• CONCEPT WEST END

    One of our favorite Huntley & Co. projects this year was for a young couple who hired us to design and renovate their newly purchased townhouse in the West End neighborhood of Washington.  Much to our delight, the duo brought a combination of sophistication and excitement to the endeavor.  Translating that into a concept and then into a finished product was a multi-step process — and worth every minute.   * * * |  THE CONCEPT  | Our clients inspired a decidedly cosmopolitan aesthetic.  Accordingly, we imagined an eclectic mix of vintage and antique furnishings, unexpected stone and tile, and layers of complex colors and tones.  As shown below, the mood board we created conveyed our idea of an elevated yet spirited home…

  • True Romance

    I am fortunate – especially this time of year – to have the two words above feature prominently in  my life.  But it wasn’t always the case.  I know how lackluster single life can be regardless of how  much one relishes his or her freedom.  Love and happiness do, no doubt, go hand in hand.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t imbue your reality with some of the magic of romance sans sig-other.  It comes down to simple things like finding beauty and stirring the senses.  As a designer, I do this for a living, so I found alternate avenues to joy when I was on my own.  Below are…