Family-made vacation home
Six designers—all related—create the ultimate labor of love: their shared vacation home on Washington’s Whidbey Island
Thomas J. Story, Jess Chamberlain
Investing in an heirloom
Every inch of the 1,200-square-foot home is Robertson made. Don, a master electrician, handled the electrical and plumbing
systems, while Suzy led the decorating. Nick and Isabelle, who run architecture and design studio Piano Nobile, gave input
on the structure and provided textiles. Chad and Emily, owners of furniture studio Chadhaus, crafted many of the furnishings.
As a result, the cabin isn’t just an escape but an heirloom. “This is something we want in our family for a long time,” says