Jonathan Savage, owner of SAVAGE Interior Design, is known for his prestigious projects across the United States. Savage was honored as Nashville's top designer in 2016 and recently his expertise was requested in the 45th Kips Bay Decorator Show House in...
Text: Alice Welsh Doyle | Photography: Angie Seckinger Whether he’s hiking in Rock Creek Park, reading on his screened-in porch, taking a canoe ride, playing Frisbee in the backyard with his dog Andy, or simply taking it a little easier,...
Text: Lydia Somerville | Photography: Gordon Beall When Wayne and Gloria Knox called on the Washington, D.C., design firm of Solis Betancourt & Sherrill to renovate and decorate their newly purchased home in Arlington, Virginia, they tasked the team with...
Written by Alice Welsh Doyle | Photography by Julie Soefer Instead of seeing a bland spec house languishing on the market and passing on it like many before her, one homeowner saw something else—a well-built blank slate to make her...
Conversations with designer Barbara Crocker are peppered with almost audible exclamation points as she focuses on her favorite things: creating inviting spaces, bountiful cooking, stylish entertaining, and Georgetown University. As a graduate of the school, a parent of three...
Text by Lydia Somerville | Photography by Emily Followill For more than 50 years, a beloved family retreat in Amelia Island, Florida, served as the site of many treasured memories for three generations. The house offered beautiful views and unparalleled...
by Lynn Nesmith | Photography by Jean Allsopp Morning arrives effortlessly on St. Simons at the vacation home of LeeAnn and Walter Muller. The sky gradually changes from a soft pink to a golden glow, and the freshwater pond glistens...
Photography by Emily Jenkins Followill Often, a new house in proximity to the beach takes on a predictable sameness— think blue-and-white striped upholstery and wicker furnishings. The challenge for a designer lies in bringing layers of personality and a collected...
At one such house, floral designer Sybil Sylvester has been embellishing its low-key beauty with festive holiday greenery and flowers for a dozen years. The house was once owned by the wife’s uncle and then passed through other owners...
by Lydia Somerville | Photography by Karen Sachar The houses best suited to the decorations of Christmas lie at the extremes of the design spectrum. Either they emit a warm and cozy vibe from details such as paneled walls, intricate...

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