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By Jan Parr, Nate Berkus

With huge names akin to Nate Berkus and Alessandra Branca placing Chicago at the nationwide layout map, and with lesser-known (but no much less gifted) execs operating their magic from the Gold Coast to the North Shore, Chicago teems with appealing houses. this pretty espresso desk e-book not just indicates those dwellings in all their attractiveness but additionally tells the tales of ways they got here to be. Compiled by way of the editors of Chicago domestic + backyard magazine, Chicago Spaces is split into components. the 1st positive aspects houses of their entirety, whereas the second one makes a speciality of particular rooms: eating rooms, residing rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, baths, dens, foyers, and children’s rooms. Readers learn the way those areas got here jointly and locate information for making alterations of their personal houses, in addition to a listing of the area’s most sensible furnishings and add-ons retailers. Chicago Spaces indicates readers shrewdpermanent how one can flip their houses into cozy, fashionable oases.

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The driftwood is so subtle, so muted, that you focus only on the beautiful details of the built-in cabinet,” explains Edelmann. To ward off busyness, Edelmann has organized this creative brew within a resolutely minimal background. She purposely ignored the colors in the house’s original stained glass windows. “They’re not my taste,” she says. ” Instead, she upholstered the furniture in muted shades of blond and taupe—the colors of her wheaten terriers. She also lightened up the more formal first-floor rooms with soft bluish-white walls that draw some attention, but not too much, to the house’s period details.

The Met chandelier is by Lobmeyr; the painting is by Karen Gunderson, a nod to the home’s view of Lake Michigan. Leather tiles on the family room walls create a warm look that counterbalances the crisp natural light. In the powder room, brilliant Clarence House wallpaper “is a wonderful surprise,” the homeowner says. Cerused white-oak walls work well with 1940s French furniture and an antique Louis Philippe–style gray hardstone fireplace surround in the library; a tufted John Boone club chair is so lush “you could lose yourself in it,” says the homeowner.

The bathroom is not just for taking care of business anymore. When the blinds in the bay of this eco-friendly master bath are closed for privacy, clerestory windows provide natural light and ventilation. In the children’s bathroom, glass and recycled-content ceramic tiles surround the mirrors, and Celador, a durable quartz composite, was used for the countertops. In the bathroom of his Gold Coast condo, interior designer Nate Berkus used timeless materials, such as subway tiles on the walls and hexagonal marble tiles on the floor.

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