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Chesapeake Views Spring 2018

Waterfront Haven

Years of searching the Chesapeake Bay waterfront for a home led Marshall “Marsh” and Estela McClean to purchase a hilltop property overlooking Mill Creek near the Severn River with the […]

Gone Sailing

Gone SailingThe Chesapeake Bay is the perfect locale for Deborah and John Tuttle, two busy doctors who love to recharge on the water. They were elated to discover a house […]

Bold Statement

Bold Statement Seven years ago, a couple walked into Randall Kipp’s office and asked him to design their dream house on the water—in about five years. They had just purchased […]

Street Art

Street Art An enormous, abstracted fox leaps across one building. A stylized girl enigmatically dangles a key in one hand and an open-mouthed metal fish in another. These are just […]

Up-and-Coming Rock Hall

Up-and-Coming Rock HallGeography has long shaped the destiny of Rock Hall, nicknamed “the pearl of the Chesapeake” and located on Maryland’s upper Eastern Shore. Less than two hours from many […]

Game Day

Game Day When charged with designing a waterfront retreat on a narrow lot facing the Severn River, architect Melanie Hartwig-Davis got creative. She replaced a 1930s fishing shack with a […]

Office Space

Office Space Architect Cathy Purple Cherry and interior designer Arlene Critzos collaborated on a traditional waterfront home in Annapolis’s historic Bay Ridge community, overlooking the Chesapeake. While Purple Cherry designed […]

Table Scape

Table Scape While renovating their condo in the Ritz-Carlton Residences on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the owners asked designer Teresa Buchanan to transform the two-bedroom abode—which encompassed an open-plan living/dining area […]

Ship's Ahoy

Ship's AhoyDINNER TIME Italian importer Abbiamo Tutto conjures the Mediterranean with its hand-painted Italian ceramics. The dishwasher-safe collection includes a set of six dinner plates for $196. Available through graciousstyle.com […]

Ask the Pros: Architecture

Ask the Pros ArchitectureWhat properties do you look for when selecting windows for a waterfront home? Waterfront homes experience heavy thermal and moisture exposure, especially on the ocean where salt-water […]

Ask the Pros: Landscape Design

Ask the Pros: Landscape DesignWhat advice do you offer clients for creating inviting outdoor “rooms?” We advise our clients to go for function over beauty. Select an area that is comfortable […]


Baywatch Lured to the waterfront near Spring Cove Marina in Swan Creek on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on a late summer evening, local photographer Jennifer Krafchik spotted a boat coming her […]

Ask the Pros: Interior Design

Ask the Pros: Interior Design What is your philosophy on using prints versus solid textiles when there are water views in a room? I like to design with a combination of […]

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