Interior Design by Gina Fitzsimmons
Photograph © Geoffrey Hodgdon
Menu by Gina Fitzsimmons
Photograph © Geoffrey Hodgdon
Interior Design by Lisa Publicover
Photograph © Carmel Brantley
Deck by Diamond Decks & Home Improvement
Photograph © Geoffrey Hodgdon
Built-ins constructed by Lynbrook of Annapolis
Photograph © Tim Lee Photography

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Annapolis Home is a luxury magazine that explores the dynamic home scene in greater metropolitan Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore while showcasing the latest designs in landscaping, architecture, remodeling, and interior design. The magazine is unique in that it also investigates the garage as both a functional and creative space and the dock as integral to Chesapeake Bay living.







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  • An Annapolis Designer Flies South

    A Severn River Family Builds a Second Home in Lighthouse Point By Sarah Hagerty  |  Photography by Carmel Brantley Annapolis-based Lisa Publicover designed her client’s main residence on the Severn River in Crownsville in 2009. In the fall of 2015, she designed the same client’s second home in Lighthouse Point, Florida, just south of Boca Raton. A family vacation spot since the 1960s, the home is owned by the client and her two sisters. The.
  • Shore Lunch

    By Robert Haywood  |  Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon Lunch. This short word holds the promise of a lovely afternoon when the setting is the Chesapeake Bay. To celebrate the completion of a project for a home on Mill Creek, interior designer Gina Fitzsimmons prepared the lunch of a lifetime for clients Leigh Reiley and Tray Webb. Mill Creek merges with St. Johns Creek and flows into Solomons Creek. On a sunny weekday while overlooking the.
  • Shore Lunch Menu

    By Gina Fitzsimmons  |  Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon   Watermelon Salad • 6 cups cubed watermelon • 4 cups arugula • 1 cup of chopped feta cheese • ½ cup toasted sliced almonds • ½ cup black beans Dressing • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 2 tablespoons white cider vinegar • salt and pepper, to taste Add the chopped watermelon, arugula, feta cheese, and black beans to a large salad bowl and lightly.
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    Design Talk: Built-Ins for Architectural Beauty & Intrigue

    By Raymond Gauthier If you wish to impart architectural interest and beauty to your space, consider custom built-ins. There are many styles and materials to complement any interior design, from traditional to contemporary, gothic to postmodern. When you enter a space containing built-in cabinets and shelves, you sense them before you see them. When executed and designed well, a room is suddenly more interesting architecturally, more intelligent and elegant. At Lynbrook of Annapolis we begin.
  • The Art of Home Staging

    By Deborah Goode, CID You ask, “What’s the difference between interior design and home staging?” Although these two professions seem to have similarities, they are, in reality, worlds apart. An interior designer’s role is to create a home that reflects the owner’s style, tastes and preferences. A home stager aims to turn your property into something that lots of people will like so that it will sell. In other words, home staging is a way of.
  • On Buckingham Cove | A Deck Wide Enough for Joy

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon Dividing Creek on the Magothy River narrows to an enchanting estuary called Buckingham Cove. And here is where Carol and Peter Sowa live, hidden away with just a few neighbors.  Every home with a view such as theirs needs a proper deck to enjoy it. So, in 2015, Carol and Peter were ready to upgrade their rickety deck and steps to the dock. They had lived in.
  • Modern Nest

    By Tom Levine & Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography by Mitch Allen & Anice Hoachlander Why does a bird build a nest that is round? Why do our homes rely on rectangular forms? These questions arise when considering Dean and Cassidy Papadopoulos’ new home. Their story begins when they bought a thirty-five year-old house in an Annapolis neighborhood. Situated on a bluff overlooking a creek and forest, it needed an overhaul. Today, thanks to the homeowners,.
  • Pool Houses Swimming with Style

    By Sharon Lee Tegler Today’s pool houses are no longer utilitarian structures where you toss your towel before taking a dip. They are mini-retreats designed to echo the architecture of the primary home, joy, the voices of family life.   Rustic Retreat on Wye River Photography by Curtis Martin   Sherri and Larry Gott wanted to create a “gathering place” for friends and family overlooking the pool at their vacation home on the Wye River.
  • Oceanis 55: Best Sailboat in Show in Vancouver

    By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography courtesy of Annapolis Yacht Sales Beneteaus are as indigenous to Annapolis as are sailors. It is a treat to see these sleek beauties (no matter what size) docked serenely in Back Creek or slicing through whitecaps on the Chesapeake Bay. Beneteau’s Oceanis 55 made its debut in 2013 and, with its new configuration and modern styling, has been watched closely by the sailing world ever since. Could this beamy giant.
  • Sneak Preview: The Hammond-Harwood Secret Garden Tour

     By Tom Levine  |  Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon This Annapolis garden of David and Belinda Butler is one of fourteen gardens that will be open for the 17th annual Hammond-Harwood House Secret Garden Tour. The self-directed tour has become a much-anticipated rite of spring for serious horticultural aficionados, casual fans of gardening, and the plain old curious among us. This garden packs a big punch into a small space. The design gives the homeowners an outdoor.

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