DC Design House 2017

See how 23 designers have injected drama, elegance and warmth into a Potomac, Maryland McMansion.

Gorgeous Locally Made Furniture

I’ve been compiling examples of incredibly artistic work by local furniture makers in the DC region, which prove you don’t have to go far to find exquisite furniture design.

The Art of Saturn

Looking for art that’s high drama—and free? Look to NASA for the Cassini mission’s breathtaking photography of Saturn and its moons.

Guest Post: Jenn Verrier

In a guest post for DC by Design, architectural photographer Jenn Verrier shares her thoughts on how she captured the shot for designers, builders and stagers.

Dear Summer: Thanks for the Memories

As we enter the fall, I’m not yet willing to let go of summer. Here are some incredible landscape designs in Maryland and Virginia that define its essence.

My Curated Rooms at Quinn’s Auction

The folks at Quinn’s Auction in Falls Church asked me to pull items from its regular weekly sales and decorate two “rooms” for its Curated Auction on August 23.

D. Porthault: DC’s French Connection

D. Porthault, the iconic French maker of luxury linens, has strong ties to DC through owner Joan Carl and photographer Erik Kvalsvik, who shot a new book on the company’s legacy.

Master Bathroom Dreaming

Because we just can’t get enough, we’re embarking on our next home reno project with Aidan Design: A new master bathroom.

My Reno Reveal in Washingtonian

Yes, it’s pricey, but here’s all the renovation work that $140,000 will buy you in a home in Arlington, Virginia. Hint: The kitchen was responsible for most of it!