A Storybook Synthesis

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Those Thousand Little Decisions

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The Luxury of Fresh Air

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Stone’s Throw from Modern

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A Palate for Palette

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A Storybook Synthesis

Black Mountain home is distinguished by traditional textures and a sense of place Cynthia Park grew up summering in the tiny town of Montreat, a…

Estate of Mind

Cliffs at Walnut Cove project will be replete with custom amenities The owners of this future English Country home have shown their Texan inclination…

Stone’s Throw from Modern

Town Mountain estate winningly combines two aesthetics By: Catherine Brook Eastman Cotswolds in the front, contemporary in the back — that’s the short take on…

No Corner Unconsidered

No Corner Unconsidered

Designer sees spaces with an intentional mind and an architectural eye Commercial projects figured heavily in interior designer Shawn Merkel’s early career in Michigan….

Serenity Now

Serenity Now

Private plant reserve offers a tranquil outdoor refuge Nature Deficit Disorder is not yet recognized in medical textbooks or psychology journals, but to Betty…

Snapdragon Decision

Snapdragon Decision

Flower farm thrives on agritourism and wild arrangements Loretta and Kurt Ball, along with Ledger, 10 and Quinn, 13, live on what she refers…

The Sizzle’s Still There

The Sizzle’s Still There

Biltmore Village venue gets bragging rights on the bacon cooker Ten years ago, potter Clyde Gobble was pondering a problem with preparing bacon, his favorite…

Momentum Moves Into Summer

Momentum Moves Into Summer

Major downtown gallery accelerates its exhibit schedule Established just four years ago on Lexington Avenue, Momentum Gallery has already moved to a much larger…