L.A. Inspiration, Take Two: The PDC

No design lover’s trip to Los Angeles would be complete without a visit to the sumptuous showrooms at the PDC.

Talking DC Design on Million Dollar Decorating

James Swan invited me to speak about all things DC-design related on his Million Dollar Decorating podcast, which went live this week.

LA’s Design Destinations

My first trip to the La Cienega Design Quarter in Los Angeles did not disappoint.

Guest Post: Mark Scott of Mark IV Builders

Mark Scott of Mark IV Builders writes about a modern addition to a traditional Cape Cod home in Bethesda, Maryland.

Timothy Paul Home is Moving Out of 14th Street

It helped transform 14th Street into a major design district, but the independent carpet, bedding and home shop is closing its doors after 13 years.

Nice to Meet You, New House

All the things you learn when you move into a new house—and how different those notions are from when you first envisioned how the house would work when you saw it empty.

Icebergs Opens at the Nat’l Building Museum

The National Building Museum opens yet another cool summer exhibit in the great hall—after last year’s Beach, this year we get to explore Icebergs.

For Independence Day: The All American House

The annual showhouse is at Baltimore’s Carroll Mansion this year, where design students have decorated rooms with American-made furniture—and it’s all for sale.

New House, New Style, New Challenge

We never thought it would happen, but we are moving from our brick colonial in Arlington to a post-and-beam contemporary just a mile away.