Regal Restoration on King George

An Architect and Builder Team Achieve an Exemplary Historic Restoration on King George in Annapolis   BY ROBERT E. HAYWOOD   |   PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANICE HOACHLANDER     Architecture is one way we experience time, as when we encounter a building

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Ten Stellar Architects

  Each November, we present this sponsored section, where we invite highly accomplished architects of the Chesapeake Region to feature a home they have designed and a profile about their work and firm. Our purpose is to benefit those homeowners

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8 Insider Tips on How to Hire an Architect

  8 Insider Tips on How to Hire an Architect and Assemble the Best Team to Build Your Custom Home By Robert E. Haywood   Jonathan Rivera Architecture   Over many years, hundreds of architects, builders, and designers—and most importantly,

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No Barriers

ART | ARCHITECTURE | DÉCOR By Kymberly Taylor     “In Europe, there are no barriers between architecture and interior design.”   – Mary Douglas Drysdale   While gazing upon the formal living room of this 1920s home in Bethesda

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Cliffside on the Severn

By Elizabeth Heubeck | Photography by Steve Buchanan     Tucked away at the end of a long private driveway in Annapolis, a sprawling home on the Severn has long drawn oohs and aahs, particularly for its grand exterior. The house

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Historic Beauty

How a Renovation Brought an Annapolis Hotel into the 21st Century While Maintaining its 19th Century Charm BY DYLAN ROCHE EXTERIOR & INTERIOR AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY LAURA METZLER     “New York boutique brought to the Chesapeake Bay.” That’s how Arlene

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Breakout Talent

Design Collective DC Offers a Network for BIPOC Designers By Dylan Roche     At first, the group that would grow to eventually become the Design Collective DC was just a casual gathering. But the designers involved—Iantha Carley, Shawna Underwood,

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The High-Heeled Gardener | Painting with Grasses

By Kymberly Taylor   Perennial gardens have their own timing and visual tempo, with some flowers fading just as others come into bloom. Inevitably, there are bare and brown moments, necessary “pauses” in the earth’s score. Many gardeners fill these

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Architects & Their Chairs

By Emma Hlousek   Architects and furniture have always been connected by forms, movements, and time periods or by an architect’s desire to build their own pieces. Their design is their voice. We offer here a historical introduction of some

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Best Sandwiches in Annapolis

  BY CHRISTINE FILLAT   This is a story of sandwiches. Here are some of our very favorite sandwiches we have had recently in Annapolis restaurants. What we found is that Annapolis is a great sandwich town! Every venue has

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