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Baltimore condo is cure for hectic days

Baltimore condo is cure for hectic days

For two busy surgeons, the home they have created offers a serene retreat at the end of the day. Troy Pittman's and Michael Somenek's sleek condo at the Ritz-Carlton Residences provides a chance to relax and renew mind, body and spirit.

The couple achieved this level of comfort with a simple design style: a clever use of natural and artificial light along with neutral decor and a discriminating use of color.

One of their first tasks after moving in was to place every light switch on a dimmer. Beyond the soft lighting are the neutral tones of birch cabinetry and contemporary furniture, all on European oak flooring and placed within walls painted soft gray and eggshell with an...