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Now + Then

Playing its assets up—and down—Edith Gregson reimagines a Victorian row house in DC

Young at Heart

Sumptuous finishes, lush textiles and bold hues infuse a Foggy Bottom perch with a sense of the unexpected

Novel Mix

Jay Jenkins refashions a 1929 apartment in Baltimore, juxtaposing antiques and bold, modern art

Sylvan Setting

Designer Kate Abt conceives a chic, modern 
farmhouse in bucolic St. Mary’s County

Luxe Loft

Joe Ireland steers a two-story Logan Circle penthouse in a mod direction for a client who’s crazy about color

Modern Evolution

Throughout his Chesapeake Bay abode, designer Jason Claire layers warmth and meaning onto a crisp, clean canvas

Project Profile

Restful Refuge

Restful Refuge - When interior designer Christy Brown was tapped to work her magic in a waterfront home under renovation in Annapolis, the goal was to prioritize its expansive views, […]

Bay Beauty

Bay Beauty - Bucolic farmland and a panoramic stretch of waterfront beckoned a couple looking for a vacation home on the Chesapeake. The 15-acre parcel overlooking Eastern Bay on Kent Island […]

Subtle Motif

Half a lifetime ago, Ajaipal “Jay” Virdy anticipated the serene home that he and his wife, Shalu, now enjoy. Back then, Virdy’s fledgling tech company occupied space next to a […]

Modern Direction

Modern Direction - The prospect of downsizing from a grand, Shaker-style home to a two-bedroom condo was daunting enough. But a couple relocating from Connecticut also had to contend with woefully […]

Collected Gem

Collected Gem - Touring the 2017 DC Design House with her daughters, a local economist fell for Josh Hildreth’s great room. She loved the mélange of furniture, art and mementoes he’d […]

California Dreaming

California Dreaming - A premium lot on a hillside in Northwest DC lured a businessman and his wife—despite the 1954 fixer-upper on the property. They intended a major redo to […]

Private Sanctuary

Nestor Santa-Cruz does not like to move. After many years in a 1960s-era apartment near Washington National Cathedral, it was finding another unit in the same building about four years […]

Fine Lines

Fine Lines - The lure of a house with a yard can be powerful even for dedicated urbanites, once kids arrive on the scene. This was certainly the case for Amalie […]

Perfect Symmetry

Something magical happens during the drive past fields of sunflowers and acres of verdant farmland toward Still Waters Farm, the name former owners gave this property nestled near the tranquil […]

Light House

Light House - Tiffani Johnston’s first thought upon moving into her family’s current Leonardtown home was that the kitchen was dark. It lacked windows to take in its views of a […]

Collected Style

Collected Style - The lively, fast-gentrifying neighborhood of Bloomingdale first attracted a couple moving back to DC after a year in Richmond—and they were elated to discover a 1908 row house […]

City Chic

City Chic - When challenged to decorate a lackluster home, interior designers often cultivate a narrative of their own. Like set designers who magically bring a play’s milieu to life […]

Calm Vibe

Calm Vibe - Tracy Morris knows her way around a color fan deck. The designer often lends her paint-hue prowess to spec-home builders seeking palettes with broad appeal. In a happy […]

Soft Power

Soft Power - Washington’s mayor granted several television interviews from her home in Colonial Village in 2018, all in the wake of adopting her baby daughter, Miranda Elizabeth. Each time, she […]

Staying Power

Staying Power - When a couple with two young children bought a vintage home in DC’s Observatory Circle neighborhood, the Tudor-style dwelling was move-in ready, having recently undergone a major update. […]

Happy Medium

Happy Medium - As empty-nesters Cathy and Phil Horvitz weighed possible sites for their dream home, McLean’s newly minted Mackall Farms neighborhood stood out. “It’s a bespoke community,” says Phil, a […]

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