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Ask the Pros: Architecture

Ask the Pros: Architecture Describe the challenges and rewards of designing homes in the Chesapeake Bay region.  The superlative challenge is creating a unique piece of architecture that is site-specific. […]

Ask the Pros: Landscape

How do you select the best plant material for a project located on or near the bay? When choosing plant material for a waterfront landscape, we first determine how much […]

Ask the Pros Builder

Ask the Pros Builder What are important factors to consider when selecting siding and roofing for a waterfront residence? When selecting materials for a waterfront residence, durability is the foremost […]

Ask the Pros Architecture

Ask the Pros Architecture When renovating an older home, how do you make an addition look as though it’s always been there? For an addition to feel integral to the […]

Ask the Pros Interior Design

Ask the Pros Interior Design How should homeowners infuse color throughout their interiors without going overboard?  For most homeowners, incorporating color to tie rooms together is a delicate balance, especially in […]

Ask the Pros Interior Design

Ask the Pros Interior Design What are your preferred methods for integrating a waterfront setting into a home’s interiors? The rivers, bays, and creeks of the Eastern Shore form the […]

Ask the Pros Landscape

Ask the Pros Landscape What popular features give residential pools a luxurious, resort-like feel?    Today’s residential pools offer endless possibilities in terms of design, function, and materials. When a site’s […]

Ask the Pros Architecture

Ask the Pros Architecture How do you help clients hone in on a vernacular or style for a 21st-century home? People begin thinking about their new homes with pictures, which […]

Ask the Pros Interior Design

Ask the Pros Interior Design How do you design a waterfront home to evoke its setting without being overdone or trite?  The key is to bring a waterfront feel to […]

Ask the Pros Builder

Ask the Pros Builder What common mistake do homeowners make when building on the bay?  Homeowners often do not plan the ways in which they will deal with the abundance […]

Ask the Pros Builder

Ask the Pros Builder How should homeowners select exterior materials to withstand the elements on a waterfront home? First and foremost, look into swing-out casement windows and out-swing doors on […]

Ask the Pros Interior Design

Ask the Pros Interior Design What is your design philosophy when it comes to decorating the interiors of waterfront homes?  It’s so important to meld the interior of your home […]

HOME&DESIGN, published bi-monthly by Homestyles Media Inc., is the premier magazine of architecture and fine interiors for the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia region.

The company also publishes an annual H&D Sourcebook of ideas and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. H&D Chesapeake Views is published bi-annually and showcases fine home design and luxury living in and around the Chesapeake Bay.

The H&D Portfolio of 100 Top Designers spotlights the superior work of selected architects, interior designers and landscape architects in major regions of the US.

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