Kitchens + Baths

Maximizing Minimalism

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Owners Mike and Clare Haislip envisioned a “Mountain Zen” air for their retirement home in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, and it wasn’t just…

All in the Family

All in the Family

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Harrietta and Joe Deaton of Hendersonville have made a life’s work out of resuscitating unlovely spaces, so when the wife-and-husband team bought their own…

Best in Black and White

Best in Black and White

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Whip-smart collaboration is behind this ultramodern high-contrast kitchen in East Asheville’s Falcon Ridge community. Although they met periodically with their project team, Karen and…

To Every Season

To Every Season

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Bricks came tumbling down when it came time to renovate David and Berdjette Barker’s 107-year-old farmhouse in Black Mountain — but not all of…

Double Eagle

Double Eagle

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During the studs-up renovation of their Cliffs Valley home in Upstate South Carolina, owners Julie and Kris Atwood lived for five months in a…

Crème de la Crème

Crème de la Crème

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“In our Cajun heritage, the kitchen is the heart of the family,” says Donna Lemoine, who shares a warm, elegant retreat in Balsam Mountain…

A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

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As befits a retired sailor, she waxes poetic about the water: Mary Jane “MJ” Klug refers to the “gin-clear” rivers of Western North Carolina,…