DC-Bred Tyler Wisler @ Home + Remodeling Show

Tyler first studied design in DC. As he prepares to appear at the Home + Remodeling Show Friday, we asked him some questions about his approach to design.

Guest Post: Powell Brower’s Inviting Office

Nancy Powell turned to Bassett Furniture, West Elm, RugsUSA and HomeGoods to decorate a Warrenton, VA, office, eschewing the typical commercial brands.

Michele Mattei’s “First Ladies” at Cross MacKenzie

Michele Mattei has chronicled great ladies who broke many glass ceilings, and her photography comes to the Cross MacKenzie Gallery in Georgetown Jan. 13 through Feb. 28.

Byron Risdon’s Dining Room Makeover

Interior designer Byron Risdon (and DC newcomer) has already made his mark with this refreshing, family-friendly update to a Petworth dining room.

My Favorite Posts from 2016

Before we forge ahead into the new year, a look back at designer guest posts, architectural illumination, luscious gardens, and just-plain-stunning interior design.

PBS: The Origins of Saarinen’s Dulles Design

Dulles Airport architect Eero Saarinen’s son, Eric, produced an American Masters documentary exploring his father’s the architectural legacy.

Etageres: Splurge Or Save?

The Post asked me to choose “splurge” and “save” versions of etagere designs for today’s Local Living section. Here they are, along with bonus pics and photos from our own home.

Gloria Blalock’s Christmas Designs

Gloria Blalock is the only DC-area designer featured in a new book out this fall: Christmas at Designers’ Homes Across America, by Katharine and Patricia McMillan.

Last-Minute Local Christmas Shopping

Check out these local outlets on the last full weekend before Christmas and Hanukkah for locally made and curated gifts.