Promising Start: At Home in Bethesda
It was as if the house had been waiting for them all along. Tucked back onto a lushly landscaped and private piece of property on a quiet street in Bethesda, the two-story 1940s structure—with...
December 09, 2013
Fresh Take: A Rustic-Chic Mountain Retreat
The homeowners were looking to build a second home that would be classic yet comfortable,” recalls designer Caitlin Wilson, “a place where they could spend time with their family and...
December 04, 2013
Artful Lodgers: Serene and Sophisticated
When Melissa and Ray Strong learned they would be leaving their apartment in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood for a new address in Houston, they flew down to the city where Melissa had grown up...
November 27, 2013
Original Thought: A Tudor Reimagined
There’s a lot to like about a brand-new home done right, which was the case when Sarah Nolan saw a majestic gabled Tudor going up while she was house-hunting in Winnetka. “I was...
November 25, 2013
Perfect Paring- "Uptown" and "Downtown"
In Manhattan, the terms “uptown” and “downtown” imply contrary aesthetic stances. Yet, one young New York matron asked her design team to combine both perspectives in her new...
November 21, 2013
The House: Miami Mediterranean
Recalling the Grecian coastlines of her childhood past, a homeowner requests, and receives; a Mediterranean-style abode with a California-modern edge and comfortable familiarity.
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November 15, 2013
The House Pressed Juicery Built
In a city like Los Angeles, where drama is a prized commodity, it’s only natural that such flair infuses the local design flavor. The dwellings within the famous 90210 zip code are no...
November 01, 2013
Paradise Found: An Arizona Retreat
Designer Lynne Beyer understood why this Paradise Valley project would stand apart from others. First, it came complete with a collection of contemporary art that is bound to induce pangs of envy in...
October 21, 2013
House Guest: Seaside Serenity
The dreamlike hues of the Oregon coast have special powers to soothe the soul, making it an ideal getaway locale. So when one couple set out to decorate their beachfront vacation home, they called...
June 10, 2013
house guest: family stone.
The first time I heard the story of Hansel and Gretel, I wasn’t scared. I was ecstatic. I spent a long time imagining the witch’s candy house, thinking about what kind of goodies I would...
April 12, 2012
house guest: vintage blend.
South by Southwest may have people all over the country flocking to Austin at the moment, but if you ask us, the best Texas attraction is still about three hours east. We first heard the siren call...
March 15, 2012
house guest: mountain time.
We like to think that at the heart of every tried-and-true city slicker is a mountain-loving persona (like ourselves). Though that might not always be the case, we would bet our favorite...
March 01, 2012