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The Charleston Home

July 2019
Forget the beach: One Daniel Island family—and their steady stream of visitors—soaks up summer fun at home along the...

June 2019
How one family’s summer retreat keeps the natural surroundings front and center

April 2019
Susan and Gene Massamillo’s downtown garden was designed to transport them—and their many guests—to lush landscapes...

March 2019
A century-old foursquare is reawakened with playful patterns, eclectic furnishings, and toys aplenty

February 2019
Learn how Jacques and Carrie Larson turned a 1940s West Ashley bungalow into the contemporary home of their dreams

January 2019
After a military career that took them around the world, Dr. Melvin and Deborah Brown return home, regularly hosting...

October 2018
The Thomae family happened upon their ideal digs—fresh, modern, and complete with an outdoor oasis—in Mount Pleasant

September 2018
Nearly 30 years after falling for the Lowcountry (and each other), Kristy and Rick Schultz make an unlikely dream home...

July 2018
With help from a contractor, a busy sales professional turns a run-down midcentury house in Wagener Terrace into the...

June 2018
On Isle of Palms, a Charlotte-based couple’s second home melds their love of Caribbean and Lowcountry architecture...

May 2018
With help from architectural designer Hunter Kennedy, Charleston Artist Collective founder Allison Williamson and her...

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

March 2018
On the tip of the peninsula, Molly and Ted Fienning’s haute home embraces their love of clean-lined modernity while...

February 2018
A 1960s brick ranch in West Ashley’s Old Charles Towne neighborhood gets a cool makeover with a mix of mid-century...

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

November 2017
A circa-1915 American foursquare in Hampton Park Terrace gets a new lease on life, plus perhaps another century or two...

August 2017
Arriving from Sweden with all of their furnishings in tow, a Volvo senior buyer and his family settle in for their...

July 2017
Erin and Creighton Barrett turn a dated ’70s ranch in West Ashley into a hip, happy headquarters for work and family...

May 2017
Local gallery owner Ann Long Merck’s meticulously preserved and classically appointed pre-Revolutionary residence is a...

February 2017
After a childhood abroad, Suzanne Pollak brings her global style and a penchant for blending classic and quirky pieces...

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

November 2016
Web developer Rich Yessian’s home in the sky makes for a rare modern addition to downtown’s historic landscape

October 2016
A decade after its first overhaul, a contemporary residence overlooking the Wappoo River gets an indoor-outdoor makeover

September 2016
A young family trades the bustle of Manhattan for a custom oceanfront oasis on the Isle of Palms

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

Situated on a tree-lined block of Wentworth Street in the heart of Harleston Village, the James Sanders House...

July 2016
New York City transplants meticulously restore a B&B called “Belvedere” back into a home

July 2016
Melissa Lenox, an interior designer and longtime California girl, brings a dose of West Coast style to her new home on...

May 2016
The owners of High Wire Distilling Co. imbue a 19th-century single house with soulful folk art  

April 2016
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden