The Baltimore Symphony Showhouse

Twenty designers are participating in this year’s Baltimore Symphony showhouse at Mayfair, a historic estate in Timonium, Maryland. This is its last weekend!

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My Mom’s Over-the-Top Decorating

The late decorator Bob Waldron adorned two houses for my late mother in the 70s and 80s. He inspired the exuberant decor in her most recent house—and the one she loved best.

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Outtakes from Home & Design

My story on Erika Bonnell’s design for a DC couple made the cover of Home & Design—here are some photo outtakes that didn’t make it into the magazine.

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Bygone Grandeur at Kips Bay 2017

Many of this year’s 18 designers looked to the glamour of days gone by for their inspiration in the 2017 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse.

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Georgetown House Tour: Sneak Peek

Designer Michele Evans’ home is among eight stunning properties on this year’s Georgetown House Tour. Here’s a taste of her cool and casual take on an elegant interior.

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Of Food and Furniture

As part of its #ParkHyattMasters dinner series, the team at Blue Duck Tavern in DC created a menu inspired by the craftsmanship of woods at Thos. Moser.

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Art is Everywhere in DC

There’s no shortage of cool art happening all around us — especially this weekend. Here’a a look at many collections and exhibitions on display NOW.

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What Color is Your Personality?

What color personality are you? Lori Weitzner describes 10 color families in her new book, along with decorating tips on how to apply them at home to express how you want to feel in each space.

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Outtakes from Bethesda Magazine

Not every image makes the cut for a magazine story, so here are the beautiful kids rooms not shown in my latest feature on stylish homes for Bethesda Magazine.

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The Wasp Waist is BACK

Metalsmith Chris Shea and ceramic artist Sarah Nikitopoulos combine their talents in a ceramic-honeycomb topped, wasp-waist table in “Inner Space” at the Strathmore.

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Tricia Huntley’s Chic Small Space

Her political-consultant client didn’t want a townhouse in Georgetown. She opted for a small condo instead, where designer Tricia Huntley gave it the glam treatment.

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Guest Post: Laura Hildebrandt

Vienna designer Laura Hildebrandt helps a Great Falls teenager transform her bedroom in a hip, sophisticated retreat.

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Jennifer Gilmer’s Deck House Reno

Kitchen designer Jennifer Gilmer documents the redesign of a kitchen to better accentuate its Deck House architecture and highlight the koi pond and waterfall outside.

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“Occupy Facebook With Art”

What started as an art-filled Facebook distraction from politics turned into a couple days of gorgeous posts on DC artists, many of whom were founders of the famous Washington Color School.

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A Snowy Day

The perfect escape from a stressful week: A walk through the woods on a morning that delivered picture-perfect sugar snow.

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Guest Post: Suzanne Manlove

Arlington Designer Suzanne Manlove decorates her basement to feature her husband’s vinyl-record collection, his bikes, and her office storage.

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Washington is #NotASwamp

On the occasion of the inauguration, FotoDC is calling out to those of us who love this city to post great DC moments with the hashtag #NotASwamp.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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