In collaboration with a noted luxury home builder, Haleh designed a spacious 33,000 square foot French Château with commanding views of Potomac’s prestigious River Road.

Studio Name: Haleh Design, Inc.
Design Team: Haleh Aleman
Location: Potomac, Maryland

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The client, a software entrepreneur and his wife, sought a turnkey solution and partnership with a trusted authority in the world of elegant and grand design whom they could trust to manage every aspect of their residence.

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The foyer features 32-foot ceilings with a 20-foot diameter dome at its center, all embellished with highly detailed ceiling treatments and crown molding. Accenting the grand space is a sweeping double spiral staircase and a 10-foot diameter Schonbek chandelier. The massive columns were faux marbleized, while the capitals and bases were leafed in antiqued gold.

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Haleh connected the grand salon to old world grandeur, referencing classical thematic elements throughout, including Corinthian columns and ornate plaster ceiling treatments, and crown molding, all of which were adorned with a selective use of gold leaf to highlight particular details.

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A subdued color palette and an elegant, yet intimate, arrangement of furnishings allows the architecture to claim center stage. Layered textures of velvet and silk soften the interior and add warmth.


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