Alia Yahia- Bosworth

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Top 10 Awards Party

Sponsored by Coastal Stone Flooring

Friday Evening, February 3, 2023 | 6-9pm Free Parking!

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As part of the Charleston Home + Design Show

Charleston Home + Design Magazine's Top 10 Awards recognizes the top Kitchens, Bathrooms and Outdoor Living Projects published by Charleston Home + Design Magazine in 2022.

Visit to view photos of projects and vote on your favorites! You may vote once a day and voters will decide the Top 10 projects in each category.


The top 10 projects for each category will be recognized at the Top 10 Awards Party Friday, February 3rd as part of the Charleston Home + Design Show at the North Charleston Convention Center.

Tickets: Invitation only OR $20 per person and may be purchased at

Guest will be treated to: Cash Bar

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Alia Yahia-Bosworth, co-founder of the innovative sculpting swimwear line, STYLEST, invites us into her glamorous Daniel Island home where she put her "City Chic" designs to the test as she renovated each space in this Charleston Single.

An Oasis Awaits

Dive in and discover some seriously refreshing pool and spa designs built by the best pool companies in the Lowcountry.

Unforgettable Kitchens

Turn up the heat in the heart of your home with our annual kitchen guide featuring kitchen projects by the Lowcountry’s most trusted professionals and local product picks and surface selections inspired by the latest trends in kitchen design.

If These Walls Could Talk

In this exclusive double feature, discover the impact of wallpaper and the trending colors of 2023 as we speak with wallpaper designer, Rebecca Atwood, local interior designers, and paint color experts.

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48 • CH+D • Winter 2023 Publishing Publisher • Timothy A. Barkley Operations Manager • Denise Thompson Editorial & Production Managing Editor • Paige Taylor Editor • Micaela Arnett Art & Photography Creative Director • Callie Cranford Graphic Designer & Photographer • Ebony Ellis Graphic Designer & Photographer • Bailey Baker Social Media Social Media Director • Callie Cranford Advertising Account Managers Lisa Miller • 843-302-6123 Loren Zaifert • 917-573-2066 Jenny Littleton • 843-709-3364 Contact Phone • (843) 577-7652 | Fax • (843) 577-7654 Address • PO Box 22573, Charleston, SC 29413 charleston HOME+DESIGN New Home Charleston (NHC) has not independently tested any services or products advertised herein and has verified no claims made by its advertisers regarding those services or products. NHC makes no warranties or representations and assumes no liability for any claims regarding such services or products. Readers are advised to consult with the advertiser and/or other home repair/renovation professionals regarding any such claims and regarding the suitability of an advertiser’s products. No reproduction of printed materials is permitted without the consent of the Publisher of CharlestonHome+Designmagazine. Copyright 2021 by New Home Charleston, Inc., all rights reserved. Have something to say? We welcome your thoughts, ideas, and feedback. Send us an email at:
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Chef demonstrations and interactive products will inspire you, while knowledgeable consultants will guide you through your entire kitchen project.

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Creating Connections

Winter is finally here and as we leave the cheerful holidays behind us, it’s time to reflect as we have a new year before us. What were some of our biggest triumphs? Where did we faulter? When I think back on my 2022, I remember how I opened myself up to creating connections. For me, one of the better places to connect is in the heart of a home - the kitchen. In our annual kitchen guide, you’ll be immersed in a variety of outstanding kitchen designs created by top Lowcountry home professionals.

We are so thrilled to have former fashion editor, brand builder, and owner of the innovative sculpting swimwear line, STYLEST, Alia Yahia-Bosworth on our cover this issue. Alia welcomes us into her newly renovated Charleston Single home on Daniel Island. We sit down with Alia as she discusses being a powerhouse businesswoman, entrepreneur, and an all-around boss with her family of five.

Also, making a splash in our winter issue is our annual pool guide. Take a dip into this feature and get inspired as you dream up your next summertime oasis. Learn about these local pool designs and special features built by these local experts, who keep the Lowcountry cool for years to come.

As part of our double feature: If These Walls Could Talk, we hear from the paint professionals at SherwinWilliams, Spectrum Paint, Farrow & Ball, and PPG as they announce their 2023 Colors of the Year. Additionally, wallpaper designer, Rebecca Atwood, and some of the Lowcountry’s top interior designers confirm wallpaper is back by popular demand. They give their insights on trending designs and how to best utilize wall coverings for your home.

As you flip through the pages, it is my hope you are moved to take a risk, make a connection, and create the home of your dreams. Happy reading and designing!

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Paige Taylor, Managing Editor Micaela Arnett, Editor
"A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.”

From Sun to Shade

What are your home and design backgrounds?

Katie left outside sales to explore a more creative field working for a home interiors retailer. She then founded Island Shade Shoppe, formerly named Kiawah Island Shades, in response to a need for creative service providers dedicated to window coverings.

What prompted your business collaboration?

Kiawah Island Shades grew rapidly prompting Katie to ask Dianna to join her in the business! Dianna moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to join the team and assume the role of business partner. We then rebranded to Island Shade Shoppe and opened a Hunter Douglas Gallery showroom.

What is your favorite window treatment for a home on the water?

Solar screen shades are the top choice for preserving the view while filtering direct sun and minimizing glare.

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Meet Katie Jones and Dianna Hibbitts, owners and operators of Island Shape Shoppe, a local window treatment company that prides itself on offering high-quality products and expert installation. Written by Micaela Arnett
Photography by Callie Cranford

What is the best way to shade a room while still taking advantage of natural light?

Shades have become extremely versatile in their functionality. Gone are the days of being limited to up or down, all view, all light or no view, no light. We now have shade products that can cover the bottom half of the window providing privacy with the top half open for natural light and view. Shades that combine sheer and opaque materials preserving the view while providing daytime privacy, light diffusion and UV protection, while also providing complete, blackout coverage, all in one product.

For more information, call Island Shade Shoppe at (843) 834-9645 or visit

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(above) Dianna and Katie in their new showroom located at 3430 Maybank Highway, Unit B, Johns Island.

Countertop Surfaces

Emily Said: Jennifer Said:

It all depends on the application, but I think a matte/honed finish can really warm up a space. Especially if the cabinets have a high-gloss finish.

I love something simple like White Zen or Carrara Venatino Quartz by Cosmos Quartz because I love to see some dramatic tile in the shower. Let the tile be the focal point in the bathroom.

Warm, earthy tones are coming back. I am obsessed with a stone called Verano Gold by Thor Quartz. If you want the look of a natural stone without the maintenance, that is the stone for you.

Outdoor applications are tricky. No matter which stone you put outside it will fade over time if it’s in direct sunlight. I like a dark granite piece typically, but it depends on cabinet color and surrounding décor.

Typically, I prefer a matte finish because it gives an allure of softness to both natural stone and man-made quartz.  Often a matte finish on quartz makes it look more natural.

I like a simple and light design in solid surface- mostly because there is less contrast with the sink cut outs.  To me a smaller countertop, like a vanity, looks and feels sleeker when it has a quiet presence in the room.

I find my happy place with a natural Quartzite. It is a good option for those that really appreciate the characteristics of a natural stone.  It does require some maintenance, but it is so much tougher than a marble.

Many of the Corian brand solid surface colors have a strong degree of color stability in the outdoor elements.  The lighter colors, as well as most of the of the earthy tone colors, top the list in the performance tests.

For more information, call Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. at (843) 569-1131 or visit

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Matte vs. Gloss? Favorite Bathroom Countertop? Favorite Kitchen Countertop?  Favorite Outdoor Kitchen Countertop?
Inside sales duo, Emily Gann and Jennifer Woodworth of Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. give their insights on countertop surface preferences based off material and environment. Written by Paige Taylor Photography by Callie Cranford

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This romantic and whimsical play on the popular farmhouse trend is inspired by fairytales and storybooks. This design aesthetic amplifies cozy and soft textures, floral patterns, and pastel colors.

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Rooted in the word biophilia, the love of nature, this design trend celebrates sustainability, longevity, and the inherent connection between humans and mother nature.

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At Home with the Fishers of

GlassEco Surfaces

Husband and wife duo, Chris and Elizabeth Fisher invite us into their Park Circle home where their own sustainable, yet stylish surface designs installed throughout the home.

Originally starting in 1992 as a glass bottle collection and recycling service for restaurants in the downtown Charleston area, GlassEco Surfaces has grown into a leading countertop and surface company for the Lowcountry, offering custom-made and eco-friendly products for any and all surface needs. Owners, Chris and Elizabeth Fisher have installed countertops in their kitchen, master bathroom, and their son’s bathroom – each unique in color, pattern, and character that enlivens their coastal Carolina home.

Written by Paige Taylor Photography by Ebony Ellis
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(above) Elizabeth and Chris Fisher of GlassEco Surfaces

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Kitchen Master Bathroom Bathroom

Wanting to enhance the coastal feel of their home, the Fishers incorporated blue and green glass, oyster shells, and their own personal stones into the “Wright Dune” mixture for the countertops. “The stones represent the mountains of Virginia, where we are from and then we chose a satin-honed finish,” Elizabeth explains. Their countertop was one of the final elements installed into their kitchen, allowing them to pull existing colors of their home into the design.

While both bathroom countertops have similar designs, Elizabeth and Chris chose to have more subtle hints of blues and greens in their bathroom with their “Blue Ocean” combination. Chris explains, “This is 100% solid surface, so nothing can penetrate it, ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. Each mixture contains different color backgrounds as well as different sizes of glass.” Every mixture created is completely custom from the color of recycled glass, the sand, oyster shell shapes, and any personal touches that a homeowner might want to include.

Chris and Elizabeth’s son, Alex, designed the countertop in his bathroom, using vibrant glass colors and incorporating more cobalt blues to truly stand out. “We are recycling a product that we collect locally and remove from the landfills, to create a new product that can be used to decorate and give personal character to each home. This is what makes our jobs so enjoyable,” Elizabeth tells us. GlassEco Surfaces creates unique surfaces for floors, shelving, outdoor living spaces, and fireplaces, too.

For more information, call GlassEco Surfaces at (843) 554-6099 or visit

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A Legacy Set in Stone

Branching off her father’s Ohio-based business, Nature Stone, Serena Wilson and her husband Luke began Coastal Stone Flooring to provide Lowcountry homes with high-quality flooring solutions ideal for garage floors, patios, covered porches, and more.

The Craftsmen

Luke and Serena Wilson opened Coastal Stone Flooring in April of 2022 after visiting Charleston while on vacation. Both having worked for her father’s business, Nature Stone, for over fifteen years, they wanted to continue his legacy by bringing his innovative product down to the Lowcountry. “We fell in love with this city and the community, and we saw a need for this product here, especially due to the tumultuous South Carolina climate,” Luke explains.

The Process

After an initial consultation, a Coastal Stone Flooring representative works with the homeowner to figure out the perfect stone choice for the designated surface area. “We offer a variety of colors, so the homeowners are able to choose a stone that will look great with their home,” Luke says. On installation day, the Coastal Stone Flooring team mixes the hand-selected natural river stones with

their patent-pending epoxy on-site. It is handtroweled over the existing concrete, sealing the stones to reveal a durable surface. The transformed outdoor living space is ready to use in twenty-four hours of installation.

The Product

Providing a long-lasting service for homeowners to enjoy is one of the many reasons Luke and Serena are so passionate about their work. “There are many benefits to Coastal Stone Flooring. It’s two to three times stronger than normal concrete, it does not stain, it’s easy to clean, will not mold, and corrects unevenness. The magic to this flooring solution is it tests at one perm or greater vapor transmission, meaning the moisture that comes through the concrete will be able to breathe through our product, so Coastal Stone will not lift or peel like other coatings,” Luke expresses.

For more information, call Coastal Stone Flooring at (843) 306-3063 or visit

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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Ebony Ellis
Serena and Luke Wilson of Coastal Stone Flooring (above) Hand-selected, natural river stones are mixed with their patent-pending epoxy resin and hand-troweled over existing concrete.

Can you tell our readers a little bit about Arnett Custom Homes?

We have been in business for fourteen years. We specialize in custom homes, large scale remodels and renovations. We are also a design-build firm, so homeowners can come to us to design their home and we quarterback the entire design process from beginning to end, which I have found to be incredibly successful.

What were the homeowner’s goals and expectations for this home build?

We provided our clients a questionnaire in order to get a better understanding of what kind of features they wanted for each space. One of those features included a hidden pantry in the kitchen. We have been doing more hidden rooms in about every other house we are building, which is fun to incorporate making each home unique.

What are some other unique features?

Installing the shiplap vertically, was a unique detail in this coastal Charleston home. It was nice to have the homeowner’s blessing to change up the normal shiplap design. The master bathroom needed to be functional and easy to navigate.

What is your favorite part of your job?

I love the creative process. I love the challenges and opportunities that construction presents and developing solutions to those problems. I enjoy challenging myself by creating things that I have never done before, and our goal is always to have a successful build at the end.

For more information, call Arnett Custom Homes at (843) 271-8668 or visit

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Written by Paige Taylor Photography by Keen Eye Marketing

What did the homeowners want for their home?

This home sits beside gorgeous marsh views from almost all sides. They wanted to be able to enjoy that view no matter what room they were in. The entire backside of the home has large scale windows and accordion glass doors that can turn any room in the home into an indoor/outdoor living space.

Which room was your favorite space to design?

I would have to say the master bathroom. Again, you have a wonderful view of the marsh near the bathroom vanities, but we also wanted to create a functional and private bathing and shower space. We also got to play with eighteen-foot ceilings on the main floor, twelve-foot ceilings on the second level, and eight-foot ceilings on the third level, which was a lot of fun.

What was the most challenging part of this architectural design?

This home’s plot of land is in the shape of a pie slice. It is very narrow in the front and widens as you get closer to the marsh. Therefore, the home is unique in that aspect, but it was challenging to get the design to sit proportionally. Once you are inside, you can see why it was designed that way. The marsh views truly dictated how wide we were able to design the home.

What is your favorite part about being an Architectural Designer?

I get to help property owners visualize their dream home. When we have that initial consultation on their plot of land, we can start choosing what features they want to include. What do they want in terms of view, and how do they want the sun to rise or set on their home. Being a part of those verbal conversations and then delivering what they envisioned is just a joy for me.

For more information, call Coastal Creek Design at (843) 514-1790 or visit

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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Keen Eye Marketing

Which space was the most challenging to design?

The family entertainment room upstairs. The room is long and narrow and has large windows on both sides filling the space with light. However, the objective was to create a dark, moody space to watch movies. I painted the room near black and completed the space with a low-profile mohair sofa and lounge, which enhanced the “chill” vibe.

The homeowner really liked the idea of having a mid-century aesthetic but still liked coastal, so we incorporated a pair of ivory crypton-covered sofas in a mid-century silhouette and accented them with two custom chartreuse velvet lounge chairs from Denmark. The pop of green against the walnut frames and the white oak floors, brings a breath of fresh air to the space.

What was your favorite room to design?

I would have to say my favorite space to design would be their daughter’s room. She already had this beautiful pink iron bed frame, so we pulled those colors onto the walls and furniture. We created an accent wall with Missoni wallpaper, which included pinks, purples, and orange hues. Her favorite piece of design is her ceiling fan with clear acrylic blades.

What were some unique designs incorporated into the master bathroom?

The light pendants hanging on either side of the bathroom mirrors, were originally purchased for the foyer, but after seeing them in person I realized these were better suited for her bathroom.

For more information, call Iola Modern at (843) 225-6286 or visit

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How does the interior design of this living room differ from the standard Charleston design?
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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Callie Cranford

A Custom Couple’s Closet

Charleston Custom Closets designed and installed this custom closet system for homeowners who were looking for an alternative to the builder-grade wire shelving previously installed in their master bedroom closet.

The Setting:

This home was brand-new when it was purchased and in most new construction cases like these, the closets are outfitted by the builders with basic wire shelving that leaves an abundance of empty space on the walls and doesn’t allow for adjustments. Because of the lack of functionality, the homeowners couldn’t fit both of their wardrobes at the same time. This led to an unmanageable mess and the serious need for a closet renovation.

The Problem:

Despite this master bedroom closet being large in size, the lack of vertical storage options made it difficult to maximize the existing space. The couple was in need of seasonal storage, adjustable shelves, and much more hanging space for the both of them. There was ample room above and below the basic wire shelf which presented itself as a complete waste of space.

The Solution:

Innovative closet customizations designed by Charleston Custom Closets allowed the homeowners to double up on their hanging and storage space and take full advantage of their once bare wall space with adjustable shelves fitted all the way to the ceiling for unlimited adjustments and access to every possible inch of visible and hidden storage space. Built-in drawers eliminate the need for bulky furniture and freed up floor space for shoe organization.

For more information, call Charleston Custom Closets at (843) 790-3222 or visit

Written by Micaela Arnett |
Photography by Ebony Ellis

All in a Day’s Work

The experts at Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. provide many different services to ensure a home’s safety and longevity. Charleston Home + Design gets a sneak peek into a day in the life of a Ledford’s termite technician.


A Ledford’s termite technician reviews his scheduled appointments for the day and identifies which clients will need treatments. Before heading out, he mixes the necessary products and confirms his equipment is in working order.


His first job of the day is an initial treatment of a slab foundation of a home to prevent subterranean termite infestation. This treatment comes with a warranty that requires a homeowner’s approval prior to the application.

9:30am - 11:30am

The process begins by creating an inconspicuous entry to access, inspect, and treat the tub and shower drains, as well as, drawing

a scaled diagram of the home. The exterior portion of the treatment consists of the technician trenching and treating the soil, drilling the slabs, injection treating, and patching the holes with mortar or plugs, as needed.


His afternoon appointment is an inspection for a yearly renewal of a client’s subterranean termite damage warranty. This stop includes inspecting the visible foundation and substructure of a home built with a crawlspace and an attached garage. He’s inspecting the home for any ground-based infestation of subterranean termites. Any leaks, wood destroying fungi, and other wood destroying insects are noted as well.


The final stop of the day is a CL100 inspection, which includes searching all the accessible areas of the exterior, attic spaces, living space, and the crawl space for evidence of any wood destroying insects, fungi, and their associated damages. Any findings are recorded with their locations for the homeowner and reviewed on site.


At the end of the day, the termite technician returns to the office, completes his remaining paperwork, and answers any new emails or phone calls.

For more information, call Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. at (843) 766-8298 or visit

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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography and Illustrations by Ebony Ellis
(above) A Ledford's termite technician begins his thorough inspection by drilling holes into foundation

What The Pros Want You To Know

Talking About a Home, a home show on the radio where we chat with local professionals who give us the inside scoop on all things home and design in Charleston.

In terms of shopping online for furniture or fixtures, what do you recommend?

Ordering online comes with a high risk of product quality. If you are an online shopper, I recommend gathering as many samples that the retailer will provide and do your research. Always source at your local showrooms first before because more often than not they will carry the same products at a better price point and you have the ability to touch and feel.

For more information, call Annie Gallagher Interiors at (313) 971-5989 or visit


Can you describe the process of relining a sewer pipe?

“We use the existing pipe in the ground as a conduit to install the new pipe. We jet the pipe for a clean host. We coil the pipe into a host drum, kind of like a sock if you will, and we use air pressure to put it into the existing pipe. We then use the calibration pipe like a balloon which forms the new lining. We cure the resin with a UV light to make it similar to a new PVC pipe inside of your old cast iron pipe.

“For more information, call Carolina Relining Solutions at (843) 300-1505 or visit

What do you recommend for someone who works nights and needs to sleep during the day?

All of our products have a room darkening liner option. Our honeycomb and roller shades specifically have a light lock system that includes built-in channels on either side to filter out any sunlight or streetlights for maximum light blockage and complete darkness any time of day. Both of these products are very low maintenance and easy to clean. These treatments give the home a beachy coastal feel, something a lot of homeowners in Charleston are looking for.

For more information, call Advanced Window Fashions at (843) 881-8858 or visit

Now in our sixteenth year, Talking About a Home, a home show on the radio, airs every Saturday from 1pm to 2pm on 94.3 WSC-FM and online at You may also listen to archived radio interviews on our website,

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Annie Gallagher Annie Gallagher Interiors
Rachael Lolar Advanced Window Fashions Warren DeHaven Carolina Relining

When a technician inspects a property for termites, what indicators are they looking for and where?

We’re looking for any evidence of activity like the tubes they built with dirt, wood, whatever material they can manipulate for shelter. If it’s an aerial infestation, [the termite tubes] are typically going down, but we’re also looking for them coming up from the ground. We look for condensation behind any wood clad with metal and any other easily infested areas like window frames, leaky windows, and plumbing leaks.

For more information, call Palmetto Exterminators at (800) 585-8019 or visit

Bert Snyder Palmetto Exterminators
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What’s Happening in Home + Design News

Stay in the know with Lowcountry home and design professionals and their accomplishments, events, and showroom updates.

Closets by Design Expands into New Manufacturing Headquarters

Closets by Design recently moved into a state-of-the art 45,000 sq. ft. production facility in North Charleston, allowing them to rapidly respond to an increase in customer demand.  They welcome you to visit their expansive new showroom at 7260 Investment Drive where you can view designs, finishes, and hardware options for custom closets, pantries, laundry rooms, garage cabinets, entertainment centers, and more.

For more information, call Closets by Design at (866) 484-8130 or visit

Lowcountry Lighting Studio is one of the only showrooms in the United States selling Buster and Punch hardware products, making them the exclusive dealer in the Southeast. The Londonborn hardware company creates unique home details like light bulbs, dimmer switches, door handles, and cabinet pulls.

The lighting experts at Lowcountry Lighting Studio celebrated their partnership with a Buster and Punch brunch event for local interior designers that took place in their showroom at 420 Brandam Lane on November 10th, 2022.

For more information, call Lowcountry Lighting Studio at (843) 654-9432 or visit

Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Ebony Ellis Closets by Design team inside their brand-new North Charleston showroom and manufacturing headquarters.
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Get Ready for the 2023 Charleston Home + Design Show

Join us February 3rd – February 5th for the annual Charleston Home + Design Show. Hosted at the North Charleston Convention Center, over one hundred A-list local home and garden vendors will be in attendance and ready to assist you with your next home project. In addition, we will be hosting a line-up of top-notch seminars and on-site design consultations with local interior designers and architects. Tickets are available to purchase on the Charleston Home + Design Show website.

For more information, call Charleston Home + Design at (843) 577-7652 or visit

A New Flagship Showroom for Iola Modern

Iola Modern has opened their new flagship store location at 3169 West Montague Avenue in North Charleston. The new showroom will provide a larger selection of modern furniture, lighting, and outdoor living design options. Open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 6pm.

For more information, call Iola Modern at (843) 225-6286 or visit

Flooring Factory Opens New Showroom in Goose Creek

Flooring Factory has opened their newest showroom in Goose Creek, located at 214 Saint James Avenue. The new storefront will be a replica of their Mount Pleasant flagship store with a full design staff in-house. Both locations will continue serving the Lowcountry for all their flooring and surfacing needs.

For more information, call Flooring Factory at (843) 790-4354 or visit

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The Art of a Hardscape

This landscape architect designed and installed a hardscape with clean sight lines that define the outdoor living space and complement the native Lowcountry plantings that surround.

For more information, call REMARK Landscape Architecture at (843) 952-7817 or visit

Historic Integrity

It was important to the owners of this historic Charleston home that their garden updates respect the property. Contractors did so by integrating existing historic material with contemporary stone selections from a local supplier.

For more information, call SiteOne Stone Center at (843) 557-1225 or visit

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Fireside Seating

These homeowners wanted outdoor furniture that could withstand the changing seasons for year-round durability and comfort which led them to the polyblend wicker product line

available in a number of color and cushion customizations.

For more information, call Backyard Retreats at (843) 856-0049 or visit

A Golfer’s Garden Dream

Sloping pathways planted with seasonal foliage add depth and detail to this garden’s custom putting green. A brilliant display of plantings have been interwoven amongst flowerbeds to create rich textures and structure.

For more information, call Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design at (704) 995-7173 or visit

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Garden Water Features

Water features can enhance the look, feel, and sound of any backyard while also promoting visits from pollinators for healthy plant and wildlife season after season.

For more information, call The Tree House at (843) 209-3335 or visit

Pool Deck Plantings

Plantings soften this hardscape and pool deck providing a meditative escape for the homeowners whose landscape was transformed after receiving a full drainage system and redesign.

For more information, call Yellowstone Landscape at (843) 225-2380 or visit

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Picturesque Landscape

This Summerville home needed more than just a grassy lawn. With aluminum edged flower beds and thoughtfully selected shrubs and seasonal florals, this landscape will stay vibrant all year.

For more information, call HLG Growers at (843) 901-4862 or visit

Polywood Furniture Backyard Comfort

This nautical curved back adirondack chair is constructed of genuine polywood lumber, a proprietary blend of plastics that make for durable and low maintenance outdoor patio furniture.

For more information, call Palm Casual at (843) 881-0041 or visit

Achieve indoor comfort outdoors with high-quality outdoor furniture that fits a coastal interior aesthetic and requires little maintenance.

For more information, call Outside Is In at (843) 718-7181 or visit

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Live Edge Teak Wood Outdoor Living in Style

Handmade from Brazilian teak wood, these outdoor patio sets are durable and offer an organic and artisanal feel to porches, patios, and hardscapes.

For more information, call TEAK + TABLE OUTDOOR at (843) 949-2611 or visit

The sophisticated and timeless designs of Kenneth Lynch & Sons Florentine Classics collection are a seamless fit for the Southern design aesthetic and are ideal additions to patios, verandas, and gardens.

For more information, call Kenneth Lynch & Sons at (203) 264-2831 or visit

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A Turnkey Transformation

This whole home renovation and custom-built addition was managed from concept to completion by a local full-service design firm for an effortless turnkey homeowner experience.

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What initially started as a two-bathroom makeover turned into a full home remodel with custom additions by PRD Custom Homes & Interiors, formerly known as Polished Renovations Home Designs. Owner and principal designer, Katelyn Irizarry completely redesigned the home’s original structure and orchestrated the entire project from start to finish for a total turnkey experience.

The original kitchen was too cramped for everyday use so

entertaining wasn’t even an option. They revamped the space by knocking out the surrounding walls and opening the kitchen up to the living room. This included adding built-in storage spaces with intentional organizational systems to better take advantage of living space.

For the warmth and feel of a fireplace without being too traditional, a modern gas firebox was used in the living room and encased in the same pecky cypress that accents the rest of the home. Reclaimed pecky cypress creates material harmony throughout

Custom Millwork

The custom cabinetry and millwork adds an element of luxury and complements the warmth of the cypress hardwood and brass hardware.

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the home by way of repetition and hand milled reclaimed white oak hardwood flooring make for a warm and welcoming entrance from room to room.

Katelyn and her team completely redesigned the master bedroom to include a private sitting room, a much larger bathroom, and a walk-in closet, something the homeowners were dreaming of. Because the master suite sits off of the living room, a jib, or hidden door, was incorporated into an accent wall of hand-painted silk panels

to camouflage it to the main living space. Not only does the wallpaper make for an impressive optical illusion, but it anchors the living space in a gentle yet playful way.

As the renovation progressed, Katelyn and her team found opportunities to expand into the pockets of hidden space tucked away in the upstairs attic. In doing so, PRD Custom Homes & Interiors was able to completely reshape the interior of the second floor and almost doubled its living space. “Overall, we added about three thousand square feet

to the home and I can truly say we thought about every inch of this home and how it could be best used,” Katelyn says.

Above the garage, a new guest suite was built as well as an enclosed breezeway with pecky cypress and IPE wood for a durable outdoor living space and a welcoming guest entrance. The space is shaded with copper screening and oversized bermuda shutters for controlled sun exposure and provides a place to indulge in the benefits of indoor/ outdoor living.

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(top right) A custom screened in breezeway was accented with vaulted cypress ceilings and serves as a transitional outdoor living space in between the newly built guest suite above the garage and the rest of the home. (bottom right) Even the home’s exterior was perfected during this renovation with new fencing and porch rails for a true transformation inside and out.

Once all of the home’s renovations and additions were complete, Katelyn and her interior design partner, Chandler Collins-Barnes curated the home’s interior to embrace the abundance of added living space in a way that is both beautiful and functional for this growing family. ✴

For more information, call PRD Custom Homes & Interiors at (843) 475-8856 or visit

Katelyn Irizarry and Chandler Collins-Barnes of PRD Custom Homes & Interiors

Coastal Glamour

A rental property on Kiawah Island received a complete gut renovation and a tasteful redesign fit for guests seeking a comfortable and coastal atmosphere.

These Kiawah Island homeowners were in the early stages of their renovation project with High Tide Construction when they brought on full service interior designer, Amber Barron of Simply Curated Designs. The homeowners were interested in working with a professional like Amber who had prior remodeling management experience and the ability to have all of the hard and soft goods ready for installations. Because of this, her hand in the project ensured the renovation ran smoothly and efficiently, eliminating any potential stressors to guarantee homeowner satisfaction.

Beginning renovations in the bathroom, new selections of tile, plumbing fixtures, light fixtures, and wallpaper transformed these once dated and dysfunctional spaces into gorgeous renter-friendly bathrooms. As the renovation progressed, the team focused on opening up the living spaces by building out a wider kitchen with a large island for a convenient place for guests to gather around.

The homeowners had plans to list the finished project as a rental property when they were not in town, which prompted many product and textile considerations. Because the homeowners planned on spending a

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Written by Micaela Arnett | Photography Provided by Simply Curated Designs Amber Barron of Simply Curated Designs

Pattern Play

Custom pillows with trim detail add an unexpected element of luxury to this guest bedroom.

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portion of their time here despite listing it as a rental, incorporating their personal style into the design was of utmost importance. They didn’t want a plain and boring space like most rentals. Amber describes their style as, “a bit of coastal glam. Think bright and white with hints of gold, pops of color, and lots of texture.”

For rentability, the bedrooms were kept simple and each with an individual color scheme for variety. The pillows and drapery were custommade with close attention to the trim details which adds an unexpected element of luxury to each room. A lack of storage space prompted custom closet renovations including built-in drawers and strategically placed shelves and hanging space.

The home’s furnishings are an eclectic mix of coastal modern meets luxury with considerations including wear and tear from renter traffic. Soft linen blends, rattan, marble and velvet work in unison to create a comfortable coastal glam look. Amber mentions, her “favorite part of this project

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(above) Wallpaper accent walls make a statement and the palm frond pattern is particularly playful in this laundry room. (opposite right) Brass hardware complements the gold brushed wallpaper in this coastal glam bathroom. (below) A bright white kitchen enveloped in natural light creates an ideal place to meal prep.

has to be the beautiful wallpaper you see in the bathrooms as well as the mudroom. It really was the pop of color in these small spaces that make them so special.” ✴

For more information, call Simply Curated Designs at (843) 345-0057 or visit

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All About That Brass

When it comes to the fine details of a home, the impact of well-selected plumbing fixtures cannot be overlooked. The builders of Russ Cooper & Associates began building their first spec house in West Ashley a couple years ago. A spec house is defined as a new house in which the home builder constructs with the intention and speculation of it selling easily. Working alongside Erika Wallace for the interior design and Norton Design Studio as the interior architect, Russ Cooper & Associates reached out to Ashley Hyer of Design on Tap to provide exquisite plumbing fixtures.

“Maria of Russ Cooper & Associates already had a vision of what she wanted for this house. I knew for a project of this caliber we were going to be installing nice, high-end fixtures,” Ashley states. To create a transitional home, the

interior design would require a mixture of traditional and modern styles, along with blending together masculine and feminine design elements.

A white apron front sink in the kitchen overlooks the front yard. “They wanted a kitchen that was going to appeal to a lot of different people and an apron front sink definitely does that. We see them in a lot of modern and traditional homes, so it’s a fixture that can run that gambit,” Ashley explains. The brass detailing is very evident throughout the entire kitchen from the backsplash, the curved range hood, the hanging pendants, and the faucets. “Mixed metals are a very popular trend at the moment, so Maria and Erika chose a black faucet with brass accents in the main sink, but we also wanted to connect the kitchen and the wet bar together,” she says. Making sure to keep a cohesive flow of the

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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Callie Cranford The builders of this West Ashley spec house relied upon the professionals of a family-owned plumbing supply store to place top-notch fixtures throughout the home.

Biophilic Inspo

The natural hardwood textures of the built-in bar mixed with the earthy backsplash creates an organic and grounded space to create a cocktail.

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transitional aesthetic, a hammered brass sink was placed in the wet bar. “The hammered sink is purely a visual detail. While there are no benefits to having a hammered sink, the antique look and texture of this fixture works so perfectly for a home like this,” she states.

Outside of the master bedroom is a breakfast bar. This space was designed for potential homeowners to enjoy a cup of coffee without leaving their room. Another hammered sink with a satin nickel finish was installed here. “The hammered sink is a unique choice and should be a surprise when people see it. There is something very luxurious about it,” Ashley expresses. The master bathroom is a classic

white space with black and white marble countertops and floors. To add dimension and depth, black wallmount faucets were chosen above the vanity sinks and on the freestanding tub. The tub is nestled in a small nook inside the bathroom to create a relaxing space for a new homeowner to unwind.

Upstairs in the guest bathrooms are chrome shower fixtures. “Gone are the days when every bathroom had a tub-shower combination. From my experience, there is usually one kid-friendly tub and showers in the other guest bath,” she informs us. The laundry room was another space requiring fixtures from Design on Tap. Wanting to create the ultimate

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(above) A hammered nickel sink brings a dynamic touch to this breakfast bar. (opposite) The black plumbing fixtures adds a touch of elegance to the freestanding tub.
Ashley Hyer of Design on Tap

cleaning area, Ashley installed a second apron front sink with a brass faucet.

Design on Tap is a branch of the familyowned business, the Cregger Company. Originally starting out with a few plumbing warehouses and showrooms, it has grown exponentially with locations throughout the Carolinas, Georgia, and recently Colorado. While Design on Tap continues to sell top-ofthe-line plumbing fixtures, they have also added light fixtures and appliances to their brand-new showroom in North Charleston. ✴

For more information, call Design on Tap at (843) 329-0661.

Coastal Modernity

When Rhodes Construction starts a new build, they know just who to call for high-quality custom cabinetry. Enter Jay Valk, owner of Classic Kitchens of Charleston, who worked alongside Sammy Rhodes and his team to create functional storage spaces in more than just the kitchen. Together, they collaborated with interior designer Amelia Kerney who selected the home’s color palette and design aesthetic in an effort to embrace the homeowner’s wish for a clean and coastal modern aesthetic.

Classic Kitchens of Charleston began with a custom cabinetry installation in the kitchen, where a wash of deep navy blue paint by Farrow & Ball coat the upper and base level cabinetry for stark contrast against the white oak hardwood. Part of the cabinetry has been underlit for ambiance and highlights the darker corners of the space with a softness. An apron front farmhouse sink adds a bit of casual charm to this refined kitchen design. The refrigerator and dishwasher are conveniently hidden by custom door panels made to match the rest

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Written by Micaela Arnett | Photography by Kenny Reed Classic Kitchens of Charleston teamed up with Rhodes Construction to complete this new home with contemporary custom cabinetry and built-ins in the kitchen, sitting room, and master bathroom.
Jay Valk of Classic Kitchens of Charleston

Marble Moves

Mushroom grey veined countertops create harmonious movement between the island and the range wall.

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of the cabinetry for a view unobstructed by bulky appliances.

Brass hardware from Foxworth Decorative Hardware accents the cool contemporary cabinet panels and tie in with the surrounding brass light fixtures. A bright white and gray marble veined stone from AGM Imports accentuates the range and tile backsplash by Palmetto Tile while also coordinating seamlessly with the countertops and infinity edge island which features oak paneled base cabinets for blended storage.

Wide plank, white oak hardwood brightens the space and adds natural warmth for a subtle contrast consistent throughout the home. A formal sitting room connects to the dining room where white oak ceiling and wall paneling embrace exposed shelves above a wet bar station. Jay designed additional cabinet customizations and a built-in mini-fridge and temperature controlled wine cooler so this small space could pack a big punch for the homeowner who likes to entertain. The interior designer sourced eye-catching light fixtures from Circa Lighting and Interiors to complete the coastal spirit of the home.

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(opposite bottom) A temperature controlled wine cooler and mini-bar makes hosting effortless. (above) This vibrant sitting room was designed as a complement to the custom-built wet bar and for a stylish space to sip cocktails.

Just as important as the kitchen and wet-bar was the master bathroom, which features a custom underlit floating vanity with a sliding door for storage and built-in outlets. The backlit vanity mirrors allow for great lighting anytime of day and shines on the walls dressed in marble-veined polished tile. The custom vanity adds a level of sophistication to the dark gray herringbone style floor tiles and plumbing fixtures from Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath lend a modern aesthetic to the sink, shower, and freestanding tub. ✴

For more information, call Classic Kitchens of Charleston at (843) 991-4207 or visit

At Home In Dunes West

A couple from Ohio was interested in purchasing a home on the water but they weren’t all that familiar with the Lowcountry. Luckily, the Rush Team was able to offer them personal insight on life in Charleston and helped them find a home that would meet their needs after a slight renovation.

For this family, they were no strangers to boat life. A trip to Charleston prompted their relocation from a lakeside town in the Midwest but it didn’t happen as quickly as they hoped. Kristin and Ken Rush, husband and wife real estate moguls, were their saving grace after being referred through friends who had previously relocated to Charleston with help from the Rush Team.

What sets this team apart from other agents is their zest for the industry that pushes them to provide a higher

standard of service for their clients no matter what it is they’re looking for.

The long distance challenges of a cross country house hunt and the simple fact that the market circa 2019 was kind of messy, working with agents who knew the area well and kept up with new listings was crucial. There wasn’t much inventory to choose from, as Ken tells us, “there’s only so much good water to build on.”

Through the Rush Team’s research and diligence, they were able to find this family their forever home on

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Ken and Kristin Rush of Rush Team Real Estate Written by Micaela Arnett | Photography by Ebony Ellis

the water and even connected them with Tru2Word Contracting who helped them with a few cosmetic renovations prior to move-in day.

The Rush Team's experience makes them ideal to work with for out of town buyers who are unfamiliar with the Charleston area. Kristin and Ken are persistent and well informed, with all of the facts and figures to guide their clients through the ins and outs of the home buying and selling process.

“The challenge for people moving here is the info available online that shows what the previous owner paid. It can be hard to understand that steep inflation but it will always pay off in the end,” Kristin says. One thing they recommend buyers keep in mind is the nearly guaranteed return on investment should they choose to sell and move again in Charleston. ✴

For more information, call the Rush Team with ERA Wilder Realty at (540) 815-8444 or visit

Lowcountry Living

The Rush Team connected these homeowners with Tru2Word Contracting, a local remodeling company who updated the kitchen and living spaces prior to move-in for a seamless transition.

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The Art of Worldly Interiors


They wanted a charming interior design that boasts their

These art collecting homeowners first stopped by CHD Interiors because they were interested in working with a designer who could give them a broader, more comprehensive interior design. It was important the designer they chose would be able to consider all of the different spaces and artwork in their new home and how they would work together. They emphasized the importance of cohesion, something they felt they had not been able to master themselves.

CHD Interiors’ local lead designer, Terri Baldwin, has over twenty years of experience in interiors and was just the type of creative mind they

hoped to connect with. In terms of existing furnishings, the homeowners had a few pieces but weren’t necessarily invested in keeping them, which allowed Terri creative freedom in sourcing. “We have tons of partnerships in our trade. What’s in our showroom is just the tip of the iceberg. We even have an in-house upholstery workroom and we hang all of the art and window treatments as part of our full-service, turnkey design approach,” Terri says.

As she began to eliminate the pieces she didn’t plan to use, she opted to remove the large built-in bookcases in the sitting room to allow for everchanging art displays. By removing

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Written by Micaela Arnett | Photography by Callie Cranford Terri Caban Baldwin of CHD Interiors Vike and Leigh Engh have diverse style and an extensive art collection. fresh perspective.

A Moment In Time

The gallery wall in the dining room is full of the homeowner’s own artifacts, paintings, and heirlooms that memorialize the special moments he and his family share.

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the home’s more traditional elements like the built-ins and wainscoting, the home was updated for a more transitional look.

She worked closely with Classic Remodeling & Construction to remodel the kitchen where they were able to open up the floor plan for a larger living and dining room. New flooring, cabinetry, and countertops were installed to embrace the home’s new energy and existing eclectic style.

All finishes, hardware, plumbing, and light fixtures were hand selected by Terri. Because the kitchen opens up to the rest of the home, the colors chosen were really important. They didn’t want a typical all white kitchen, so Terri opted for a combination of painted black and raw oak cabinet finishes to complement the rest of the living spaces that surround.

“My favorite part of this project was the fact that these clients were fearless. They weren’t afraid of color, pattern, and texture, which is liberating to a designer,” Terri mentions,

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“they wanted a comprehensive look with a level of unexpectedness and creativity. They love mixed materials. In each space, you’ll find something that might not traditionally be styled together.”

The collected artwork reflects individual moments in the homeowner’s lives and played a massive role in decorative elements of the design. The homeowner’s willingness to see more contemporary pieces mixed with their antiques and artifacts offered a unique sense of personality to the space. “They saw their home as another work of art, just like another piece to their collection. We weren’t given any constraints and they were really open to the creative process. It was truly a pleasure to design,” Terri shares. ✴

For more information, call CHD Interiors at (843) 357-1700 or visit

(above) A brushed gold bookcase with transparent glass shelves serves as a place for ever-changing displays.

Fireside Family Memories

The timeless designs and furniture-quality finishes of WilliamSmith Fireplaces instantly increases the value of a home and sets a scene for making memories fireside.

Whether the plan is to build a brand-new fireplace, reface an existing fireplace, or you’re curious about alternatives to traditional wood burning styles, WilliamSmith Fireplaces has an extensive portfolio of diverse fireplace designs with a number of comparable options to fit your unique needs and personal budget.

When designing a new fireplace, the buyer must identify if a full installation or remodel is required and in what kind of building. Owner Steve Smith mentions, “as you can imagine, a fireplace in an apartment is not the

same as a fireplace in a historic brick home.” After the right fire box is selected from the dozens of examples at the showroom, the buyer can then consider selections like liners, media, and mantels to craft their ideal aesthetic. All customization materials and finish samples are available instore so you know exactly what you are getting when it comes time for installation day.

An easy update to an existing wood burning fireplace that you might find in an older home is a gas fire insert. These inserts fit inside the existing fireplace opening and use natural gas or propane to create natural-looking flames over

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Written by Micaela Arnett |
Photography by Bailey Baker & Provided by WilliamSmith Fireplaces Steve Smith of WilliamSmith Fireplaces

synthetic logs with the simple touch of a button. Not only is this a more heat efficient option, it also eliminates the work involved with replacing real wood logs. A common problem with traditional fireplaces is the amount of heat that permeates the walls, making it less than ideal to mount a TV or hang artwork above the mantel for fear of heat damage. The modern solution to this age-old issue is simple with the new Cool Wall Advantage feature which works to absorb sixty percent of heat by diversion through a small vent-like

space above the mantel. For a cool and contemporary look, linear electric units create an elegant focal point and are the latest in innovative fireplace designs. This sleek style has a built-in look with invisible heat vents and doesn’t require a mesh screen, making it ideal for families with curious small children and pets. The media, or the stuff that’s inside the fireplace, can be customized with any combination of ceramic stone, clear crystals, or driftwood logs and the LED flame colors can be changed by remote. Whatever style or features you are

looking for, WilliamSmith Fireplaces can help customize your fireside experience at their new showroom located at 6420 Dorchester Road in North Charleston across from Zucker Middle School. ✴

For more information, call WilliamSmith Fireplaces at (843) 766-0347 or visit

(opposite) Electric linear fireplaces can be enjoyed year-round, with or without heat. (bottom left) A gas fireplace offers a contemporary look with modern functionality. (bottom right) This direct vent gas fireplace is ideal for homes without chimneys.

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Brave to Go Bold

Husband and wife duo, Graham and Jade Joyner created their interior design firm Metal + Petal in 2016 in Athens, Georgia, blending their love for interiors with their complementary, yet contrasting personal styles.

With a showroom and warehouse in Athens, they have recently expanded with a design studio in Charleston. “This home was one of our first projects in the Lowcountry. The homeowner had seen our work online and reached out to receive

our holistic full-service approach,” explains Jade.

When Jade and her team of designers began this project, the homeowners were initially leaning towards a more modern farmhouse design to match the home’s exterior, however, with a little encouragement from Jade, a very elevated and contemporary design unfolded. “She wanted pops of color and a mix of different elements throughout the shared areas including the foyer entrance, dining room, kitchen, living room, and the home office,” she describes.

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After renovating their 1960’s ranch-style home in West Ashley, these homeowners hired the interior design masterminds behind Metal + Petal for a total transformation including bold colors, soft textures, and high-end furniture pieces. Jade Joyner of Metal + Petal Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Callie Cranford and Bailey Baker

The exterior of the home is considered traditional in nature, so Jade wanted to bring in contemporary touches as soon as the front door opens. Black painted grass cloth wallpaper dresses the foyer walls and pulls out the tones in the entry bench and iron railings, while a gold designed wallpaper by Rebecca Atwood offers movement up the stairwell. “This soft wallpaper next to the hard textures of the black grass cloth creates such a moment when you

enter the home,” she states. Off to the side of the foyer is the home office. A sight full of color and texture, Jade confesses this room is her favorite. “The homeowner already had this cool black and white abstract wallpaper, so we added these fun and vibrant window treatments and painted the ceiling maroon,” she says. Completely embracing this unique color palette of maroon, black, plum, and green, this home office is

overflowing with scrumptious details, like the beautiful, curved metal desk with a black ratan chair which sits in the middle of the room. On either side, floating shelves display the homeowner’s favorite décor items and books. A mixture of contemporary and vintage pieces are styled along with a piano handed down by the homeowner’s grandmother. “We replaced the old piano bench with a sheep-skin bench to add texture to

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(bottom left) Black dyed grasscloth wallpaper covers the foyer adding texture and elegance. (bottom right) Jade styled the home with contemporary décor from the Metal + Petal store.

the area,” Jade tells us. While there is a lot of movement in this space, the mood of the colors creates a calm, yet creative environment to work.

The homeowner wanted to make a statement with her dining room, so Jade installed a large structural fixture to showcase the space and added a hand-crafted, hand rubbed black wooden table with surrounding cane chairs. “One of my favorite features of this room are these gorgeous contemporary geometric draperies. They are so funky and brighten up the whole space,” Jade explains. To incorporate more of the homeowner’s personal pieces, her China cabinet was placed in the far corner displaying a collection of unique glassware.

The kitchen was kept relatively simple. In contrast to most Charleston houses, this kitchen is not the true focus of the home’s

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(above) Curved high-end furniture elevated this 60’s sunken living room. (opposite top) The kitchen was given a subtle makeover using a brass lighting fixture and a black painted kitchen island. (opposite bottom) A handcrafted black dining table grounds this otherwise funky dining room.

design; it serves as a pass-through space. Jade styled the floating shelves with contemporary touches and painted the island black to connect with the dining room table. On the other side of the kitchen is a squared, sunken living room. “I created soft touches into this common area by adding a curved sofa and used high quality, and unique furniture pieces to elevate the whole space,” she describes. Jade attributes her love of travel as the key to keeping her designs fresh. “Getting outside of my norm and experiencing new cultures is where I feel most inspired. I don’t want to design a home for you, I want to help you create a space that will rise to meet you,” she tells us. ✴

For more information, call Metal + Petal at (706) 621-6679 or visit

A Kitchen That Really Cooks

Innovative and stylish appliances and panel covers sourced from Wholesale Appliance Center completed this major kitchen renovation on Johns Island.

When it comes to purchasing appliances, it’s not something homeowners have to do all that often and it is certainly an investment. If you are in the market for a replacement appliance, Wholesale Appliance Center has three locations in Charleston including West Ashley, Mount Pleasant, and North Charleston. Knowledgeable sales associates who are ready and willing to help you find a high-quality appliance with functions that are right for you and your lifestyle.

These Johns Island homeowners were referred to the West Ashley showroom by their contractor Ron Welch who worked on their kitchen remodel. He specifically recommended sales associate Joy McBride, who’s extensive industry experience helps homeowners make informed decisions they can feel good about. Wholesale Appliance Center’s expert customer service and professional, consultative approach to offering the widest variety of brands and product options to fit any combination of a homeowner’s wants and needs.

Tim Corbett of Wholesale Appliance Center
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(above) Custom appliance panels blend the refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave into the cabinetry for a seamless kitchen aesthetic.

Almost immediately, this couple felt particularly drawn to the GE Monogram Series 48” dual fuel range. This stunning piece of multifunctional machinery shines against the retro tile backsplash designed by the homeowners. This luxury range cooks with natural gas and features seven sealed solid brass triple ring dual function burners in addition to a double oven with cast iron grates. Special functions include a defrost setting, an interchangeable griddle with burner grate, drawer storage, European convection, and a sleek stainless steel body with brass trim.

The homeowners selected the GE Monogram 24” panel-ready dishwasher which disappears into the cabinetry and offers a superior level of clean with its

number of powerful jets that ensures every corner of the unit is thoroughly sanitized. A convenient third dish rack can be adjusted as needed and easily accommodates flatware, knives, and cooking utensils for a spectacular clean every time.

In the spirit of contempo, door panels were also added to their GE Monogram 30” Customizable refrigerator featuring a dual refrigeration system with precise climate control and three independent temperature management zones. Elegance abounds as LED interior lighting gradually brightens and dims when its convertible drawers are opened and closed under the adjustable glass shelves adorned in aluminum trim.

Microwaves are typically placed above the range but the latest innovation in

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(above) In the laundry room, the LG Washtower in black steel saved space for extra storage.

kitchen appliance design allows the microwave to be installed under any cabinet, island, or peninsula for serious incognito convenience. The Sharp 30” microwave drawer holds enough space for a four quart casserole dish with eleven power levels, sensor cooking, and convenient placement options. The easy-touch automatic drawer enables a hands-free close with a concealed control panel. Who knew a kitchen looking this good could do so much? ✴

For more information, call Wholesale Appliance Center at (843) 556-0917 or visit

Time to Shine

Tastefully placed lighting fixtures make all the difference in a new home build. Teri Edwards of Carolina Lanterns & Lighting explains how she assisted in the lighting design of this Daniel Island home.

When Cline Homes began building this custom home on Daniel Island, they reached out to a company they have a long-standing relationship with, Carolina Lanterns & Lighting, to provide show-stopping light fixtures throughout the home. Lighting specialist Teri Edwards worked together with the homeowners and interior designers to select beautiful fixtures that fit the homeowner’s desired taste.

“The process of lighting selections with a new client begins by reviewing the electrical plans, soon to be followed up with a one-on-one appointment in our showroom. After the initial lighting

selections have been made, a trip to the job site is necessary to ensure the selections will work in their respective locations. I would say that our focus in our lighting selections meeting is to make sure we carry a cohesive style throughout the home that meets the homeowner's taste. Every customer that I meet with has their own vision and personal style and it is exciting making that vision come to life,” explains Teri.

Wanting a coastal, yet transitional interior design the homeowner desired fixtures with texture, brass details, and strong lines. In the dining area, a large brass candle chandelier hangs above the table. “The dining room in this home

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overlooks the marsh on Daniel Island, surrounded by windows on all sides. Our goal in this room was to avoid selecting a fixture that may block this gorgeous view,” she states. Next to the dining area is the kitchen, where two large pendants are suspended above the island. “I loved being able to incorporate the ‘Bumble Pendant’ by Ro Sham Beaux, a local manufacturer on this project. The ‘Bumble Pendant’ is full of natural textures; paired with brass hardware,” Teri expresses.

The powder bathroom is a unique space with bright colorful wallpaper. "This small space allows you to have fun when selecting one-of-a-kind wallpaper, a decorative mirror and pairing with a fun and lively light fixture,” she says. A bronze mirror hangs on the wall and complements the overall space with a brass vanity light placed above.

The master bedroom was built with high ceilings and blush pink walls. An exquisite three-blade Spitfire fan was installed in the center of the room. This fixture is designed with smooth edges and comes with three forward and reverse speeds. “The Spitfire fan is one of our most popular selections as of now,” Teri confesses.

Hanging in the master bathroom is a beautiful custom-made beaded chandelier from Ro Sham Beaux. “The homeowner

handpicked these colors and beads. She wanted a glamorous fixture with natural elements. The teal dyed hemp paired with the ombre pink, purple, and pearl details allow for just that,” she explains. The homeowners also have their own vanity stations decorated with brass mirrors. Teri placed a total of four brass wall sconces to complement the mirrors.

When it comes to lighting selections for new homeowners, Teri advises to not overthink the process. “There are so many options, and it can get overwhelming. Know what you like, but also take into consideration where in your home you want these fixtures to go. What are the other elements of the space?” she explains.

Lighting fixtures can make a statement and the creative minds behind these designs are only getting started. “Our vendors and suppliers are creating so many cool designs that the selections are endless. Lighting is no longer just a source of light; it plays an active role in how a room looks and feels,” states Teri. ✴

For more information, call Carolina Lanterns & Lighting at (843) 881-4170 or visit

(bottom left) The homeowner installed large botanical wallpaper to complement the brass vanity sconces. (bottom right) Two large pendants bring in natural textures to the kitchen space.

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Happy Kitchen, Happy Home

After combining two households into one, this homeowner called upon the expertise of a cabinet optimization and shelving company to provide several storage solutions throughout her Summerville home.

Amonth after this homeowner moved her family and her father into this Summerville home, she knew she would need assistance creating organized and functional spaces for all their kitchen and bathroom needs. “I had heard such great things about ShelfGenie, so I reached out and was put in touch with designer, Julie Blumetti,” the homeowner says.

Julie has been a professional organizer for many years but began working for ShelfGenie in 2021. “What made this project special and so amazing, was that the homeowners

knew exactly what they wanted. They knew their end goals and what was important to them,” Julie explains.

A lover of baking, this homeowner wanted to have accessible, easy to navigate drawers, cabinets, and a large pantry. She also wanted to make sure her father’s things were incorporated into these spaces as well, so that he felt comfortable and at ease.

“We placed our innovative glideout shelves in their bottom kitchen cabinets, creating top and bottom rows within the cabinets allowing for optimum storage space,” Julie states.

Along with the glide-out shelves, a seasoning drawer was installed into

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(top left) Under the existing bathroom sink Julie designed glide-out risers, specifically cut out around the plumbing. (bottom left) ShelfGenie’s glide-out drawers, installed into the original cabinetry makes finding pots and pans a breeze. (right) A floor–to-ceiling, custom-made pantry was retrofitted to keep cooking ingredients organized.

the top cabinet next to the stove. “She cooks all the time, so making sure she has everything she needs all within an arm’s reach was super important to this design,” she says.

The pantry is the pride and joy of this kitchen. There are wooden shelves on either side of the space reaching all the way to the top and two Lazy Susans in the center compartments for maximum storage and accessibility. The pantry is organized by types of foods and meals for the day. The top shelves house holiday kitchen décor.

“There are so many things about this pantry that I love. I am so happy with how well it was designed for me. Everything has a place and it’s easy to navigate,” the homeowner continues, “I also love that when my father opens the pantry door, he sees many of his own cooking items he’s kept throughout his life.”

In the master bathroom, Julie designed glide-out risers which were specifically cut out around the plumbing underneath the vanity sinks. “The idea behind these shelves is to have them on top of one another, so that the homeowner doesn’t have to bend down and search for their hair products. Functionality is key for these kinds of spaces,” Julie describes.

After combining two households into one, these homeowners are ecstatic with how their kitchen and bathroom spaces have turned out. “Seeing the reactions from homeowners after installation is complete is just the best. Especially, when you know just how much our services were needed,” says Julie. ✴

For more information, call ShelfGenie at (843) 890-0542 or visit

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Bridge to Paradise

A local landscape company transformed this home’s outdoor living space with a comprehensive landscape design including a new drainage system and multiple hardscapes.

Yellowstone Landscape has recently transitioned into residential landscaping after fifteen years working exclusively on commercial properties. This homeowner noticed their trucks in his neighborhood and was impressed by the gradual transformation of his neighbor’s lawn. He called for a consultation and was promptly scheduled to meet with Yellowstone’s landscape designers, Cory Hendrix, and Robert Snyder, who surveyed the existing landscape to identify its problems and solutions. They then worked to create a landscape design that would complement the property on all sides and elevate the homeowner’s outdoor living experience and curb appeal.

Beginning as most Lowcountry landscape projects do, a full drainage system by JWC Construction was installed prior to any other groundwork. The soil in Charleston tends to retain a lot of water and prompts ground movement, so tackling the drainage issues first thing allowed them to move forward and lay the foundations for the variety of hardscapes.

Once all of the runoff water was redirected by way of meandering rock beds with built-in drains, the larger landscape elements began to take shape and created visual structure. The existing plant life wasn’t bad, it just needed some more decoration and intention to be brought to its

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full potential. The team at Yellowstone Landscape was able to supplement the existing lawn space with specialty elements like the IPE wood bridge over the Mexican beach pebble river. A new limestone driveway was built using HydraShed permeable pavers from SiteOne Stone Center and Lowcountry Pavers for natural looking texture. Palm trees of all shapes and sizes sourced from Long Branch Nursery add tropical shade and clean sight lines to both the front and back yards.

After reinstalling the pool deck with travertine and planting new trees and shrubs, a HardeeWall planting bed

was built for added privacy of those lounging poolside and provides vertical planting space to supplement some of the gardening space lost to the pool and its hardscape elements. Outdoor lighting from SiteOne Stone Center makes this outdoor space easy to traverse after the sun sets for visibility and safety.

Decorative concrete cutouts accent the back patio and brown mulch fills the flower beds with natural contrast against the shrubs and ground covers from Green Dynamix. To bring other parts of the yard back up to ground level, Yellowstone installed layers of Zeon Zoysia sod for bright and vibrant grassland.

The entire project took about four months due to weather and product delays but the homeowners couldn’t be happier with the end result. “We love communicating with the clients and making the landscape something they are proud of,” lead landscaper Cory Hendrix explains, “we truly care about the work we do.” ✴

For more information, call Yellowstone Landscape at (843) 225-2380 or visit

(top left) A HardeeWall planting bed was built to supplement gardening space lost to the pool deck. (right) A Mexican beach pebble river creates movement and conceals the drainage elements installed.

To Antique, With Love

When it comes to the “art of antiquing,” the experts at Charleston’s oldest antique mall have utilized their creative eye to locate and identify genuine, one-of-a-kind, vintage items that continue to stand the test of time.

Decorating with antiques stems from our inherent desire to connect with our past and tell a story. Incorporating vintage items into a modern living space adds character and history that goes beyond the home itself. The juxtaposition of old pieces mixed in with modern interior designs is a popular trend among a newer generation of homeowners. Camille Wish, owner of Terrace Oaks Antiques gives her professional opinion on how to design with antiques successfully.

“Antiques are unique. These items are not mass-produced, so you won’t see them in your friend’s houses. People will see these pieces and immediately

want to know the story behind it,” she says with passion.

While there aren’t any set rules to buying antiques, Camille’s advice is to follow your gut. “If you’re in a store and you instantly fall in love with an item, buy it. You will never regret buying it because you’ll be able to design around that piece for the rest of your life,” she says. Terrace Oaks Antiques has a twenty-four hour hold policy for customers who might need a little bit more time to contemplate a potential purchase. “We hear from customers who are unsure about buying a specific product and without putting it on hold, they call the next day, but that item has already been sold,” she states.

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Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Bailey Baker Camille Wish of Terrace Oaks Antiques

Camille offers a few tips when it comes to decorating a living space with antique pieces; start with one single item. Next, study the colors, the textures, and the size. Find what elements of the piece you enjoy most or want to bring out. “Don’t be afraid to incorporate several pieces from different eras and styles together, but make sure to place them strategically. The room should feel alive, not dated,” she suggests.

One misconception about antiquing is that it can sometimes be confused with thrifting, and while the concepts might be similar, Camille believes there is something extra special about antiquing. “Stores like Terrace Oaks feature items that have been around for decades, centuries even. The value in that kind of history is unmatched,” she continues, “currently any items originating from the 1960s’ or early ‘70s are considered vintage, while items made over one hundred years ago are considered antiques.”

Another misconception is that antique stores don’t keep up with contemporary trends, however Camille couldn’t disagree more. “Of course, there are trends in the antique community, specifically in décor.

(above) The gold and red hues of the antique partition play background of this dining room set, decorated with elegant china.

Years ago, everything seemed to be white, silver, and blue; very coastal but now we are seeing an uptick in items with warmer tones and a lot of brass. The trends follow the magazines,” she tells us.

A fast-growing trend Camille has noticed within the last couple years is a younger generation of homeowners wanting to furnish their homes with pieces their grandparent’s had. Referred to as “grandgens," Camille explains that this trend is because these homeowners are realizing the furniture being sold at big corporate stores are meant to be temporary, whereas furniture found in antique stores are meant to be kept forever.

Terrace Oaks Antiques opened in 1988, quickly becoming the Lowcountry’s primary antique destination with Camille being one of their original dealers. She went on to buy the store in 2005 and has never looked back, no pun intended. “We are a ‘mall co-op’ business, hosting around ninety independent antique vendors that occupy many booths throughout our two-level store front,” Camille describes. With so many antique vendor booths to browse through, customers will experience an eclectic mix of taste and style with items such as jewelry, art, first edition books, vinyl albums, furniture, toys, vintage clothes, and more. ✴

For more information, call Terrace Oaks Antiques at (843) 795-9689 or visit

(top) Creating a quiet space to study is easy with vintage books and a small globe. (bottom) Colorful antique plates on display is an easy way to brighten up any space.

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A Beach House Retreat

The homeowners of this Edisto beach property enlisted the creative minds behind Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath to design a kitchen and bathroom for the vacation home of their dreams.

When it comes to building a new home, the interior design options are endless. Knowing what you want and creating a road map to get there is crucial and collaborating with home and design professionals is a must. Home builder Jonathan Ghant Homes & Construction worked alongside Peter Munzer of Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath to design a coastal kitchen and custom bathrooms.

The team at Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath pride themselves on staying up to date with the latest design trends and their strong relationships

with local contractors and suppliers.

“We met with the homeowners, their builder, and their designer for an initial consultation to get some primary designs off the ground for a few different spaces,” Peter says, “we discussed their budget and found products that would fit into it.”

Next, Peter and the homeowners completed a site visit measuring each room and to get an overall feel of the space. “These homeowners wanted a beach house retreat they could also use as a rental,” he explains. Peter knew the materials needed to be durable and aesthetically pleasing if the homeowners were going to use this

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home as a rental property. “We made any necessary size adjustments and placed the order. When the cabinets arrived, we set up an installation date for the cabinets and another for the flooring,” explains Peter.

LVP flooring, or luxury vinyl plank was installed through the home. LVP is a durable, yet affordable alternative to hardwood flooring. White shiplap blankets the kitchen walls while single panel sky blue cabinetry with brass hardware gives a sophisticated appeal to this shared space. Brown leather barstools sit along the island and complement the dining area off the kitchen. The open floor plan brings a cohesive flow from one space to another and gives this beach home the easy breezy vibe the homeowners desired.



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In the master bathroom, Peter designed a dark brown double vanity with single panel cabinet doors, and brass fixtures and hardware. The brown cabinetry against the white walls and LVP floors brings a rustic touch to an already elegant bathroom. A neutral veined white quartz countertop softens the stronger elements of this space, as well.

Accentuating the space within this coastal home, Peter designed and installed white vanities with platinum fixtures and hardware in the guest bathrooms. Beach scene art décor and woven rope mirrors bring oceanside textures inside. “We created these spaces to be easily cleaned and cost effective,” Peter states. ✴

For more information, call Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath at (843) 901-2506 or visit

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(above) Brown cabinetry paired with brass fixtures paints a grounded space for relaxation. (below) White cabinetry and titanium fixtures bring a coastal vibe to this guest bathroom.
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HOUSE Pow- her

Former fashion editor and co-founder of the innovative sculpting swimwear line, STYLEST, Alia Yahia-Bosworth has proven that with a hard work ethic and a creative imagination, any dream is possible. The self-proclaimed “renovation-junkie” invites us into her newly updated Daniel Island home, where she designed each space to be even more extravagant than the next.

Throughout her life, Alia Yahia-Bosworth [pronounced Ah-lee-ah Ya-he-ah] has learned the value of a dollar. The oldest of seven children and the daughter of an Algerian immigrant, it was instilled from a young age that with determination, perseverance, and heart, she could accomplish anything. The desire for a creative career path led Alia to the Big Apple where she landed her first job as a fashion assistant for Vanity Fair . Almost two decades later with an impressive resume to match, Alia cofounded the sensational body sculpting swimsuit brand, STYLEST. During the pandemic, Alia and her family relocated to the Lowcountry and planted roots on Daniel Island. With a new baby on the way, Alia transformed their classic Charleston Single into an electric explosion of modern and glamorous vignettes and décor in only three months.

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Queen of the Castle

After visiting Charleston in 2020, Alia and her husband Jamie fell in love with the city and decided to pack up their life up North and moved to the South, just two months later. “Originally, we were living in another house on the south side of Charleston, when I received a call from our realtor Jacquie Dinsmore of Southern Yankee Homes, saying she found this classic coastal home on Daniel Island,” she explains. Having just moved to the Lowcountry six months prior, Alia was hesitant to move again. With a little encouragement and

curiosity, Alia and Jamie visited the Daniel Island home and immediately put in an offer. The charm of this Charleston Single architecture captured Alia’s heart, “I love the layout of the house and the double piazzas on the side. The bones of this build were fantastic, and it had a lot of potential,” she says.

Inspired by her big family and Algerian heritage, Alia wanted her new home to include multiple spaces for people to gather. “Throughout the house, we

designed a variety of vignettes, so when friends and family come to visit it will feel welcoming and fun,” Alia describes. Mixing modern designs with old-world elements was her approach to this home remodel. She made sure to design the home to not only match her lifestyle, but also that of her husband and her two stepsons, Jack and James. “It was important for me to find a balance to make it all work together. I didn’t want to have a museum home, where the rooms are just for show. I believe a home needs to be livable,” she expresses.

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Hanging Art

Two large structural pendants bring unique shapes and movement into the kitchen and dining room.

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The trick was incorporating both masculine and feminine touches into each space, making the rooms comfortable, yet glamorous.

The home’s exterior exemplifies classic Charleston architecture, similar to homes you see in the historic district downtown. White siding, columns, and gas lanterns paint a traditional Lowcountry facade; however, a surprise awaits as you enter the front door. What once was an unused sitting room has been revamped into a show stopping cocktail room off the foyer. High-gloss black lacquer paint by Farrow & Ball covers every inch of wall space. Dark monochromatic tones in this room yearn for a statement like the crystal sputnik pendant from CB2. Brass shelves anchor the walls and display black and white family photos. In the center of the space, four black and brass chairs face the middle creating the ultimate social

setting to enjoy good conversations and an even better old fashioned.

The kitchen was one of the first spaces to receive a makeover. “Super White” quartz from AGM Imports was placed on the kitchen countertops, while a black and white Panda marble backsplash and island create dimension. A striking black and brass range hood was custom designed by Hoodsly and complements the brass hardware on the cabinetry. An oversized black iron pendant from Tech Lighting suspends from the ceiling over the waterfall edge island. “I wanted a nontraditional fixture; something like hanging art. I love the sculpted metal details,” she expresses.

Alia wanted her home office to be a space that exudes happiness. She accomplished this through symmetry, balance, and harmony. “My personality is

(left) Alia’s home design is a staple of Charleston architecture including white siding, gas lanterns, and two stacked piazzas. (right) Pops of color and soft textures can be seen throughout Alia’s home office. (opposite right) Color coordinated books add an organized visual on the second floor landing.

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big and colorful, and although I really enjoy darker, moodier tones, I also love bright colors. Throughout the house I played with monochromatic textures but in here I wanted to create light, happy vibes,” she continues, “I wanted a place that wouldn’t be too overstimulating, but also a place I could pull inspiration from when working on new swimsuit designs.”

She added pops of color through her book collection and a vibrant neon sign, complete with touches of texture on her vintage armchairs with Schumacher Vanderbilt fabric, Alia

was able to create a private oasis for her creative ideas to flow.

Upstairs sits a second monochromatic blue sitting room. “Blue is our family color. I wanted to make sure this was represented fully in our home,” she says. An overdyed rug from Manhattan Rugs blankets the floor and a white and brass sputnik pendant from KCO Lighting covers the ceiling. White textured bouclé chairs from Mafille La Maison add textural contrast and are accented by blue patterned pillows. A gorgeous blue wave painting from local

artist, Justin W. Cox is a statement piece that incorporates the hues of the space. Eight black bookcases from Ethan Allen sit along the wall to create an elegant library of color coordinated book décor.

Large windows frame the master bedroom providing ample natural light. Adding a dramatic touch, custom velvet drapes hang from each window with brass tie backs; a great example of masculine and feminine elements working together. A fun bubble pendant hangs above their master bed,

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dressed in dark blue patterned bedding and pillows from House of Nomad. Matching perigold wall mirrors, side tables, and lamps create symmetry and balance, while the “Plummet” matte painted walls and “Railings” high gloss painted trim and doors from Farrow & Ball create a calm atmosphere for sleep.

Lillian’s nursery was designed from a non-traditional perspective. “I wanted her room to fit in with the rest of the home’s design, but also be transitional as she grows up,” explains Alia. A vibrant Lulu & Georgia jungle wallpaper accents one wall while a light pink paint covers the remaining space. A functional black Delta crib adds depth and a banana leaf pendant from CB2 accentuates the jungle theme. Like mother, like daughter, Lillian’s name shines bright in another hot pink neon sign from Sketch & Etch, adding a little funk to this modern nursery.

“There is so much you can do to elevate the look of your home without tearing down the walls. We didn’t move any of the walls in this house. We worked with the spaces we had and used materials to exaggerate the interior to be what we wanted,” Alia advises.

Becoming Alia

Hailing from Waukesha, Wisconsin, Alia loved being creative. “My parents were very supportive of my creative endeavors. I was active in theatre, painting, music, and writing,” she remembers. Her mom worked as an elementary school gym teacher and owned a children’s consignment shop with Alia’s father. “My mom is amazing. She worked two jobs and had seven kids; she is a huge inspiration for me as far as entrepreneurship and everything women can handle in this multi-layered life,” she states. Alia helped out at her parent’s store when she was twelve years old and then proceeded to get her first job working at the GAP when she was fifteen. She gives credit to her Algerian father who introduced her to different cultures early on. “For me, my life has always been diverse. My dad made sure to expose us to many different ways of life, so we understood just how blessed we were to have the things we had,” Alia states.

New Girl in Town

In college, Alia majored in journalism and set her eyes on New York City. Not knowing a soul, she took a leap of faith and moved

(above left) Blue is the family color. Alia sits in her “blue room” with her husband, Jamie and their children James, Jack, and Lillian. (above right) Bedding and pillows from House of Nomad (opposite bottom) Large porcelain tiles were installed on the master bathroom floor and shower walls. Also chevron tiles bring a neoclassical touch to their shower floor.
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Monkeying Around

An animated jungle wallpaper accents Lillian’s room along with brass details

to the concrete jungle when she was twenty-one. Alia then landed a life-altering interview with nationally renowned fashion magazine, Vanity Fair. “I literally knew nothing about fashion. All I knew was I wanted to do something creative. I thought ‘Vanity Fair is like really fancy,’ so, I knew I needed to look my best,” she recalls, “I went to Banana Republic and I bought a white silk polka-dot pencil skirt, then I went to Nine West and bought a pair of red patent leather squaretoed heels. I paired those with a kid’s NY Yankees t-shirt and I thought I was killing it. I walked into Condé Nast, which was like The Devil Wears Prada and everyone was dressed head-to-toe in designer fashion, and I still thought “Wow, I am crushing this!” To Alia’s surprise, she landed the job as the new fashion assistant to Fashion Director, Elizabeth Saltzman. “I give her full credit for starting my career because she took a chance on me,” says Alia. As she worked closely with Elizabeth, eventually Alia was promoted to being Vanity Fair’s accessories editor by the time she was twenty-four.

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She Better “Werk”

After working in the fashion publication industry for over seventeen years, Alia has added some rather impressive brand names and experiences to her resume like being the senior market editor for Vitals Magazine and working as the special projects editor for, where she was given creative license and a weekly column. Wanting to branch out into the business side of fashion, Alia became the trends director for Ann Taylor, where she was able to travel to cities like Paris and Milan, buy samples, and create mood boards for the following year’s designs. Becoming the go-to girl for all things trends and marketing, she was promoted to being the chief style and marketing director where she learned more about women's psychology and their emotional attachment to how they dress. “Women tend to remember what they were wearing in pivotal life moments,” she explains, “understanding this mindset is huge for running a fashion business.”

Becoming Mrs. Bosworth

Spending most of her early adulthood working and traveling, Alia didn’t feel rushed to settle down. “I traveled all over the

place. I lived in Portugal and in London. I had a ton of friends and I liked going out,” she remembers. That was until she met former Callaway Golf Executive turned Private Equity Founder, James [Jamie] Bosworth at a New York Athletic Club. “I thought I would be Carrie Bradshaw in a feather dress on the subway with my kids at fifty years old,” Alia expresses, “Meeting Jamie and the boys [Jack and James] changed my life in the most wonderful way and gave me a new perspective. Being near them was my priority.” A year after meeting Jamie, she moved to Connecticut to start a new chapter with the Bosworths. In 2020, Alia, Jamie, and their family moved to Charleston.

Ultimate Mom Boss

Watching her mother teach, raise children, and run her own business inspired Alia to become the powerhouse businesswoman she is today. “My mom taught me how to have a big life and to realistically prioritize to make sure the fire is always burning,” Alia states. Excited to be a part of this blended family, Alia says she won the lottery with her two stepsons. “I am so proud of them and the relationship we have created together. Both Jack and James are golfers at Seton Hall University and are just wonderful young men.” Shortly after moving to

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(above left) This breakfast nook was decorated with leather round chairs from Celadon Home, House of Nomad pillows, and a pendant from Rejuvenation (above right) Brown leather sofas from Restoration Hardware bring a masculine touch to the family room.

Charleston, Alia and Jamie found out they were expecting their daughter, Lillian. “Having kids has been the best thing that ever happened to me,” she confirms. Determined to show Lillian the many possibilities hard work and an imagination can bring, Alia’s fire continues to burn bright.

The STYLEST System

The inspiration behind STYLEST sparked at a pool party in Millbrook, New York in 2020. Alia’s good friend and Harper’s BAZAAR’s Editor, Joyann King Michael had recently moved to the area and wanted to meet new friends. She invited Alia over for a pool party and it was there that one of her guests and now STYLEST's product guru, Chrissy McCurdy, confessed she was wearing a bra under her swimsuit and had been for years. “She had a difficult time finding any swimsuit line that offered her the support and modesty she desired,” Alia recalls. This problem was something Alia had never thought about; surely swimwear lingerie already existed but after researching the next day, Alia and Joyann discovered

that this product didn’t. “Joyann, Chrissy, and I decided to invent Aqualingerie™, a waterproof bra that is designed to dry as fast as your swimsuit,” she proudly states. Along with swim bras, the team has also created the world’s most fashionable sculpting swim and beachwear.

What's Next?

The STYLEST crew are planning to expand their reach into sportswear with a pickle ball collection launching in the spring and activewear set to launch in the fall. Alia is continuing to fulfill her passion of interior design renovations by blending Southern style with a city chic upgrade throughout the Charleston area. Creating time and space to prioritize her life and what is important has been Alia’s most enjoyable life lesson. “Right now, I am working on three home design projects, running STYLEST daily, working within my community to volunteer, and being a mom. I feel great- I've found my balance,” she expresses.

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"I’ve spent hours inside real women’s closets. Great style is not about pieces, it’s about a plan." - Alia

(1) Sprinkled around Alia’s home are elegantly designed vignettes ideal for socializing. (2) The second floor balcony, dubbed “Cuba” is furnished with Arhaus chairs and CB2 gold tables. (3) Calico wallpaper accents the powder room. (4) Jamie’s wooden bar is placed on the second floor piazza and paired with two pendants from Lumens. (5) Alia, Jamie, Jack, and James gather in their newly renovated kitchen. (6) Alia poses in the dining room area decorated with a CB2 rug, Modshop Lacquer table, and cowhide chairs. (7) A black all modern dresser with brass hardware sits in Lillian’s room to complement the rest of the house. (8) Family game nights are enjoyed on the second floor landing around a circular white table.

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An Oasis Awaits

The most relaxing pools blend seamlessly with their surroundings, cleverly designed to work in harmony with the wider landscape. Dive in and discover some seriously refreshing pool and spa designs built by the best pool companies in the Lowcountry.


Swimming Laps of Luxury

This luxurious pool design features an integrated spa, infinity edge retaining wall, water temperature controls, natural stone coping, and a mosaic tile spa.


• Pool Built by Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston

• IPE Deck Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes

• Architecture by Vinyet Architecture

For more information, call Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston at (843) 767-7665 or visit

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Pool by Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston Written by Micaela Arnett Photography by Callie Cranford

I Beam Technology

Luxurious with it's captivating simplicity; this I Beam saltwater pool features brushed concrete decking, a granite gray liner and an automatic cover that gives vinyl a whole new meaning.


• Pool Built by Heritage Pools, LLC

For more information, call Heritage Pools, LLC at (843) 762-3417 or visit

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Pool Resurfacing

The original tile installed in and around this pool on Sullivan's Island began chipping away over time. Local plaster pros used their top-of-the-line equipment and innovative relining processes for a complete replaster and all-new tile.


• Pool Replastered by Charleston Pool Experts, a division of Carolina Relining Solutions

• Pool Built by Blue Haven Pools & Spas

For more information, call Charleston Pool Experts at (843) 212-4126 or visit

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A Modern Escape

This contemporary pool design features a spill spa with submerged seating, bold cobalt blue tile interior, travertine coping, a stone paver pool deck, and water temperature controls for adjustable comfort year-round.


• Pool Built by Clear Blue Pools, Inc.

For more information, call Clear Blue Pools, Inc. at (843) 300-4143 or visit

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Automated Pool Protection

Automatic vinyl pool covers help shield the water from accumulating debris and create a safety barrier to help protect children and pets from entering the water unsupervised. The pool cover can be operated remotely by phone and opens and closes with the touch of a button.


• Pool Cover by Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast

• Pool Built by Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston

For more information, call Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast at (843) 766-0289 or visit

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Free-Form & Fabulous

This free-form pool design was built in just nine weeks and features an elevated spa, a raised wall with sheer descents, and underwater sunledge bubblers, and a travertine deck with retaining wall.


• Pool Built by Aquatica Pools & Spas

For more information, call Aquatica Pools & Spas at (843) 212-0014 or visit

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Aquatic Geometry

This pool design utilizes angular geometry for a modern aesthetic with sharp contrast against the surrounding landscape. Its custom features include an integrated fire pit, a disappearing infinity edge, and a sun ledge for tanning.


• Pool Built by Blue Haven Pools & Spas

For more information, call Blue Haven Pools & Spas at (843) 552-6000 or visit

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Turn up the heat in the heart of your home with our annual kitchen guide featuring kitchen projects by the Lowcountry’s most trusted professionals and local product picks and surface selections inspired by the latest trends in kitchen design.

Written by Micaela Arnett

Photograph by Ebony Ellis

Built by Brackish Builders, Interior Design by Emily McAden Interiors, Lighting by Lowcountry Lighting Studio, Backsplash by Buckhannon Tile + Design, Appliance by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Range Hood and Cabinets by Coastal Cabinet Company | Details: Custom-built Range Hood

Brackish Builders (843) 566-5554 |


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| (843) 554-5880 |

Remodeled by Wired Home Repairs and Remodeling, Countertops Installed by Palmetto Surfacing | Details: Azure Quartzite, Silestone Shelves Palmetto Surfacing | (843) 569-1131 |

Plumbing Fixtures by Gateway Supply Co., Built by Zourzoukis Home, Cabinetry by Accent Builders, Countertops Supplied by Ace Granite and Installed by Granite by Design, Range by La Canche | Details: Kallista Bridge Faucet with Side Spray, Wall Mount Pot Filler, Kohler Apron Sink, Unlacquered Brass Finishes

Gateway Supply Co. (843) 554-0450 |

Ace Granite (843) 974-3421 |

Custom Cabinetry by Sullivan Custom Cabinets, Built by Welch Custom Homes | Details: Inset Cabinet Painted Chantilly Lace, Custom Range Hood and China Cabinet Sullivan Custom Cabinets Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Bailey Baker
CH+D • Winter 2023 • 195 Encantada Pottery Butter Dish Imagine Home Marble Cheese Cutting Board CHD Interiors Lucite Counter Height Stool Seawah Furniture | Design Balinese Shell Placemat Celadon Home Stoneware Bowl and Whisk Divakar Tin Canisters Atlantic Bedding & Furniture Kindred Ozan Rug Danco Modern Furniture Atlantic Bedding & Furniture Enliven your kitchen with any of these finishing touches. First, determine the style of your cooking space and then begin selecting pieces that will contribute to the overall design.
Designed by Coastal Creek Design, Built by Askins Construction, Cabinets by Mevers Custom Kitchens Appliances by Plugs Appliance Center, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf's Kitchen and Bath | Details: Shaker Style Cabinetry with Picture Mold, Stone Farmhouse Sink with curved face, Tile Backsplash, Marble Countertops, Custom Exhaust Hood Coastal Creek Design
(843) 514-1790 |
Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
197 Round Wooden Charcuterie Board Steven Shell Living Bronze Bar Cart Coralberry Cottage Primavera Aqua Fabric Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC Chilewich Placemat Iola Modern Avelina Walnut and Rope Barstool For the House - The Barstool Shop Vintage Olive Jar Zuma Gold Deco Salt & Pepper Shakers Terrace Oaks Antiques Counter Stool J&K Home Furnishings iolamod er n . c o m inst a g r a m . /mocgnivilllehsnevets jkhomefurnishings .c o m
| (843) 847-1762 | Accessories by Jean’s Custom Workroom LLC Jean’s Custom Workroom LLC | (843) 225-1669 Bar Stools by For the House: The Barstool Shop Details: Wish Swivel Bar Stools For the House: The Barstool Shop (843) 881-7073 | Winter 2023 UNFORGETTABLE KITCHENS
Listed by Island House Real Estate, Kitchen Remodel by Maverick Construction
White Oak Hardwood Floors, Full-Height Herringbone Backsplash Tile Island House Real Estate
Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography by Bailey Baker Photography by Taylor Jordan Krauser
Countertops Fabricated and Installed by Universal Marble and Granite, Built by Kittrell II Construction | Details: Leathered Dolomite with Mitted Edges Universal Marble and Granite (843) 767-7779 |
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Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
Built by Cinder Creek Construction | Details: Appliance Panels, Custom Wine Storage, Island with Integrated Prep Sink Cinder Creek Construction (843) 768-0784 | 200 • CH+D • Winter 2023
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Iola Modern (843) 225-6286 |

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Interior Design by Steven Ortego, Furnishings by Iola Modern, Listed by Island House Real Estate | Details: Shaker Style Cabinetry, Infinity Edge Island, White Oak Hardwood Floors, Shiplap Wall Panels, Custom Oak China Cabinet Photography by Taylor Jordan Krauser
Furnishings by Atlantic Bedding & Furniture | Details: 360° Swivel Bar Stools with Foot Rail Atlantic Bedding & Furniture | (843) 530-1369 | Kitchen Remodel by Kalman Construction | Details: Porcelain ApronFront Sink, White Oak Hardwood Floors, Custom Tile Backsplash Kalman Construction | (843) 856-0515 | Countertops by AGM Imports | Details: “Fantasy Blue” Quartzite Kitchen Island with Integrated Prep Sink, Shaker Style Appliance Panels, Pure Surfaces “Carrara” Quartz Perimeter Countertops AGM Imports (843) 747-0088 | Winter 2023
Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Patrick Brickman

Island Shade Shoppe (843) 834-9645 |

Window Treatments by Island Shade Shoppe, Interior Design by JLV, Kitchen Renovation by Royal Indigo | Details: Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades, Kiawah Whitecaps, Light-Filter Lining, EasyRise Continuous Cord Loop
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Photography by Margaret Wright
Imagine Home and Essentials For Living, Interior Design by Staci Lantz, Appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove | Details: Reclaimed Wood Range, Antique Turkish Rug
Custom Upholstery and Furnishings by Coralberry Cottage | Details: Sunbrella Performance Fabric Stool Seats, Reclaimed Wood Dining Table Coralberry Cottage | (843) 884-2225 | Winter 2023
Light Fixtures by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Carolina Lanterns & Lighting | (843) 881-4170 Furnishings by
Imagine Home (843) 867-6235 |
Photography by Patrick Brickman Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Callie Cranford Maytag Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Refrigerator Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 36” PRO Refrigerator/ Freezer with Glass Door Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Maytag Double Oven Gas Range Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Café™ Energy Star Smart French Door Refrigerator Wholesale Appliance Center Café™ All Gas Six-Range Stove Wholesale Appliance Center Dual Fuel Range, Four Burners and Griddle Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove CH+D • Winter 2023 • 205 Classic Kitchens of Charleston | (843) 991-4207 | A proper kitchen should include top-ofthe-line appliances that can store and cook all your family favorite meals. Cooking in Style

471-2310 |

Melcer Tile (843) 744-5345 |

Built by JacksonBuilt Custom Homes, Interior Design by Motif, Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio, Appliances and Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Enterprises | Details: Custom Fluted Appliance Panels with White Oak Surrounds JacksonBuilt Custom Homes | (843) Kitchen Remodel by Classic Remodeling and Construction, Interior Design by Terri Caban Baldwin, Furniture by CHD Interiors | Details: Transitional Design, Porcelain Tile Backsplash CHD Interiors | (843) 357-1700 | Backsplash Tile by Melcer Tile , Built by JacksonBuilt Custom Homes, Interior Design Joy Lang, Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio
Winter 2023
Photography by Keen Eye Marketing Photography by Callie Cranford
Photography by Callie Cranford
CH+D • Winter 2023 • 207 Da Vinci Dolomite AGM Imports Oakleigh™ Cambria Laurent Flooring Factory Recycled Glass and Oyster Shells GlassEco Surfaces Blue Bahia Granite Ace Granite Jasper Green Universal Marble & Granite Calacatta Brazil Quartzite Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. Macchia Vecchia Honed Dolomite Vitoria International A great way to ground your kitchen while also showing off your personality is with an eye-catching and durable countertop. Each of these surface selections are full of natural colors and patterns. Countertops Surface Couture
Built by Diament Building Corp. | Details: Shiplap Walls and Ceiling, White Oak Hardwood Floors, Custom-Built Wood Island, Butler’s Pantry Diament Building Corp. | (843) 991-5531 |
Elegant Flooring, Kitchen Remodel
Arnett Construction, Building Materials
Supply Co.
Details: Exposed Decorative Beams, Shiplap Wall Panels, Heart of Pine Hardwood Elegant Flooring (843) 723-8172 | Winter 2023
Custom Blown Glass Light Fixture by CLEOD Glass + Works | Details: Organic Forms, Modern Asymmetry, Opaline Glass CLEOD Glass + Works | (843) 789-4031 |
Hardwood Floors by
Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Marcela Diaz
Photography by Callie Cranford
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Fixtures by Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath, Remodeled by Latitude Design Group LLC, Interior Design by T.Phillips, Styled by Rick Biggie
Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath (843) 723-4881 |
Photography by Callie Cranford


| Details: Shaker Style Cabinetry, Custom Tile Mosaic Backsplash, Lucite Drawer Pulls, Brass Hardware Simply Curated Designs | (843) 345-0057 |

| (843) 881-8858 |

Built by SHELTER Custom-Built Living, Building Materials by Buck Lumber, Cabinets by Distinctive Design, Flooring by Davis Floors and Design, Lighting by Low Country Lighting Studio, Countertops by MVP Granite, Appliances by Signature Kitchens, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf's Kitchen and Bath, Stone Supplied by Vitoria International | Details: Honed Arabescato Corchia Marble Island with Waterfall Edge, Custom Cabinetry, Concealed Appliances

SHELTER Custom-Built Living (843) 471-1833 |

Design by Simply Curated Designs , Quartz Countertops Fabricated by Granite by Design and Installed by MVP Granite Window Treatments by Advanced Window Fashions | Details: Provenance® Woven Wood Shades with LiteRise® and Provenance® Woven Wood Shades with PowerView® Advanced Window Fashions
Winter 2023
Photography by Bailey Baker Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
CH+D • Winter 2023 • 211 Make a bright statement with your lighting fixtures. The design options are endless and can bring character into any space. Iconic Illuminations Florina Pendant Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Minka-Lavery Soft Brass Pendant Charleston Lighting and Interiors Malibu Hand Blown Chandelier CLEOD Glass + Works
Coco Chandelier Steven Shell Living White Pearl Table Lamp Charleston Lamp Company Lev Brass Pendant Lowcountry Lighting Studio Imagine Home | (843) 867-6235 |

(843) 881-3930 |

Kitchen Remodel by New Beginnings Construction, Cabinets by

Inc., Countertops by Real Deal Countertops, Interior Design by Crown Designs Charleston Cabinets Inc. | (843) 554-7800 |

Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes, Architecture by Vinyet Architecture, Interior Design by Shay Patterson of Riverside Designers, Appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove, Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen + Lighting Gallery Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes |
Tile Backsplash by Buckhannon Tile + Design Buckhannon Tile + Design (843) 881-8911 | Winter 2023
Charleston Cabinets Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
Photography by Ebony Ellis
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Kitchen Remodel by Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston | Details: Shaker Style Cabinetry, Brass Hardware and Fixtures, Full-Height Backsplash Tile Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston
Photography by Ebony Ellis

| Details: Anderson Windows, Interior Trim, and Exterior Siding Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. | (843) 795-0150 |

Cabinetry and Plumbing Fixtures by Classic Kitchens of Charleston | Details: Titanium Hardware, Inset Cabinets Classic Kitchens of Charleston | (843) 991-4207

Building Materials by Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc., Built by Canter Construction
Backsplash, Cabinets, Countertops Fabricated by Flooring Factory, Countertops Installed by USA Granite Winter 2023
Flooring Factory (843) 790-4354 |
Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
Photography by Bailey Baker
placed window treatments should be considered for their functionality and material elements. Providing protection and style, these selections
Provenance® Woven Wood Shades with UltraGlide® Advanced Window Fashions Bahama Shutters Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters Custom Fabric Roman Shades Island Shade Shoppe Wood Woven Roman Shades Best Buy Blinds, Inc Silhouette® Sheer Shades with Powerview NextGen Automated Rolldown Shutters Windward Shutters CH+D • Winter 2023 • 215
Dynamic Views

Interior Design by Hayes + Nash Design Co., Décor by The Shanty Shoppe Hayes + Nash Design Co. | (303) 475-4749 |

Epoxy Flooring by Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy, LLC | Details: Marble Design and Authentic Metallic Pigments Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy, LLC | (843) 499-5939 |

Winter 2023
Built by Stono Construction, Architecture by Allison Ramsey, Interior Design by Teeny Morrison Design, Cabinets by Jilco Kitchen and Bath, Countertops Fabricated by Zimpel Marble and Granite, Appliances by Plugs Appliance, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath, Light Fixtures by Charleston Lighting and Interiors | Details: Calcutta Borgo Honed Quartz Countertops, Tongue and Groove Cypress Vaulted Ceilings, Custom Shiplap Stono Construction (843) 805-4141 |
Photography by Bailey Baker Photography by Kenny Reed
Photography by Callie Cranford
Cabinets Fabricated by HWC Custom Cabinetry HWC Custom Cabinetry (843) 207-0750 | CH+D • Winter 2023 • 217
Photography by Ebony Ellis
Home Remodel by CK Contracting CK Contracting | (843) 352-4975 | Lighting by Lowcountry Lighting Studio, Architecture by Phil Clarke, Built by Coleman Builders, Countertops by MVP Granite, Flooring by Davis Floors & Design, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath Lowcountry Lighting Studio (843) 654-9432 | Winter 2023
Building Materials by Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. (843) 744-6281 |
Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Keen Eye Marketing

Comfort For Your Feet

High traffic areas like the kitchen need to have flooring that is not only durable but comfortable. Check out these flooring options to bring a treat to your feet.


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Cantina Brick Rosso Melcer Tile Recycled Glass & Sand GlassEco Surfaces
Cielo Porcelain Flooring Factory Legato Hardwood Elegant Flooring Gemstone Taupe Buckhannon Tile + Design Built by Cornerstone Estates, Countertops Supplied by Vitoria International, Countertops Fabricated by Universal Marble & Granite, Appliances by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery Cornerstone Estates | (843) 818-3464 |
Marble and Metallic Epoxy Swirl Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy,


Design on Tap (843) 329-0661 |

Designed and Built by Classic Remodeling & Construction, Cabinetry by Siteline, Countertops by Ceasarstone, Flooring by Barefoot Floors | Details: “Arabetto” Polished Eased Edge Countertops, Herringbone Mosaic Tile Detail Classic Remodeling & Construction | (843) 763-3297 | Built by Arnett Custom Homes, Countertops by Zimpel Marble and Granite, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf's Kitchen and Bath, Cabinets by Mever Kitchen and Bath | Details: Hidden Butler’s Pantry, Italian Range Arnett Custom Homes | (843) 271-8668 | Fixtures by Design on Tap, Built by Russ Cooper & Associates, Interior Architecture by Norton Design Studio | Details: Black Faucet with Brass Accents
Winter 2023
Photography by Shallah Dozier of Mind of Divine Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
Photography by Callie Cranford | Bailey Baker
Furniture by Celadon Home Celadon Home (843) 884-7005 | CH+D • Winter 2023 • 221
Photography by Callie Cranford Kitchen Remodel by PRD Custom Homes & Interiors, Backsplash and Countertops by Perfect Stones, Flooring by Hometeam Flooring | Details: Custom Fabricated Vent Hood, LaCornue French Range, Hand Milled Reclaimed Wide Plank White Oak Flooring PRD Custom Homes & Interiors | (843) 475-8856 |
Furniture and Accessories by Steven Shell Living, Staged by Bliss Designs Steven Shell Living (843) 216-3900 | Winter 2023
Paint Colors by Sherwin-Williams, Kitchen Remodel by Cannon Construction, Interior Design by Urban Living Design & Interiors | Details: Base Cabinets Painted in SW Green Black Sherwin-Williams Company | (843) 556-4021| Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Ebony Ellis

Sleek Storage

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and beautifully designed cabinetry play
these contemporary designs for your storage
Wood Cabinets with Brass Hardware Advanced Kitchen Designs
Drawers with Brass Hardware Classic Kitchens of Charleston Organizational Pantry Closets by Design Inset Cabinets Sullivan Custom Cabinets Utensil Pull-Out Drawer Charleston Cabinets Inc. Custom-Made Pantry Charleston Custom Closets Pull Out Swivel Trays HWC Custom Cabinetry Sleek White Cabinets with Gold Hardware Flooring Factory Pantry with Glide-Out Features ShelfGenie Pantry in a Seared Brown Inspired Closets
a vital role in the function of any
and Bath | (843)
| Cambria | (912) 298-0085 | Interior Design by Metal + Petal, Custom Range Hood by St Udio | Details: Bespoke Kitchen Design, Custom Baker’s Pantry Metal + Petal (706) 621-6679 | Winter 2023
Sold by Rush Team Real Estate with ERA Wilder Realty, Kitchen
by Tru2Word Contracting | Details: Ceramic Handcrafted Gray Crackle Backsplash, Smoke Gray Grout Rush Team Real Estate | (843) 815-8444 Custom Cabinetry and Plumbing Fixtures by Mount Pleasant Kitchen and
Quartz Countertops by Cambria
Pleasant Kitchen
Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Kristin Karch

Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes, Architecture by Vinyet Architecture, Interior Design by Shay Patterson of Riverside Designers, Appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Flooring by Fantastic Floors, Countertops by MVP Granite and Marble, Hardware by Foxworth Decorative Hardware

Vinyet Architecture | (843) 619-7662 |

Riverside Designers | (843) 377-2600 |

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Photography by Callie Cranford Furniture by Seawah Furniture | Design, Interior Design by Mackenzie Alala Seawah Furniture | Design | (843) 212-5110 |
Kitchen Remodel by Priester’s Custom Contracting, Countertops by Palmetto Surfacing, Inc., Light Fixtures by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting, Plumbing Fixtures by Design on Tap | Details: Ceramic Handcrafted Gray Crackle Backsplash, Smoke Gray Grout Priester’s Custom Contracting (843) 200-8495 | Winter 2023
Kitchen Remodel by Charleston Backsplash | Details: Full-Height Backsplash of Hand-Cut Tile Charleston Backsplash | (843) 417-0677 | Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography by Kenny Reed
Photography by Ebony Ellis
Built by St. Pierre Construction | Details: Sunroom Converted to Dining Space, Custom Banquette and Cabinetry, Honed Quartz Countertops, Full-Height Backsplash, Refurbished Original Hardwood Flooring St. Pierre Construction (843) 352-7925 | CH+D • Winter 2023 • 227
Photography by Keen Eye Marketing
Custom Fabricated Countertops by GlassEco Surfaces, Installed by MVP Installers, Built by New Leaf Builders | Details: Terrazzo Blend of Recycled Cobalt Blue Glass, Countertop Base Color Snowbound GlassEco Surfaces
554-6099 | Winter 2023
Kitchen Remodel by Watsky and Wieters Construction Watsky and Wieters Construction | (843) 830-4826 | Kitchen Design and Remodel by Just Additions Remodeling and Construction, Interior Designer by Wade Alexander Just Additions Remodeling and Construction (843) 277-5828 |
Photography by Kenny Reed Photography by Ebony Ellis
Photography by Ebony Ellis
Maner Builders Supply Co., Home
Maner Builders Supply Co. | (843) 552-0242 | Crosby Creations Home Designs | (843) 998-0505 | CH+D • Winter 2023 • 229
Materials by
Plan by Crosby Creations Home Designs
Photography by Callie Cranford

TheWallpaper Renaissance

Wallpaper is back and better than ever. We speak with renowned wallpaper and textile designer Rebecca Atwood, and some of the Lowcountry’s top interior designers for insight on wallpaper trends and how to incorporate them in your home.

Written by Paige Taylor | Photography by Genevieve Garruppo

The history of wallpaper can be dated back to the Middle Ages when large extravagant tapestries were hung from the ceiling in wealthy upper-class homes. Throughout the centuries, wallpaper was used to transform homes; the more eccentric, the better. From soft and subtle prints to large-scale patterns and colorful designs, wallpaper makes a statement in any design. While many home and design professionals predicted the wallpaper industry would bottom-out in the latter half of the twentieth century, over the past five years, it has made an impressive comeback with no plateau in sight. 2023 wallpaper trends include muted maximalism, paneled designs, murals, 70’s retro prints, faux textures, botanicals, and large-scale prints.

Rebecca Atwood

How did you get started creating wallpaper/textiles?

I studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. Post college, I worked as a design director and trend forecaster and design consultant for large brands like Anthropologie, Bloomingdales, and Kate Spade. After a few years, I decided to start my own textile line where I was hand painting, dying, and printing all the fabric myself. Now, I work with various production partners to scan and print my hand painted designs.

Describe the wallpaper in this space. This bedroom includes my "Arches" wallpaper in

both grass and parchment colors. This design was created around the concepts of wide fields and rolling hills. I wanted to create something with round shapes but also incorporating the textures of grass.

What are some of your most popular wallpaper designs?

The “Blooms” pattern is one of our bestselling wallpaper designs. We also sell a lot of textural, small scale, tonal patterns. Printing on grass cloth is a new thing for us and is fun, too.

For more information, call Rebecca Atwood at (718) 369-0016 or visit

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Jade Joyner of Metal + Petal

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

I wanted to infuse the space in color as well as add texture to the walls. Wrapping the room in this gorgeous paper adds so much warmth to the entire space.

How can wallpaper transform a space?

Wallpaper alone can set the tone. It provides a personalized, intentional feel to a room. Whether you need color, pattern, texture, or all three, it can bring these elements into a space.

Most underrated place to install wallpaper?

The foyer is an opportunity to set the tone for the rest of your home. We love to use a soft textured paper or bold print dependent on the style used throughout your other rooms.

Contributors: Wallpaper by Schumacher

For more information, call Metal + Petal at (706) 621-6679 or visit

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Amber Barron of Simply Curated Designs

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

I chose this print for its quirky jellyfish designs and black background. We knew we wanted the space to feel moody and this paper delivered.

Any advice for wallpaper-curious homeowners?

If you are doing a large area, I recommend choosing a neutral print that flows with the rest of the space. Save the colorful, bold patterns for smaller spaces like a laundry/mudrooms, playrooms, and powder rooms.

Any notable wallpaper trends leading into 2023?

I am loving textured wallpaper. Not just grass cloth, think velvet and fabric-inspired wallpaper.

Contributors: Wallpaper by 17patterns

For more information, call Simply Curated Designs at (843) 345-0057 or visit

Hayes + Nash Design Co.

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

We chose the Original Banana Leaf print by CW Stockwell for our powder bathroom. They are a smaller artisan who creates high-end wallpaper. We fell in love with the large-scale coastal pattern and bold color palette of this wall covering.

Most underrated place to install wallpaper?

A ceiling is really fun, and it just adds a pop of unexpectedness to the space. A powder room will always be a safe space to go bold, or even a laundry room can be a great a place for wallpaper.

Why has wallpaper made such a huge comeback in the last five years?

Wallpaper is like fashion, where it comes back in cycles. People go from wanting a lot of color or patterns with more ornate décor, to wanting a more minimalistic and simple interior design.

Contributors: Wallpaper by CW Stockwell

For more information, call Hayes + Nash Design Co. at (843) 284-6960 or visit

Stephanie Gannon & Brittany Hanlon of Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Bailey Baker

Loretta Bryan of Sherwin-Williams

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

We elongated this entertainment space by installing the wallpaper of beautiful, irregular lines vertically; tricking the eye into believing the room is larger than it is.

How can wallpaper transform a space?

By making it your own, creating a signature look, whatever your energy. Wall coverings can add character to any room.

Most underrated place to install wallpaper?

I would have to say laundry rooms. Using bright bold geometrics, large scale botanicals, and airy tropical patterns can make any space more intriguing.

For more information, call Sherwin-Williams at (843) 556-4021 or visit

Shay Patterson of Riverside Designers

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

I knew I wanted to add an edgy pattern to this music room. The walls felt too busy with all the instruments and furniture, but the ceiling was begging for more. I decided to go with a wallpaper that is masculine but with an unexpected geometric pattern in a wood tone on tone.

Why has wallpaper made such a huge comeback in the last five years?

Today’s style has changed from being very colorful, patterned and over accessorized, to a cleaner look with more solid, neutral furnishings. Wallpaper is a great way to add interest to a clean and simple space.

Most underrated place to install wallpaper?

I am a sucker for a wallpapered coat closet. Yes, it’s behind a door most of the time, but it is such a nice surprise when you open the door.


Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes

For more information, call Riverside Designers at (843) 377-2600 or visit

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Photography by Callie Cranford Photography by Bailey Baker

Annie Gallagher of Annie

Gallagher Interiors

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

My client wanted something that felt soothing with unique attributes.

Any notable wallpaper trends leading into 2023?

I find it very important to think outside of the box rather than follow trends, however, I love wallpaper installations on ceilings and custom mural panels.

Why has wallpaper made such a huge comeback in the last five years?

I believe color is making a huge comeback, and wallpaper is a creative way to make your space feel more personal.

For more information, call Annie Gallagher Interiors at (313) 971-5989 or visit

Steven Ortego of Iola Modern

Why did you select the wallpaper for this space?

The homeowner wanted a “modern, coastal vibe,” so we employed our Flamingo Flamboyance wallpaper in blue to compliment the blue bathroom vanity. Rattan light sconces and a pendant that mimics a birdcage contribute to the contemporary coastal vibe.

Why has wallpaper made such a huge comeback in the last five years?

Wallpaper companies have evolved in recent years. From easy-to-remove papers to scalable, semi-custom murals, there are more options than ever before.

Any advice for wallpaper-curious homeowners?

With so many options available now, be sure to order a sample or swatch before purchasing your wall coverings.

Contributors: Wallpaper by Kravet

For more information, call Iola Modern at (843) 225-6286 or visit

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Photography by Nick Cann Photography by Callie Cranford

Paint Colors of 2023

Designers and paint pigment experts come together each year to identify the upcoming color trends. The color selections of 2023 inspire us to stay creative and treat our home as a canvas for our own self-expression.

Winter 2023

Redend Point

Sherwin-Williams: Color of the Year

A soft, soulful, and earthy neutral that celebrates your home as a sanctuary, Sherwin-Williams’ color of the year, Redend Point, embraces the spirit of connection with the world around us in a subtle hue that creates a comforting backdrop for everyday moments that matter. Whether painted on walls, furniture, or cabinetry, Redend Point is a shade of multifunction.

For more information, call Sherwin-Williams at (843) 556-4021 or visit

Raspberry Blush

Benjamin Moore: Color of the Year

A vivacious shade of coral tinged with pink, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year, Raspberry Blush, enlivens the senses with a bright and electric optimism inspired by the natural changes that occur in metal over time. It is a charismatic color in an unapologetic shade of red orange championing the bold, bolder, and boldest of interiors.

For more information, call Spectrum Paint at (843) 722-1056 or visit

Photography Provided by Sherwin-Williams
Photography Provided by Benjamin Moore

Vining Ivy

PPG: Color of the Year

An energizing, yet grounding blue-green that can be used in any space, Glidden and PPG’s Color of the Year, Vining Ivy, is an enchanting deep shaded Caribbean aqua color, representing contemporary and traditional styles that perfectly marry a touch of the past and a taste of the future with a turquoise undertone.

For more information, call Spectrum Paint at (843) 722-1056 or visit

Templeton Pink

Farrow & Ball: Editor's Pick

Farrow & Ball introduces 11 new paint colors for 2023. The new shades range from an earthy gray to a clean, forest green, all with the same depth of color and rich pigmentation that Farrow & Ball is known for. Our editor’s pick, Templeton Pink, is a historic-feeling shade that suits a contemporary setting with antique charm. This paint color creates a warm, welcoming space, particularly in low light where it becomes surprisingly deep.

For more information, call Mitchell Hill Gallery at (843) 577-0400 or visit

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Photography Provided by Farrow & Ball
Photography Provided by PPG Paints PPG1148-6

Ace Granite 26

Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 98

Advanced Water Systems 133

Advanced Window Fashions .........................41

AGM Imports 35

Allen Design, Inc. 160

Annie Gallagher Interiors 143

Antique Garden and Home 185

Aqua Blue Pools 50

Aquatica Pools & Spas 40

Atlantic Bedding & Furniture ........................30

Arnett Custom Homes 65

Backyard Retreats 77

Bath Fitter 108

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 155

Blue Haven Pools & Spas 99

Brackish Builders 60

Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc..............2

Buckhannon Tile + Design 81

Cambria 23

Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 127

Carolina Machine Finishing 73

Carolina Mobile Storage 183

Carolinas Wealth Management 64

Celadon Home ................................................29

Charleston Backsplash 94

Charleston Bath Experts 187

Charleston Cabinets Inc. 147

Charleston Custom Closets, LLC 54

Charleston Lamp Company 48

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 69

Charleston Pool Experts ................................33

CHD Interiors 61

Cinder Creek Construction 20

CK Contracting 159

Classic Kitchens of Charleston 55

Classic Remodeling & Construction 75

Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 57

CLEOD Glass + Works 147

Closets by Design 101

Coastal Creek Design .....................................37

Coastal Stone Flooring 17

Coralberry Cottage 49

Cornerstone Estates 139

Crosby Creations Home Designs................183

Danco Modern Furniture 157 Design on Tap 67

Diament Building Corp. 89

Elegant Flooring 153

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 21 Flooring Factory 100

For the House—The Barstool Shop............ 197

Gateway Supply Company 62

GlassEco Surfaces 189

Hayes + Nash Design Co. 39 Heritage Pools, LLC 113

HLG Growers 181

Holy City Heating + Air 16

HWC Custom Cabinetry...............................162

Imagine Home 107

Innovative Group 98

Inspired Closets 66

Iola Modern 25

Island House Real Estate 59

Island Shade Shoppe 94

J&K Home Furnishings................................8, 9

JacksonBuilt Custom Homes 24

Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 159

Just Additions & Remodeling 177

Kalman Construction 109

Kenneth Lynch & Sons 100

Koozer Painting 176

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. ........187

Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design 45

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters ...155

Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 191

Lowcountry Lighting Studio 141

Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes 47

M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 161

Maner Builders Supply Co 119

Marine Canvas of Charleston 176

Melcer Tile ........................................................3

Metal + Petal 15

Moluf’s Kitchen and Bath Back

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 51

NextGen Automated 63

Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy, LLC 181

Opendoor Labs Inc 189

Outside Is In 12,13

Overhead Door Co. of Charleston 105

Palm Casual 146

Palmetto Exterminators 191

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc..................................71

PRD Custom Homes & Interiors 34

Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast 161

Priester’s Custom Contracting 56

Rapture Scanning 10

REMARK Landscape Architecture 52

Riverside Designers 177

Rush Team Real Estate .................................123

Seawah Furniture | Design 27

ShelfGenie 22

SHELTER Custom-Built Living 28

Sherwin-Williams 19, 162

Simply Curated Designs 97

Sir Grout of the Lowcountry 91

SiteOne Stone Center ....................................95


Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. Back St. Pierre Construction 6, 7

Steven Shell Living 11

Stono Construction 31

Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove 53

Sullivan Custom Cabinets ........................... 105


Terrace Oaks Antiques ...................................68

The Tree House 93

Universal Marble & Granite. 43

Vinyet Architecture 46

Vitoria International 18

Watsky & Wieters Construction 44

Wholesale Appliance Center 185

WilliamSmith Fireplaces ............................... 14

Windward Shutters, LLC 42

Yellowstone Landscape 113

Zuma 115



3D Modeling/Scanning

Rapture Scanning 843-936-5991


Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689


Design on Tap 843-329-0661

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 843-747-6301

Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove 704-375-6025

Wholesale Appliance Center 843-556-0917


Allen Design, Inc.


Vinyet Architecture 843-619-7662


For the House - The Barstool Shop 843-881-7073

Bathroom Remodeling

Bath Fitter 843-314-5188

Brackish Builders 843-566-5554

Charleston Bath Experts 843-216-7551

Design on Tap 843-329-0661

Sir Grout of the Lowcountry 843-640-5544


Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454

Boat Covers

Marine Canvas of Charleston 843-608-9644


Arnett Custom Homes 843-271-8668

Brackish Builders 843-566-5554

Cinder Creek Construction 843-768-0784

CK Contracting 843-352-4975

Coastal Creek Design 843-514-1790

Cornerstone Estates 843-818-3464

Diament Building Corp. 843-991-5531

JacksonBuilt Custom Homes 843-471-2310

Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes 843-881-3930

Priester’s Custom Contracting 843-200-8495

SHELTER Custom-Built Living 843-471-1833

St. Pierre Construction 843-352-7925

Stono Construction 843-805-4141

Watsky & Wieters Construction 843-830-4826

Building Materials

Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Maner Builders Supply Co. 843-552-0242

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344

Charleston Cabinets, Inc. 843-554-7800

Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207

HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750

Just Additions & Remodeling 843-277-5828

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

PRD Custom Homes & Interiors 843-475-8856

ShelfGenie 843-890-0542

Sullivan Custom Cabinets 843-554-5880

Closet & Organization Systems

Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Charleston Custom Closets 843-790-3222

Closets by Design 866-484-8130

HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750

Inspired Closets 843-557-1900

Maner Builders Supply Co. 843-552-0242

ShelfGenie 843-890-0542


Ace Granite 843-974-3421

Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344

AGM Imports 843-747-0088

Cambria 912-298-0085

GlassEco Surfaces 843-554-6099

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. 843-569-1131

Sullivan Custom Cabinets 843-554-5880

Universal Marble & Granite 843-767-7779

Vitoria International 843-760-2470

Decorative Hardware

Gateway Supply Company 843-554-0450 Moluf's Kitchen and Bath 843-723-4881


Allen Design, Inc. 843-709-7322 Diament Building Corp. 843-991-5531 Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506


Riverside Designers 843-377-2600

Driveways & Walkways

HLG Growers 843-901-4862

Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380


Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 843-225-1669


Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653 Maner Builders Supply Co. 843-552-0242

Financial Services

Carolinas Wealth Management 1-800-948-2706


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790 WilliamSmith Fireplaces 843-766-0347


Buckhannon Tile + Design 843-881-8911

Coastal Stone Flooring 843-897-5444

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172

Flooring Factory 843-790-4354 Melcer Tile 843-744-5345 Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy, LLC 843-499-5939


Atlantic Bedding & Furniture 843-530-1369

Backyard Retreats 843-856-0049

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

Celadon Home 843-884-7005

Coralberry Cottage 843-884-2225

Danco Modern Furniture 843-884-2256

For the House – The Barstool Shop 843-881-7073

Iola Modern 843-225-6286

J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015

Outside Is In 843-718-7181

Palm Casual 843-881-0041

Seawah Furniture | Design 843-212-5110

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900

TEAK + TABLE OUTDOOR 843-949-2611

Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689

Garage Doors

Overhead Door Co. of Charleston 843-767-0028

Garage Floor Coatings

Coastal Stone Flooring 843-897-5444

Oli and Peter Professional Epoxy, LLC 843-499-5939

Garage Organization

Inspired Closets 843-557-1900

Gas Lanterns

Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170 Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790


HLG Growers 843-901-4862

SiteOne Landscape Supply 843-769-5566 Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380

Hardware and Fixtures Design on Tap 843-329-0661

Hardwood Floors

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172 Flooring Factory 843-790-4354

Heating and Air Holy City Heating & Air 843-612-0864

Home Automation/Home Theater

NextGen Automated 843-871-8531

SOUTHEASTON Systems 843-608-8476 Innovative Group 843-737-6145

Home and Garden

Antiques Home + Garden 610-547-2563 The Tree House 843-209-3335

Home Décor

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

Celadon Home 843-884-7005

CLEOD Glass + Works 843-789-4031

Coralberry Cottage 843-884-2225

Hayes + Nash Design Co. 843-284-6960

Imagine Home 843-867-6235

Lowcountry Lighting Studio 843-654-9432

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900

Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689

Zuma 843-452-1117

House Plans

Crosby Creations Home Designs 843-998-0505

Hurricane Shutters/Protection

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519 Windward Shutters, LLC 843-881-6262

Interior Design

Annie Gallagher Interiors 313-971-5989

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

Hayes + Nash Design Co. 843-284-6960

Imagine Home 843-867-6235

J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015

Metal + Petal 706-621-6679

Riverside Designers 843-377-2600

Simply Curated Designs 843-345-0057

Kitchen Charleston Backsplash 843-894-3230

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

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Landscape and Design

HLG Growers


Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC 704-995-7173

SiteOne Stone Center 843-769-5566

REMARK Landscape Architecture 843-952-7817

Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380

Landscape Architects

REMARK Landscape Architecture 843-952-7817

Landscape Lighting

NextGen Automated 843-871-8531

Landscape Materials

GlassEco Surfaces 843-554-6099

Light Fixtures

Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170

Charleston Lamp Company 843-763-9150

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055

CLEOD Glass + Works 843-789-4031

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 843-747-6301

Lowcountry Lighting Studio 843-654-9432

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900


Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


AGM Imports 843-747-0088

Marble/Stone Products

Ace Granite 843-974-3421

AGM Imports 843-747-0088

Melcer Tile 843-744-5345

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. 843-569-1131

Sir Grout of the Lowcountry 843-640-5544

Universal Marble & Granite 843-767-7779

Vitoria International 843-760-2470


Atlantic Bedding & Furniture 843-530-1369 J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015


Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170 Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055

Outdoor Furniture

Backyard Retreats 843-856-0049

Iola Modern 843-225-6286

Kenneth Lynch & Sons 203-264-2831

Palm Casual 843-285-5353

Outside Is In 843-718-7181

TEAK + TABLE OUTDOOR 843-949-2611

Outdoor Kitchens

M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790


Sherwin-Williams Company (Corp.) 1-800-4-Sherwin Sherwin-Williams Company (Local) 843-556-4021

Paint Color Consultant

Sherwin-Williams Company (Corp.) 1-800-4-Sherwin Sherwin-Williams Company (Local) 843-556-4021


Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029 Koozer Painting 843-881-2212

Pest Control

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 843-766-8298

Palmetto Exterminators 843-766-9701 Palmetto Mosquito Control 843-766-9701

Pipe Relining

Carolina Relining Solutions 843-300-1505


Carolina Relining Solutions 843-300-1505 Holy City Heating & Air 843-612-0864

Plumbing Fixtures

Gateway Supply Company 843-554-0450 Moluf's Kitchen and Bath 843-723-4881

Pool and Spa Covers

Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast 843-766-0289


Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston 843-767-7665

Aquatica Pools & Spas 843-212-0014 Blue Haven Pools & Spas 843-552-6000

Charleston Pool Experts 843-212-4126

Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 843-300-4143 Heritage Pools, LLC 843-762-3417


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790

Real Estate

Island House Real Estate 843-847-1762 Rush Team Real Estate 843-801-9701

Remodel Design

Crosby Creations Home Designs 843-998-0505


Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344 Brackish Builders 843-566-5554

Charleston Cabinets, Inc. 843-554-7800

Cinder Creek Construction 843-768-0784

Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207

Classic Remodeling & Construction 843-763-3297

Coastal Creek Design 843-514-1790

Cornerstone Estates 843-818-3464

Just Additions & Remodeling 843-277-5828

Kalman Construction 843-856-0515

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

PRD Custom Homes & Interiors 843-475-8856

Priester’s Custom Contracting 843-200-8495

SHELTER Custom-Built Living 843-471-1833

St. Pierre Construction 843-352-7925 Stono Construction, LLC 843-805-4141


Celadon Home 843-884-7005 Zuma 843-452-1117


Zuma 843-452-1117

Security Systems

NextGen Automated 843-871-8531

Shelving and Organization

Charleston Custom Closets 843-790-3222 ShelfGenie 843-890-0542

Shower Doors

Maner Builders Supply Co. 843-552-0242


Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454

Island Shade Shoppe 843-834-9645

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519


Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Spas and Hot Tubs

Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston 843-767-7665

Aquatica Pools & Spas 843-212-0014

Blue Haven Pools & Spas 843-552-6000

Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 843-300-4143

Heritage Pools, LLC 843-762-3417


Carolina Mobile Storage 843-851-2661

Structured Wiring

NextGen Automated 843-871-8531

Sun Shades

Marine Canvas of Charleston 843-608-9644

Termite Contract

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 843-766-8298

Palmetto Exterminators 843-766-9701


Buckhannon Tile + Design 843-881-8911

Charleston Backsplash 843-894-3230

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172

Flooring Factory 843-790-4354

Melcer Tile 843-744-5345

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. 843-569-1131

Water Features

HLG Growers 843-901-4862

Kenneth Lynch & Sons 203-264-2831

The Tree House 843-209-3335

Water Filtration

Advanced Water Systems 843-645-4450

Wealth Management

Carolinas Wealth Management 1-800-948-2706

Window Treatments

Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454

Island Shade Shoppe 843-834-9645

Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 843-225-1669

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519

NextGen Automated 843-871-8531

Windward Shutters, LLC 843-881-6262


Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281

Windward Shutters, LLC 843-881-6262


Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 843-225-1669

Wrought Iron

Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653

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