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The Charleston Home

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

April 2015
With help from architect Bill Huey and interior designer Ginger Brewton, a Mount Pleasant family builds an elegant,...

March 2015
On Sullivan’s Island, a young family teams up with designer Cortney Bishop and architect and builder Oliver Dungo to...

A creative couple builds a new home inspired by Charleston’s historical cotton warehouses, with a little help from...

January 2015
In the French Quarter, a preservation-minded couple restores two adjoined 19th-century townhomes into a graceful single...

A young creative couple infuses their Charleston single house with a stripped-down contemporary aesthetic that...

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

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

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

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

The renovation of her 1960s tri-level leads artist Sally Bennett, and her family, down a new path  

April 2014
A neglected lot gets a makeover, including a new home and private garden that blend seamlessly by design    

March 2014
Parlors morph into playrooms and vintage treasure find new purpose in the Lail family's urban digs.

February 2014
LaNelle and Robert Barber rebuild on Bowen’s Island  

January 2014
A pair of Italian immigrants fall hard for an historic Ansonborough single

October 2013
How to meld modern aesthetic ideals with primo practicality? Interior designer Deidre Alexander helps one Daniel Island...

September 2013
Local art enthusiasts Michele and Mike Seekings team up with muralist Karl Beckwith Smith to update a grand 1850s...

November 2013
When a downtown couple moves to Sullivan’s Island, interior designer Melissa Ervin streamlines their traditional...

August 2013
Under cover of a handful of oaks, self-taught gardener Tommy Peters creates a cool garden hideaway

July 2013
Designer Angie Hranowsky uses vibrant color and daring design tricks to blow the doors off a plain-Jane single house in...

June 2013
With penthouse views, vibrant hues, and a come-as-you-are vibe, this Isle of Palms summer home revises beachhouse basics

May 2013
For art connoisseurs and longtime collectors Michelle Van Parys and Mark Sloan, true style sets in through time and...

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

March 2013
Benefitting the Charleston Symphony Orchestra  

March 2013
A young builder takes on his own Riverland Terrace cottage with a one-man, room-by-room rehab

January 2013
Jenny Sanford snaps up and streamlines an old beach cottage for the next chapter of just-right island life with her boys

December 2012
Concrete, wood, glass, and steel headline one family’s sunny vacation home on the marsh

A Mount Pleasant pair swaps the hustle of suburban life for the hush of the rural Stono marsh

September 2012
Architect Chris Rose finds a happy medium between contemporary cool and down-to-earth inviting

August 2012
A homeowner-led dream team blows the doors off our coastal vernacular architecture with a mellow merging of Pacific...