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Aug 2015
Asheville’s In Blue leather goods marries two local favorites: music and making

Aug 2015
A grand Asheville fixer-upper becomes a forever home

Aug 2015
Asheville artist Matt Tommey’s sculptural baskets reflect nature’s wild creativity

Jul 2015
After 30 years as a sculptor, Stoney Lamar is more prolific than ever

Jul 2015
While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Apr 2015
Bike parts maker Cane Creek Cycling Components keeps manufacturing on track in the mountains

Apr 2015
Specialty plates already raise funds for natural areas, and two new ones could help protect species of native fish

Apr 2015
Combine ease, adventure, and the great outdoors with these glamping opportunities

Mar 2015
For Asheville textile artist Barbara Zaretsky, ancient dying techniques enliven modern designs

Mar 2015
Safeguard wild lands & trails

Feb 2015

Feb 2015

Oct 2014
Boone artist Arthur Hash rethinks the way we see and wear jewelry

Jun 2014
Florence Young Thomas laid the foundation for visual artists in Ashe County

Mar 2014
Asheville designer Robert Nicholas re-envisions salvage materials as bold lighting

Mar 2014
An innovative solar home design causes a win-win-win

Mar 2014
Overlook, aka Seely’s Castle, has towered over Asheville for almost a century

Mar 2014
From the stone exterior to the gallery of handmade curios held within, an artistic couple’s Brasstown abode stirs feelings of home and away

Dec 2013
George Peterson pounds, carves, and cuts salvaged wood and skateboard decks into modern art

Oct 2013
LEGO sculptures bring new wildlife to the N.C. Arboretum

Oct 2013
From opening a new studio to teaching, ceramist Jason Bige Burnett is in art overdrive

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Jun 2013
Woodworker Chris Perryman brings handsome hand-crafted chopping boards and vessels to the table

Jun 2013
The roots of Tryon's grape industry reach back to the late 1800s

Jun 2013
Daniel Nevins' latest work takes a powerful new turn

Apr 2013
Newly completed Rocky Knob Park puts Boone on the map for mountain biking enthusiasts

Apr 2013
Natalie Pollard brings urban homesteading tools and know-how to the masses

Apr 2013
A new program offers an alternative education for tomorrows innovators

Mar 2013
Two living roof experts offer easy, do-it-yourself plans for garden sheds

Mar 2013
With a commitment to sustaining the craft he loves, chairmaker Brian Boggs is leading the handmade furniture industry toward an enduring future.

Mar 2013
Julian Morton's community, Invershiel, recreated a bit of his homeland in the High Country

Oct 2012
From new outdoor learning environments to reimagined downtown corridors, the nonprofit Asheville Design Center is helping communities create blueprints for brighter futures

Oct 2012

Sep 2012
After debuting at New York Fashion Week this year, this clothing designer talks fabrics, style, and inspiration

Aug 2012
Seyl Park: Cheme Designs

Aug 2012
Eugene DuClos: Emerging Industrial Designer

Aug 2012
Drew Findley: Subject Matter Studio

Aug 2012
Whitney Deal: Whitney Deal Designs