Offering smart hanging storage, a center island, well-placed furniture and decorative accessories for a dressing-room feel, the master closet was designed to be light and airy but also very functional.
Working shutters painted a striking glossy black are just one of the historical features that make Charleston's homes so unique. The Gilkesons have emphasized the dramatic verticality of the shutters with window boxes planted with a colorful mix of impatiens and asparagus ferns.
On the stairwell landing sits a custom-framed blueprint by a Turkish-American designer, art that depicts canoes by HGTV host John Gidding, and a Viking ship. The eye-catching art decorates the top of a wall-mounted rack with sturdy hooks for easy-access storage for bags, caps and more.
Framed abstract diptych art with varying shades of gray decorates the wall above the toilet. Below a hotelier made from premium metal construction with a matte black finish has an upper shelf and towel bar that offer a way to air-dry towels and display greenery and decorative items.
During the renovation of a kitchen, dining, and living area, the team at Chioco Design incorporated strong, pared-down design elements, including a clerestory window above the wall of cabinets and a blackened steel vent hood. Instead of choosing bright colors for the space, or even an all-white palette, they used a selection of muted shades that keep the focus on the architecture. “The muted colors in this space offers a neutral palette for which form and light are the main contributors,” say the designers.
Get the most from your kitchen island with tri-level functionality. This charming gray wainscot island offers a eating area, prep sink, wine fridge, and serving space providing the ultimate in function and remains picturesque with southern charm and elegant details.
Designer Angelica Henry used a low maintenance approach and a sleek, stylish aesthetic when designing this black, white and stainless steel kitchen. Miele appliances, linear overhead lighting, black laminate cabinets, white Silestone countertops, a glass backsplash and a stainless steel soffit all help to define its intended architectural character.