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The Charleston Home

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...

July 2012
Architect  Whitney Powers streamlines and simplifies her family’s 1970s brick dwelling with intuitive updates

June 2012
A pair of antiques importers keep their cool in an early-1900s beach cottage filled with sturdy European finds

May 2012
London transplants recast a sagging downtown house into an airy, liveable backdrop for contemporary art

March 2012
Author and songwriter Carolyn Evans falls hard for a 19th-century gem that proves worth the wait

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

November 2011

November 2011
Renaissance gal Ann Ladson Stafford fills her North Central rental with smart DIY pieces, from redesigned lighting to...

November 2011
Interior designer Cortney Bishop turns her love-at-first-sight “impulse buy” into inspired family digs filled with bold...

September 2011
When it comes to collecting art and giving back, more is more in the Radcliffeborough home of Juan Tamarit and Dr....

August 2011
For one downtown family, a smart update of their 1980s brick dwelling is all in the details

July 2011
A lively James Island clan face-lifts their traditional two-story digs with creativity and color

June 2011
One family’s front beach do-over (and over, and over!) finally gets it right

March 2011
Showhouse opens March 17: Before & After photos and Charleston Home Picks

March 2011
Discover a London couple’s mod riff on a traditional Charleston silhouette

March 2011
With the help of rising design darling Angie Hranowsky, a young family’s downsize to a 1940s charmer in Old Windermere...

March 2011
A modern home on Kiawah draws inspiration from elemental materials

March 2011
A South of Broad dependency becomes a showplace for color and art

February 2011
A new-to-the-area couple finds refuge in a bold and unabashedly contemporary island “high-rise”

January 2011
The Peters make a storied home on Meeting Street’s “Mansion Row” their own

December 2010
Form meets function in an historic tenement on Church outfitted for everyday living

November 2010
Downtown: She’s a textile maven, and he might be the city’s best barista. Us? We’re invited to dig their digs

October 2010
Raised to live off the land, Louisa Moore nets all manner of nature’s goods on her historic north Mount Pleasant...

October 2010
How one family swapped downtown’s bustle for the mellow island life

October 2010
What happens when a pro tackles his own cottage kitchen

September 2010
A downtown couple draws inspiration from the Caribbean for their Breach Inlet beach house

August 2010

Light Fantastic: One couple’s luminous summer retreat