An Open Plan

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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010 A sweeping interior makeover of a classic Eichler-style home on Virginia’s Lake Barcroft demonstrates how good design can reinvigorate mid-20th century architecture, converting…

Hot Talent

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Designers (left to right) Susan Major, Michael Hampton, Ugo Arinzeh and partners Arch Williams and Charlene Kennerknecht of Monarch Interior Design Group. To view…

Bazaar

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JULY/AUGUST 2010 Take a Seat Norwegian furniture company Variér specializes in stylish, ultra-contemporary seating. Designed by Olav Eldøy, Date is a dining chair with a…

Under Foot

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JULY/AUGUST 2010 The Beauty of Wood Armstrong Hardwood fashions hand-sculpted wood planks into flooring to create an authentically aged look. The flooring comes in…

Going Green

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MAY/JUNE 2010 1. Under Foot Silex metallic porcelain floor and wall tile from Italy contains 40 percent recycled content and is third-party certified to…

Going Green

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MAY/JUNE 2010 1. Under Foot Silex metallic porcelain floor and wall tile from Italy contains 40 percent recycled content and is third-party certified to…

Beach Scene

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MAY/JUNE 2010 Savena Doychinov, Design Studio International Kitchen & Bath A vibrant Haitian painting inspired the update of a bland boys’ bathroom in a…

Room for Two

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MAY/JUNE 2010 Ernesto M. Santalla, Studio Santalla Inc. Ernesto Santalla transformed an outmoded his-and-hers bath in a Tudor-style DC home into a light-filled, contemporary…

Green Living

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MAY/JUNE 2010 Tucked into a neighborhood of 1950s split-level homes in Bethesda, Maryland, Adina and Mike Liuzzo’s mid-century house stands out just enough. While…

Indulgences- Travel

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MAY/JUNE 2010 Carbon-Neutral Safaris Africa Adventure Consultants books customized safaris with a conscience, maintaining an eco-friendly footprint and supporting local communities in the countries…

Sprucing Up

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A Minimalist Approach The Kerlite Elegance Collection from Artistic Tile reflects the latest trend in Italian porcelain tile—an unusually thin surface (only an eighth…

Woodland Escapes

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MARCH/APRIL 2010 An elaborate, natural-looking pool is the main landscape feature of this wooded, nearly six-acre property in Chantilly, Virginia. Landscape architect Chad Talton…

Lush Life

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Tucked into Washington, DC’s urban neighborhood of Cleveland Park is a lush garden oasis. It includes an English-style border overflowing with roses, Lady’s Mantle,…

Carla Hall

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010 Cookies are baking in Carla Hall’s kitchen. The 5-foot-eleven accountant-turned-model-turned chef almost forgets them as she shows visitors her century-old home’s original…