From Vision to Reality - Falls Church, VA

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EYE OPENER. A wake-up call comes in the form of a new shower, with three modes: wall-mount, rain shower, and hand shower. A subtle gradation and smart shower head placement ensures the toweling area doesn't get wet. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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VISIBLE DIFFERENCE. A spacious, serene master bath and spacious closet takes the place of a dated, cramped space which, worst of all, had a tub but no shower. Now, the bath is fully outfitted with a luxury shower and vanities. A marriage of beiges in natural stone creates a color scheme that's well balanced on the ideal point between glaring lights and dim darks. Photography b...More
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PRECISION PLACEMENT. Redesign with an open plan gave these homeowners well-organized storage they had not before enjoyed--and dressing space bathed in natural light. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
“rthb” — WANDERSON JESUS
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OUT OF SIGHT. Switch on the light, run the water, no problem--smart design ensures using the master bath won't disturb anyone in the master bedroom or even in the open-plan closet. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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LAYERED LOOK. The dividing wall by the vanity features a striking stone-and-tile arrangement that helps the design hit the sweet spot between monotony and busyness. The chiseled stone edge is sandwiched between layers of lagos azul limestone tile, a high-quality limestone prized for its ability to harmonize with many types of natural stone. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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LIVING COLOR. For the bath used mostly by youngsters and guests, the homeowners wanted a feeling of fun and lightness, but to retain some sophistication. The solution? A tile color with plenty of pop, warm maple cabinetry, the creative twist of a big trapezoidal mirror, and overall clean design. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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EYE-CATCHING. A powder room that reflects the aesthetic of the entryway and foyer can add more harmony to a home's design. Getting an uneven ceiling line into straight shape and installing a solid wenge wood vanity--as thick as butcher block and treated with natural oils to make it water-resistant--helps bring the contemporary spirit into the interior. A refreshing jolt of gree...More
“cool looking sink” — hansfens
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A NEW ANGLE. During the first phase of the remodel, a bump-out was added to improve the flow from the new kitchen and add family room space. Of course, the views and natural light are a nice bonus as well. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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PICTURE-PERFECT FRAME. Viewed from the street, the home's clean lines and crisp design now speak for themselves, clearly, through enduring materials such as flagstone, sleek stainless steel, a modern color palette of sophisticated neutrals, and the welcoming energy of strong red at the front door. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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LASTING IMPRESSION. These homeowners knew it was vital to replace the deteriorating, coral-color stucco on their exterior--leaking from this and many windows was threatening their home's structural integrity. CARNEMARK introduced them to a new type of stucco that stands up to the Washington-area climate. New roofing, siding, gutters and downspouts, and 70-some window replacemen...More
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CLEARLY IN FOCUS. This distinctive contemporary home had become a bit blurred and dated over the years--and it was facing potential serious damage from leaks that had developed in the exterior walls and windows. The exterior remodel provided a solid solution with quality materials and workmanship to restore and secure its unique architecture for the long run. Photography by Ma...More
“bank of windows” — wehrle
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OUT OF SIGHT. Switch on the light, run the water, no problem--smart design ensures using the master bath won't disturb anyone in the master bedroom or even in the open-plan closet. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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“Push” — CARNEMARK
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PEERLESS PROGRESSION. Punches to the dining room echo the lines of the framed painted-wood cabinetry and island base. A lively squiggle of track lighting above is also practical for the cook. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
“Punch” — CARNEMARK
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FAIR AND SQUARE. Glass doors to the dining room are frosted in a pattern of squares, repeated in the home decor. A two-level island directs flow and clearly maps out the cook's territory: prep work on the lower level, bar and lounge up top. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
“Lighting” — ericksonje
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EYE LEVEL. A two-level island makes a handy place for guests to perch a glass or two as well as answering the eternal question: Where to put the microwave? (Right over the warming drawer.) Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
“micro over warming drawer on elevated area” — wehrle
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EYE CANDY. For a client who wanted a kitchen that literally shines, textured stainless surrounding windows and brushed aluminum laminate on the island make for a polished finish. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
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SCAN THE HORIZON. All the unique geometry of this contemporary home is intact--but its interior space is greatly expanded. So is the useful exterior space--a pleasant, sheltered deck invites entertaining. Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie
“Design” — yulia702
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