Finding enough room in the right old house in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., was proving impossible. “The advent of twins meant they couldn’t stay in their previous house,” says interior designer Shazalynn Cavin–Winfrey of SCW Interiors in Alexandria. Her clients considered building a new house to suit their needs.
Having long collected Stickley and Arts & Crafts furniture, they wanted an Arts & Crafts house. To their delight and relief, a perfectly ordinary builder’s house might just fit the bill: With design help from Cavin–Winfrey, they were able to turn a newly built, 5,000-square-foot, two-and-a-half-storey house into a modern bungalow. Read more.