Text by Elizabeth Czapski
After several months in their midcentury cottage in the historic and highly sought-after Augusta Road area of Greenville, South Carolina, the homeowners stumbled upon a project by Cynthia Masters of Panageries—one she calls “a study in blues.” They knew she was the perfect fit to help update their home for modern-day family life with two young boys while also infusing it with vibrant vintage style balanced by contemporary touches and the grounding classic elements the couple is partial to.
“[The homeowners] love traditional design, Asian-inspired pieces, and all shades of blue,” Cynthia says of the trifecta that focused their approach. “I wanted to give them the traditional interior they wanted but also something that reflected a couple in their 30s. Our goal was to design elegantly timeless interiors that would function perfectly for this young, active family.”
The Panageries team started by using the family’s treasured vintage fixtures as jumping-off points for each space. “They had so many vintage pieces,” Cynthia says. “It was just…