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

December 2015
On James Island, Mike Lata and family savor the simple life in an 18th-century farmhouse rehabbed to include—of course...

July 2015
An artistic family breathes new life into one of the oldest homes in Mount Pleasant

June 2015
In Hampton Park Terrace, designer Lauren Sanchez rehabs her American Foursquare into the perfect hub for both family...

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...

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...

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

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

February 2014

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

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...

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

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

August 2012
Ten apartments later, one local finds her place on the peninsula

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

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

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

November 2011
Jay Clifford and Josh Kaler welcome fellow musicians to the laid-back indie recording haven they’ve created in a...

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

June 2011
The season equals serpents to one transplanted Northern

May 2011
Family or theater troupe? How about both? Meet three families who make their lives together on stage and off

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