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...

Meet Our Fall Cover Star Chris Singleton

Meet Charleston Home + Design's fall cover star Chris Singleton and view exclusive photos from his home tour.  Above: Chris and his wife Mariana and their two sons Caden and CJ.  Favorite Food? More like my favorite dish; ox tail, mac n' cheese, rice, and yams. Favorite Song? Superstar by...

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...

Living Room Sofa Style

There are a number of ways you can arrange your living room furniture, but what arrangement prompts the best conversation? What furniture pieces are best for your lifestyle? Function certainly follows form when it comes to shared space. Consider these design tips when rearranging your living room. Find your focal...

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...

A Nod To Nature

Earth tones mimic the resilience of nature and evoke a sense of renewal; this Charleston home honed in on shades of green and natural materials like wood and stone for an organic feel-good design. The green velvet sectional adds a bright pop of color and maximizes space in the living...

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...

Dare to Design With Dark Color

Decorating with dark color can be intimidating, but when used strategically, it's beautifully bold and totally unique. Read more to see how this kitchen and laundry room design strikes the perfect balance between light and dark.  Photography by Ebony Ellis Break The Rules If this homeowner played by the rules,...

A Modern Farmhouse Inspired Kitchen Design

 This Charleston kitchen blends contemporary and rustic design elements for a modern coastal farmhouse aesthetic. It's a lively kitchen design that functions far beyond just cooking three meals a day.  Details that made the difference:  Exposed natural wood shelving and wall cabinetry with brass hardware.  Marbled grey and white hexagon...

Summer Trends: Fresh Finds

Continuing the conversation from our summer issue on trending interior design styles, we first picked what's funky for this season. Next, for some contrast, we're keeping it fresh!   Fresh design in 2022 is characterized by soft neutrals, natural wood, and organic patterns and textures that appeal to those who prefer...