We live life differently these days, a concept that The Bozzuto Group, one of the developers of Locust Point’s Anthem House, took into consideration when creating the communal space in the apartment building’s lobby. “People like being alone—together,” explains development manager Tess Guinn. “They want a nook where they can …Read More »
Kitchen Craft Working their particular brand of magic, three Baltimore interior designers cast transformative spells on area kitchens.
When it comes to adding real estate kudos to the home and, more importantly, improving one’s quality of life, a good kitchen remodel is worth its weight in an appraisal — and some. Kitchens are not only where people cook and dine, they are also where people relax, visit, work, …Read More »
In a suburban development in Phoenix, Maryland, it’s easy to spot Jack and Jean Lowry’s home. Their acclaimed collection of trees and plants begins curbside. An artistic, year-round tapestry of conifers, Ginkgoes and Japanese maples—highly textured and in a spectrum of yellows, greens and reds—offers the Lowrys screening from the …Read More »
Burn Baby Burn These four homes feature fabulous fireplaces—perfect for combatting chilly fall nights.
$1,199,000 MODERN MARVEL Bed: 6 Bath: 4/2 Square feet: 6,801 This cool Cockeysville home comes equipped with a two-story marble foyer, a beautiful brick patio overlooking the forest, and not one, but two, fireplaces—including a two-story Master Craftsman stone fixture in the great room. A wet bar, billiards room and …Read More »
What comes to mind when you think of October? Many might conjure images of pumpkin-picking, tiny trick-or-treaters or even the classic frightening faces of Jason or Freddy Krueger. As for us? We think of the glorious gamut of fall foods—warm squash soup and savory stews, pristine pies and cider for …Read More »
After years dreaming of a kitchen without hanging cabinets, Patty Armacost decided to make her lookbook reality. Hanging cabinets, ubiquitous in kitchens everywhere, maximize storage but limit potential window space and can be inconvenient for those on the shorter side — Armacost stands at 5 feet 3 inches. When Armacost …Read More »
Ceci n’est-ce pas un pineapple. But, unlike Magritte’s famous pipe, this collaboration between Maryland furniture designer Niermann Weeks and New York interior designer Nick Olsen is very much real. The Pineapple Coffee Table is inspired by a design from French minimalist Jean-Michel Frank, a contemporary of Magritte and creator of …Read More »
Mod Squad Do you like large windows, open floorplans and the good ol’ days? These mid-century modern houses are sure to appeal across the board, from mainstream to Frank Lloyd Wright.
$399,900 B-Ranch Out Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Square feet: 2,726 This ranch-style home has wood floors, high ceilings and thematically-appropriate tulip chairs. Of course, the next owners may not be tulip chair fans, but the screened-in porch and large kitchen are sure to be anyone’s favorites. The house is simple—and …Read More »
“When I first came to the home, I loved the look of its exterior and the beautiful wooded setting,” says interior designer Elizabeth Reich of Jenkins Baer Associates, recalling early days on what she fondly calls her “tree house” project. “Inside, you look around you and there are windows everywhere, …Read More »
“I try to think year-round.” That’s what Fran Scully says when talking about the au courant container design that lends artistic punctuation and a bright, modern twist to the estate of the late Harvey S. Ladew. The design horticulturalist, who has a master’s degree in historic preservation, has worked …Read More »