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August 2020
For the past quarter-century, the Halsey director and chief curator has taken chances, championing the odd and...

August 2020
The artist and musician on what fuels her creativity

May 2020
The Black House shines a spotlight on contemporary art and architecture

January 2020
Meet the master of atmosphere and light before her City Gallery exhibit this month

July 2019
Forget the beach: One Daniel Island family—and their steady stream of visitors—soaks up summer fun at home along the...

June 2019
Folly Beach Eats

April 2019
One Lowcountry artist finds inspiration 600 feet above Charleston

December 2018
John Duckworth creates to help others open their eyes

November 2018

November 2018
When Philip Simmons (1912-2009) began to study the craft of ironwork as a 13-year-old apprentice to Holy City...

September 2018
Silversmith Kaminer Haislip’s elegant-but-practical works are on display in a new City Gallery exhibit

August 2018

July 2018
With help from architect Christopher Rose and interior designer Melanie Turner, a pair of Atlanta-based attorneys craft...

May 2018
Meet Cathryn Davis Zommer, the force behind Enough Pie, which this month hosts its annual arts extravaganza, AWAKENING

April 2018
With help from Caribbean-influenced designer Allison Elebash, Kirk and Tara King turned an 1890s Sullivan’s Island...

March 2018
Meet the restaurateur-designer duo behind Basic Kitchen and learn how they live by the café’s motto, “cleaner fuel,...

February 2018
The designer behind Hart—known for vibrant tassel earrings, as well as embroidered jackets and gold pendant necklaces—...

January 2018
With help from stylist Nathalie Naylor, a local physician marries his love of modernism with his 19th-century French...

May 2017
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

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

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

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

August 2016
Tina Hirsig creates space for her own artistic practice despite a hectic schedule as wife, mom, and teacher

July 2016
Take refuge from those summer scorchers inside downtown’s newest—and coolest—fitness studios

January 2016
On Daniel Island, Kelly and David Lyle mark a new chapter in their lives with a stunning custom abode  

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