While I am certain Mr. DC from Washington, D.C. has been posted about many times in the blogsphere, this ad gave me a jumping off point to share some of my favorites images of his work, both current and from years past.
Views of the the kitchen breakfast area...
I doubt I would have never thought to put an etagere on top of a kitchen island! It appears to be the same one as previously located in the breakfast area, minus the ball finials. It looks quite good here and lends a cozy feeling to the voluminous ceilings.
This is a Capitol Hill loft from a 2004 tear sheet. One of the first I saved of Carter's work:
"Now" images all courtesy of Elle Decor November 2009. Photography by Simon Upton. "Then" images courtesy of Southern Living-year unknown, The Washington Post Magazine April 2004 and The Washington Post At Home Fall 2008.