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Serenity Now

An Annapolis couple gives new meaning to the term turnkey by buying a peaceful waterfront home—and all the furnishings and art inside it.

It must have been kismet. When the new homeowners of this waterfront Annapolis townhouse were looking to move from the Eastern…MORE

Haute Décor

Baltimore design guru Stephanie Bradshaw selects four fashionable new trends for the home—and reveals her sources for buying them.

RUNWAY TO REAL LIFE. We’ve heard the phrase many times. But fashion trends are far more reaching than your favorite boutique. Couture details are popping up…MORE

The Bachelor Pad

Elizabeth Reich takes the measure of a man—designing his new digs right down to the extra-long sofa he requested for napping.

Few men are hands-on when it comes to interior design. You can’t blame them. The process has so many moving parts, and there are football games…MORE

Simple Chic Holidays

Event stylist and graphic designer Jennifer Walter, of Fold Invites, invited Baltimore STYLE into her lovely Baltimore County home for the holidays. Check out her delightful…MORE

What’s Cooking?

Three designer kitchens with great taste.

Kitchen trends come and go, but the best ones have a practical edge that endures. In late fall, when the approaching holidays present the best reason…MORE

Splash of Color

A Baltimore interior designer uses the hues of sand and surf to decorate a family vacation home in Rehoboth Beach.

In 2010, Stuart Rodgers and her husband, Tim, owner of Hill & Co. Realtors, set out to find a home where they and their six grown…MORE

Country Chic

Designer carey jacobs’ hunt valley farmhouse combines tradition with modern conveniences— and a few playful twists.

Visitors to Carey Jacobs’ home often tell her, “Your house is very un-Baltimore.” At first, Jacobs, who was raised in Hanover, Pa., wasn’t sure what they…MORE

Home Made

Interior designer Amanda Austin’s Federal Hill house is full of natural elements and vivid colors that reflect her personality.

In the foyer of Amanda Austin’s rowhouse in Federal Hill hangs an unusual bell jar chandelier depicting a nature scene— a bird perched on a branch—…MORE

Great Escape

A Baltimore City couple trades in a high-rise condo for a little slice of heaven in horse country.

Steve and Bonsal Brown wanted solitude. Room to breathe. High ceilings and horse country. So in 2007 they left their condo in a Baltimore City high-rise…MORE

Beachy Keen

This roomy beach house in Stone Harbor, N.J., has more colors than an abalone shell— but is far more homey.

It all started with a rug. On one rainy day in New York City in 2010, interior designers Cinnie May and Rachel Pohlner of JBM Designs…MORE

A Family Afloat

For more than 50 years, a wooden houseboat moored in the Gibson Island harbor has served as this Baltimore clan’s summer retreat.

The Boykins are privileged to have kept waterfront property on Gibson Island in the family for generations. However, their little slice of paradise is rather unique.…MORE

The Natural

Organic materials bring simple charm— and relief from the ordinary— to a Baltimore County Arts and Crafts-style home.

Typical tends to become boring quickly, so when planning the construction of their new house, this Baltimore County couple knew they wanted to change up things…MORE

A Clean Slate

At Silo Point, a loft with a view is transformed into a refreshing urban oasis.

When Adam and Dana Pariante decided to take the leap from New York to Baltimore, they wanted a living space that would re-create the urban atmosphere…MORE

Halcyon Holidays

Stiles Colwill carries on a 60-year tradition of festive holiday decorating and entertaining at Halcyon Farm.

Traditions run deep in Halcyon Farm’s six decades of Christmas parties. Interior designer and former Baltimore Museum of Art board chair Stiles Colwill, along with Jonathan…MORE

Hidden treasure

A dilapidated 1847 Greek Revival townhouse in Mount Vernon is restored to the grandeur of its golden past, thanks to a devoted owner with passion, energy and know-how to spare.

Drew Rieger can date his passion for old houses to the 1980s, when he’d ride the Hopkins shuttle bus downtown as a JHU engineering student minoring…MORE

Kitchen Accomplished

Style’s annual roundup of our favorites in local kitchen design.

The kitchen in Cindy and Jim Franzoni’s Verdant Valley farmhouse on My Lady’s Manor was altered three times in three centuries. An 18th-century fireplace for cooking…MORE

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