Home & Design

September/October 2006

A Worldly Collection

  A Worldly Collection The home was built in a European country style from natural materials such as stucco, mahogany and limestone. Inveterate world travelers—they’ve been on every continent during […]

Serene Sanctuary

  Serene Sanctuary The original home was overhauled and clad in new colors and materials that blend into the surrounding woods. The four-story house with walls of glass perches on […]


Applause Finnegan Henderson law firm by Davis Carter Scott architects. Photo by Jim Tetro. Washington, DC-based architecture and interior architecture firm Davis Carter Scott recently completed a 250,000-square-foot office for […]

Theatrical Ambitions

Theatrical Ambitions Theater by All Around Technology Photo by Anice HoachlanderGracious Club Room This dream theater in Easton, Maryland, combines understated elegance with state-of-the-art performance. The key to the success […]

Art 101: Beginning a Collection

Gallery owner George Hemphill.  You’re interested in purchasing art, but you’re not quite sure how to begin. How do you surmount the sense of intimidation—which nearly everyone feels—in a gallery […]

Modern Bohemian

Modern Bohemian Ryan Hackett's malachite-toned Chittey Bin #1 (2003), a mixed-media fiberglass panel hangs in a passageway in Hapstak's home.Home is where the art is for Peter F. Hapstak, AIA, […]

Urban Aerie

Urban Aerie Former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and author Janet Langhart Cohen with Lucy.  The private elevator in this luxury building ascends to the eighteenth floor, the door […]

AIA of Northern Virginia Design Awards

Robert M. Gurney, FAIA. Photo by Anice Hoachlander.Last June the American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter gathered in the soaring glass atrium of the United States Patent and Trademark […]

Fall Fashions in Furniture

Laurie Bell's Urbane Garden Collection  Outdoor textiles from Laurie Bell combine the elegance of their indoor counterparts—complete with fringe and trim—and high-tech durability to withstand the elements. Pillows pictured are […]

A Fresh take on History

A Fresh take on History The new orientation center at Mount Vernon We’ve all been there at least once in our lives, whether as students on field trips, children being […]

Modern Injection

Modern Injection Glass walls flank the two-story living space, which is simply furnished with Eames chairs and contemporary pieces.  Angular planes of stucco and metal just above large panes of […]

Cool Contemporary

Avalon Bed, at Adlon.  1.  In September, Adlon in Cady’s Alley will introduce the Living Divani furniture line from Italy. Pictured here, the upholstered Avalon Bed designed by Eero Koivisto […]

New Art Mecca

Work by Thomas Mullany  Due west from Washington, DC, past the sprawl, congestion, and HOV lanes, you will drive right into Rappahannock County, Virginia—a 21st-century Brigadoon. Rappahannock, the last populated bastion […]

Gracious Living

The shingle-style exterior is "porch-oriented" with a large entrance portico.Building a high-end custom home on speculation always comes with a certain element of risk. Will the finished home have the […]

Art Restoration

The addition blends seamlessly into the original home, which was designed by architect Charles Moore in the 1970s.Additions are harder to do than a house,” said architect Rui Ponte, surveying […]

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