Published in the April 2016 issue of STYLE. Where warm weather lands, swimming pools inevitably follow. It’s science. After all, there’s no better way to spend a warm summer day than by the pool. This natural-looking pool at a home in Anne Arundel County was designed by Pete Mansen of Catalina …Read More »
As the philosopher A. Morissette might have said, isn’t it ironic … when a chair’s slinky/arty design makes you want to stand up and dance? Don’t you think? That’s no doubt why we love this minimally maximal iron chair designed by Francesco Della Femina (and handcrafted by artisans around Naples)—it’s so …Read More »
$1,975,000 Reisterstown Royalty Bedrooms: 6 | Baths: 8/2 | Square Feet: 9,000 Luxury announces itself straightaway in the stately brick exterior, marble flooring in the foyer and the impressive cedar staircase. The bright kitchen features a breakfast nook and overlooks the spacious family room. With at least 15 different rooms …Read More »
These days, Target is just about everyone’s everything store—for grocery essentials, on-trend clothing, high-end appliances, tech gadgets, books and more. With their home décor department recently coming to resemble West Elm, it’s not surprising to find popular pieces carried in other stores—but for so much less. Take the potted faux …Read More »
The owners of this serene water garden needed a place for their pets—six red-eared turtles, one terrapin and some koi—to reside. But, of course, they also wanted something beautiful to help break up their yard, which also features a natural- looking swimming pool. “When designing a garden, we try to …Read More »
Garden Dream Courtney and David Sieck have wedded an artistic vision with a DIY sensibility to create a personal, practical garden.
When Courtney and David Sieck and their two daughters moved into their 1910 Georgian Colonial house in 1976, their gardens consisted of foundation plantings, privet and forsythia hedges, with a big backyard that functioned as the neighborhood baseball diamond. “We had one of the only flat yards” in their section …Read More »
The painter Joan Miró said, “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.” We like to apply that same philosophy to decorating a home. Why can’t we think of our entire space as an ever-changing work of art we live inside—right down to …Read More »
When Baltimore artist Lat Naylor purchased a rowhouse in the middle of Bolton Hill, he had no idea he was about to start an extensive six-year project. Now, the immense home he shares with his wife, Barbara, and their two young sons—the five-story, two-bathroom, single-family home—is one of his greatest …Read More »
Pattern Play A remodel in Severna Park sparks three creatives to repurpose in the name of celebrating an owner’s native place.
When Sarah Griswold Johnson and Lisa Sokol—the duo behind locally based Johnson/Sokol Interior Design—accepted their client’s charge to update her and her family’s getaway in the woman’s hometown of Severna Park, they expected to collaborate closely with their pal Baltimore architect Patrick Jarosinski. They planned to completely make over the …Read More »
$210,000 Hampden Hideaway Bedrooms: 3 | Baths: 2/1 | Square Feet: 3,528 Yes, you can have the city life and the single-family house too. Set snugly between two other rowhomes, this cozy Victorian abode in Hampden offers fun features like scalloped siding and a veranda. A white picket fence lines …Read More »