Bold patterns, sleek shapes, strong colors—these hot accessories turn anyplace into a sophisticated home away from home
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Saltbox beanbag chair in washable cotton canvas with a silk-screened print, $250, at Fly Bird, 719 Lake St., Oak Park, 708-383-3330. Red Vanilla indoor/outdoor smokeless mini glass fire pit (15 1⁄2 inches high) with black lacquer base, burns indoor-safe eco-friendly biofuel, $500, to order at redvanilla.com. Beadboard paint: Muralo Barclay Blue.
BeachStone river rock mat by Design Ideas, $36, at The Chopping Block, Merchandise Mart, 312-644-6360. ESP Elaine Smith pillows covered in bold-print indoor/outdoor fabrics, $90 to $125, to order at Mecox Gardens, 406 N. Clark St., 312-836-0571. Ecco curbside steel mailbox, $139, at Mailbox Works, 1743 Quincy Ave., Naperville, 630-355-9989. Eight-inch-diameter ceramic Plantorb by Perch, $96, at Sprout Home, 745 N. Damen Ave., 312-226-5950; $104, at Fly Bird. Pierced-metal Season lanterns by NotNeutral, $90 and $180, at Adesso, 600 Central Ave., Highland Park, 847-433-8525. Resin faux bois pots, $40 each, at Epoch Floral, 615 N. State St., 312-642-2968. Beadboard paint: Benjamin Moore's Classic Badlands.
Photography: Leonard Gertz