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Cutting Edge

Elaborate outdoor kitchens pull out all the stops

Chef's Choice

A buffet of products serves up style in the kitchen

On the Bookshelf

Must-read titles for design aficionados

Indulgent Retreats

Four luxurious baths celebrate the beauty of natural materials

Fresh Flair

Kate Abt and Chris Snowber create a spa-like oasis while revamping a vintage DC gem

Vintage Vibe

A design team crafts a posh bath with Old World soul in a DC townhouse

Kitchen & Bath

Fresh Start

After purchasing an outmoded, circa-1980s home in Ashburn, Virginia, the owners hired Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes for a remodel. They envisioned more upscale interiors with increased functionality and […]

Kent Island Redux

For more than 20 years, Scott and Margaret Johnson, retired owners of a DC marketing firm, spent weekends and downtime at their waterfront getaway on Kent Island. But after sheltering […]

Cutting Edge

POOLSIDE PARADISE McHale Landscape Design devised a custom kitchen (above) for a Dunkirk, Maryland, client beneath a crisp, white-painted pergola. An Alfresco grill is centered atop bespoke cabinetry with a […]

Calm Refuge

While revamping a Capitol Hill row house, Marta Pilla of Design Cadence was tasked with updating the dark, cramped primary bath. “The clients sought more space and a soothing feel,” […]

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, “It had run-of-the-mill finishes and insufficient storage,” […]

New Frontier

The traditional kitchen in designer Jan Mengenhauser’s otherwise contemporary Reston home was a renovation waiting to happen. An awkward bank of cabinets cramped the dining area and blocked garden views […]

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—their late-1990s open kitchen/breakfast room. “A U-shaped […]

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 ARAN Cucine. Sustainably fabricated surfaces of black […]

On the Bookshelf

The Ultimate Bath (Rizzoli, 2022) by Barbara Sallick spotlights 150 luxurious bathrooms conceived by top architects and interior designers, including local luminaries such as Barry Dixon, Donald Lococo and Mona […]

Indulgent Retreats

Perfect Balance A Georgetown bath makeover pays homage to history. See More... Serene Statement Jonas Carnemark transforms an outdated relic into a calm oasis. See More... Vintage Vibe A design […]

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 its reimagined primary bath. They gutted […]

Vintage Vibe

Sometimes a project’s greatest challenge is to create a sense of character where there isn’t much. Such was the case when a client called on Thomson & Cooke Architects and […]

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 discussed taking the 1990s-era […]

Perfect Balance

Preserving history was a priority in the recent renovation of a couple’s 1815 manse on Smith Row in Georgetown. Architects Dale Overmyer and Laura Rowland and interior designer Tracy Morris […]

Lap of Luxury

TUB TIME Designed by Lucia Carlomagno for Italian luxury-bath company Falper, the sculptural Lancetta freestanding tub is distinguished by an unusually high backrest that lends comfort and ergonomic support. Made […]


Tired of their dark, dated kitchen, homeowners tapped designer and architect Charles Almonte to reimagine it. First, Almonte tackled issues of function and flow caused by a separation of the […]

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