The fanciful Droog Heat Wave electric radiator by Joris Laarman, $11,000, heats up a space with style. Hang it on the wall in a drafty bathroom or replace an old radiator in another room. At Luminaire, 301 W. Superior St., 312-664-9582.

10 John Robshaw’s shower curtains in cotton duck look smashing enough for your living room. Stripes, $120; embellished with cowrie shells, $165; at Bedside Manor, 2056 N. Halsted St., 773-404-2020.

11 The best way to liven up the loo is with colorful tile. We love the Debris Series, handmade by Fireclay Tile from 50 percent recycled materials. It’s $20.20 per square foot at Greenmaker Building Supply, 2500 N. Pulaski Rd., 773-384-7500.

12 Nothing says "My bathroom is no slouch" like proper furniture. The Legion bench is just the ticket. Shown here in maple with paperwhite finish, upholstered in KravetSoleil’s latex-backed stain-repellent fabric, Bimimi pattern, in Riviera, $1,128. Additional fabrics, top to bottom: Charter pinstripe, in Admiral, $139 per yard; Bimimi stripe, in Reef, $189 per yard; Escher pattern, in Rue, $129 per yard. All at Waterworks.


Photograph: (fabrics and recycled tile) leonard gertz