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The Right Tree

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Framework for Fast Times

Framework for Fast Times

Retired race-car driver keeps busy with nine acres in Hendersonville  Sissy Owen knows fast cars. She doesn’t always know movie stars. The Hendersonville resident has…

Growing Money

Growing Money

Appalachian wild ginseng is wildly profitable For generations, American ginseng (shortened to “sang” in mountain vernacular) has provided folk medicine and a unique revenue…

Message in a Beaker

Message in a Beaker

Glass artist’s passion was born in a laboratory Fine art and laboratory science usually follow divergent paths. But in the hands of Asheville’s Jason…

Emotional Investment

Emotional Investment

Art procurer encourages a “love at first sight” approach Juggling new motherhood, a design business, and a love of art collecting — a passion…

Round Here

Round Here

Appealing modern home synthesizes real-world influences Tight, walkable West Asheville isn’t exactly known for its off-street parking, but “Westwood Wedge” has plenty of this precious…

Recipe for Flow

Recipe for Flow

Tight collaboration yields a stylish high-contrast kitchen It takes a visionary village of construction pros, designers, and artisans to create a high-livability kitchen, one marked…

All Kinds of Cozy

All Kinds of Cozy

Lodge uses many different woods for “heavy rustic” vibe Interviewed in October, Debbie and James Lehman, an adventurous couple who love to hike and ski,…

From Serenity to Sunset

From Serenity to Sunset

Prairie-style home in South Asheville smoothly inhabits its knoll “Luxury” used to mean taking over a mountaintop. Now, instead of presiding over steep drops, upscale…