Color Outside the Lines: Styling Stripes at Home

Classic, clean, and versatile, stripes are widely beloved in interior design and fashion. Not only are they easy to mix with other patterns, but they provide a fresh, preppy aesthetic that suits both modern and traditional homes. Our team of designers frequently use stripes as a clever tool to open up small spaces and create eye-catching pops of interest.

Read more for some of our favorite tricks to incorporate stripes into your home!


Designed for Ease: Low-Maintenance Design Tips

Amid the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding time to refresh carpets, polish furniture, and manage household tasks can feel like a constant balancing act. Instead of keeping up a strict cleaning routine, we recommend choosing hardwearing materials at the outset, especially if you have kids, pets, or renters.

Designing a low-maintenance space not only alleviates stress in the long run but also guarantees that your home always looks fresh. Here are some design tips to guide you in making smart choices.


Maximalism at Home: A More is More Aesthetic

More is more in 2024… As we look to the new year, we’re leaning towards bold colors, intricate patterns, and unique textures that create spaces that truly feel personal.

If you have been considering giving your home a refresh, we’ve compiled a few ideas that will help you incorporate a maximalist design philosophy.


A Brief Introduction to a Butler’s Pantry

Popularized during the Victorian era in England, the butler’s pantry is a small room that connects the kitchen and the dining room. Today, it is making a comeback in modern homes for many other reasons.

The butler’s pantry is particularly well suited to homes that are frequently used for entertaining as it can function as a bar, serving station, and storage place for dishes and glassware. Let’s dive into all the reasons why you might have a butler’s pantry in the 21st century.


Holiday Cheers: Stylish Bar Cart Setups for Festive Entertaining

The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means – it’s time to start stirring up your favorite festive cocktails! From deciding on a house recipe to stocking your favorite tipples, we’re sharing all our tips on how to set up a perfect holiday bar cart.


From Mantel to Table: Coordinating Holiday Decor Across Your Home

There’s a certain nostalgia that comes from reusing holiday decorations, but if you haven’t switched up your decor for many years, it might be time for a refresh. Creating a bold, new holiday decor scheme can reignite your enthusiasm for this time of year and give your guests a fun surprise in the process!


Easy Holiday Decor Ideas to Elevate the Festive Season

While we love keeping up traditions, refreshing your decor from time to time can create a new sense of excitement during the holidays. If you’re tired of the same decor year after year, try these creative decor ideas that make holiday decorating a snap. It’s time to deck the halls in style at GDC!


Extend a Warm Welcome: Create an Inviting Foyer for Your Guests

There are so many stressors during the holiday season, but getting your home prepped for guests needn’t be one of them. As the foyer is the first thing guests will see, it’s a great place to start your holiday refresh. Here are a few ideas to inspire you this season.


Holiday Hosting: Setting the Perfect Table for Festive Gatherings

During the fall and winter, there is nothing better than having friends and family all come together in a beautiful space. While decorating your doorstep provides a welcome first sight, don’t forget all the details inside the house! To set a dreamy holiday table, we concentrate on getting the following ideas just right.


Neutral Fall Decor Ideas for a Warm and Cozy Home

Fall is often associated with bright reds and deep oranges – the colors of the changing leaves. However, there is another, much more subtle means of embracing this season of change. To create your own cozy home for fall with neutral decor, our Charleston interior designers have curated the design suggestions below.


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