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The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones Tour Provided a Glimpse Into the 24 Designers’ Inspirations
The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones Tour Provided a Glimpse Into the 24 Designers’ Inspirations

Named this year for Children’s National Medical Center’s Dr. Bear mascot, the “Bear” Bones Tour launches the beginning of designers’ transformation of the new Wesley Heights home

The 2013 DC Design House “Bear” Bones tour last Saturday, February 23, at 2507 Foxhall Road, Washington, DC offered the first look at the spaces before designers begin their work transforming each of the 24 rooms into fabulous places to live. Designers were on hand to present and describe their design boards and share their inspirations for the dramatic change to the new, 14,000-square-foot, $14.9 million home.

This year’s DC Design House designers are:

Space 1 - Garden Entry – Amy Mills & Guy Williams, DCA Landscape Architects*   

Space 2 - Entry Foyer – Farrow & Ball and the Designer Advisors*

Space 3 - Living Room - Camille Saum, Camille Saum Interior Design

Space 4 - Powder Room - Terri Easter, Maris Elaine Gallery

Space 5 - Library - David Mitchell, David Mitchell Interior Design

Space 6 - Family Room - Victoria Neale, Victoria Neale Interiors

Space 7 - Loggia – Taylor Wells, Taylor Wells Design/At Home*

Space 8 - Kitchen/Butler’s Pantry - Jessica Parker, GTM Architects

Space 9 - Morning Room - Iantha Carley, Iantha Carley Interiors

Space 10 - Dining Room - Nestor Santa-Cruz, Nestor Santa-Cruz

Space 11 – Bar/Side Hall – Andrea Houck, A. Houck Designs

Space 12 - Powder Room - Charles Almonte, Charles C. Almonte Architecture/Interior Design

Space 13 – Second Floor Hall - Claire Schwab, Claire Schwab Interior Design

Space 14 - Sitting Room - Michael Hampton, Michael Hampton Design

Space 15 - Master Bedroom - Susan Jamieson, Bridget Beari Designs

Space 16 - Master Bath - Darlene Molnar, Darlene Molnar LLC

Space 17 - Bedroom/Nursery - Nancy Twomey, Finnian’s Moon Interiors

Space 18 - Bedroom - Regan Billingsley, Regan Billingsley Interiors

Space 19 - Loft/Media Room - Jeff Akseizer & Jamie Brown, Akseizer Design Group

Space 20 - Bedroom - Katherine Vernot-Jonas, Katherine Vernot-Jonas Designs

Space 21 - Bedroom - Allie Mann, Case Design/Remodeling, Inc.

Space 22 – The Lounge - Lorna Gross, Savant Interior Design

Space 23 - Covered Terrace – Jen Chappell & Ken Berry, American Eye

Space 24 - Lower Dining Room - Scott Cooke, Scott Cooke Design

The Preview Party of the finished spaces is set for April 13, 1 to 5 p.m., $50, and the house opens to the public on April 14 with hours as follows: Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $25. The last day of the DC Design House is May 12. More info on www.dcdesignhouse.com.

*Photos of designers and design boards will be provided at a later date