Destination Design: Pandora's Manor
Pandora's Manor takes you room by room, and designer by designer, through a sprawling Colonial Revival in High Point, NC, painstakingly restored to reflect the splendor of its heyday in the early 1900s. See where the past connects with the present, and hear firsthand from the A-list designers and visionaries who polished this diamond in the rough and made it shine.
Photography by Elements Studio
Meet the Manor
It didn't happen overnight, but this majestic manor in the heart of NC has become a destination unto itself. The exterior and first floor evoke images of days gone by, just after the turn of the century. The six bedrooms, however, tell a different story, a story of modern-day design and luxury. W...
Madcap Cottage: The Myrtle Room
Everyone's favorite purveyors of pattern, the Madcap gents, took the reigns in designing the only first-floor bedroom in the manor. They combined an old-school sensibility with modern magic to craft a room that serenades each visitor with color, character and the very best creature comforts a B&B...
Alexa Hampton: The Melrose Room
In the early stages of dreaming up the Melrose Room for Pandora's Manor, designer Alexa Hampton was told to "imagine the guest." And she did just that - with a clever twist: she imagined herself as the guest. This gave her the freedom to create a chic, modern space that captures one of her favori...
Celerie Kemble: The Sinclair Room
Grab your beach hat and sunnies for this tour of the Sinclair Room. Inspired by her home state of Florida, Celerie Kemble's design evokes the light and leisure of Palm Beach. The serene environment of the Sinclair extends into the manor's only corner suite bathroom, a luxury destination unto itse...
Thom Filicia: The Fraser Suite
One of only two suites in Pandora's Manor, the Fraser Suite epitomizes the modern, tailored look characteristic of designer Thom Filicia. The suite also happens to be a completely new addition to this 111-year-old manor and is chock full of unexpected details that Thom delights in revealing. Watc...
Barclay Butera: The Isla Suite
The Isla Suite springs to life in a sea of blue and white, the signature touch of designer Barclay Butera. He and creative director Ray Langhammer went for the look and feel of a mini apartment complete with a tony parlor. Discover Barclay and Ray's bold perspective on which design rules to break...
Tobi Fairley: The Wilson Room
The brightest, boldest bedroom in Pandora's Manor is the brainchild of designer Tobi Fairley. The striking mix of yellow, black and white makes an immediate impression - an impression that at once feels comfortable, functional and luxurious. It's a winning combination that Tobi attributes to her ...