Where Pretty Meets Practical

Your home should be filled with the things you love,” declares Pat Marshall. As the owner of Homestead in Hendersonville, Marshall offers sage decorating advice. “I…

Mod Man

Mod Man

Troy Winterrowd’s small town Midwest upbringing may have laid the foundation for his interest in all things modern. He hails from Columbus, Indiana, a…

The Modern Cottage

The Modern Cottage

Designer Susan Portman, whose own home was featured in the Spring 2012 issue of Carolina Home + Garden, talks about the importance of tying…

Making the Cut

Making the Cut

When Elaine and Bryan Young, owners of Urban Farm Girl Flowers in Black Mountain, left Birmingham a few years back, a blossoming flower-growing business…

The Real Deal

The Real Deal

  As principal of Asheville’s Alchemy Design Studio, Traci Kearns embodies her namesake. She’s a conjurer, producing striking spaces with a mixture of client…

House of Glass

House of Glass

The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius asserted that in order for a structure to be excellent, it needed to be three things: firmitas, utilitas, and…

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Mary Lou Kemp, Chairperson of the Southern Appalachian Rock Garden Society (SARGS) shares her story of being bitten by the rock gardening bug, learning…

A Stylish Retreat

“Soft and yummy, that’s what I wanted.” Is Kim Hubbard, owner of Asheville’s K2 Studio, referring to her latest cooking experiment — a warm…

Change Artist

Change Artist

Home and hearth, and the comfort they engender, figure prominently in Asheville interior designer Laura Kirkpatrick’s work. Her firm, ID.ology, offers interior design services…

Natural Selection

Natural Selection

“I would gladly have bought the home myself, if my clients hadn’t,” declares Black Mountain architect Thomas Lawton, of the simply designed cabin that sits…