Kitchens + Baths

Kitchen of the Future

Kitchen of the Future

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Almost-invisible hand pulls create a “hidden pantry” in the major kitchen re-do of this Greenville home — and that magical minimalism distinguishes the entire…

Cream of the Kitchen

Cream of the Kitchen

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It’s hard to feel good, much less be able to whip up fancy dishes, in a dark kitchen. With this all-important space increasingly becoming…

Slam-Dunk Kitchen

Slam-Dunk Kitchen

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When a house features its own regulation-size indoor basketball court, as does this one in the Cliffs at Walnut Cove, the rest of the…

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

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Neutrals are splendid, and certainly appropriate for the southern-mountain modern vernacular. However, a vivid interjection of color indoors acknowledges the diversity of the natural…

A New Rustic

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Rustic is a gesture of respect to the past, but it doesn’t necessarily mean old-fashioned anymore. That paradox lives large in this brilliantly designed…

Farmhouse Reimagined

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The inspiration for this warm, light-suffused space near Black Mountain came from an old-time Pennsylvania farmhouse. But despite the appointment of cherished family heirlooms,…

Folk and Spoon

Folk and Spoon

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The expected country-cute rooster printed on a dishtowel, a fat cartoon cat quilted on a potholder — these are not the animals that live…

Modern Man Cave

Modern Man Cave

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When Jim and Barbara Hoski completed their home on Reynolds Mountain in 2004, they were among the first residents in this prestigious mountain community….

Easy Country Elegance

Easy Country Elegance

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One often thinks of a renovation as an “updating” — exchanging more traditional styling for sleek, modern furnishings. In the case of this Flat…

A Sleek Zen Spa

A Sleek Zen Spa

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The master bath in this 1980s post-and-beam home off Town Mountain Road had some exceptional architectural features, including cedar beams and a sharply angled…