Design Details: Parachute in Chicago

Design Details: Parachute in Chicago


Our friend Charlie Vins was instrumental in getting this restaurant open. I mean, he had — His idea, like, he took a lot of old stuff from demolished buildings here in Chicago. A lot of the stuff came from a couple houses or old homes or old buildings on the West Side. I think it brought a lot of soul to the restaurant. It feels cozy and comfortable. And not stark, like an old — There’s like a room loaded with like, tchotchkes and honey bottles and stuff. He just grabbed all these things. That’s so funny. It’s like our bathroom decoration, yeah. Yeah, it’s all free. I think that sort of like, falls in our food philosophy as well. It’s stuff that might have been overlooked becomes very beautiful and precious, you know? We really align food and design and just being creative. Being creative is not meaning like, you have this unending budget. It means working with what you have and making it beautiful.

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