1960s Ranch-Style Remodel

The lush greenery against the combination of dark Hardie plank siding and exposed brick siding adds vibrant and welcoming contrast to this newly renovated 1960s ranch-style home. Cypress hardwood flooring by Southern Lumber & Millwork grounds the bright and open-concept floorplan.  Custom built-ins and base cabinetry serve as a functional display space...

Before and After: Kitchen Remodels

The fall 2022 issue of Charleston Home + Design Magazine features not one, but TWO home improvement guides! We selected the most dramatic kitchen transformations to share here on the blog.  Before (above) After (below) Photography by Donnie Walker |  Project by Ace Granite Charleston  Before (above) After (below) Photography...

A Rustic Retreat

Southwest style meets modern farmhouse aesthetics in this cozy and rustic retreat built by Arnett Custom Homes.    Natural Materials A number of customizations make this home unique, especially the arched window connecting the kitchen and living room. The use of naturally finished wood is a consistent accent throughout the...

Historically Haunted Homes Tour

With spooky season here, what better way to celebrate than to explore some of downtown Charleston’s most haunted haunts? We speak with walking tour guide, Tommy Dew, Ed Macy, author of the bestselling book, Haunted Charleston, and Karen White, author of the ghostly Tradd Street series to help break down...

Fall 2022 Home Show Seminars

Fall 2022 Home Show Seminars: Attend live design discussions and project planning presentations at Charleston Home + Design's  Fall 2022 Home Show at the Charleston Area Convention Center All Day Friday and Saturday, October 7-8 Friday Seminars 12:00-12:45 pm - What About Windows? Everything you need to know about selecting...

10 Master Bedroom Ideas

Consider a resting place revival and freshen up your master bedroom this Spring!  Check out these 10 master bedroom ideas from homes around Charleston that just might inspire you to make the most of your retreat this season.  1. Wood Accents Photography by Patrick Brickman | Cinder Creek Construction  Master...

Before + After: Local Remodel

Custom cabinetry completely renewed this once outdated kitchen and dining area while fresh paint and fun tile transformed the living and dining rooms.  Charleston Cabinets Inc. designed and installed these beautiful light blue cabinets with ample space and functional storage. Photography by Kenny Reed  Photography by Kenny Reed  The brass...

Biophilic Design

Popularized in the 1980s by E.O. Wilson, organic architecture and design have since been titled "biophilia" or biophilic design. This design style and philosophy induces innate peace and harmony by intentionally removing barriers that cause a modern disconnection between humans and nature. Easy ways to incorporate this style into your...

Top 10 Award Winners of 2021

Charleston Home + Design Magazine's Top 10 Awards  Honoring the top 10 local kitchens, bathrooms, and outdoor living projects published in Charleston Home + Design Magazine in 2021. Feature Photo by Charleston Cabinets Nominees were selected by the publication’s editors and winners were selected by the number of digital votes...

Eden at Gracefield

Check out the Lowcountry's newest event space and wedding venue, Eden at Gracefield, located at 3729 Charleston Highway in Walterboro, SC.   Icon Builders worked alongside Buck Lumber to craft this 8,000 square foot barn with exposed decorative rafter/beams and complete cypress siding for the ultimate farmhouse look and feel....