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,…MORE
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Baltimore-based interior designer Patrick Sutton transforms a 14,000-square-foot dream house into a high-style showcase.
it’s every interior designer’s dream to work for clients who truly appreciate sophisticated materials and sound detailing. And that’s precisely what Baltimore-based interior designer Patrick Sutton…MORE
A circa-1840 house on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal is redesigned as a year-round gathering spot for celebrating with family and friends.
While on an early morning jog through Lewes, Del., Vince Walsh spotted a couple hauling furniture out of their front door and onto the curb. “I…MORE
With a theme of steel, wood, leather and stone, a spacious townhouse on the harbor takes on a rustic, masculine feel.
Bryan Cunningham has lived most of his life in the Baltimore County countryside. So, when he decided to buy a home in Baltimore City, he wanted…MORE
Easy in Easton
A Baltimore designer creates a weekend retreat that occupies a central place in his heart.
In 2007, when Jay Jenkins drove through downtown Easton, Md., for the first time, it felt familiar to him though he’d never been there before. Then…MORE
A traditional home with a neutral color scheme comes alive thanks to some refurbishing and a few bold strokes of color.
Take a traditional fieldstone Baltimore house built in 1928, marry it to the 11th Cassandra in a long lineage of women named Cassandra, who comes with…MORE
A Roland Park couple revitalizes their historic home with modern walls, cozy colors and light that literally dances on the ceiling.
If these walls could talk, they might just say, “Well, hurry up already!” That’s the level of enthusiasm (and urgency) homeowners Nancy and Jack Dwyer brought…MORE