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A design team masterminds an elegant Jersey Shore getaway with panoramic ocean views

Calm Reverie

An Annapolis home and garden embrace modern Japanese design

Middleburg Magic

Luxe outbuildings enhance an estate nestled in Virginia horse country

Hot Talent 2023

Five rising stars make their mark on the local design scene

Woodland Aerie

A bold redo revives a dark and dated home with an eye on nature

Best of Show

A spotlight on the 2023 NKBA Kitchen & Bath Awards

July/August 2023

July/August 2023: Flipbook
Living Museum

It was a beautiful blank slate,” reflects Mary Douglas Drysdale, describing the spare interior of a modernist home in Ashburn, Virginia—before she set to work. With 12-foot ceilings and glass […]


When it came to building a summer getaway in Longport, New Jersey, Bethesda residents Marla and Barry Beck had a vision. The power couple, who co-founded the luxury beauty retailer […]

Calm Reverie

If dropped by helicopter into this riverfront garden of ornamental trees, stone pathways and a raked-gravel bed, visitors might assume they’d landed in rural Japan rather than on a residential […]

Middleburg Magic

Lured from Chantilly to bucolic Middleburg, Virginia, by a private school that turned out to be a perfect fit, a couple with four kids purchased a three-acre lot—despite encouragement from […]

Hot Talent 2023

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Hot Talent: Sara Swabb

Sara Swabb, who hails from Ohio, had a high-level marketing and sales career when she moved to DC to be with her husband. Several years and two daughters later, she […]

Hot Talent: Asha Maxey

Asha Maxey, who grew up in Holly, Michigan, always had a soft spot for interior design. She studied architecture for a year, then wound up with a degree in marketing. […]

Hot Talent: Kevin Billings

Interior décor has been a passion for Kevin Billings since his Leesburg childhood, when he spent many a weekend redecorating his room. After studying communications and marketing in college, Billings […]

Hot Talent: Griffith Roberts Roth + Blythe Roberts McNerney

Sisters Griffith Roberts Roth (left) and Blythe Roberts McNerney share a lifelong love for interiors—and a longtime vision of owning a business together. Before launching Griffith Blythe Interiors in 2016, […]

Woodland Aerie

With daylight flowing in and an open floor plan that makes living joyful, the owner of a redesigned Cabin John, Maryland, home recalls the epiphany that led her family to […]

Best of Show

Area designers submitted more than 77 entries to the 2023 Kitchen & Bath Awards, organized by the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and sponsored by Home […]

Large Kitchen: First Place

In the hands of EL Studio, a compartmentalized 1929 bungalow in Northwest DC’s Kent neighborhood became an open-plan abode designed with entertaining in mind. A bar area in the home’s […]

Large Kitchen: Second Place

Tired of their cramped, inefficient kitchen, Baltimore homeowners turned to Smithouse Design + Build for a modern overhaul that would respect the property’s 1920s provenance. Designers reconfigured the main level, […]

Large Bath: First Place

Tapped to remodel the primary bath in his clients’ Kalorama condo, Jonas Carnemark mapped out a serene, open space housing a frameless shower, a double vanity and a toilet screened […]

Large Bath: Second Place

The dark, dated primary bath in a Warrenton, Virginia, home had lost its luster. So the owners enlisted Slate Design & Remodel to transform the space into a bright, tranquil […]

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