand Design, Tiffany Brooks of You and Your Décor, and Tony Stavish.

To purchase tickets:


A few photos from previous year’s events.

30978-02 chairs-2-2Here’s a sneak peak of my chair.  I hope you’ll join me on September 18th to see how this chair is transformed!  Special thanks to Jen Olson at Urban Workroom for donating the labor to reupholster this chair.  Urban Workroom is a Chicago based window treatment, upholstery, and bedding workroom. All products are produced directly in the 3,200 square foot facility in the heart of Lakeview.    -Linc Thelen

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