Produced by Rebecca Christian
"Interiors must be in harmony with their surroundings," says award-winning Washington, D.C., designer Skip Sroka. Sroka believes that a new house or room design should not look overly new; he prefers design that appears to have been in place for a long time.
In the following pages, see a dozen design tips from Skip, who is known for his uncanny knack for blending aesthetics with pragmatism. Whether it's making a small kitchen seem larger or adding interest to a ho-hum space, Skip offers doable and attractive solutions.