Category: interior design. Client: bossy color. Photographed in collaboration with Brandon Webster Photography, February 2012. Sometimes you see that the cobbler's children have no shoes. Or, never buy a used car from a mechanic: working on his own car is the last thing he wants to do when he gets off work. Annie Elliott's home is the opposite of these old truisms. As an interior designer adding POP to homes across DC and Maryland, Annie has not ignored her own home. In fact, she uses it as a showcase and a laboratory for new ideas.