Chicago Home + Garden magazine’s September/October issue hits newsstands Thursday, September 1st. To schedule an interview with one of our writers or editors, please contact Sam Tobias at

Chicago Home + Garden September October Color issue Palette Perfect (cover story): Room-to-room paint schemes, suited to your tastes.

Bedroom Bliss: The boudoir is an ideal place to play out your color fantasies. Who says cozy has to be boring? We asked three designers to show us how to create a dreamy bedroom around a well-chosen hue.

Spice Market: With fall fast approaching, bring the heat with earthy and vibrant colors that glow.

Room Service: Ever love a hotel so much you wanted to move in? The Hotel Maison furniture line is based on that idea. Walter E. Smithe just pick dupe the five collections, which can be viewed at

Enter Smiling: The foyer is the first thing you (and your guests) see when walking through the front door, so make sure it’s special. Show off a favorite work of art, get creative with wall color, and use the space to set the tone for the rest of your home!