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Chesapeake Views Spring 2014

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture What regulations should homeowners keep in mind when designing a landscape project in a critical area? One limiting factor in Maryland is that there is […]

Ask the Pros: Construction

Ask the Pros: Construction When building near the bay, what factors should homeowners consider to prevent delays or setbacks due to permitting rules? Waterfront projects are among the most challenging […]

Ask the Pros: Interior Design

Ask the Pros: Interior Design How do you design a waterfront house to evoke its setting without it becoming overdone or trite? The best rule of thumb for any design—including […]

Woven Wonders

Woven Wonders 1. PAPER CAPER  Handwoven from paper using a Korean technique, the Nut Case Baskets stow away belongings in style. Made in France, they are available at the new […]

Bay Watch

One January morning, photographer Geoffery Hodgdon awoke to this magnificent sunrise on Herring Bay Watch, 20 miles south of the Annapolis. "The Chesapeake is often frothy in cold weather, but […]

Ask the Pros: Architecture

Ask the Pros: Architecture Describe the challenges and rewards of designing waterfront architecture, specific to the bay. I have found that the rewards far outweigh the challenges when I’m designing […]

Coastal Charm

Coastal Charm Jamie Merida—soon-to-be featured designer on HGTV’s “House Hunters Renovation” and longtime owner of the Easton design studio and furniture boutique Bountiful—is always up for a remodeling challenge. It […]

Aquatic Art

Aquatic Art The beauty of deep-water life inspires the sparkling-glass worlds created by Alison Sigethy. In her signature series, Sea Core Bubble Tubes, artful variations on shells, corals, jellyfish and […]

Shell Game

Shell Game The Fun 11 Pendant by the late Danish designer Verner Panton creates an iconic focal point in any space. The light consists of hand-cut mother-of-pearl discs that cascade […]

River Vista

River Vista We always thought a waterfront home was out of reach,” says Kassie Genovere, co-owner of an Annapolis hair salon for kids. But when her close friends announced they […]

Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove It’s hardly a surprise that Nambé—known for its sculptural tableware and accessories—would someday introduce pieces that evoke the beauty of undulating sea life. The company has done just […]

Outdoor Oasis

Outdoor Oasis Owners of a weekend home perched on the banks of the Miles River near Easton enlisted McHale Landscape Design to improve the views of the water from their […]

Bold Panorama

Bold Panorama The renovation of a Georgian home in St. Michaels, Maryland, included a new, half-circular conservatory with panoramic Miles River vistas. To accommodate the room’s shape, designer Gerald Smith […]

Scenic Lookout

Scenic Lookout The renovation of a circa-1900 house on the Severn River in Centreville, Maryland, encompassed an update of the screened porch by Joe Ireland. The designer created seating arrangements […]

Watershack Reborn

Watershack Reborn Clients hired architect Todd Ray to overhaul what he calls “a ramshackle, moldy ’50s rambler” in Leonardtown, Maryland, overlooking the Potomac River at its confluence with the Chesapeake […]

Beach Chic

Beach Chic Paola Navone is most at home when she’s by the sea. So when the celebrated Italian designer and architect set out to create her Spring/Summer collection for Crate […]

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