Design & Home

My Favorite Room: Stuart Nordin

The Alexandria-based interior designer tells us about her favorite project.

A dining room designed by Stuart Nordin, right. Room photograph by Doug Stroud; portrait photograph by Matthew Kleinrock.

As part of a new series, we’re checking in with local designers and remodelers to get the scoop on their personal favorites in their project portfolios. First up? Stuart Nordin, an Alexandria-based interior decorator known for her elegant yet livable spaces. This room, a dining room, was done for a client and friend in Old Town.

“I think it’s a nice mix of old and new that creates a classic and timeless look,” says Nordin. “We used a contemporary Saarinen table, a glass chandelier, and a framed abstract cutout by local artist Hannah Cohen juxtaposed with a more rustic hutch found at Luckett’s and vintage style Louis XVI square back dining chairs. Simple and elegant!”

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