Conversation spaces
November 2017

Intimacy in the Open

Nov 6, 2017 Mandy Howard
Conversation spaces can be the cherry on top of your open floor plan. Once upon a time, “Where do we put the TV?,” was the first question in home design. Today’s homeowner, however, is embracing a […]

The Bowls That Bind Us

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Stuart Kent’s handmade oakwood bowls have transcended political differences—mostly. The flash of lightning that struck an old water oak on the grounds of the Capitol building two summers ago gave North Carolina’s former commerce secretary […]
June 2017

Stain, Stain, Go Away!

Jun 5, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Spilt wine, water rings, scratches… we reached out to local experts to find out how to solve common household mishaps. Rug RX “Club soda,” says Jason Ide, President of Caravan Rugs Cleaning, of the best ingredient […]
furnishing solutions
December 2016 / January 2017


Dec 14, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Twice a year in the spring and fall, the 2016 High Point Market showcases upcoming trends plus more than 60 designer events and new product debuts. Several local designers share their insight from the show via […]
bones studio
December 2016 / January 2017

Natural Beauty

Dec 7, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Each furnishing at Bones Studio owes its organic, modern aesthetic to nature. The Bantam, an evocative and sculptural chair made from an interlocking pattern of Baltic birch, is named after the Bantam Chicken “because of […]
Courtesy of Vintage Revivals
May 2016

Bold, Bright and Beachy

Apr 29, 2016 Sarah Fallows
The vibrant coral-infused sunsets North Carolina is famous for can be a source of inspiration for your home. Coral, a popular shade in beach cottages, can take on a bolder, brighter personality serving as a […]
Purple Please
February 2016

Purple Please

Feb 2, 2016 Sarah Fallows
A deep purple adds a touch of drama and luxury to any room. Associated with wealth and royalty, purples add depth and richness to achieve an upscale look with minimal effort. Pair a rich plum […]