Clockwise from top: Chinese fir temple lanterns (15 inches, $85; 22 inches, $148)
and 12-inch turquoise handmade bamboo lantern ($46), at Jayson Home. Woven
nickel Star hurricanes (15 1⁄2 inches, $275; 19 1⁄2 inches, $435), at Branca.
Leather strap 19-inch glass lantern ($275), at Maze Home. Philippe Jar eight-inch lantern
with rope handle and stitched leather details ($150), at Ralph Lauren. Black metal 20-inch
Mason lantern with elevated stand ($35), at Z Gallerie. Orange enameled iron and
recycled glass 24-inch Lighthouse lantern ($100), at Crate & Barrel.
Time-outs are a breeze with these sleek eight-inch hourglasses;
choose black sand or one of four bright colors ($22 each), at Maze Home.
Jawbone’s tiny Jambox, a 12-ounce wireless speaker, streams music (85 decibels!) to beach or boat ($200), at Brookstone.
This happy wool throw, by Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings for Thomas Eyck,
is perfect for a picnic or a cool evening on the porch ($525), at Design Within Reach.
Bright spots: 22-inch-square Ankasa embroidered indoor-outdoor pillow ($512), at Century Furniture,
and 17-inch-square striped sailcloth pillow ($48), at Unison Studio + Store.
Photography: (lanterns) Tyllie Barbosa, Produced by Cynthia McCullough; (Pillows) Tyllie Barbosa
A decorative cast-resin sea urchin (10-, 11-, or 25-inch diameter, $325 to $1,000)
makes a bold statement on an accent table, at Mecox Gardens.
Unthread the faceted soap beads and use in a guest bathroom or hang the whole thing in a closet for a nice light scent.
Grains de Laurier olive oil and laurel soap string, $31, at SG Grand.
Three hurricanes of sleek Swedish crystal surround a sterling silver liquid paraffin holder,
by Deborah Ehrlich for E. R. Butler ($660 to $1,320), at Elements.
Velvety soft cotton zigzag Laura rugs by Serge Lesage have slip-resistant backing
(27 inches by 43 inches, $96 each), at Tabula Tua..
The aluminum frames of Richard Frinier’s lightweight Orient chairs are cast from bamboo; available in seven finishes—
including these minty colors—and many fabrics ($1,665 each), at Century Furniture.
For your summer meals of love: tie-dyed linen place mat, $20, and napkin, $14, at Jayson Home.
Photography: (Hurricanes, Rugs, Placemat and Napkin, Urchin, Soap) Tyllie Barbosa
Branca, 17 E. Pearson St., 312-787-1017, branca.com. Brookstone, 30 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, 847-329-9771, brookstone.com. Century Furniture, Merchandise Mart, 312-787-9488, centuryfurniture.com. Crate & Barrel, 646 N. Michigan Ave., 312-787-5900, crateandbarrel.com. Design Within Reach, 10 E. Ohio St., 312-280-4677, dwr.com. Elements, 741 N. Wells St., 877-642-6574, elementschicago.com. Jayson Home, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-248-8180, jaysonhome.com. Maze Home, 735 Elm St., Winnetka, 847-441-1115, mazehome.com. Mecox Gardens, 406 N. Clark St., 312-836-0571, mecoxgardens.com. SG Grand, 1822 W. Grand Ave., 312-226-6654, sggrand.com. Tabula Tua, 1015 W. Armitage Ave., 773-525-3500, tabulatua.com. Unison Home, 2000 W. Fulton St., 877-492-7960, unisonhome.com. Z Gallerie, 938 W. North Ave., 312-475-9809, zgallerie.com.