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Inside Look

A spin around the Beltway will be worth the trip on October 5, when the DC Metro Modern Home Tour welcomes attendees on self-guided tours of six conte...
24-08-2019 21:21

Bay Beauty

It was the view that sealed the deal. On the market for a waterfront home, David and Maria Welch walked into a run-of-the-mill, circa-1970s house in E...
17-08-2019 21:21

Golden State

Drive along the Delaware shore and one thing becomes clear: Shingle-style architecture dominates the residential scene. Though many homeowners in the ...
15-08-2019 21:22

Going Glam

Around the corner from the White House, the fabled W Washington DC recently reopened after a $50 million facelift that revamped its guest rooms, lobby...
15-08-2019 21:22

New Chapter

Sometimes hitting refresh is the best way to go. This Wesley Heights house had the right Northwest DC address as well as a surprising pedigree: George...
15-08-2019 21:22

Rare Form

A software executive seeking a new home knew he?d spotted a gem in DC?s coveted Foxhall neighborhood. Though its formal interiors were not his cup of ...
15-08-2019 21:22

East Meets West

The hallmarks of historic Arts and Crafts architecture?overhanging roofs, shingled façades and exposed-wood joinery?are celebrated in the home built b...
15-08-2019 21:22

20 Years of Great Design: Places

OPEN DIALOGUE  Massachusetts-based Safdie Architects designed the United States Institute of Peace headquarters in 2011 to foster the organization?s ...
26-06-2019 21:21

Design through the Decades

Over the past 20 years, Home & Design has published hundreds of outstanding homes and gardens, all created by talented local designers. Below, we pres...
26-06-2019 21:21

20 Years of Great Design: Local Treasures

  DARRYL CARTER  ?In this age of ?instant,? the home should remain a bastion of tranquility,? opines prolific DC designer Darryl Carter (above, left...
26-06-2019 21:21

The New Normal

How do you help clients achieve enduring quality and style" At the first design meeting, I try to bring ideas and a vision for the scheme of the house...
19-06-2019 21:21

Design through the Decades: Through the Lens

Over the past 20 years, Home & Design has published hundreds of outstanding homes and gardens, all created by talented local designers. Below, we pres...
19-06-2019 21:21

Minimalist Master

Twenty years ago, a couple tapped David Jameson to put a modern spin on a 1960s colonial they?d purchased in the Palisades. The architect, who had rec...
18-06-2019 21:23

River Wild

Nestled on a hidden hill rising from the banks of the Potomac sat the perfect three-acre riverfront lot. ?When visiting different locations with the h...
15-06-2019 21:21

Seaside Oasis

At first glance, a couple who grew up on a Caribbean island lapped by warm, turquoise seas didn?t think of the Delaware shore as a real beach destinat...
15-06-2019 21:21

Above It All

Panoramic vistas beckon through floor-to-ceiling windows in the contemporary penthouse of the 31-story Waterview condominium in Rosslyn, Virginia. The...
14-06-2019 21:21

Artisanal Spirit

Spectacular workmanship abounds in a venerable Dupont Circle townhouse. American walnut doors and cabinetry feature the species? pale heartwood, forme...
14-06-2019 21:21

Weekend Retreat

Fronting San Domingo Creek in St. Michaels, Cindy and Bob Hurley?s second home is all about the Chesapeake Bay. The house was created to fit into the ...
19-04-2019 21:22

Secluded Spot

The owners of a Mediterranean-style home in Great Falls, Virginia, enjoyed a spacious, open lot with an inviting swimming pool. However, the property?...
18-04-2019 21:26

Family Time

A couple relocating to Kensington, Maryland, in search of more living space purchased a circa-1950s ranch house with the idea of remodeling and expand...
18-04-2019 21:26

Desert Delight

Many mid-Atlantic beach houses riff on Nantucket style, with shingled façades, pitched roofs and turrets. In a sea of such traditional homes, a new Re...
12-04-2019 21:22

Curated Flair

A backyard view of Washington?s splendid National Cathedral is not a thing to be taken lightly. Seen from one particular home in Cathedral Heights, th...
12-04-2019 21:22

Second Act

Newfangled design trends are considered ahead of their time?until, suddenly, they?re not. Case in point:  the sunken living room. One homeowner consid...
11-04-2019 21:22

Forever Home

Nick and Liane Pace found their forever home in 2012, just after their third child arrived. They fell for the 1938 abode?s Georgian-style façade and g...
11-04-2019 21:22

Wine and Dine

Just back from his restaurant, Tosca, on a Friday afternoon, Paolo Sacco has traded a Canali suit for jeans. He and his life partner, interior designe...
16-02-2019 21:21

Study In Contrast

Rustic and modern meet in this renovation of a century-old log cabin in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of Somerset. The original structure has been pres...
14-02-2019 21:22

Custom Fit

Five years after leaving a career in New York to start her own design firm (and a family) in Baltimore, Laura Hodges got a call from a former Wall Str...
14-02-2019 21:22

Weathered Beauty

Living in surroundings with the aura of a calm country retreat isn?t generally associated with a city address. But when one Washington couple found a ...
12-02-2019 21:22

Tiny Jewel

After purchasing a condo in Arlington?s Rosslyn neighborhood, the owner contacted architect James Rill and interior designer Nancy Harper to improve i...
26-12-2018 21:21

Minimalist Plan

For McLean homeowners who love to cook and entertain, coping with a 1980s-era kitchen was cramping their style. When they?d finally had enough of outd...
26-12-2018 21:21

Light Show

LIVING COLOR Hinson Design Group?s lighting plan for a modern home in Northwest DC featured the Aurora LED, a trim-less recessed light by Pure lightin...
26-12-2018 21:21

Classic Twist

During the renovation of a 19th-century row house on Capitol Hill, one of the owners stopped into Snaidero DC Metro to see a La Cornue range on displa...
26-12-2018 21:21

Rustic Vibe

Clients with a 1920s-era home in McLean tapped Sarah Kahn Turner of Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath to transform the kitchen into a mecca for entertain...
26-12-2018 21:21

Tranquil Interlude

After a month-long stint in Marnie at New York?s Metropolitan Opera, Denyce Graves can be found far from the limelight, hiking around her family?s far...
25-12-2018 21:21

Modern Vision

Tasked with renovating a Shingle-style residence in Annapolis, architect Scarlett Breeding transformed the interiors from closed-off and compartmental...
25-12-2018 21:21

Urban Getaway

A yearlong renovation and interior-design project typically starts with a lengthy list of homeowner must-haves. But not this one. When DC architect an...
21-12-2018 21:21

Row House Redux

After 20 years in their sprawling McLean, Virginia, home, Jack Ferguson and Veronica Slajer were ready to downsize?but not just anywhere. Both politic...
21-12-2018 21:21

Cottage Charm

Baltimore residents knew they were onto something sublime when they built a weekend getaway on a bluff overlooking the Severn River near Annapolis mor...
02-11-2018 21:21

Touch of Glamour

The first time the buyers of a Spa Creek home visited the property, their response was a resounding ?no.? The home was dated and the couple is drawn t...
02-11-2018 21:21

Before + After

A family of four loved their McLean, Virginia, neighborhood?but not so much their 1998 house, which was poorly constructed with a problematic layout. ...
01-11-2018 21:24

Classic + Modern

When a couple tapped Christopher Boutlier to redesign their vintage home in Cleveland Park, overhauling and expanding the cramped master suite was par...
30-10-2018 21:21

Shadow Play

Tasked with upgrading a duplex in Northwest DC, partners Robert Cole and Sophie Prévost tackled the builder-grade master bath with the idea of creatin...
30-10-2018 21:21

City View

When William Waybourn, a photographer and  owner of DC?s Long View Gallery, purchased a condo in DC, he realized that although it was brand new, the p...
30-10-2018 21:21

Bold Move

Designer Katalin Farnady likes interiors that blend glamour with livability?and her own Annapolis home is no exception. When she was ready to redo her...
30-10-2018 21:21

Remodel: Editor?s Picks

Privacy comes via remote control with Tudelü, a motorized, retractable wall that rolls up into the ceiling. Available in more than 100 fabric and colo...
25-09-2018 21:23

Vintage modern

A circa-1890 row house in DC?s Logan Circle was woefully in need of an update. The owners approached architect Kendall Dorman for a remodel that would...
25-09-2018 21:23

Remodel: Checklist

The Internet makes learning about potential remodelers easy. What is their business model" What type of projects do they excel at" What is the tenure ...
25-09-2018 21:23

Remodel: before+after

ThenNowThe home lacked open, inviting spaces conducive to entertaining.An addition enclosed a breezeway to create a welcoming foyer and expanded  the ...
25-09-2018 21:23

Build: Editor?s Picks

Piceno, a large-format, polished-porcelain tile by Spanish manufacturer Geotiles, conjures the classic look of marble with its subtle, white veining. ...
25-09-2018 21:23

Classic Style

Greenspring Valley, Maryland, is a national historic district in Baltimore County characterized by vintage buildings and park-like swathes of land. No...
25-09-2018 21:23

Build: Checklist

Going Green?Concern for the environment is growing among U.S. households?and so are energy costs. Because of this, many custom builders are embracing ...
25-09-2018 21:23

Build: before+after

ThenNowDated architectural features included a portico with antebellum-style columns and windows placed halfway below ground level that gave the impre...
25-09-2018 21:23

Industrial Modern 

After overhauling a vintage  row house in DC?s Shaw neighborhood (see H&D   cover story, Spring 2018), Patrick Brian Jones immediately began designing...
25-09-2018 21:23

Best of Show

On June 14, the American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia chapter held its annual Design Awards celebration at the new Reston Station office ...
23-08-2018 21:22

Before + After: Modern Mountain Makeover

Purchased for weekend getaways, a tiny 1970s-era cottage near Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland was starting to feel cramped and awkward to its DC-a...
23-08-2018 21:22

Fresh Take

Architect Carmel Greer has a knack for enhancing projects with stylish, creative interiors. A charming brick Victorian in DC?s LeDroit Park proved to ...
21-08-2018 21:22

Beach Balm

As a July morning simmers on Maryland?s Gibson Island, golfers crisscross its rolling greens, summer campers hone their backhands on the tennis courts...
18-08-2018 21:21

Icing on the Cake

Washington?s Cleveland Park neighborhood is known for ornate Victorians nestled along tree-lined streets. Perched atop a gently sloping lot on a pictu...
17-08-2018 21:21

Life of the Party

Tom and Nancy Stout have always loved hosting parties, but it wasn?t easy in the Oakton home they shared for 18 years, where typical gatherings of ext...
17-08-2018 21:21

Raw + Refined

Unexpected contrasts fill the Bethesda residence architect David Jameson designed for himself, his wife Nancy and their two children, McKenzie and Jak...
16-08-2018 21:21

Family Style

For a Quinton, Virginia, couple, the empty nest proved to be anything but. Theirs is a hub of activity, with grown children and umpteen grandkids visi...
15-08-2018 21:22

View From the Top

Opening to the public on June 21, The Observation Deck at CEB Tower in Rosslyn showcases 360-degree views of the nation?s capital?and far beyond?from ...
21-06-2018 21:24

River’s Edge

Spectacular views of the Potomac River convinced photographer and human rights activist Betsy Karel to downsize from a multi-story house in Cleveland ...
19-06-2018 21:23

Ode to Place

Designer Patrick Sutton loves a good story. And he knows how to tell one through the interiors he carefully crafts. The remake of a 200-year-old Georg...
18-06-2018 21:24

Departure Point

After 22 happy years spent raising two daughters in Potomac, interior designer Lauren Sachs and her husband were ready for a change. ?We wanted to cre...
14-06-2018 21:24

Gone Sailing

The Chesapeake Bay is the perfect locale for Deborah and John Tuttle, two busy doctors who love to recharge on the water. They were elated to discover...
24-04-2018 21:21

Bold Statement

Seven years ago, a couple walked into Randall Kipp?s office and asked him to design their dream house on the water?in about five years. They had just ...
23-04-2018 21:22

Clean Slate

A couple with grown kids decided to trade their large DC home for a condo in the Watergate. They were enticed by the landmark building?s enviable loca...
18-04-2018 21:25

Before + After: Outdoor Oasis

A couple in Oakton, Virginia, hired Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes to transform their mundane patio into an outdoor-living space with lots of room...
26-02-2018 21:22

Gilded Age

Home to DC?s venerable Cosmos Club since 1952, the landmark Townsend House was designed in 1898 by architecture firm Carrère and Hastings with all the...
21-02-2018 21:21

Crossing the Line

Twenty-five years after its copper entry doors were boarded up, the 110-year-old First Church of Christ, Scientist, building in Adams Morgan has been ...
21-02-2018 21:21

Amazing Grace

? A 1936, red-brick colonial overlooking the Chesapeake Bay caught the eye of a DC-area couple seeking a vacation home. Perched on a point with panora...
16-02-2018 21:22

Family Ties

The land has been in Kathryn Giampietro?s family for more than a century. Tucked between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge mountain ranges in Churchville, ...
20-12-2017 21:21

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