About Author: Merilee Elliott

Merilee Elliott is a nationally recognized award winning hospitality designer for hotels, resorts, senior housing and luxury residences. Based in the Merchandise Mart for the last two decades, trend spotting is her passion; she's a trade show junkie, sourcing innovative products in every category of interiors. Ms. Elliott's blog, "Design Cops," is a different kind of advice column that critiques the designs of our local hot places and spaces to explain what elements make it work – or not.

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