The Durham is a downtown boutique hotel located in what was once a Home Savings Bank branch. The hotel’s design team, Commune, has maintained the structure’s midcentury modern architectural integrity, preserving the original exterior façade.
Ariene Bethea is the creative force behind Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio (https://www.dressingroomsinteriorsstudio.com/), a design firm and vintage shop based in Charlotte, North Carolina. While she uses her shop to meets client and store her vintage finds, her home is a design lab. For thirteen years, Ariene has perfected her style in the space that she shares with her husband Daren and their dog Mini.
With a custom copper gate and palm trees out front, this two-story home in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. makes a great first impression. Thanks to its sturdy, contemporary design which has been carefully reinforced by steel beams, the sleek structure can survive tropical storms and the elements.
This gorgeous mountaintop home in North Carolina features beautiful stonework on the front. A bold wooden door pops against the darker-stained wood board-and-batten siding and keeps the house from feeling monotonous. Beautiful hydrangeas in the landscape offer a dose of color.
The birds-eye view of this mountaintop mansion in Sapphire, North Carolina, puts the full scope of the property on display. The highlight of the home's rear is the covered patio with an outdoor fireplace and dining area. The entertaining space benefits from million-dollar mountain views.
This birds-eye view of this mountaintop mansion in North Carolina helps the eye to grasp the grandeur of the estate. Surrounded by Carolina hills, this home benefits from million-dollar views and out-of-this-world entertaining space. The covered patio can be seen at the home's left.
This rolling waterfall is the pinnacle of a peaceful and relaxing scene. What looks to be part of a park is actually part of the grounds surrounding a rustic retreat in North Carolina. The distant deck sitting in the forest is one of the many entertaining spaces on the property.
At the back entrance of the home, designers created a mudroom for the family with space for hanging purses and coats as well as storage for shoes and other supplies. The space is anchored in a gray color palette that hides dirt and, with the tile floor, is easy to clean.
The master bedroom in this rustic North Carolina mountain retreat features built-in shelves, large bay windows, exposed beams on the ceiling and a unique fireplace. Gorgeous wood trim around the doors, ceilings and window, make the space feel authentic.
This million-dollar view is accessible from the back of this mountaintop North Carolina mansion. Meticulous landscaping and a small grass area lead to steep forest cliffs that open up to a vast vista revealing a lake and rolling North Carolina mountains.
The luxurious dining room in this mountaintop home features rich wood paneling on the walls and an intricate chandelier suspended above the table. A stone half wall offers a view into the kitchen making the kitchen space feel less closed off to the rest of the home.