October 2016

Fall Might be Washington’s Best Wine-Drinking Season

In the final part of a series on Washington varietals to drink each season, Paul Zitarelli recommends the best wines for autumn.

Autumn brings “leafy” reds such as Tempranillo and honeyed-apple Chenin Blanc

Paul Zitarelli

Refugees Sow New Community in a Tukwila Garden

Community blooms in a Tukwila garden where refugees are planting new roots

Ram Chandra Adhikari tends to one of the communal garden plots while Chandra Maya Rai looks on

Lara Hale

Two Local Design Sites With Great Redecorating Ideas

Two online retailers are making it easier than ever to redecorate your home without ever leaving it

The living room created by local interior designer Brian Paquett for ATGStores.com’s virtually designed Seattle Showhouse earlier this year.

Brigitte Long

Rebecca West’s Essentials for Containing Clutter

Accessories and furnishings to simplify and organize

Small storage ottoman cubes can add storage or a larger coffee table size like this Crate & Barrel “Davis” ottoman,

Brigitte Long

Rebecca West on How Happy Starts at Home

A chat with the Fremont-based interior designer about her new book

Interior designer Rebecca West says a well-organized home is a happy home

Brigitte Long

Nine Principles of Feng Shui That Bring Balance to Your Home

Build in harmony with nature and achieve domestic bliss

1. Create a clear and unobstructed point of arrival—a vestibule, foyer or equivalent—to allow the qi energy to enter your

Brigitte Long