Midcentury Marvels

Mad About Modern Home Tour on Sept. 9 celebrates natural materials, open floor plans, and good design. The thing that sold Amy and Jim Langdon on the midcentury modern home they bought a decade ago was the brick. Specifically, the exposed brick. “It’s everywhere,” says Jim, of the brick inside their quietly stunning Old Foxcroft home. It’s along the wall…

Hidden Gem

A family of three designs their dream home on 4.5 acres in the heart of Ballantyne. When Tiffany and Mark Coppen moved to Charlotte from Atlanta 13 years ago, the couple knew they wanted exactly what their former city could not offer them: lots of land. So when they came across a circa-1983 home situated on nearly 4.5 acres of…

Escape to Charlotte

A Texas-based couple calls Charlotte a getaway. When Phoebe Howard got the call from her clients that they had found a potential home in Quail Hollow, the designer had just landed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. “They asked me if I could look at it at some point, and I said, ‘How about right now’?” the designer recalls. It was…

Easy Elegance

Style and comfort blend seamlessly in this inviting home. Katherine and Patrick Shaw knew what they wanted with their home—but had no idea where to begin. “Katherine has an amazing personal and sense of style and always looks polished and fantastic,” says Charlotte-based designer Traci Zeller of Traci Zeller Designs. But when it came to the interiors of their home,…

Fresh Focus

A family home gets a bright, new look. Laura Casey knows her clients well. So well, in fact, that when a family with whom she’d previously worked purchased the lot that their Myers Park home would soon be built on, Casey was immediately enlisted to work directly with architect Christopher Phelps and builder Brian Gerrard of Gerrard Builders to help…

Blank Slate

Cindy and Heather Smith put their designing talents to work on this Eastover beauty. It was the type of phone call Cindy Smith, owner of Circa Interiors & Antiques, is used to fielding. After seeing one of her neighbor’s homes, which had been decorated by Smith, Jerri Webb knew immediately who she wanted to help design the interiors of her…

The Year in Review

2016 was a big year in Charlotte. New restaurants and businesses opened, and a new crop of power players made themselves known. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of SouthPark Magazine‘s 10 most-read stories in 2016. So let’s raise a glass and toast to the stories of last year—and the ones to come.   1. Raising the Bar Charlotte’s drinks…