Starting Fresh
A second home in Door County, Wisconsin, gives a Chicago couple the chance to go green. The results are enviable.

Heavenly Baths
High design where you might least expect it-in the loo. Three spa-like spaces that are the last word in luxury

The Right Stuff
A newly constructed family home in Roscoe Village offers one elegant astonishment after another.


Editor’s Note

Goods: Wait till you see what’s new for your bath.
Voyeur: A peek inside the owner of Hejfina boutique’s down-to-earth loft
Buzz: All the design news that’s fit to print

Vintage Pine and its galleries offer a wealth of antiques and home accessories.

Room Service
House Calls: Art restoration, curved windowpanes, fixing a slippery finish on foyer tile
Elements of Surprise: What would a savvy designer do with an old lab cabinet? Here are five cool answers.
Multiple Choice: Glamorous new knobs and pulls transform doors, drawers, and entire rooms.
The Insider: Pros tell us the truth about faux paint finishes-and avoiding cheesiness.
Inspiration: Decorator Todd Haley gets industrious in his home-and yours.
Transformation: An enterprising do-it-yourselfer gives her outdated kitchen a contemporary makeover.

The Dirt
In the northern suburbs, a modern house with a modern garden-and an adult treehouse

Open House
A groovy Oak Park couple hosts a midsummer Moroccan-themed party for a few friends

Buyer’s Guide

Design Sources
Kitchen & Bath
Decorative Hardware
Tile, Stone & Flooring