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December 2018
One of the best parts of the holiday season is gathering with friends, neighbors, and perfect strangers at the many...

December 2018
John Duckworth creates to help others open their eyes

November 2018

November 2018
When Philip Simmons (1912-2009) began to study the craft of ironwork as a 13-year-old apprentice to Holy City...

September 2018
Silversmith Kaminer Haislip’s elegant-but-practical works are on display in a new City Gallery exhibit

August 2018

July 2018
With help from architect Christopher Rose and interior designer Melanie Turner, a pair of Atlanta-based attorneys craft...

July 2018
Feast your eyes on the spectrum of WNC's art scene

May 2018
Charleston’s growth has been a boon for, and in part driven by, its creative community. The return of festival season...

May 2018
Meet Cathryn Davis Zommer, the force behind Enough Pie, which this month hosts its annual arts extravaganza, AWAKENING

April 2018
With help from Caribbean-influenced designer Allison Elebash, Kirk and Tara King turned an 1890s Sullivan’s Island...

March 2018
Meet the restaurateur-designer duo behind Basic Kitchen and learn how they live by the café’s motto, “cleaner fuel,...

February 2018
The designer behind Hart—known for vibrant tassel earrings, as well as embroidered jackets and gold pendant necklaces—...

January 2018
With help from stylist Nathalie Naylor, a local physician marries his love of modernism with his 19th-century French...

May 2017
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

March 2017
A community-driven business peddles good eats for a good cause

January 2017
Behind a stately colonial façade, an Old Village residence overflows with color, pattern, and texture

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

With help from designer Cortney Bishop, a pair of Chicago transplants bring low-maintenance sophistication to a South...

August 2016
Tina Hirsig creates space for her own artistic practice despite a hectic schedule as wife, mom, and teacher

July 2016
Take refuge from those summer scorchers inside downtown’s newest—and coolest—fitness studios

July 2016
Tapping into the design-minded consumer’s shift toward fewer, higher-quality things, The Commons finds success with its...

May 2016
The Footlight Players award the first Anthony Aston Honors this month

January 2016
On Daniel Island, Kelly and David Lyle mark a new chapter in their lives with a stunning custom abode  

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

March 2015
The Charleston Book Union creatively champions the paper arts

A creative couple builds a new home inspired by Charleston’s historical cotton warehouses, with a little help from...