Chicago Home and Garden May/June Second Homes Issue 2011

Chicago Home + Garden’s May/June 2011 issue hits newsstands Thursday, April 28th. To schedule an interview with one of our writers or editors, please contact Sam Tobias at

Country Cool (Cover Story): Getaway homes designed for relaxing. See how a contemporary home in Indiana meadow takes its cues from traditional farm architecture; and an ingenious tri-level tree house in Wisconsin brings out the kid in some art-smart adults.

New Style Sources: Don’t miss Baltus’ new 5,400-square-foot showroom in River North; or Bradley Hughes, an Atlanta based company, that brings transitional looks with an edgy streak. And lastly, Hermes—a favorite resource for in-the-know interior designers, has landed in Chicago.

Splashy Summer Stuff: Prep for backyard barbeques and fire-pit fêtes with these tips.

The Paper Chase: Wondering about wallcoverings? Chicago Home + Garden helps readers sift through the options for materials, installation, and removal.

Ready for Its Close-up: Vignettes of perfect imperfections tell a photo stylist’s story at her 150-year-old house in Buchanan, Michigan.