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Once a forgotten finish, brass has re-emerged as a hip home accent. Design: Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath. Photo: Stylish Productions.

The first phase of District Wharf—a mile-long mixed-use development on the Potomac—debuted in 2017.

The Monolith Dining Table, Brunswick Sideboard and Layne Bench by Iatesta Studio.

Poliform’s Fitted glass door system, designed by Rodolfo Dordoni in 2014.

The DC Design House was a highlight of the design scene from 2008 to 2017. Design: Sroka Design. Photo: Angie Seckinger.

The first LEED Gold-certified building on the National Mall. . .the United States Institute of Peace headquarters.

20 Years of Great Design

People, places & products that inspire us

From the work of visionaries and artisans to local venues and events, the game-changers featured on the following pages have all elevated the design quotient over the decades in their own inimitable way.

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture Architectural Photrography


Hot spots with style



Inspiring innovations that have debuted over the past two decades




Artful happenings, past and present



From designer collections to makers and artisans: Barry Dixon, Billet Collins, Darryl Carter, David Edward, Gretchen Everett, Guttierez Studios, Iastesta Studio, Niermann Weeks, Salvations, Thomas Pheasant



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