Home & Design – January/February 2021

After buying an 1892 row house in Dupont Circle, the owners anticipated a simple facelift—but as often happens, the project snowballed. Architect Michael Lee Beidler of Trout Design Studio masterminded a whole-house renovation that instilled a modern sensibility throughout, with an emphasis on wood. “The husband comes from a lumber family,” he explains, “and the presence of wood is very important to him.”