Formal Influences
architecture / modern living / virginia

Formal Influences

In the Piedmont, large red brick houses have always had a certain kind of monumental grandeur in the landscape. They are Virginia’s architecture—a tall central house, often hyphenated with ancillary spaces to the sides, large and formal, yet quiet and elegant—and were the standard bearer of sophistication in their time.  I admire them most often … Continue reading

Making Metro Modern
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Making Metro Modern

Who could pass up a 1950s Erector Set Ferris Wheel? Of course you need that. It’s fantastic! Sally and David Ramert’s love of Richmond is palpable too and we’re glad they are here. Richmond’s Metro Modern is a fabulous place to find things you didn’t realize were cool… until you remembered they were. The kind … Continue reading