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Textiles

April 2017
From their downtown single house and courtyard garden, Monica and Ken Seeger adopt an inclusive entertaining policy

March 2017
Spring doesn’t officially start until March 20th, but we’re already looking to lush greens and botanical prints

January 2017
Behind a stately colonial façade, an Old Village residence overflows with color, pattern, and texture

With help from designer Cortney Bishop, a pair of Chicago transplants bring low-maintenance sophistication to a South...

March 2016
Painter Raven Roxanne Wilson on her latest work, including a line of scarves, and upcoming move to the Cigar Factory

October 2015
An interior designer updates her grandmother’s brick colonial in The Crescent to suit modern family life and, in the...

July 2015
Using a system of her own invention, Elizabeth Calcote block prints biographically inspired patterns onto silk...

April 2015
As the weather warms, we’re spending more time outside—and thus looking to revamp our home’s exteriors and signature...

March 2015
In time for this month’s Charleston Fashion Week,­ area design pro Amelia Handegan took cues from a chic kimono style...

March 2015
The local fashion scene is burgeoning at the seams, with both opportunity and obstacles. But regarding the business of...

February 2015
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon,­ Jesse Leigh Vickers of JLV Creative used pastel hues, super-soft textures, and...

January 2015
The New Year is a perfect excuse to shake up a tired design­—so we asked Karoline Kable of Karoline Kable, ASID to...

December 2014
Cozy up to this take on a classic style

October 2014
A local businesswoman and community volunteer turns a 1956 residence into the contemporary home of her dreams—without...

September 2014
The master bedroom should feel like an oasis, safe from the hustle of everyday life. Area designer Margaret Donaldson...

September 2014
After debating between two coasts, Lynne and Steve Hamontree settled on Sullivan’s Island and, with help from area...

September 2014
From “grown-to-sewn” to big vats of moody blues, Donna Hardy is dyeing to reclaim history

August 2014
Thanks to a totally efficient design, an eco-minded family downsizes into the modern and sustainable home of their...

July 2014
Charleston is a hotbed for handcrafted home goods. Meet some of the area’s most talented artisans and peek at their...

July 2014
An airy, art-filled Sullivan’s home gives a young urban family a relaxing seaside escape with long coastal views

July 2014
Don brilliant hues—without having a frightening ’80s flashback

March 2014
Art Institute of Charleston (Ai) fashion program faculty who bring real-world experience to the table for their students

For a look that surprises, designer Michael Mitchell is in love with pairing bold finishes with contrasting details—all...

January 2014
Brandy Culp makes collections from Charleston’s past her present tense

October 2013
Sharon Cooper-Murray preserves the disappearing language and folk art of the Gullah Geechee culture 

April 2013
Leila and Buff Ross transform his childhood home on Sullivan's into an artful melding of past and present  

March 2013
Lulie Wallace’s creative industry blooms from vibrant floral paintings to cheery textiles

Karen Ann Myers takes art to the bedroom with thought-provoking contemporary paintings

May 2012
Mary Whyte’s portrait of former crabber and oysterman Algernon Varn graced the cover of our February 2011 issue. That...

Throughout Charleston, the nuance and pull of history is palpable, like a sixth sense, a fifth dimension. It drapes...