alexandria va home

no little boxes

she grew up surrounded by great design and had a vision. he wanted a home office that showcased his love of chess. they didn’t intend to use the main level often, but with cozy seating in front of the fireplace and dining furniture set off by glowing globes of light – the entertaining naturally followed. the breakfast nook, with custom-built banquette seating, is large enough for 6. a suspension light that swings 360º allows him to watch the news while she reads a book. custom art, bold lighting and soft textiles add colorful pops to the family room level – which has a separate guest sleeping area, plenty of attractive storage and, for him - an extremely big sofa and tv.