Modern Mix in Chevy Chase, Maryland

When the owners of this elegant, 20,000 square-foot home in Chevy Chase contacted Barry, the family requested something classic, but with old-world patina and sophistication. Barry, inspired by a Lutyens Arts and Crafts country house in England, began by poring over the blueprints with the architect and owners—deconstructing large rooms into more intimate spaces and adding visual interest. Soon a sophisticated structure began to emerge, an old and distinguished grande dame that gracefully evolved over time.

Photos: Edward Addeo