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Ocean Breeze

Jamie Merida Interiors enlivens a Bethany cottage with bright colors and a sense of fun

Striking Path

Nick Beck fosters a sense of the unexpected in a Dupont Circle row house

Chic Mix

Mary Jo Major feathers a family’s DC nest in fresh Scandinavian style

Lively Mix

Liz Mearns embraces warmth and casual sophistication in an Alexandria abode

Dark Side

Ann Gottlieb channels a moody, luxe vibe in a Tuscan-style Great Falls manse

Fine Finish

Skip Sroka imbues a Chevy Chase home with understated elegance and a touch of glam

Designer's Eye

Ocean Breeze

A retired couple purchased a diminutive getaway with big ideas for its future. Situated a block from the ocean in Bethany Beach, Delaware, the 1,500-square-foot, circa-1960s cottage had become outmoded […]

Striking Path

A young couple who’d recently purchased a Dupont Circle row house turned to DC designer Nick Beck to outfit its interiors. Built in 1888, the 2,300-square-foot residence was renovated in […]

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 […]

Chic Mix

What were your initial goals? My priority was to make the home warm, inviting and livable instead of feeling barren and kind of sparse. With a big, open area on […]

Lively Mix

With four active kids, a homemaker and her attorney husband wanted their outmoded 1951 Colonial to better suit their needs. They assembled a design team that included architect Christine Kelly, […]

Dark Side

Gothic doors imported from an Argentine castle greeted a house-hunting couple when they first beheld a 15,000-square-foot stone mansion on five scenic acres in Great Falls, Virginia. Designed in 2005 […]

Fine Finish

It all began with a spec house in Chevy Chase, Maryland. In 2007, a couple with two kids purchased the Craftsman-style abode while it was still under construction, tapping designer […]

Perfect Sync

A  couple with a bustling orthodontics practice was in the midst of planning a new custom home north of Baltimore when they called designer Stephanie Gamble for help. The parents […]

Leap of Faith

While the world was shutting down in March 2020, great changes were afoot for the owner of a townhome in DC’s hip NoMa neighborhood. She had just moved from a […]

Smooth Transition

Bonnie Ammon turned the old adage about the cobbler’s shoes on its head when she redesigned the getaway she’s shared with her family of four since 2005. The six-bedroom, 5,024-square-foot […]

Old Town Aerie

It was a life-full-circle moment. Designer Diana Lombard got a call from a couple she’s known since her high school days, when she babysat for their kids. Now grandparents, the […]

Treasure Trove

Brimming with cherished antiques, art and accessories, Liz Mearns’s 1924 abode in Arlington pays tribute to two late, beloved family members: her mother, who was a McLean interior designer; and […]

Custom Flair

Soon after updating a small home for clients with two young kids, designer Kelly Holland discovered the owners had shifted gears and put in a contract for a new five-bedroom, […]

Feathered Nest

Feathered Nest - When the time came to downsize from their house in Arlington, an attorney and his wife, a writer, settled on a light-filled, fifth-floor condo overlooking Northwest DC’s […]

Private Sanctuary

Nestor Santa-Cruz does not like to move. After many years in a 1960s-era apartment near Washington National Cathedral, it was finding another unit in the same building about four years […]

Layered Mix

Layered Mix - Repeat clients expecting a second child called on designer Dane Austin to outfit their new, transitional-style home in Arlington. “With a toddler in tow and an infant on […]

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