DC Design House Closes Its Doors After 10 Years



The 2017 DC Design House



The 10th Annual DC Design House Designers Announced

The anniversary year includes 23 rooms, four boutiques, a Decade of Design celebration, special events throughout the month, and a daily onsite café

​The 10th Annual DC Design House is located at 9004 Congressional Court, Potomac, Maryland and will be held from September 30 through October 29, 2017. Benefiting Children’s National Health System, the showhouse includes 23 beautifully-designed spaces, four boutiques, a Decade of Design celebration, and special events throughout the month in the home’s ballroom, plus a daily onsite café by Relish Catering. This year’s house is dedicated to Ann Lambeth, who was an avid supporter of the DC Design House and the design community.

Listed at $10.28 million by Fouad Talout and Pascale Karam of Long & Foster Real Estate, the four-story, 27,256 square-foot Potomac home includes nine bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, four half baths, lower level ballroom, cinema, two-story library flanked by his and her offices, and multiple kitchens. Built in 2009, the home sits on two acres and includes a pool and pool house with apartment and covered terrace. 

Additional sponsors to date include: A.B.E. Networks, Angie Seckinger Photographer, At Home Group, Children’s Health Board, DC Living Real Estate, Dominion Electric Supply Company Lighting Showroom, Foxcraft Design Group, Fred Home Improvement, Home & Design, JK Moving Services, MoKi Media, Relish Catering, Reston Limo, Sherwin-Williams, and Stark. Additional details in Press Release as well as sponsorship opportunities in Sponsorship Package.



PARKING: Parking is available at the corner of River Road and Bradley Boulevard, Potomac, Md, about two blocks from the Design House (located at 9004 Congressional Court) - look for the DC Design House sign at the parking lot. Shuttle available on Saturdays and Sundays only. Drop off at the house and then proceed to the parking lot.

•  No high heels  
•  No children under 8 including infants in arms 
•  No touching any items or sitting on furniture

•  Closed Mondays
•  Not wheelchair accessible due to stairs and no access to elevator

This year’s Design House is dedicated to Ann Lambeth, who was an avid supporter of the cause and the design community


We invite you to support the 2017 DC Design House by participating as one of our sponsors. Your commitment to the 10th anniversary of this highly anticipated design industry event will help fund a variety of community based pediatric grant programs through Children’s National.


Since 2008, the DC Design House has hosted more than 80,000 visitors—with more than 10,000 visitors expected in 2017. Sponsorship of this event will expose your brand to a vast audience as press coverage averages 120,000,000+ regional media impressions annually. This year’s 27,256 square foot Design House is located at 9004 Congressional Ct., Potomac, MD and is available for public viewing Saturday, September 30th – Sunday, October 29th with a special invite only Press Day held Wednesday, September 27 and a ticketed Decade of Design celebration held Thursday, September 28th from 6-9pm to officially kickoff the 2017 DC Design House fundraiser.


The DC Design House is a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity. All sponsorship involvement is tax exempt and available for further customization based on availability. We look forward to working with you and thank you for making the DC Design House a success.