A stunning DC renovation by Pyramid Builders.  DAVID BURROUGHS
Nestor Santa-Cruz melds modern and traditional elements in a classically adorned den.  ANGIE SECKINGER
Travis Price designs a dramatic, copper-and-glass home with redwood accents in Cleveland Park.  KENNETH M. WYNER
Kevin Campion designed the landscaping of this modern Bethesda home.  DAVID BURROUGHS.
A restored 1930s residence by Stephen Muse.  ALAN KARCHMER
The stairwell of a contemporary condo in Cleveland Park is part of an open-plan design by Brie Husted.  MAXWELL MACKENZIE
Noami DeVore dresses down a formal home in DC with warm-toned fabrics.  ANICE HOACHLANDER
Surrounds adorns a McLean garden with Japanese maples and a granite fountain set in a sea of purple salvia.  BOB NAROD

2014 Designers’ Choice 

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

2014 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 2014.


Hall of Fame Architect
Stephen Muse, FAIA, Muse Architects, Bethesda, Maryland

Modern Architect
Travis Price, FAIA, Travis Price Architects,Washington, DC

Traditional Architect
Mark R. Sullenburger, Custom Design Concepts Architecture + Interiors, McLean, Virginia

Up & Coming Architect
Brie Husted, AIA, Brie Husted Architects, Washington, DC

Hall of Fame Custom Builder
Pyramid Builders, Annapolis, Maryland

Favorite Design/Build Firm
CARNEMARK, Bethesda, Maryland

Hall of Fame Designer
Nestor Santa-Cruz, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP
Nestor Santa-Cruz Decoration, Washington, DC

Up & Coming Designer
Noami DeVore
Noami DeVore Interiors, Washington, DC

Hall of Fame Landscape Firm
Surrounds Landscape Architecture + Construction, Sterling, Virginia

Hall of Fame Landscape Designer
Kevin Campion, ASLA
Campion Hruby Landscape Architects, Annapolis, Maryland

Hall of Fame Kitchen Designer
Joni Zimmerman Manto, CKD, CBD, Design Solutions, Inc.
Annapolis, Maryland

Appliance Dealer
Appliance Builders Wholesalers
Area showrooms

Art Gallery
Merritt Gallery
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Audio-Video Specialist
Smart Automation Solutions
Kensington, Maryland

Cady’s Alley Showroom
Washington, DC

Custom Closet Company
Closet Factory
Washington, DC

Decorative Painter/Studio
Warnock Studios
Alexandria, Virginia

Fabric Showroom
Cowtan & Tout
Washington, DC

Flooring Resource (tie)
Karpet King
Rockville, Maryland
Floor Coverings International
Area showrooms

Contemporary Showroom
Cady’s Alley
Washington, DC

Traditional Showroom
Area showrooms

Furnishings (trade)
AmericanEye, Washington, DC

Lighting Dealer
Dulles Electric and Supply Corp.
Area showrooms

Local Furniture Maker
Niermann Weeks
Washington, DC

Surface Showroom
Architectural Ceramics
Area showrooms

Tile Dealer
Alexandria, Virginia

Wall Coverings Showroom
Washington, DC