Chicago Home + Garden September/October 2010 Color Issue

Chicago Home + Garden magazine’s September/October 2010 issue hits newsstands Thursday, September 2nd. To schedule an interview with one of our writers or editors, please contact Mary Doyle at

Issue Highlights:

Colorific! (Cover Story): People are famously afraid of color and unsure about using it in their homes. Colorific trays, fruit bowls, lamps, and other bright touches can instantly demystify color and revitalize the home—we show readers how.

Palette Pros: Three designers give us the inside scoop on using hues to tie a home together and knowing when enough is enough. Plus, they share which shades are their very favorites.

Spotlight on Independent Designers: We feature four pieces from local independent furniture designers who inject their designs with shots of color and make the world a better (or at least more fun) place.

Playing the Angles: Award-winning developer Bob Ranquist rehabbed a triangular 8,600-square-foot warehouse in Bucktown. See how he brought logic into the quirkiest of spaces.

Hearth Throbs: Say so-long to the standard builder-grade fireplace mantel with style ideas that suit any setting.