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House - House plan
House - House plan

A house by Anthony Barnes.

Living room - Interior Design Services
Living room - Interior Design Services

A living room by Darryl Carter.

Pergola - Landscape
Pergola - Landscape

A project by Guy Williams.

Kitchen - Countertop
Kitchen - Countertop

A kitchen by J. Paul Lobkovich.

Swimming pool - Hot tub
Swimming pool - Hot tub

A project by Walnut Hill Landscape Company.

Dining room - Interior Design Services
Dining room - Interior Design Services

A project by Great Falls Construction.

House - House plan
House - House plan

A house by David Neumann.

Interior Design Services - House
Interior Design Services - House

A kitchen by Wentworth, Inc.

Dining room - Table
Dining room - Table

A dining room by Lorna Gross.

Capitol Hill - House
Capitol Hill - House

A project by John K. Burke and R. Todd Ray.

House - Home
House - Home

A project by Richard Williams.

2013 Designers' Choice Awards

Our annual survey of area designers and architects reveals their industry favorites

2013 Sourcebook
2013 Designers' Choice Awards
Each year, Home & Design polls hundreds of industry professionals to discover their picks for the leaders in this innovative, ever-evolving community—as well as their votes of confidence in those just making their mark. We also ask area architects and designers to vote on their favorite industry resources, in categories ranging from audio/video and appliance showrooms to antiques dealers and art galleries. Following is a list of the complete survey results for 2013.


Hall of Fame Architect

Anthony Barnes, AIA, LEED AP Barnes Vanze Architects

Washington, DC, barnesvanze.com


Local Modern Architect

Richard Williams, FAIA
Richard Williams Architects

Washington, DC



Local Traditional Architect

David Neumann, AIA,
Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects, Washington DC &
Middleburg, Virginia



Up and Coming Architects

John K. Burke, AIA, &
R. Todd Ray, AIA, LEED AP,
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Washington, DC


Hall of Fame Custom Builder

Great Falls Construction

Great Falls, Virginia



Hall of Fame Designer

Darryl Carter, Darryl Carter, Inc.

Washington, DC, darrylcarter.com


Up and Coming Designer

Lorna Gross, ASID
Savant Interior Design

Bethesda, Maryland, savantid.com


Hall of Fame Kitchen Designer

J. Paul Lobkovich
Lobkovich Kitchen Designs

Tysons Corner, Virginia



Hall of Fame Landscape Designer

Guy Williams
DCA Landscape Architects

Washington, DC, dcalandarch.com


Hall of Fame Landscape Firm

Walnut Hill Landscape Company

Annapolis, Maryland



Favorite Design/Build Firm

Wentworth, Inc.

Chevy Chase, Maryland


Industry Favorites

Appliance Dealer

Fretz Corporation

Columbia, Maryland, fretz.com

Art Gallery

Zenith Gallery

Washington, DC, zenithgallery.com


Audio/Video Specialist

American Automation

Bowie, Maryland



Cady’s Alley Showroom

JANUS et Cie

Washington, DC, janusetcie.com


Custom Closet Company

Eco-Nize Closets

Clifton, Virginia, eco-nize.com


Decorative Painter/Studio

Christine Nicole Productions Inc.

Glen Burnie, Maryland



Fabric Showroom

F. Schumacher & Co.

Washington, DC


Flooring Resource (Dealer)

Classic Floor Designs

Washington, DC


Contemporary Showroom

Design Within Reach

Bethesda, Maryland and Washington, DC, dwr.com


Traditional Showroom

Random Harvest

Area showrooms



Furnishings (to the Trade)

Michael-Cleary LLC

Washington, DC



Lighting Dealer

Annapolis Lighting

Area showrooms


Local Furniture Maker

Hardwood Artisans

Area showrooms



Surface Showroom

R. Bratti Associates

Alexandria, Virginia


Tile Dealer

Best Tile

Area showrooms


Wallcoverings Showroom

Osborne & Little

Washington, DC


Washington Design Center Showroom

J. Lambeth & Company

Washington, DC



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