The bathroom in the Lemont home

High-Tech Tweaks

The homeowners valued high-tech solutions that could be subtly incorporated—think futuristic…
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The covered patio of the Glen Ellyn home

The Screening Process

For their new covered patio, this Glen Ellyn family chose motorized retractable screens…
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White, gray, and black home decor with wood accents

Warm up to Wood

White, gray, and black are perennial choices for home decor, but how do you keep this…
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The home's staircase and hidden radiator

Within Reach

Here are four tips from designer Angela Graefenhain for creating open shelving that’s…
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Various details in the Hinsdale home

Stand-Out Surfaces

Smart use of texture can ensure your home is anything but ho-hum. Looking to distinguish…
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A reupholstered chair

Time to Reup?

Professionals can breathe new life into worn or dated furniture by stripping the piece…
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A large wall mirror

Mirror, Mirror

Mirrors are the workhorses of home decor. What other piece of artwork allows you to check…
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A design board

Create an Inspiration Board

To quickly size up a client’s style at the start of a project, Chad Esslinger, principal…
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Perfect Proportions

The generous spaces in this Wheaton home demand appropriately sized furniture. Whether…
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A room decorated with holiday decor

Materials Girl

Many of the tried-and-tested materials that interior designer Rachel Alcorn uses in her…
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A Place for Everything

These must-have elements are sure to take your home bar to the next level, according…
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Storage Show-Off

A pantry is a sought-after feature for the convenience and extra storage space it brings…
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