Design

SIMPLY PERFECT

It’s unusual for new clients to bring an armload of design books to the first meeting with their building team. But according to Steven Kendrick, owner of the Lowcountry-based Structures Building Company, that’s exactly what one Northern Virginia couple did.

BUNNIES AND BIRDS

Artists need to be different, don’t they?

TREASURES THAT INSPIRE

One of the best things about Charleston is that there are so many magical places tucked away down side streets. The Red Dresser in Mount Pleasant is one of those places.

COLOR, TEXTURE AND TASTE

For interior designer Jennifer Mendelsohn, ASID, the art of home décor is highly reflective of a client’s particular style, with equal emphasis on comfort and aesthetics.

FURNITURE FOR A LIFETIME

Shopping for children’s furniture is rarely an easy task. If you’re bringing your little ones with you, herding them along while also trying to shop for something safe, cute and affordable can seem like an impossible juggling act. Thankfully, Maxtrix Kids Rooms in Mount Pleasant took all of those things into account when it opened its flagship store back in 2016.

FOUR DECADES AND COUNTING

Surviving in any business venture for more than a third of a century is a tremendous accomplishment, but especially when your company fulfills a want and not a need.

THE WOOD EXPERTS

Jake and Glenn Elliott, owners of Elliott Brothers WoodWorks, have woodworking covered. And, after 10 years running their co-owned family business, their combined knowledge and commitment has resulted in a decade’s worth of success.

LIKE A FAMILY

Two blocks from the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon on East Bay Street sits Charleston Artist Guild Gallery. Founded in 1953, it is the oldest art guild in Charleston.

RAISING THE BAR

When Bryant Dyess started woodworking years ago, he had no idea his hobby would turn into Encore Reclaimed Lumber & Millwork.

FROM OLD COUNTRY TO LOWCOUNTRY

Black tableware is all the rage in Europe, so when acclaimed chefs across France, England, Portugal and Italy unequivocally declared that black dishes were in, the new trend almost instantly began appearing at tradeshows across Europe.

FREE YOUR MIND

Sarah Miller wants to show you something. Miller is the owner and curator of the Miller Gallery on East Bay Street, a gallery that is a big deal for Charleston. The gallery has been open nearly a year, and if you haven’t visited yet, you’re in for a treat.

ART REVEALED

Located on one of the most picturesque streets in the heart of Charleston’s French Quarter, Revealed Art Gallery is a treasure trove of contemporary art. An open door invites passersby to stop in and admire the talent that comes to life on the first floor of this 18th-century house.

In the Spotlight

The curvy yet tailored Channing chair from CR Laine is a modern piece with a vintage vibe. The bright fuchsia fabric is accented by brass or pewter nail trim around the base and legs.

A FRESH, HOPEFUL SPRING

Walking into Yves Delorme’s chic shop on lower King Street this spring, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped right into Monet’s Water Lilies.

THE RIGHT MATCH

When Connie and John Altergott decided to relocate from the Chicago area to Charleston, they quickly fell in love with the I’On community in Mount Pleasant for its walkability and small-town feel. And, they were ecstatic to find a lot big enough to accommodate their needs, a rare score in this mixed-use, New Urbanist neighborhood.

INDOOR-OUTDOOR LIVING

South Carolina’s Lowcountry is truly “in the zone” for indooroutdoor living. Our temperate clime, waterway vistas and unspoiled terrain offer stunning settings for a lifestyle that moves freely from inside to outside. With the arrival of spring this year, we decided to celebrate the season by showcasing the alfresco styling of three Daniel Island homes.

SEASIDE LIVING REDEFINED

When a couple stumbled upon the discovery of a lifetime—an available double lot situated along the northern coastal edge of the Isle of Palms—these long-time Isle of Palms residents knew immediately it was the perfect place to build their forever home.

CONTEMPORARY ACCENTS

If you walk into Danco Modern Furniture, don’t be surprised to see someone sitting comfortably in a Stressless chair reading a book. “I’ve had people come in and sit in a chair for two or three hours.

AUTOMATING YOUR HOME

It’s often said that consumers vote with their feet and walk away from a vendor if they are dissatisfied. Customers of Fox Home Solutions vote with their feet by returning to Fox again and again.

FASHIONABLE FURNISHINGS

Celadon, a free-spirited home furnishings store in Mount Pleasant, features items of décor from every corner of the world—think Romania, Indonesia and Mali.