“No beige allowed!” declared the owners of this Chicago apartment to interior designer Melanie Elston. More specifically, they wanted their home to be vibrant, cheerful and full of color. (My kind of people!) Despite the different colors and patterns used throughout, the home really flows from room to room. I seriously cannot tell you how much I love the chairs upholstered in the always-fab “New Wave” in Capri from Old World Weavers layered with the Kelly Wearstler rug. Read all about the dramatic space and finish the tour with lots more photographs by Werner Straube over at Traditional Home!