The Challenge – Preserve The History Of A Century Old Farmhouse While Bringing It Into Modern Times

Across the country, homeowners are choosing to revisit a simpler time by adding classic farmhouse elements to their homes. In North Carolina, our agricultural roots run deep, and actual century-old farmhouses are in every town. The challenge with these homes is to preserve their history, while bringing them into modern times. Today’s featured home is [...]

Fall Tips For Caring For Your Landscape From A Charlotte Expert

There’s almost nothing we love more than having a cup of coffee on a crisp fall morning, while admiring the colorful transformation of our outdoor spaces. Keeping landscapes beautiful and healthy is a year long endeavor and fall brings a new set of landscape maintenance recommendations. To find out what we should be doing for [...]

Charlotte Landscape Architect Explains The Three Essential Elements In Creating A Landscape That Lasts

We often talk of creating a “forever home” – a place in the world that gives us roots, grows with us, and eventually becomes a part of the family. But what about a “forever landscape – one that’s thoughtfully planned and lovingly cultivated, so that it brings us joy and respite for years to come? [...]

5 Essential Tips From Greensboro Landscape Architect Ensure Your Landscape Thrives During The Dog Days Of Summer

It’s summer – time once again to linger in outdoor living spaces at the end of a long day, unwinding and perhaps sipping a favorite beverage. We’d all like to have a beautiful view to enjoy as we relax outdoors, but the North Carolina summer heat can be harsh on our landscapes. Fortunately, as Lori [...]

Asheville Area Builder & Remodeler Transforms 1960′s Ranch House Into A Colorful & Contemporary Home For His Family

There’s no story we love more than that of “The Little House that Could” – a property that didn’t look like much at first, but became something spectacular in the hands of an expert. Once nondescript, dated and overlooked, today’s featured home is now an organic mountain contemporary masterpiece thanks to Sean Sullivan, owner of [...]

6 Easy Tips To A Healthy And Beautiful Lawn & Landscape From A Raleigh Landscape Designer

Spring is here, and if you’re like me, you have been thrilled to see North Carolina beautifully in bloom once again! Spring means warmer weather and a return to enjoying our lawns and gardens. We all want the exteriors of our homes to look their best, so North Carolina Design turned to Raleigh landscaping and [...]

Readying Your Outdoor Living Space For The Warmer Months? Greensboro Landscape Architect Shares What’s “Hot” In 2016

As we delight in the warmer temperatures that spring has greeted us with, our thoughts at North Carolina Design inevitably turn to our outdoor living spaces and all of the wonderful possibilities they will soon offer us. But first we must know – what is new and exciting in backyard getaways these days? To find [...]

Interior Designers & Other Home Professionals Offer Insightful Tips To The Readers Of North Carolina Design

What’s better than getting free advice from seasoned experts about how to make the process of updating your home a better one? These designers and home professionals offer insightful tips that are sure to prevent a few headaches and make the road to a beautiful home a little easier! When meeting with a kitchen designer [...]

Say It Ain’t Faux! These Charlotte And Greensboro Artisans Detail The Latest In Decorative Finishes For The Home

The most inspired artwork doesn’t always sit neatly within a frame. For Nathan Wainscott of Inspire By Color in Greensboro, and Charlotte decorative artisan Jon Gustafson, the entire home is a blank canvas. Both Jon and Nathan have parlayed their considerable creativity and artistic skills into a career in which they add warmth, color and [...]

Asheville Landscape Designers Are Masters At Creating Beautiful Sloping Gardens In Western NC

Few things could be better than enjoying your own piece of outdoor paradise in a pristine North Carolina mountain setting. The most beautiful mountainside gardens look effortless – almost as though they sprang up naturally. In reality, they are the result of skill, careful planning, know-how, and determination. No one knows this better than the [...]

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