Home & Design

July/August 2012

A Custom Approach

A Custom Approach Paradigm Building Group’s founder and president, Tim Winter, was with NVHomes for six years and had built at least 150 houses for clients when he decided it […]

Under Foot

Two-Tone Tile Marble Systems has launched a new line of decorative tile designs by the Sara Baldwin Design Studio. Pictured here, Vildiz is a two-tone design that integrates the Skyline […]

Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way Under Glass Tracy Glover’s Silver Lining chandelier, which recently debuted at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair, showcases handblown glass elements suspended on stainless-steel cable strands. Illuminated […]

Q & A with Celebrity Designer Luca Missoni

Q & A with Celebrity Designer Luca Missoni Luca Missoni is the son of Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, who founded the Italian fashion house in 1953. He grew up playing […]

Melting Pot

Melting Pot Back in 2003, 22 contemporary architects designed teapots for Alessi. The experiment in international design relations was a big success, yielding a range of fanciful, innovative teapots that […]

Global Reach

Global Reach The Spanish surface manufacturer Cosentino—maker of Silestone 
Natural Quartz and a host of other products—has landed in the nation’s capital, opening its newest showroom in Sterling, Virginia, near […]

Bird's Eye View

Bird's Eye View The newly built Residences On The Avenue in Foggy Bottom at Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is a mixed-use development. Owned by Boston Properties, this 72,000-square-foot complex of four […]

Hot Talent: Diverse Portfolio

Hot Talent: Diverse Portfolio Will McGovern, who grew up outside of Pittsburgh, loved to comb the city’s architectural relics with his parents. He studied the history of art and architecture […]

Hot Talent: Global Viewpoint

Hot Talent: Global Viewpoint Darlene Molnar always wanted 
to be an interior designer. When she was growing up in New Jersey, she shared a room with her sister. “Her side […]

Hot Talent: Outside the Box

Hot Talent: Outside the Box J. Allen hails from Los Angeles, but crossed the continent in 1997 to attend Howard University. She never went back. “I liked the pace of […]

Design House Chic

Design House Chic Nestled in the bucolic Northwest DC neighborhood of Spring Valley, this year’s DC Design House was a classic brick center-hall Colonial built in 1956. Twenty-three area design […]

Young Visionaries

Young Visionaries A captivating view of American craft today marks the 40th anniversary of the Renwick Gallery, a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Encompassing works by 40 artists […]

Mod Squad

Mod Squad European Edge Javier Martin Muriel, who founded the high-end contemporary Spanish furniture company Baltus, designs all its furniture—including the curvaceous Picasso chair, pictured here. Beech wood legs are […]

Warm-Weather Oases

Warm-Weather Oases Escape in the Greek Isles Nestled on Ayios Yiannis, one of Mykonos’s most stunning beaches, the Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort is home to 107 guest rooms and […]

Smart Shopping for Summer

Smart Shopping for Summer Cruise Control Though the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 (above) is two inches longer and wider than the previous model, its aluminum body is more than 200 pounds […]

Coastal Refuge

Coastal Refuge A 1.4-square-mile outpost on the Chesapeake Bay just north of Annapolis, Gibson Island has welcomed weekenders from the Baltimore-Washington area for decades. In the 1920s, the island’s developer […]

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