Category: Story of a House

Art & home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen “I’m a bit of an art addict,” says Raleighite Carole Anders, “and enjoy using my home as a ‘gallery.’” Sharing her love of North Carolina painting, sculpture, glass, and ceramics – with friends, charitable organizations,…

Honolulu, N.C.

by P. Gaye Tapp photographs by Catherine Nguyen On tranquil wooded acreage north of Raleigh stands a stunning modernist house inspired by a home perched on Mount Tantalus on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, some 4,8000 miles away. That Honolulu home, designed…

Green acres

by Liza Roberts photographs by Annie Cockrill On a balmy summer evening, guests invited to a dinner for the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation followed directions to a “top secret” location in suburban Cary, where an unremarkable street led them to a magical…

Hidden escapes: My garden

by Laura Frankstone photographs by Catherine Nguyen If my garden could talk, you would hear mostly French, with traces of North and South Carolina-inflected English. I lived in France for three years as a young child; the shapes and patterns of that…

Back to school

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Keith Isaacs Raleigh interior designer Carole Hollowell has designed many houses over the years – some for large families, some small. But creating a home for a sisterhood of 60 presented a new kind of challenge. Her…

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