Although my main niche remains architecture and design, my work has carried me into a variety of related areas of interest and expertise. A four year tour of duty with the federal government introduced me into design as conceived on a city-wide scale.
The National Capital Planning Commission is the independent planning agency of the federal government and has jurisdiction over federal land and buildings in the National Capital Region. While working as a Multimedia Specialist attached to the Office of Public Affairs, I wrote and produced content about transit oriented development, smart growth, commemoration, security, parks, sustainability, and urban design.
Architecture, Design, Real Estate, Lifestyle
Design effects our interactions with the physical world in terms of how we live, work and play.
The Washington Post
I’ve been a contributor to The Washington Post’s Home and Real Estate sections for several years and produce companion video pieces for feature articles.
West End Uprising
A profile of a homeowner and her condo chock full of custom design in DC’s West End
Clever architects work seamless, structural additions through community review boards to create custom homes.
Living with the Train
An exploration of communities connected by rails and how it effects the people living near the train station.
Taking the Ranch to a Whole New Level
How the humble, ranch-style home can be updated, while improving functionality and made to look beautiful.
When Walls Get in the Way
Opening up the floor plan of vintage homes provides a reasonable alternative to the tear-down.
Chesapeake Home + Living
I’m a regular contributor for this Baltimore-based, full color monthly and have written about dozens of beautiful homes. I’ve also covered a diverse range of design-related topics related to everything from fine art to motorcycles.
The Cave Redux
Mini profiles of male-centric saunas, home bars, pool rooms and entertainment centers.
Travis Price: Channeling Spirits of Place
Profile of Travis Price, enigmatic architect, educator, and visionary.
Breaking Up the Box
A non-descript ranch style home updated for modern living as rendered by ColePrevost.
Artisan Profile: Metal Sculptor Robert T. Cole
A look at the career of a noted DC artist and raconteur.
DC Modern Luxury
I’ve written short articles and contributed copy to luxurious, long layouts. DC Magazine has assigned me to sports-related stories, food-based pieces, artist profiles and design features.
East Coast Choppers: Chefs on Bikes
DC based master chefs who ride motorcycles into the hinterlands searching for organic produce, artisanal cheese and exceptional meats.
Mad Science: Semi-Conductor
British duo shaking up the art world with film creations based in science.
Christo and Jean Claude
Avant garde artistic icons bring a show based on their process to the Phillips Collection.
The 2008 campaign spurred an outpouring of artist creations that arguably, contributed to the election results.
DC buildings that used to be embassies and consulates become unique private residences.
Modern Landscape Architecture
Classic garden spaces and outdoor areas with a modern flare.
I pen profiles of heavy hitters, real estate pieces, and design topics for this larger-than-life glossy.
The epicenter of the power lunch scene in Washington and the dynamic duo who keep it happening.
Bespoke cabinets, furnishings and kitchens as told by the woman of taste who runs the showroom.
A sprawling show that knits together the movement, artists, and history that changed the world’s culture as seen at the Corcoran Museum.
The Folger Shakespeare Library
A happy birthday feature on the library that gave rise to the theater.
My father worked in the automotive industry for years, first as a manager for Western Auto, then running a Goodyear store and finally in business for himself as the owner of his own independent garage. As a result, I speak fluent auto and have written about car culture for a number of different publications including America’s favorite department store.
Manage My Life
Sears hired me to write copy for a variety of auto-related topics, including pieces on wheels, tires, and maintenance issues for an extensive, consumer facing website.
Wheels and Wheel Design – How to Choose Wisely
How custom wheels are designed and what to look for when purchasing.
Stuck Accelerator – What to Do?
Every driver’s nightmare broken down into what to do and what not to do.
How to Handle a Tire Blow Out
Inconvenient and possibly dangerous, here is the correct way to handle a blowout.
All About Remote Starters – What They Do, Why You Might Want One
How these ingenious little devices work and why you might want to buy one.
Auto Exec (NADA)
This full color monthly was published by the National Auto Dealers Association for a national audience until 2008. I wrote cover stories, features and columns that were of interest to automotive dealers and service managers.
Auto Body Line
Cover Story and Columns
A monthly, B2B, tabloid-style trade publication covering issues that affected local auto dealers, techs, independent garages and service stations in the Washington-Baltimore corridor. I wrote features and cover stories.
Cover Story Round Up
Electric Co-op Today
Writing about home design and automotive issues eventually turned into writing about energy. Topics I've covered include zero energy homes, passive solar, photovoltaic systems, solar thermal water heaters, hybrids and electric cars.
A weekly print-based newspaper published by the National Rural Electric Co-op Association. I wrote short features about alternative energy, coal-fired power plants, and other issues affecting the rural, electric cooperative community.
I’ve written white papers, features and copy for full color brochures on energy conservation, natural gas exploration, biodiesel fuel, and oil refineries for a variety of corporate clients and publications.
Feature Round Up
Powering the Global Economy
Emerging Technologies to Augment Natural Resources
Natural Gas Industry : Thinking About Future Supplies
Energy Consumption Reduction