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Aug 2019
A gracious Lake Toxaway abode blends the character of yesteryear with modern comforts

Apr 2019
Experience the essence of mountain golf with elevation changes that test even the best in the game

Feb 2019
Adam Laufer’s treetop retreats blend modern living with childlike wonder

Feb 2019
A garden coach can put you on the right path to a beautiful oasis

Jun 2018
Get inspiration for your next cookout from the wild flavor combos at Burnsville’s Rad Dawgz

Feb 2018
“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

Aug 2017
A couple tackles the monumental task of building their own home from the ground up

Aug 2017
FEHLŌ handcrafts home goods by the hundreds

Aug 2017
Five must-follow local interior designers on Instagram

Aug 2017
From rugs to purses, Alexander Wyly Smith’s textile designs reach retail markets worldwide

Aug 2017
Local jewelry designers—each with a unique skill set and expression of style—are making one-of-a-kind adornments and wearable works of art worth treasuring forever

Aug 2017
Meet 5 local fashion designers, each with a passion for individual expression in the clothes we wear

Feb 2017
Amy Brandenburg

Dec 2016
Around the world and back again with knitwear designer Christina Danaee

Dec 2016
Asian-inflected comfort foods from around the globe find a home in Asheville

Aug 2016
Five local inventors who are changing the world, one innovation at a time

Feb 2016
An Asheville designer brings bold shapes and colors to home textiles

Feb 2016
Gini Crowder-Marshall designs stylish settings for the world’s largest furniture markets

Oct 2015
A one-of-a-kind collection of aluminum Christmas trees returns to the Transylvania Heritage Museum

Oct 2015
Light shows, each with their own particular glow, illuminate the holidays

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Feb 2015

Jun 2014
Asheville couturier Anna Toth dishes on denim, fashion feats, and her new fall line

Jun 2014
County: Madison Population: 868

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

Mar 2014
Swannanoa painter Sally Sweetland brings an architect's eye to painting

Jun 2013
With secret menus and exciting venues, Blind Pig supper club creates one-of-a-kind experiences for culinary adventurers

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

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

Aug 2012
Eugene DuClos: Emerging Industrial Designer

Aug 2012
Whitney Deal: Whitney Deal Designs

Aug 2012
Metal artist David Earl Tomlinson puts a tough spin on the classic quilt

Apr 2012
Martha Enzmann evokes awe through fanciful puppets and parades

Apr 2012
A couple reveals the inner beauty of a North Asheville gem with a timeless revamp

Feb 2012
The relics of architect Rafael Guastavino's estate, Rhododendron, hint at a rich life

Feb 2012

Sep 2011
The colorful landscapes and people of two very different regions inform the work of Asya Colie

Aug 2011

Jul 2011