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Color at Play

A design team revamps a DC apartment with minimalist architecture and vibrant art

River Idyll

Cathy Purple Cherry conjures an Old World-style compound on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

State of Grace

A reimagined Bethesda abode merges serenity and streamlined elegance

Perfect Symmetry

Oehme, van Sweden imparts a formal, European sensibility to a picturesque McLean estate

Au Naturel

Andrea Houck channels a chic, organic vibe in a new Arlington abode

Forces of Nature

With cosmic beauty, John Ruppert’s sculptures echo the natural world

May/June 2024

May/June 2024: Flipbook
Color at Play

After 30 years in the five-bedroom Potomac house where they raised their kids, the task of seamlessly downsizing to a two-bedroom co-op apartment in Northwest DC wasn’t an easy one—but […]

River Idyll

Meandering up to an agrarian property in Centreville, Maryland, a pea-gravel driveway intentionally sets an even slower pace. Visitors are meant to savor the pastoral scene along the way, as […]

State of Grace

Snowy white textiles, collectible art and carefully curated antiques don’t usually mix with the patter of little feet, but in this Bethesda home the elegant setting doesn’t hinder playtime one […]

Cottage Charm

The owners of a traditional Great Falls residence contacted Surrounds, Inc., to reimagine their two-plus-acre property with improved convenience in front and an oasis in back centered around a swimming […]

Perfect Symmetry

It all started with an ailing privacy hedge. Homeowners initially called on Oehme, van Sweden to replace a row of aged Leyland cypress rimming their nine-acre McLean property—but plans for […]

Au Naturel

After purchasing a modern farmhouse already under construction in Arlington, repeat clients called on designer Andrea Houck to make it feel like home. Once she selected interior finishes and lighting, […]

Lighten Up

Downsizing has its upsides, as a couple from McLean, Virginia, discovered when they moved from their longtime, single-family home to a 20-year-old townhouse community in a historic district nearby. Although they […]

Passage to Tokyo

Just before a sea of cherry blossoms heralded the arrival of spring, another Japanese sensation created a buzz in downtown Washington. The Arcade, an upscale, membership-based lounge, opened in February […]

Forces of Nature

Behind John Ruppert’s Baltimore studio, a motor roars. From the side of his truck, the sculptor controls a hydraulic lift, raising a flexible, galvanized-steel wire object to stand eight feet […]

Vintage Vibe

The owners of a colonial-style residence in Alexandria enlisted Marks-Woods Construction Services to create a two-level addition while updating the existing spaces. “They’re a family of four and both husband […]

Fresh Start

A couple relocating from Texas hoped to recreate a breezy, Southwestern lifestyle on their new property in Aldie, Virginia. They hired Pristine Acres to reimagine the blank-slate backyard as a […]

Fine Features

While working with Case Architects & Remodelers on a whole-house renovation in Bethesda, clients requested an overhaul of their outmoded primary suite. Along with other improvements, they envisioned a bathroom […]

Fun in the Sun

BOATING LIFE Costiera, a line of lounge furniture by French designer Christophe Pillet for Ethimo, is meant for use on land or at sea. Yacht-centric materials, from striped textiles to […]

Furniture Debuts

GIORGETTI’S DRIVE SOFA, designed by Carlo Colombo, pairs a streamlined seat with walnut canaletto feet; leather or cloth upholstery can be detailed in leather piping. Find at the new Salus […]

A World of Art

The National Building Museum will host the 42nd annual Smithsonian Craft Show, May 1 through 5. The theme of this year’s event, Creating Joy, celebrates artisanal achievement throughout the U.S., […]

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