Tips For Planning An Outdoor Kitchen

According to real estate agents, an outdoor kitchen is at the top of the wish list for many home buyers. Increase your home’s resale value and elevate your outdoor living space with these pro-planning tips. Photography by Ebony Ellis | Countertops by Universal Marble and Granite Make Your Plan Outdoor...

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...

A Summer Staycation

Summer is synonymous with vacation for those who seek escape from their typical environment. Lucky for those on the coast, destination relaxation isn't that far away thanks to the (mostly) lovely weather. Sometimes, it's just beyond the back door. We hope this local project by CK Contracting will inspire the...

A Charleston Cottage With Curb Appeal

What is curb appeal? According to the Oxford Dictionary, this phrase relates to "the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street."  Simply put, does the outside of your home look as good as the inside? It might sound intimidating to even consider if you...

Meet Our Summer Cover Star: Andrea Serrano

Charleston Home + Design's Summer 2022 Issue features celebrity stylist and producer, Andrea Serrano in her whimsical James Island home. Get to know her and her style with a few exclusives from the interview.  Before The Reno We bought this house 17 years ago; this was the starter home that...

5 Ways To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

Upgrade your outdoor living space with these popular designs installed by local home professionals.  Outdoor Lighting  Photography by Ebony Ellis Path + area lighting enhances landscaping and safely illuminates pathways.  Photography by Ebony Ellis Add motion-sensor lighting in dark areas of your property to protect against any unwanted activity.  Photography...

Fine Outdoor Furniture

Since 1927, Kenneth Lynch & Sons  has been known for its quality custom craftsmanship of fine outdoor furniture and stone garden accessories. A variety of fountains, statues, seating, and custom cushions are available and add long-term beauty and charm to any outdoor living space. Their products make for enjoyable gatherings...

Swim By Summer with Clear Blue Pools

By this time of year, it’s typically hard to start and finish an entire pool project before summertime because of limited availability. Lucky for everyone, Clear Blue Pools has the time and resources to get the job done. Photography by: Ebony Ellis Planning your pool project can be a stress...

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...

Breathtaking Outdoor Oasis

This Lowcountry pool by Heritage Pools, LLC has it all. Tucked away in the charming backyard of this Charleston home, the pool offers homeowners the perfect place for a summer pool party or just to take a dip after a long day. The modern lines of the pool marry contemporary...