The August issue of Abode is on stands now. Here’s what’s inside…
- A Q&A with landscape designer, author and lecturer Cole Burrell.
- A look inside interior designer Marta Tice’s favorite room in her home.
- The debate about dining rooms: Are formal spaces on their way out?
- A converted Batesville schoolhouse with plenty of possibilities.
This month’s featured house:
“We wanted something that evoked an earlier period, but we liked clean lines,” says Tom Becherer of his second home, a light-filled space. He and his wife, Jenny, hired Robert Gurney, a D.C.-based architect whose design they’d seen in a magazine. “I want my whole house to look like that,” Tom remembers saying.
This month’s featured landscape:
It took nearly 20 years for city homeowners Chris and Greg Menke to install the pool they’d been planning on since buying the house in 1982. They hired landscape architect Jill Trischman-Marks, whose main goal was to preserve the house’s visual relationship with the trees. “I didn’t want to stop the eye at the pool,” she says.