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Past Perfect

Art Deco-inspired spaces bring an 1870s Georgetown row house into the 21st century

Fresh Approach

A traditional Bethesda dwelling marries clean lines and a tailored look

Balancing Act

A design team reimagines a century-old Dupont Circle residence while respecting its past

Mountain Magic

A Charlottesville manse melds clean lines, bucolic splendor and a touch of glam

Classic Flair

A revamped kitchen unites form and function in timeless style

Cutting Edge

Keeping warm by the fire this winter—indoors and out

November/December 2023

Nov./Dec. 2023: Flipbook
Past Perfect

Appearances can be deceiving. Behind its austere, khaki façade, an 1870s row house departs from Georgetown’s traditional aesthetic to celebrate Old World train travel—notably, the Orient Express—and the swank elegance […]

Fresh Approach

About 15 minutes after seeing it, a couple house-hunting in Bethesda was ready to make an offer. The 1993 abode was uninspiring from the outside—but inside, the potential was obvious. […]

Balancing Act

Nestled on a tree-lined street off Dupont Circle, a stately Beaux Arts townhouse captured the hearts of a couple looking to trade up from their nearby condo. The 1915 brick […]

Mountain Magic

It’s often the natural order of events for empty nesters to jettison a larger family home for a smaller, more manageable roost when the kids go to college. Not so […]

Watergate Aerie

Stylistically, Washington’s Watergate complex has always exhibited a split personality. The cutting-edge 1960s project by Italian architect Luigi Moretti came with a futuristic, curvilinear exterior and curiously fussy interiors. Following […]

Creative Flair

I love color and having meaningful things around me,” declares Dana Schwartz, standing in her chic and playful Adams Morgan abode. The designer’s surroundings perfectly speak to her preferences, as […]

Year-Round Oases

With fire pits, steaming spas, hidden heaters and outdoor kitchens on the rise, today’s outdoor rooms can keep on going long after summer’s last hurrah. We asked experts to shed […]

Classic Flair

After updating their décor, Bethesda homeowners enlisted Four Brothers Design + Build to revive the abode’s outmoded kitchen. “They wanted more storage,” recounts project designer Kristen Mendoza. “And they really […]

New Chapter

DC’s National Museum of Women in the Arts reopened on October 21 after a two-year, $70 million renovation that dramatically updated the 1908 building while respecting its architectural legacy. The […]

Cutting Edge

ALL AFLAME Heat & Glo has debuted new digital flame technology in its vent-free SimpliFire Inception Electric Fireplace. It includes a realistic flame in a 36-inch, remote-controlled viewing area; the […]

Transformational Art

Brilliant colors blaze a trail across Sheila Crider’s dimensional art. In her mixed-media work, flat canvases may convert to billowing shapes. Textures glide from gridded burlap to subtle Japanese-paper relief. […]

Warm Glow

SEEING STARS Riffing on a classic starburst form, the Finch Chandelier by Arteriors delivers an organic touch with wooden branches emanating from an iron center. The eight-light fixture comes in […]

On the Bookshelf

  Iconic Home: Interiors, Advice, and Stories from 50 Amazing Black Designers Black Interior Designers, Inc., unites, connects and promotes designers of color. This book by June Reese, vice-president of […]

Deck the Halls in DC

Every year, some 20 local design teams partner with Washington Design Center showrooms to celebrate the holidays. Now in its eighth year, the lively soirée presents dazzling vignettes and tablescapes—ranging […]

Union Market Debut

El Presidente, Stephen Starr’s latest foray into Washington, celebrates Mexican cuisine in a festive, 6,000-square-foot Union Market locale. Designers at AvroKO conjured its “neo-retro” interiors. The main dining room features […]

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