Pushing Past Luck

Pushing Past Luck

Tile artisan Jay Reese is accustomed to clients’ quizzical looks over his preferred mode of transportation: the bicycle. They wonder, reasonably, how he’ll transport…

Old Homes Made New (and Vice Versa)

Old Homes Made New (and Vice Versa)

  Tamara Gavin’s website, The Made Home, is endlessly engaging: equal parts design candy store, juicy tutorial, and reverent repository of architectural history. The…

Using All the Crayons in the Box

Using All the Crayons in the Box

Valerie Berlage crafts jewelry and functional items for the home, but it’s her joyful wooden boxes and mirrors — both meant for wall display…

Little Luxe Schoolhouse

Little Luxe Schoolhouse

Oil and water. Bulls and red. Stripes and dots. A tiny house bedecked in maximalism. All of these sound like dangerous pairings, but Erin…

Nice Guy (Faux) Finishes First

Nice Guy (Faux) Finishes First

The ’80s and ’90s saw a domestic-painting craze. Walls were sponged, ragged, and stenciled in abundance. Initially a way to beautify the domains of…

Working Behind the Columns

Working Behind the Columns

Once a summer playground for wealthy South Carolina Low Country families, the Village of Flat Rock evolved into a charming place defined by a…

Re-Upping an Old Trade

Re-Upping an Old Trade

“I can walk around a project 100 times and think about how I’ll approach it,” declares Jenny Ellis, owner of Sittin’ Pretty Original Chair…

You Can’t Touch This

In an era known for tear downs and home renovations that erase any trace of a space’s previous incarnation, the Smith home is a…

Let There Be Better Light

Let There Be Better Light

Not unlike a graphic image’s negative space, lighting is an often overlooked element of interior design, according to Kayla Beavers, lead interior designer and…

Not Plein Jane

Not Plein Jane

“It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” one might say to a friend sporting a bad haircut or a teen stressing over a pimple….