WHILE artists pride themselves on their one-of-a-kind artworks, those original pieces earn a profit only once and have a limited audience once they are sold. By creating reproductions, however, artists can reach a new audience of art buyers. It was that concept that created the idea for Artistic Transfer, a company whose sole purpose is […]


It may surprise you to learn that judy casey is anything but the fancy filly you might imagine the owner of a luxury women’s boutique to be. Asked to name a fashion icon she admires, and to define her personal style, she laughs out loud and says she doesn’t have one. “I’m a blue jeans girl,” […]


FORMALLY trained in art education, Ginny Versteegen spent her entire professional life immersed in art, teaching its history and techniques to students of all ages. A lover of all things creative since childhood, she was selected for pre-college art classes at Carnegie-Mellon University and went on to get her degree at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania, […]


ARTIST Deborah R Hill finds inspiration in the depth of color and form in the natural world, including rural vistas, beaches, marshes and fauna, but she is equally inspired working from a still life in the studio. Hill works from her studios in Charleston and Aurora, New York. Her work can best be described as […]

Contemporary Coastal Style

When architecture and design are streamlined, it allows a home’s inhabitants to focus on what’s most beautiful and essential in life. A gorgeous, serene new home on Fish Tale Island masters this discipline. The 4,500-square-foot house is one of seven homes in the private Daniel Island enclave. It has expansive views of Beresford Creek, a […]

Having It All

Once you pass through the electronic security gate and meander down a winding driveway under a canopy of mature oak trees, you’ll discover a one-of-a-kind estate on revered Daniel Island. Uniquely situated on two combined lots and privately enclosed with custom brick columns and wrought-iron fencing, the stately home boasts what many of us now crave […]

Private Island Retreat

If there weren’t an abundance of saw palmettos out the window, you might think you were in Bali or the jungles of Costa Rica. This is a home that forges new paths for Lowcountry architecture and design. With a guest compound and yoga studio, it’s more accurate to call this property a retreat, and so we […]


Situated on Rathall Creek in Mount Pleasant, this coastal vernacular home provides flexible living space and plenty of entertaining options for empty nesters. Exposed steel stringers and 4-inch-thick white oak treads bring a contemporary, youthful vibe to the entire house. hen a mount pleasant couple found themselves facing an imminent empty nest, they decided to […]


Set on the 18th fairway of the river course at Kiawah Island, this unique home is designed to maximize the verdant golf course and river views, and all the benefits of abundant natural daylight. With four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a guesthouse, the 4,500-square-foot home is right-sized for a family of four. Designed by Chad […]


In a typical year, plein air painter Allison Chambers would be working in her studio, taking trips abroad to paint, teaching classes and participating in shows. This is a busy life that she loves. However, with classes, trips and art openings postponed or canceled, Chambers found a silver lining in the unexpected windfall of time: […]