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Spa Experience

A Bethesda retreat fosters wellness in style

Strong Statement

Bold color and contrast elevate a sleek sanctuary

Collected Style

Vintage marries modern in a chic primary bath

Pool Primer

How to nail an outdoor water feature

Middleburg Magic

Luxe outbuildings enhance an estate nestled in Virginia horse country

Organic Oasis

The National Botanic Garden transforms discarded materials into a sanctuary of earthly delights

Landscape Design

Spa Experience

During construction of a Bethesda spec home, bath and tile designer Davis Holland Leichsenring was tapped to conceive all six and a half of the abode’s bathrooms. “I envisioned them […]

Strong Statement

When designer Martha Vicas was tasked with selecting finishes for a sprawling, contemporary residence under development by Coba in Northwest DC, part of the job was completing “a spectacular bath […]

Collected Style

The owners’ bath in a Georgian-style residence sadly reflected its 1980s provenance—right down to the platform tub and glass-block dividers. After purchasing the Churchville, Maryland, dwelling, new residents contacted Winsome […]

Pool Primer

RIVERFRONT RETREAT McHale Landscape Design was tapped to overhaul an existing landscape and pool on the Severn River in Annapolis. The team installed travertine coping and a vanishing-edge water feature […]

Cutting Edge

HOT TO TROT Trex’s Transcend Lineage composite decking is manufactured using heat-mitigating technology that makes it cooler underfoot than the brand’s other offerings, as it reflects rather than absorbs the […]

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 […]

Specialty Room: Second Place

Designer Christina Simon imparted interest and functionality to a McLean dining room with a chic built-in beverage bar boasting a handy countertop and storage for bottles and glassware. “Custom inset […]

Organic Oasis

A privately owned, 250-acre garden in Chantilly bears witness to the surprising and expansive vision of Peter and Beata Knop. The couple—he’s an entrepreneur and she’s a sculptor—are on a […]

Backyard Wonder

Reimagining a secluded backyard as a private playground started with near-perfect terrain and clients who knew exactly what they wanted: a place to spend happy years together before three daughters […]

Al Fresco Escape

An 18th-century log cabin anchors a serene retreat in Middleburg, Virginia, where restrained outdoor features marry the rustic with the new.   “This was a unique project,” says landscape architect […]

California Style

Spare architecture and sleek white loungers exude the relaxed luxury of a California spa in a backyard McLean retreat. The home was in the design phase when Pristine Acres joined architecture […]

Fun in the Sun

SCANDINAVIAN SUMMER Swedish maker Skargaarden has debuted Laknäs, a collection of outdoor dining furniture crafted of sturdy teak in clean, simple style. The line is aptly named for a lakeside […]

On the Bookshelf

HomeWork: New Houses | Changed Houses | Not Houses This is the fourth monograph by modernist architect Mark McInturff, FAIA, and colleague Julia Heine depicting Bethesda-based McInturff Architects’ extensive body […]

Point of View

 When architecture and landscape come together, wonderful things can happen. At first, an outdoorsy McLean, Virginia, family built a custom home on Annapolis’ South River as a weekend getaway, but […]

Outdoor Oases

Wooded Wonder An expert team conjures a welcoming forest reverie in Great Falls See More... Shore Refuge McHale Landscape Design transforms a prime property on the South River See More... […]

Wooded Wonder

The potential for a multi-dimensional garden in the woods was clear from the start on a three-plus-acre clearing in Great Falls, Virginia. The owners of a Colorado-inspired, stone-and-wood residence sought […]

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