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DESIGN HOW TO: Coffee table talk

The poor, underrated coffee table is actually one of our favorite items to select. Whether modern, traditional or somewhere in between, the variety of styles and looks is something that upholstery and larger furnishings can’t provide! Read along on our latest blog for a few coffee table ideas that we used in previous projects.

DESIGN HOW TO: Dining table & chair combos

Designing a pretty, well-functioning dining space is tough! There are thousands of tables and chairs available, but the hard part is putting them all together to create a personality-filled space that works with both space constraints and seating requirements. We show a few of the table and chair combos we’ve used to design unique dining spaces that function and look great in each home.

DESIGN HOW TO: Pillow talk

If you find it difficult to select throw pillows to finish your look, you’re not alone. Frequently the last things selected, pillows are often the first things seen so they are an important part of your decor. Read on for a few takeways from previous projects where we highlight our pillow choices, and why we chose them.

HOUSE TOUR: A Hamptons style lakehouse in Lake Wylie

Our lake adventure began as new empty-nesters on a drive around the lake, casually looking for a small cabin on a picturesque cove. The trip was really more of a weekend diversion than a serious hunt. Nothing we saw was interesting or remotely cute enough for the high price tag so we kept driving farther and father away, down increasingly remote gravel roads, until we ended up at the top of a long driveway with a half-dozen balloons tied on a shrub and a sign that said “Open House”.

HOUSE TOUR: A historic downtown icon gets a makeover

Our Classical Revival project is one of the most iconic houses in Fort Mill, so having the opportunity to work on this home was a treat. The goal for the c. 1900 structure was simple – create a new, casual family living space and give the exisiting formal areas a needed refresh. Remodeling a historic house comes with many challenges, especially when blending old and new together for a seamless result. Here we explore our five basic steps to this (or any) house remodel!

HOUSE TOUR: A style of its own, from the outside in

Welcome to our first blog post! We’re starting our monthly blog series with a tour of our Modern French Tudor project, a recent new construction whose architectural style is rooted in history but whose design and decoration was executed in a uniquely modern way. We designed the house using several key elements, starting with the exterior and extending throughout the interior.