Home & Design

May/June 2012

Classic Concept

Classic Concept MAY/JUNE 2012 For a kitchen renovation, Montgomery College design student Christy Leu submitted a concept that blended the home’s historic, Federal-style aesthetic with the demands of the homeowners’ […]


Indulgences MAY/JUNE 2012 THAI RETREAT  The Banyan Tree Phuket resort and spa is located on a lagoon on Bang Tao Bay (above). Guests enjoy Thai-style villas, each with open-air sunken […]

Al Fresco Style

Al Fresco Style MAY/JUNE 2012 Poolside Repast The year 2012 welcomes a couple of additions to the Richard Frinier Collection for Brown Jordan, including Swim, a spare, stylish new line […]

Planting a Seed

Planting a Seed MAY/JUNE 2012 Cutting Edge To extend the contemporary style of their house outdoors, homeowners hired Don Gwiz of Lewis Aquatech in Chantilly, Virginia. The landscape company gave […]

Art & Engineering

Art & Engineering MAY/JUNE 2012   Sculptor Michael Enn Sirvet sits back in his studio office in industrial Beltsville, Maryland, taking a rare break. Within view of his metal-cutting and […]


Applause MAY/JUNE 2012 Powered by 100 years of history, the Howard Theatre—once a draw for Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown—is about to open the curtain on a new era. Located […]


MAY/JUNE 2012 Indulgences TOP TOQUE The new chef at DC’s Poste Moderne Brasserie, Dennis Marron (above) recently unveiled a new menu that puts a modern spin on French 
classics in […]

Best in Show

Best in Show MAY/ JUNE 2012   The 2012 design competition organized by the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) welcomed close to 100 entries from […]

Modern Idyll

Modern Idyll MAY/JUNE 2012 To see before photos click here. Nestled in Northern Virginia’s Falls Church area, Lake Barcroft holds the enviable position of being the only lake inside DC’s […]

Easy-Going Elegance

Easy-Going Elegance MAY/JUNE 2012 With three teenage daughters, a Reston, Virginia, homeowner had her hands full. When she decided to renovate her 1980s-era house, her goal was to accommodate the […]

An Unexpected Pleasure

An Unexpected Pleasure MAY/JUNE 2012 The owners of a 19th-century farmhouse and adjacent 1920s main house wanted to unify the two disparate structures. They turned to the surrounding landscape to […]

French Flair

French Flair MAY/JUNE 2012 The panoramic views of the Shenandoah Mountains are the only giveaway that this expansive, 44-acre property is actually in Hume, Virginia, and not Europe. The stately […]

Clean & Simple

Clean & Simple MAY/JUNE 2012 A young couple wished to update the kitchen of their Capitol Hill row house. However, their vision was challenged by a tight budget and the space […]

An Artful Design

An Artful Design MAY/JUNE 2012 In a spare, contemporary master bath, a sculptural soaking tub creates a focal point, poised beneath a picture window so as to take full advantage […]

Sophisticated Style

Sophisticated Style MAY/JUNE 2012 When Cahill Design Build remodeled an outdated master bath in DC, the vanities had no functional drawers and both the shower and toilet were tucked away […]

Cachet: Design Preview

Cachet: Design Preview MAY/JUNE 2012 A day before this issue went to press, the 2012 DC Design House opened its doors for a media preview. Participating designers, working around the […]

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