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Take the plunge into blue home decor

When it comes to home decor, blue is never out of style for Lee Whitehead, owner of Mount Vernon's Nouveau Home & Interior Design. "It's just beautiful," he said. "Sure, there's an ebb and flow [in the color's popularity]. But when you go to trade shows, you are always going to see the peacock...

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  • Upcoming zoning vote will set parameters for downtown Towson's future development

    Upcoming zoning vote will set parameters for downtown Towson's future development

    The Towson Triangle, considered by neighboring communities to be a dividing line between them and downtown Towson, will not get the increased zoning density some developers have sought during the county's quadrennial zoning process, if the Baltimore County Council agrees with Councilman David Marks...

  • BDC rejects proposal for former Superblock property

    BDC rejects proposal for former Superblock property

    The Baltimore Development Corp. rejected a proposal on Thursday to redevelop a property within the former Superblock, while agreeing to further discuss development plans for another West Baltimore site. Maverick Management Corp., a New York developer, proposed redeveloping 223 W. Lexington St. into...

  • New Howard housing director: "We want people to live and work here"

    New Howard housing director: "We want people to live and work here"

    When some developers are less than thrilled by Howard County's rules for dispersing affordable housing in new housing, Kelly Cimino delivers her trademark response: "Wouldn't it be great if the teachers who work at the schools you use to market your project could live in the county?" This Howard...

  • Howard County parkland swap for Savage housing development nears finalization

    Howard County parkland swap for Savage housing development nears finalization

    Residents of the Savage community continue to oppose a new development next to the Savage Mill more than two years after the developer, Bozzuto Homes, proposed the 35-unit project on roughly five acres of land. If approved by the county, the development, called the Settlement at Savage Mill, would...

  • Lion Brothers Building to open in December

    Lion Brothers Building to open in December

    A vacant historic building in southwest Baltimore is slated to reopen in December, in what is a big step for its developer and a sign of increasing private investment in the area. Cross Street Partners, co-founded by storied Baltimore developer Bill Struever, closed on the financing and started...

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  • Inside economist Anirban Basu's Indian-inspired home

    Inside economist Anirban Basu's Indian-inspired home

    Where many families would see problems, economist Anirban Basu and his wife, Debita, saw promise. In 2012, the couple was only informally looking for a new home for their family of four when Debita happened upon an open house at Devon Hill’s former carriage house. While the house had a lot of charm...

  • Baltimore at Home magazine launch party

    Baltimore at Home magazine launch party

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group celebrated the launch of its newest magazine, Baltimore at Home, at the Floors Etc. showroom in Timonium on Thursday, April 7. Guests enjoyed heavy hors d'oeuvres from Cunningham's and wine from Linganore Winecellars. Raimondi's Florist provided arrangements.

  • Baltimore's Airbnbs showcase diverse design aesthetics

    Baltimore's Airbnbs showcase diverse design aesthetics

    The vacation rental site Airbnb boasts more than 2 million worldwide listings ranging from a Scottish castle to a treehouse in the jungles of India. But you don’t need a passport or a plane ticket to enjoy a getaway in a unique home. Local homeowners are offering up stunning spaces that will have...

  • Farmhouse style meets industrial edge in Baltimore homes

    Farmhouse style meets industrial edge in Baltimore homes

    Aaron and Mallory Lembo love living in the middle of the city, on a busy street near Patterson Park. They thrive on the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and the closeness of their neighbors. Aesthetically, however, Mallory is inspired by a lifestyle with a much slower pace. She looks...

  • 10 hot home design trends

    10 hot home design trends

    What’s hot for spring 2016? We asked some of the area’s best designers what trends and concepts are on everyone’s mind this season. 1. Touchable Texture Design is inherently visual, but it’s best when it engages the other senses, too — including touch. “People have been incorporating a lot of...

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