Mary Beth Klatt


Chicago, IL


  • Writer; Fashion, Design, Historic Preservation, Real Estate and Architecture, Food, Wine & Spirits

  • Author, Chicago's Fashion History: 1865-1945 (Images of America - Arcadia Publishing) (Summer 2010)
  • Craft-related iPhone/iPad/Android apps, Fabric U and Yarn U, published by Sutro Media
  • Stories published in Town & Country, Continental Airlines, USA Weekend, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Home + Garden Magazine, Preservation Online and the Chicago Tribune.
  • One of 60+ crafters profiled in CraftCorps, published in 2010
  • Guest Blogger at UnBeige.com, a Mediabistro design weblog with an estimated 100,000 visitors monthly, February 2009
  • Adjunct Faculty, Columbia College, "Introduction to Fashion Business," Fall 2008
  • Meet the Designer column for Content That Works, syndicated in more than 200 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada, reaching more than 12 million households. Interviews with Barbara Barry, Todd Oldham, Nate Berkus, Tracy Porter and many others
  • Author, A Smoker's Guide to Knitting blog


Architecture, Real Estate, Fashion, Historic Preservation, Restaurant Design, Food, Wine & Spirits