Home & Design

May/June 2006

Comfort by Design

The front of the house is clad in stone. When Rich Rhodes first saw Brendan O’Neill’s development of English country homes in Potomac, sparks flew. “The site immediately conjured up […]

In the Swim: Six Fabulous Pools

Surrounds Landscaping outdoor design features an open-air cabana offers shade and contains a sink and refrigerator to make entertaining a breeze. Photo by Ron Blunt. The power of water is […]

Modern Interplay

The house presents a series of pavilions built around a mature weeping oak tree.  This established Vienna neighborhood of brick ramblers and Cape Cods is changing, as are many area […]

Profile: Jimi Yui

Jimi Yui, pictured in his Takoma Park, Maryland, kitchen, has designed kitchens for such hot spots as Mario Batali's Del Posto and the new Nobu Fifty-Seven in New York.  Jimi […]

Glass Fusion

Eric Markow (left) selects thin strips of colored glass for a new piece while Thom Norris (right) polishes the edge of a sculpture.Self-taught glass artists Eric Markow and Thom Norris […]

Outdoor Living

Egg Bird Feeders by J. Schatz  Shades of Spring Spice up the neighborhood for your feathery friends with a stunning collection of Egg Bird Feeders by J Schatz. Available in […]


Harpole created a pared-down environment in the living room with four custom club chairs encouraging intimate conversation.  When the client bought his third Washington-area residence in 12 months—the first, a […]

From Landmark to Loft

Original bay windows, doors and signage were preserved on the 1920s building and the new story set back four feet from the old façade.  Georgetown offers historic charm but not […]

Bring Home the Spa

An award-winning bath by Rebecca Swanston re-creates a rain-forest grotto with a waterfall shower and a walk-in terrarium. Photo by Alan Gilbert AU NATUREL An award-winning bath re-creates a rain-forest […]

Bathing Beauties

Stone Forest bathtub Carved in Stone Santa Fe artist Michael Zimber has brought the wonders of nature into the bathroom with his collection of tubs and sinks hand-carved from single […]

The Royal Flush

American Standard's new water-efficient Champion releases a powerful 1.6-gallon flush in less than a second.  Remember when the toilet was a mere utilitarian appliance, something to be visited discreetly, and […]

Showered in Luxury

Whimsical murals light up a bath by Architectural Ceramics.  The process of designing a new bathroom can be daunting. From finding a designer to choosing from the myriad of fixtures […]

One-of-a-Kind Spaces

The great room in a custom home by Santa Fe Development Corporation features a majestic 30-foot window wall. When a client a few years ago asked Bill Flickinger’s Santa Fe […]

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