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Philip Simmons

May 2017
Activism, art, and a flood of urgency inform and awaken the work of Mary Edna Fraser

February 2017
After a childhood abroad, Suzanne Pollak brings her global style and a penchant for blending classic and quirky pieces...

July 2016
Robert Thomas is on a mission to bring the ancient art of blacksmithing into the 21st century. Just don’t ask him if he...

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

August 2015
Tranquil beauty reigns in local David Rawle’s labor of love, the new Theodora Park in Ansonborough

April 2015
Breathing new life into the Gadsden House—and its gates  

March 2013
Can you imagine Charleston without ornamental wrought iron?

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

May 2012
Call it a cluster, a corridor, or whatever you want—the creative spirit in Charleston is reshaping our economy and even...

Photographer John Michiels seeks beauty in the Lowcountry

January 2012
 Find historically inspired accessories at local museums and institutions

February 2011
They are the hardworking people of both small and large communities who make their livings toiling on the water, in the...

July 2010
Ten icons of life in the Lowcountry during the past 35 years

April 2007
In the town of Bishopville, South Carolina, on three acres of former cornfields, one extraordinary man has planted and...

April 2010
Spread your roots across the city in gardens that thrive on a little community TLC

March 2010
Whimsy and elegance cozy up in this downtown ode to English charm

June 2009
More than 600 assemblages of wrought iron—his life’s work—exist in Charleston and beyond. Now, the hunt is on to locate...

July 2009
City Slicker taps into the digital world of iPhone apps.

February 2009
A Georgian house on Tradd Street reveals historic treasures