Architectural Claim to Fame In a city known for its classic houses, the contemporary Spaulding Paolozzi Center by Allied Works Architecture of Portland and New York and local firm E.E. Fava Architects, Etc. is on the boards after an earlier building attempt by Clemson University was derailed by preservationists.
Retail Therapy The Pretend Store, a pop-up with a rotating roster of local and international designers
Firm to Watch Brooks Reitz and Tim Mink, of hospitality design firm Neighbourhood, have developed restaurant concepts like Poe’s Tavern, inspired by Edgar Allen Poe’s time on Sullivan’s Island, and Monza, a Neapolitan pizzeria.