“The core characteristics of the Arts and Crafts movement are a belief in craftsmanship that stresses the inherent beauty of the material, the importance of nature as inspiration, and the value of simplicity, utility, and beauty.” “How We Might Live: The Vision of William Morris,” Hornblake Library Exhibit, University of Maryland Garlands guests are consistently… Continue Reading The Galleria at The Garlands – Coming Soon!
A resource to northwest suburban families, The Garlands is home to many pillars of the community who have lived in the area most their lives. However, a little-known fact is that over fifty percent of Garlands members herald from diverse locations well outside of the immediate northwest suburban area. A quarter of those Garlands members… Continue Reading Destination Garlands
Long-time Barrington resident, fashion model, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, DeDe Zwilling is uniquely Barrington. It’s only fitting that her home at The Garlands would be uniquely DeDe. A self-professed 20-year Garlands “tire-kicker,” DeDe and her late husband had their eyes on The Garlands since the pre-construction phase. “I’ve always admired The Garlands beautiful campus and upscale,… Continue Reading You-niquely YOU. Uniquely DeDe
1. the vibe Maybe it is the aesthetics and timeless décor, or perhaps it is the people, sense of community, and the culture, but most all agree that there is a comforting home-like, and casually elegant “vibe” that is noticeably unique to The Garlands. “It just feels like home.” – Carol Palmer 2. the people Many… Continue Reading Top 10 Reasons We Chose The Garlands
It’s just another day in the eclectic life of Garlands member Karen Robinson Fresh off a Lindblad National Geographic snorkeling, kayaking, and paddle-boarding trip to Belize and Guatemala, Karen Robinson proceeded to entertain an audience of 60 friends and neighbors in a Valentine’s Day-themed musical cabaret. Next, she created a faux iPad out of cardboard and… Continue Reading Meet Karen Robinson