Home & Design

July/August 2014

DC Design House: Before & After

DC Design House: Before & After The 2014 DC Design House transformed a classic but dated 8,000-square-foot, stone center-hall Colonial located in Northwest DC’s picturesque Forest Hills neighborhood. The house […]


HOT TALENT This annual feature spotlights a handful of gifted designers just making their mark in the region. Photographed in the future home of the Washington Design Center (in space […]

The Fast Track

ELECTRIC CHARGE The Fast Track Porsche’s 2015 918 Spyder combines the ultimate in performance with the fuel-efficiency of a hybrid. This sleek, carbon-fiber model shifts between five modes—electric, hybrid, sport […]

Graphic Edge

Graphic Edge Designer David Mitchell recently planted 115 daylilies, 25 dahlias and 16 hydrangeas in his backyard—every one in white to offset the other plants in his garden, which are […]

Fab Furniture

Fab Furniture HOT SEAT Designed by Gaetano Pesce for Cassina, the Feltri chair is covered entirely by thick wool felt. Thermosetting resin on the seat lends stiffness and resistance, while […]

Family Affair

Family Affair Eleanor Niermann’s world  is filled with memories of her parents’ boundless talent for creating beautiful furnishings. The Maryland company they founded in 1978—maker of elegant, handcrafted furniture, lighting […]

Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way LORD OF THE RINGS The Giuko pendant series from Leucos features sleek aluminum rings with round, blown-glass diffusers in a satin finish. Pictured here, the Itre Giuko […]

City Chic

City Chic Lori Graham’s 14th Street shop, Lori Graham Home, perfectly exemplifies the designer’s chic, eclectic sensibility. A trip to her home, therefore, comes as no surprise. It exudes the […]

Foot Loose

Foot Loose SUSTAINABLE SURFACE EcoDomo’s hardy, eco-friendly Cork Design Collection offers myriad choices, with a range of styles, sizes and hand-assembled surface designs. Available in floating planks, glue-down tiles and […]

Easy Rhythm

Easy Rhythm After earning a degree in interior design, Michael Roberson spent 18 years creating window displays for Neiman Marcus in her native Texas and, later, her adopted hometown of […]

Layer by Layer

"The concept of beauty is difficult,” says Francie Hester, standing beside one of the ravishing new art objects displayed recently in an exhibition of her work at Kaller Fine Arts […]

The Big Easy

The Big Easy When the Lukken family bought their four-bedroom Capitol Hill row house in 2011, they knew an extensive renovation lay in their not-too-distant future. A sociable couple with […]

Preserving History

Preserving History The stately, neoclassical National Academy of Sciences building in DC has been revitalized. Designed in 1922 by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, it was added onto in 1965 and 1970 […]

Hot Talent: Lisa Puchalla

Hot Talent: Lisa Puchalla After years of doling out decorating advice without pay, Lisa Puchalla, mother of three, decided it was time to turn her passion into a calling. She […]

A Strong Partnership

A Strong Partnership Francisca Villarroel Alonso and Antonio Alonso both hail from Spain—but they met while studying architecture at Catholic University. After graduating, they married and pursued separate careers, then […]

Hot Talent: Christopher Boutlier

Hot Talent: Christopher Boutlier After earning a finance degree and working briefly in the corporate world, Christopher Boutlier was ready for a change. So he took a year off to […]

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