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Past Perfect

Art Deco-inspired spaces bring an 1870s Georgetown row house into the 21st century

Island Idyll

A new abode on Maryland’s Eastern Shore cossets both owners and guests

Middleburg Magic

Luxe outbuildings enhance an estate nestled in Virginia horse country

Fashion Forward

Modern art, chic furnishings and fine finishes animate a Bethesda makeover

New Life

Erika Bonnell revives a faded Great Falls home with fresh style and classic comfort

Layered Luxe

Designer Joe Ireland refines a chic condo in DC with art, objects and fabulous finishes

Project Profile

Harbor Haven

Lured by gracious proportions, luxury amenities and an enviable position on Annapolis’ Spa Creek, a business executive acquired his three-bedroom pied-à-terre while the condo complex was still under construction. The […]

Past Perfect

Appearances can be deceiving. Behind its austere, khaki façade, an 1870s row house departs from Georgetown’s traditional aesthetic to celebrate Old World train travel—notably, the Orient Express—and the swank elegance […]

Island Idyll

Nearing retirement, a California couple packed their bags for Maryland to be closer to family. It helped that the wife’s father had recently sold them a waterfront parcel on Kent […]

Living Museum

It was a beautiful blank slate,” reflects Mary Douglas Drysdale, describing the spare interior of a modernist home in Ashburn, Virginia—before she set to work. With 12-foot ceilings and glass […]

Middleburg Magic

Lured from Chantilly to bucolic Middleburg, Virginia, by a private school that turned out to be a perfect fit, a couple with four kids purchased a three-acre lot—despite encouragement from […]

Fashion Forward

 When the owners of a French château-style villa near downtown Bethesda first set eyes on the property, they were looking for inspiration for a house they planned to design nearby. […]

Love Story

Even in the dead of winter, a newly renovated home on the banks of the South River shines. Strong, horizontal lines define the dwelling and its landscape. A mix of […]

New Life

Set on five leafy acres in Great Falls, the 11,000-square-foot, red-brick Colonial had much to recommend it. A couple with four children swooped up the ’80s-era manse in 2011—overlooking its […]

Aged Patina

A builder-grade townhouse in Rockville proved the perfect canvas for a creative homeowner with outside-the-box ideas. Downsizing from a traditional abode in Kensington, she and her husband—a lawyer and a […]

Layered Luxe

I’m always surprised by how many layers there are to creating a beautiful space that feels warm and inviting,” marvels the owner of a diminutive condo on DC’s 14th Street […]

Bold Strokes

gallery.com. With their then-toddler and six-month-old in tow, a young couple set out to find a more accommodating replacement for the Capitol Hill row house they’d outgrown. “We were busting […]

Design Alchemy

The most successful projects start with a superlative collaboration. This one, in the heart of Kalorama’s Embassy Row, had an unbeatable team: Prix de Rome-winning architect Christian Zapatka and Frank […]

Pattern Play

As an interior designer and mother of two young boys, Marika Meyer passionately promotes functional beauty. “For me, the important message is that you don’t have to sacrifice aesthetics,” she […]

Chic Mix

While shopping for a small, historic home, empty nesters hailing from Reston came upon the exact opposite—and were smitten. The sprawling stone dwelling on 100 rolling acres in Leesburg looked […]

Cottage Gem

A quaint riverfront retreat in Virginia’s Northern Neck is both exactly—and not at all—as it appears. First-time visitors will note thoughtfully placed windows flanking the front door, a weathered-shingle hipped […]

Glass Act

The renovation took a year, mostly during covid. But shortly before Christmas 2020, the couple and their two dogs returned to the transformed condo and its jaw-dropping Potomac River overlook. […]

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