montgomery lane, bethesda, maryland


"In deciding what to conceal and what to enhance, each space presents a new set of challenges. Myrna Friedlander Smith, an interior designer living in Bethesda, approached Sagart with the task of creating a full-size-eat-in kitchen in a small space with an open layout. Friedlander Smith and her husband, Gene Smith, had expressed a desire for an inviting, modern kitchen to adjoin seamlessly with the rest if their condominium. They wanted to capitalize on all the natural light from their broad windows, and create an illusion of enlargement." --Spaces

Montgomery Lane
was published in...

The Art of Efficiency

By Emily Lyons
Washington Spaces,
Spring 2006

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"The space is almost enamored with itself- so many reflective surfaces. But the resulting effect is not cold modernity. Rather, the mirrored plane of the bar and a matching backsplash enlarge the space and make it fluid. As you move about the kitchen, your lines are reflected, and so is the movement. The space captures the energy of its owners, and through the use of clean lines and rich materials it manages to be at once energetic, soothing, and sophisticated..."