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Fall Issue Fest

Home & Design and members of the design community gathered at Stuart Kitchens in Annapolis on November 16th to celebrate the Fall 2022 issue of Chesap...
22-12-2022 21:47

Amazing Kitchens

Lively Palette Designers infuse a district kitchen with efficiency and a playful vibe See More... Natural Blush Despite its muted palet...
22-12-2022 21:47

Late Fall Launch Party

On November 3rd, Home & Design marked the publication of its November/December 2022 issue with a festive event at Ferguson in DC?s Friendship Heights....
22-12-2022 21:47

Wildest Dreams

?Move the Way You Want,? Jonathan Monaghan?s recent multi-media exhibition at The Phillips Collection, immersed viewers in a dreamlike realm where fea...
22-12-2022 21:47

Chef's Choice

PRO STYLE The minimalist CUCINAnD?O kitchen system was named for the Milanese restaurant D?O and designed by its renowned chef, Davide Oldani, for ARA...
17-12-2022 21:47

Modern Allure

Dream jobs come in all shapes and sizes. For Jennifer Wagner Schmidt, the ideal interiors project was a $3 million contemporary Bethesda residence, ju...
15-12-2022 21:48

Bold Strokes

With their then-toddler and six-month-old in tow, a young couple set out to find a more accommodating replacement for the Capitol Hill row house they?...
15-12-2022 21:48

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...
15-12-2022 21:48

New Frontier

The traditional kitchen in designer Jan Mengenhauser?s otherwise contemporary Reston home was a renovation waiting to happen. An awkward bank of cabin...
14-12-2022 21:49

Lively Palette

A desire for color was one of many factors that drove the owner of a 1940s DC Colonial to overhaul her kitchen, housed in an existing addition. With d...
14-12-2022 21:49

Timeless Charm

Spending the covid shutdown at home in Bethesda with her husband and two daughters gave designer Liz Levin plenty of time to scrutinize?and reimagine?...
14-12-2022 21:49

HOME&DESIGN Late Fall 2022 eBook

Home & Design ? Late Fall 2022...
14-12-2022 21:49

Natural Blush

A family relocating to DC settled into a Tenleytown home and decided to upgrade the kitchen immediately. Though they loved its generous proportions, ?...
14-12-2022 21:49

Classic Gem

When gifted interior designers, architects and owners come together with a single vision for a home?s future, the results can seem like kismet. Especi...
13-12-2022 22:35

Silver + Gold

Though most homeowners focus their landscape plans on spring and summer, experts contend that taking a year-round approach delivers rich rewards even ...
09-11-2022 21:47

Private Retreat

While designing a modern abode on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Purple Cherry Architects focused on a specific mandate: to dream up a luxe primary ...
09-11-2022 21:47

Sweden on the Severn

Elina Donaldson lived in her native Sweden for nine years with her husband Noah Donaldson, a passionate sailor from Annapolis. When they returned to t...
08-11-2022 21:47

Give Your Work The Recognition It Deserves

The Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), in partnership with Home & Design magazine, invites you to enter t...
08-11-2022 21:47

Retro Vibe

After a two-year quest to find a waterfront escape less than an hour from their DC row house, interior designer Michael Stehlik and his partner struck...
07-11-2022 21:50

Finding Home

Strong lines and simple, graphic shapes characterize Hadiya Williams? new fabric and wallpaper collection for Schumacher. Inspired by West African the...
01-11-2022 21:51

Four Seasons

A Chevy Chase couple with a charming, 1925 Sears kit house tapped BarnesVanze Architects and Alliance Builders for a whole-house remodel. Towards the ...
30-10-2022 21:48

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 ...
30-10-2022 21:48

Sleek + Shiny

Craving a cleaner aesthetic, homeowners enlisted Studio 360 and BOWA to rethink their kitchen and adjoining spaces. First, the team remedied a choppy ...
30-10-2022 21:48

Stitch in Time

If everything old is new again, then the pendulum is swinging toward Samantha Briegel?s sparkling, pixie-dust porcelains. With their lacy patterns, gi...
30-10-2022 21:48

Eastern Flair

A fascination with air travel convinced a couple to buy a condo with runway views of Reagan National Airport. ?We were sitting in the car at Gravelly ...
29-10-2022 21:48

Big Reveal

Starting a new chapter in life together spurred Timothy Price and Jerry Sealy to make over their Adams Morgan apartment. In 2016, Sealy sold his nearb...
28-10-2022 21:48

Simply Sublime

When a young couple toured a five-bedroom McLean home, they saw beyond the traditional, builder-grade embellishments of its 2008 vintage?the mahogany-...
28-10-2022 21:48

Uncommon Ground

  NATURAL BEAUTY  CALI?s GeoWood flooring fortifies a layer of real bamboo or hardwood with a limestone-composite foundation, which makes the pro...
26-10-2022 21:47

Water Sculpture

GRAY MATTER  Made in Buenos Aires, Franz Viegener fixtures are known for their architectural forms and chic finishes?including the new Satin Gre...
26-10-2022 21:47

Garden of Delights

FAR EAST  Textile designer Lisa Fine is drawn to patterns that conjure India?s rich colors and delicate botanical motifs. Her latest collection ...
26-10-2022 21:47

Made by Hand

TERRA FIRMA  Virginia designer Lauren Liess? Habitat Collection for Architessa includes the Terra series of terracotta tile, handmade and hand-p...
26-10-2022 21:47

Let There Be Light

TOUCH OF WHIMSY  The Pyppe collection by Utu Lamps imparts an Art Deco sensibility to pendants, chandeliers, sconces and more. A tube of lacquer...
26-10-2022 21:47

Year in Design

JANUARY 20?22, 2023 Home + Remodeling Show Dulles Expo Center ? FEBRUARY 24?26, 2023 Capital Remodel + Garden Show Dulles Ex...
26-10-2022 21:47

Trade Secrets

Our Experts Bonnie Ammon Bonnie Ammon Interiors  |  Iantha Carley Iantha Carley Interiors  |  Josh Hildreth Josh Hildreth Interiors  |  Jamie Merida J...
25-10-2022 21:53

Material World

Our Experts Bret Anderson Pyramid Builders  |  Eric R. Carle, AIA Runningdog Architects  |  VW Fowlkes, AIA, LEED AP Fowlkes Studio  |  Amy Gardner, F...
25-10-2022 21:53

Wallpaper Maven

York Wallcoverings managing director Ashley Vizzi Akridge and her family recently moved into a Federal-style Georgetown abode. H&D caught up with her ...
24-10-2022 21:49

Timeless White

  THEN NOW A French Country aesthetic?complete with ornate cabinetry, terracotta-look floor tile and granite countertops?felt outdated...
23-10-2022 21:47

Clean + Crisp

  THEN NOW Previous, poorly conceived renovations retained the compartmentalized floor plan while erasing character and layering on his...
23-10-2022 21:47

Fresh Style

  THEN NOW The 2,977-square-foot, one-and-a-half-story Cape Cod-style house was too small to accommodate the owners? growing family. ...
23-10-2022 21:47

Center Stage

As kitchens evolve, both functionally and aesthetically, designers look to bring drama, interest and a new level of customization to their projects. C...
22-10-2022 21:46

Color Story

When embarking on a custom-home project with Mid-Atlantic Builders, the owners hired Marika Meyer to mastermind the interiors. Though the plans called...
22-10-2022 21:46

Urban Garden

With the needs of his young family in mind, landscape architect Jordan Crabtree turned to his own backyard, located in Annapolis? historic district. H...
22-10-2022 21:46

Waterfront Magic

MERIT AWARD CUSTOM BUILD Pyramid Builders Challenges were many when clients enlisted Pyramid to build their new custom home atop a bluff on an Annapol...
21-10-2022 21:48

The 2022 Readers? Choice Awards

Every year, Home & Design polls hundreds of industry professionals to discover their favorite local home-furnishings resources. For the first time, ou...
21-10-2022 21:48

Moody Blue

MERIT AWARD BATH DESIGN Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath, Ltd. Jennifer Gilmer transformed an outmoded 1980s bath in Potomac into a serene and spacious ...
21-10-2022 21:48

Taking the Plunge

GRAND AWARD LANDSCAPE DESIGN Pristine Acres The owners of a new Langley, Virginia, home designed by WCRA faced the daunting task of creating a lap poo...
21-10-2022 21:48

Statement in Stone

GRAND AWARD BATH DESIGN KONST Union Initially, the owners of a gracious Kalorama condo simply wanted to bid adieu to an outdated whirlpool tub in thei...
21-10-2022 21:48

2022 Design Excellence Awards

Home & Design is honored to present its first annual Design Excellence Awards. Showcasing the depth and breadth of talent in our region, this juried c...
21-10-2022 21:48

Modern Spin

MERIT AWARD KITCHEN DESIGN KONST SieMatic The owner of a 1900 DC row house wanted a new kitchen that would marry modern style and vintage elegance. De...
21-10-2022 21:48

Surface Matters

GRAND AWARD KITCHEN DESIGN Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens Called on to reimagine a dated Potomac kitchen with a choppy, oddly angled layout, Stephanie Fri...
21-10-2022 21:48

Splendid Style

MERIT AWARD INTERIOR DESIGN Purple Cherry Architects While conceiving a grand waterfront estate in Centreville, Maryland, architect Cathy Purple Cherr...
21-10-2022 21:48

Fresh Vibe

GRAND AWARD INTERIOR DESIGN Interior Concepts, Inc. Tapped to conjure an unexpected, not-your-typical-beach-house vibe in a client?s new custom home i...
21-10-2022 21:48

Tranquil Spot

  THEN NOW The home?s primary bedroom was lined with built-ins that collected dust and made the space feel cluttered. Lacking an overh...
20-10-2022 21:48

Beachfront Getaway

GRAND AWARD ARCHITECTURE Donald Lococo Architects In their clever design of a custom getaway in Bethany Beach, Delaware, architects Donald Lococo and ...
20-10-2022 21:48

Under Glass

When Mark McInturff was tapped to design a bold, contemporary dwelling overlooking the Potomac River 15 years ago, he created three volumes sited to m...
20-10-2022 21:48

The Beauty of Entertaining Spaces

"As a mom, I understand the desire for interiors that look nice but also are kid- and dog-proof. Things happen and furniture will wear over time,...
06-10-2022 21:48

Idea Book 2023: FLIPBOOK

Still in progress. Come back soon! ...
03-10-2022 21:48

The Fine Art of Cooling

BEHIND THE BRAND Healthy eating takes planning. Keeping foods fresh, delicious and visually appealing takes using Liebherr appliances, whose German-en...
20-09-2022 21:47

Up Close With Design Pros

Barbara Hawthorn Josh Hildreth Arlene Critzos & Joyce Pearl Erika Bonnell Dennese Guadeloupe Rojas ...
19-08-2022 21:47

Up close with Arlene Critzos & Joyce Pearl

Meet Arlene (left) & Joyce (right) What color palette do you love" Joyce: Warm neutrals on a light base. I add pops of color for fun or black and cha...
19-08-2022 21:47

Sacred Ground

Before construction began on the Jamie L. Roberts Stadium in 2016, St. Mary?s College of Maryland embarked on an excavation of the site?and uncovered ...
19-08-2022 21:47

Up close with Erika Bonnell

Meet Erika Color palette you love" I gravitate toward strong, saturated color. I want my surroundings to stimulate my senses and provide an inspiring...
19-08-2022 21:47

Up close with Josh Hildreth

Meet Josh Color palette you love" I am a nature lover and I love the magnolia tree?s palette: glossy green, golden tobacco, ivory white, buttercream,...
19-08-2022 21:47

Mural Mania

Sprouting up all over DC, murals project bold color and meaningful messages. Many are sponsored by groups promoting the arts or timely causes. The new...
19-08-2022 21:47

Top 10 Ideas for Luxury al Fresco Living

Relaxation outdoors is a balm for weary souls. ?Time in gardens and exposure to the non-rhythmic movement of water, clouds and grasses decreases stres...
17-08-2022 21:42

Common Places

Remnants of plaster on exposed-brick walls in Marie Ringwald?s studio resemble the weathered surfaces of her sculptures: Humble farm buildings, sheds ...
16-08-2022 21:39

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 ...
13-08-2022 21:43

Mountain Marvel

For landscape architect Kevin Campion and architect Adam McGraw, the Purcellville project was special from the start. The Loudoun County estate sprawl...
13-08-2022 21:43

Design Alchemy

The most successful projects start with a superlative collaboration. This one, in the heart of Kalorama?s Embassy Row, had an unbeatable team: Prix de...
10-08-2022 21:40

Ripple Effect

Following a 45-year stint in Washington, Suman Sorg set her sights on New York. After most of the assets of her eponymous, 45-person architecture firm...
10-08-2022 21:40

Outdoor Panache

Dekko Alea Fire Pit The Alea fire pit by Dekko is a perfect outdoor accessory. The piece is 100% handcrafted in 100-percent concrete. Available ...
06-08-2022 21:38


The owners of a Potomac Falls home enlisted Exquisite Designs to oversee the redo of their primary bath. Their wish list included a spacious shower en...
04-08-2022 21:40

Eclectic Retreat

Clients with a home in Hunt Valley, Maryland, contacted Eisenbrandt Companies for a primary bath remodel. They wanted a spa-like retreat, a collage of...
04-08-2022 21:40


With proper space planning, Exquisite Designs turned a cramped primary bath into a sleek and serene retreat. The clients requested storage, separate v...
04-08-2022 21:40

Dream Baths

TOUCH OF DRAMA by Exquisite Designs See More... SLEEK + SERENE by Exquisite Designs See More... BOLD STATEMENT by Capitol Desi...
04-08-2022 21:40


Homeowners in Fredericksburg, Virginia, wanted to transform their mundane primary bath into a spa retreat. Among their requests: a spacious, glass-enc...
04-08-2022 21:40

Hot Talent 2022

This issue marks the 15th year that H&D has spotlighted up-and-coming designers who lead their own firms in DC, Maryland and Virginia. To celebrate th...
24-06-2022 21:39

Summer Fun

BACK TO NATURE Woven from acrylic Perennials yarns, Samuel & Sons? Terrace outdoor passementerie collection of fringes, borders and tapes marries soft...
23-06-2022 22:04

On the Home Front

McLean and Tircuit Inspired to offer consumers high-end furniture, art and accessories typically available to the trade only, designer Sheryl McLean r...
23-06-2022 22:04

Shades of Light

?It is very simple,? Jorgelina Lopez comments about a few techniques she and Marco Duenas employ in their handcrafted lighting collections. Skilled in...
22-06-2022 21:39


Tired of their dark, dated kitchen, homeowners tapped designer and architect Charles Almonte to reimagine it. First, Almonte tackled issues of functio...
22-06-2022 21:39

Hot Talent: Michelle Tremont Boyd

Michelle Tremont Boyd brings a wealth of experience to her growing design firm, launched in 2020. She followed a degree in architecture from Syracuse ...
21-06-2022 21:40

Hot Talent: Whitney R. Wood

Family heirlooms, art and antiques filled Whitney Wood?s childhood home in Charlottesville. ?Thinking back,? he recalls, ?I was always rearranging my ...
21-06-2022 21:40

Hot Talent: Christian Daw

Before finding his passion in design, Christian Daw flipped condos, finished law school and embarked on a law career. He?d always designed his own int...
21-06-2022 21:40

Hot Talent: Saudah Saleem

Saudah Saleem, who hails from Brooklyn, has always been in love with fashion, history and art. After marrying and moving to Baltimore, she transitione...
21-06-2022 21:40

Fresh Flair

During their complete overhaul of a 1912 Mount Pleasant row house, architect Christopher Snowber and interior designer Kate Abt bridged old and new in...
20-06-2022 21:40

Hot Talent: Anne Pulliam

A business degree propelled Anne Pulliam into a marketing career, but she felt unfulfilled. ?I?m a creative person and it didn?t feel like the right f...
20-06-2022 22:19

Serene Statement

Soon after a couple moved into a Kalorama apartment, they asked Jonas Carnemark to replace their bulky whirlpool tub with a new shower. But as they di...
20-06-2022 21:40

Chic Mix

While shopping for a small, historic home, empty nesters hailing from Reston came upon the exact opposite?and were smitten. The sprawling stone dwelli...
17-06-2022 21:43

Full Story

Byron Risdon traces his earliest design inspirations not to the shelter magazines his mother brought home, but to publications filled with building sc...
16-06-2022 21:38

Backyard Refresh

Exteta Sunset Sun Lounger Designed by Paola Navone for Exteta, the Sunset Sun Lounger is made of Sapelli mahogany and features a padded fixed se...
27-05-2022 21:39

ROOMS with a view

COASTAL HAVEN Alexandria designer Lynn Tanger and her family were looking for a relaxed retreat where they could unplug from city life when they fell ...
06-05-2022 22:01

Day Break

Adam Thomas Brockett, a post-doctoral fellow in neuroscience at University of Maryland, has always loved photography. ?I picked up a camera as a way t...
03-05-2022 21:37

Easton Idyll

Nestled beside the Tuckahoe River in Easton, a stylish pool house takes inspiration from its sweeping waterfront views. ?The homeowners wanted a retre...
28-04-2022 21:37

Sea Catch

TABLE TALK  Bluepoint Hospitality Group commissioned Nymphenburg to create a set of china for Benjamin, its Easton boutique. Hand-painted great blue h...
28-04-2022 21:37

Cottage Gem

A quaint riverfront retreat in Virginia?s Northern Neck is both exactly?and not at all?as it appears. First-time visitors will note thoughtfully place...
25-04-2022 21:41

Craft Now

To honor its 50th anniversary as a center for American craft, the Smithsonian American Art Museum?s Renwick Gallery examines the role and meaning of c...
22-04-2022 21:36

Garden Oasis

No landscape-lover?s tour of the Mid-Atlantic is complete without a visit to Ladew Topiary Gardens, 20 miles north of Baltimore. This 22-acre refuge b...
22-04-2022 21:36

Hot Innovations

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall Equipped with a voice-activated smart speaker, the Sound Mirror by ICON.AI talks back to you. Users can stream content on ...
21-04-2022 21:39

Moody Blues

After purchasing a newly constructed residence in Alexandria, homeowners hired Marks-Woods Construction Services to imbue its blank-slate rooms with c...
21-04-2022 21:39

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