Modern Living in Historic Homes

The charm of Charleston is a big draw for visitors and residents alike. The cobblestone streets, Rainbow Row, church steeples, the Pineapple Fountain; all elements that are staples in the Holy City. The history of our city is felt everyday; including in the historic homes that line the streets. Today's...

Home Tour: The Bea’s Nest

With a dream of owning rental properties, New Englanders MaryJo and Bryce Anderson were so excited when they got the opportunity to purchase this beautiful home on Isle of Palms. The Bea's Nest is the second oldest home on Isle of Palms, originally belonging to renowned poet Beatrice Witte Ravenel....

Architecture in Charleston: New Developments

East West Partners is a residential and commercial real estate developer with properties across the country. In Charleston they've developed properties such as The Cape on Kiawah Island, The Waterfront on Daniel Island, and 71 Wentworth downtown. Their focus in developing these properties was on innovation, sustainability, and community. It...

Home Tour: Boho Rosa

Nestled in the Cannonborough/Elliotborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston stands the Boho Rosa. Architect Stephen Ramos and his business partners purchased this home with big dreams to transform the space into a high-end vacation rental. The 1910 charmer underwent a large renovation. They enlisted the help of Jen Anderson of Jenny...

Home Tour: The Monroe on Spring

There's a reason Charleston has been voted the #1 city to visit for so many years. The food, the architecture, and the people all play a role in that. The historic charm of downtown buildings welcomes visitors to the Holy City. Many of these homes have been remodeled into rental...

Crosby Creations Home Designs Recognized for Lowcountry Projects

Jodi Crosby of Crosby Creations Home Designs has spent years bringing homeowner's dream spaces to life. This year, she is recognized for her design of two distinct projects by the Charleston Home Builder's Association. Jodi won Prism Awards in two categories - outdoor living space $200,000 and under along with...

Contemporary Home Design

Welcome back to another episode of Brilliant Builders & Renovation Sensations hosted by Charleston Home + Design magazine publisher Tim Barkley. For this episode, we went on location to Kiawah Island where builders Kara and Neal Crowell of Cinder Creek Construction have completed their newest project - a contemporary home...

No Ordinary Design Studio

Cabinetry and furniture seemed to be a dream pursuit for Drew Taylor until 2011 when Carpenters Restoration was looking for an in-house cabinet maker. Drew had studied cabinetry and furniture under master cabinet maker John McKinlay-Key, so he was eager to bring his expertise to the Charleston market. Drew took...

12 Questions with Stylish Doctor Eddie Irions

Dr. Eddie Irions graced the cover of our Winter 2021 issue. He welcomed us into his historic French Quarter home and into his life. You've heard about the house, Eddie's childhood, and his career. Now, we sit down with the stylish doctor to talk about some of his favorite things,...

Ceiling Style

When designing your home, it's important to incorporate elements that will add interest. If you want an all white kitchen, consider what you could do to make it unique. Decorating the four walls of a room is often the main focus when designing a home, but what else can you...