The latest issue of Northwest Home (found inside the January issue of Seattle magazine) showcases a bevy of hot kitchen islands (including cool custom works and in-store options.) Columnist John Stevens shows us how to create a swank speakeasy-style cocktail lounge at home. Plus, our Home of the Month, which stars an island stand-out wearing Persian granite, is an intriguing bit of mod suburban infill on Kirkland's waterfront (tour it, 1/20). To read these stories, as well as bonus blogs, visit nwhomemag.com.
On Red Mountain, a winemaking couple create a space that’s both workplace and retreat. They call it their “barn”—and the outlines of Chris and Thea Upchurch’s Red Mountain retreat does reference a farm structure.