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Asheville Now Home to AIGA Chapter

“Having a strong design community in our town enables us to elevate and maintain an extremely high quality of service. AIGA helps designers stay updated and informed about what’s going on in their field.”

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American Folk Art Invites All to Wish List Celebration

“This allows our clients to give gifts and decorate their homes with original artworks in original ways,” Weiss says. “When thinking of gifting, we all have budgets to honor; I believe beauty and good design elements know no price point. So bring your wish list and let us help in selecting something wonderful.”

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.