Behind the Brand: BluDot at Iola Modern

The most coveted of combinations; form and function, follow the mix-and-match nature behind the brand BluDot, available in Charleston exclusively at Iola Modern. Here’s what designer Steven Ortego has to share about their partnership: What is it about BluDot that fits Iola Modern so well? I’ve been loving BluDot’s designs...

Charleston Home + Designs Winter Launch Party at Iola Modern

Charleston Home + Design Magazine celebrated the release of the winter 2024 issue at Iola Modern this past Thursday, January 27th. See the event gallery below! Many thanks to our event sponsors: Event host, Steven Ortego of Iola Modern Catering by Cramer's Cuisine  Specialty Cocktails by Sweet Grass Vodka  Click...

Kitchen of the Week by Coleman Builders

Custom Kitchen with Large Walk-In Scullery and Coffee Bar Built by Coleman Builders  Architecture by Clarke Design Group  Tile by Melcer Tile, Appliances by Thermador  Cabinets by Sullivan Custom Cabinets, Inc.  Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio and Visual Comfort Co.  Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf's Supply Flooring by Elliot Brothers Woodworks, Countertop Material: Namib/Bianco...

Bathroom Bliss by Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath

Remodel your bathroom with custom features by Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath. In this secondary bathroom, powder blue furniture-style vanities boast seriously clever storage options considering the size of the space. Custom cabinets by Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath are enhanced by thick linear pull handles for an eye-catching pop...

Historic Renovation on Sullivans Island

St. Pierre Construction worked to maintain this Sullivans Island home's historic interior and exterior elements while also adding 1,600 square feet to the backside. The extensive U-shaped addition took form complete with a new garage,  pool, and guest house. Historic Renovation by St. Pierre Construction  New Additions  Guest House This...

Charleston Home + Design Show Seminar Schedule

Friday, February 2:  11:30 a.m. - Motorized Exterior Screens See how retractable motorized screens can improve your view and keep the bugs away. Hosted by Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens 1:00 p.m. - Automated Shade and Shelter for the Outdoors  See how motorized shading can control the effects of weather in outdoor...

Furniture-Style Bathroom Vanities

Planning a bathroom remodel? Whether it be a primary or secondary bath space, take some inspiration from these impressive furniture-style vanities that are sure to transform your bathroom from drab to fab!    Built by Watsky and Wieters Construction | Photography by Ruta Smith Warm wood tones are the perfect...

Ultra-Luxe Bathroom Style by Universal Marble & Granite

This primary bathroom was transformed from top to bottom with products sourced from Universal Marble & Granite.  Photography by Ruta Smith  Polished quartz countertops reflect natural light and warm hues from the brass plumbing fixtures.  Photography by Ruta Smith  Shaker-style cabinet faces on the floating vanity provide extra storage for...

The Colors of Historic Charleston with Sherwin-Williams and Megan Molten

 The Board of Architectural Review (BAR), highly regulates all historic structures based on preservation. What does this mean for historic homeowners? Any design updates, especially paint colors, must be approved before a project takes place. The good news? Sherwin-Williams worked with a group of dedicated preservationists to create the Historic...

Elf on the Shelf Placement Ideas

PHOTOGRAPHY PROVIDED BY CLOSETS BY DESIGN Exhausted of planning elaborate Elf on the Shelf placements? Get back to the basics. Find new hiding spots around your home. THE VILLAGE SOCIAL | PHOTOGRAPHY BY RUTA SMITH The Kitchen Place your elf on the counter.  ZUMA | PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY PARRISH The...