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Melting Pot

Melting Pot Back in 2003, 22 contemporary architects designed teapots for Alessi. The experiment in international design relations was a big success, yielding a range of fanciful, innovative teapots that […]

Young Visionaries

Young Visionaries A captivating view of American craft today marks the 40th anniversary of the Renwick Gallery, a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Encompassing works by 40 artists […]

Capturing the Cosmos

Capturing the Cosmos At a local gathering of The Explorers Club, Washington painter Betsy Stewart chatted with a group of scientists. When they asked how her work was going, she […]


  Indulgences Road Rebel Orders are racing in for the Tesla Roadster—a 100-percent electric sports car that goes from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds. The winner […]


  Indulgences Rock Candy De Beers recently opened its sixth U.S. store in Tysons Galleria. The diamond purveyor’s treasure trove includes such dazzling jewels as Icy Glam Earrings, the Charisma […]

Indulgences- Travel

  Indulgences- Travel Italian Escape The awarding of a Michelin star to Villa Feltrinelli is not necessarily welcome news to regulars of this exclusive 21-room hotel palazzo on the shores […]


Indulgences Modern Asian fare Ping by Charlie Chiang’s recently opened its doors in Virginia’s burgeoning Shirlington neighborhood. The modern Chinese restaurant, designed by Division1 Architects, features a sleek bar and […]

Indulgences- Food

  Indulgences- Food Mrs. K's Toll House Restaurant A Vintage Pour Mrs. K’s Toll House Restaurant, a Silver Spring landmark since the early 1900s, just opened The Wine Press, a […]

Indulgences- Toys

  Indulgences- Toys Panasonic's 150-inch Life ScreenScreen Envy Not long after Panasonic introduced the largest plasma TV available—the 103-inch Panasonic TH-103PH9UK—the company outdid itself, introducing the 150-inch Life Screen at […]

Indulgences- Fashion

  Indulgences- Fashion I. Gorman Jewelers' new showroom new design gem I. Gorman Jewelers recently relocated to a swank new showroom designed by Washington’s Hickok Cole Architects. The space has […]

Indulgences- Travel

  Indulgences- Travel A private villa on the island of Santa Cruz ultimate galapagos Most people see these islands from a cruise ship. Nice, but there’s a better way. Luxury […]

Nina Falk's glass creations

Nina Falk's glass creations Looking for Light incorporates embedded copper and brass wire. Artist Nina Falk’s colorful, lilting glassworks dance with grace and light. If this description seems just as […]

Craft Art at Home

Craft Art at Home The Girardinis have spent 13 years renovating and refining their contemporary home in Sykesville, Maryland. The Girardinis didn’t build their own house. But like birds settled […]

A Passion for Art

A Passion for Art Eric Kole relaxes on the steps of his Logan Circle penthouse beneath Absolut DC, a lithograph made for the vodka purveyor by Judy Brown.  For Vastu […]

Shimmer and Light

Shimmer and Light The colors in Rob Vander Zee's condo play off his collection of art, while furnishings tend towards the contemporary. The living/dining area features seating by Ligne Roset […]

Rhapsody in Silk

Rhapsody in Silk Nebiur Arellano in her Bethesda studio. The artwork of Bethesda-based Nebiur Arellano evokes the transcendent blues of the stained-glass windows at Chartres, the burnished golds of the […]

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