ELLE Decor

April 2010

What’s Hot! shops

"Neutral tones provide a calming backdrop in the new 4,400 square foot store of designers Marnie Clayton and Anna Kemper. The industrial space highlights the duo’s passion for such eclectic Continental furnishings as hand-carved tables and vintage Belgian chests, as well as contemporary pieces by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Turkish rugs, Brazilian metalwork, and Italian ceramics are among the luxe accessories; Interior-design services are also available.”


Garden & Gun

April/May 2014 print issue back cover

Jack Daniels Single Barrel ad


Garden & Gun

February/March 2014 print issue

Jack Daniels Single Barrel ad


Garden & Gun: Talk of the South

February 2014

Jack Daniels Single Barrel ad


Garden & Gun

February/March 2014 print issue

Certified SC Grown Ad: “It’s a Matter of Taste”


The Local Palate

February 2014 print issue

Certified SC Grown Ad: “It’s a Matter of Taste”


Ducks Unlimited Magazine

Various 2014 print issues

Jack Daniels Single Barrel ad


Racked DC

Dec. 3, 2013

In Case You Missed It: 27 Photos of Union Market’s Thread

“For many Union Market fans, this weekend's Thread retail event marked the first time they were able to explore the market's upstairs Dock 5 space. And the huge venue made a big impression, with intricate installations from 30 national and local brands and shops including Follain, DeNada Design, Scarpa, MACK Home…”


Rebecca Atwood

Nov. 23, 2013

Thread at Union Market

“It will be the perfect holiday shopping event with so many interesting vendors including Meg Biram, Mack Home, Follain, Moore & Giles and more.” 


Brightest Young Things

Nov. 26, 2013

Preview: Thread at Union Market’s Dock 5

“MACK Home: The one stop shop for everything to make your abode that much more hip.”


Edens Center Thread at Dock 5

Nov. 19, 2013

MACK Home Design

“MACK Home believes in the livable room, organic accents, clean lines, a little funk here and there, an adventurous mix of materials, textures, periods, and lighting that wows – all in the service of creating an environment of glamour, comfort, style and ease.”


Concrete Jungle DC

Dec. 5, 2013

Things To Do | Thread at Union Market

“I oogled all the pieces at St. Clair Jewelry and perused the home items at MACK Home.”


Columbia Living Magazine

November / December 2010

A Place of Possibility

“Mack Home in Trenholm Plaza is at once an expansive showroom, a hip boutique and creative base of operation for designers and owners Marnie Clayton and Anna Kemper. This dynamic duo joined forces when circumstance offered opportunity. They paired their talents and opened a distinctly urban shop in the heart of well-established Columbia just in time for Christmas 2009.”


Columbia Living Magazine

November / December 2011

Holiday Décor

“Their approach is informed not only by the work that they do, but also their personal taste... ideas that stem both from their discerning decorator’s eye, as well as the content of their thriving retail business in Trenholm Plaza.”


Columbia Living Magazine

March / April 2012

A Fresh Start

They see what their clients are drawn to in the store, and then set up a consultation… Kemper and Clayton use local artists if possible, and prefer made in the USA when available, although they work with many importers and unique vendors as well.”


Columbia Metropolitan Magazine

June 2012

Lights, Camera… Relaxation

“By incorporating organic materials, such as natural stone and old woods, including driftwood and natural sticks, as well as oyster shells, Alicia’s sitting room provides a great level of interest and distinctiveness. Interior Design by MACK Home.”


Columbia Metropolitan Magazine

March 2012

Teen Dream Rooms by Harriet McElveen Rice

“Marnie and Anna recommend investing in select impact pieces that are timeless and will be a focal point in the room. They remind teens that with basic pieces, they can periodically change bedding and pillows and give the room a whole new look.”


The State

Nov. 13, 2009

Shop Around

“Forest Acres is getting an infusion of furniture and home decor. MACK Home will… [be] selling handcrafted furniture, accessories, lighting, art and jewelry.”


The State

Oct. 21, 2012

Local developer favors more intimate gathering spots

“They even call the furniture of each center its “jewelry,” McLean said. For Cross Hill, the developers used local entrepreneur MACK Home designers, located in Trenholm Plaza, to pick out the accessories.”


The State

Dec. 5, 2012

Local spots offer events to stop in for shoppin’

“Another Trenholm Plaza retailer, MACK Home will decorate the space for the event and display a variety of its home accessories.”


The State

Feb. 13, 2013

What’s Good Here? Pasta Fresca in Forest Acres

Mack Home, at Trenholm Plaza, was responsible for choosing the interior design scheme, which includes creative and diverse lighting. There are large hanging lights over the open bar that resemble turtle shells, while other distinct blown glass lights hang over eating area.”


Free Times

February 2014

Annual Manual: Shopping

“Handcrafted furniture, lighting, art and home accessories are all available at MACK. The interior designer-owned shop’s neutral, relaxing palette offers a welcome shopping experience in Forest Acres.”


The Charlotte Observer

Oct. 18, 2013

Columbia, S.C.

“If shopping is on your to-do list, check out Mack Home (www.mackhomecolumbia.com), featuring an eclectic mix of rare décor pieces for your city home, mountain lodge, or beach house manor. If gifts are your goal, Mack Home also offers one-of- kind jewelry, funky objects and luxe accessories.”


The Shop Tart

July 18, 2013

You can’t always get what you want… but you can look at it!

“Gingerly, she picked up the price tag, hoping it would be nice and low. You see, MACK has things in every price range, so you never know. Alas, it was not in her personal budget. But…it would be life changing. And it would really bring a whole room together. So, if it’s still there on her birthday, it might just have to happen.”


The Shop Tart

June 30, 2013


“MACK Home does the interiors at Occo and they are stunning… check out these traditional wooden grain threshers, used by MACK Home near Occo’s entry as an eye catching wall decoration. Love!”


The Shop Tart

June 26, 2013

Brighten up your space with mad style

“But then she gets real, looks around and realizes that anyone can bring some new style into their space without starting from scratch, and without spending all the dollars. Like, you could change your plain old bathroom into a nautical hideaway with just one fab hand towel.”


The Shop Tart

Dec. 4, 2012

Big Shoe Thursday

“Which is great, because you won’t have time to go home before you head straight to Cafe Caturra for Girls Night Out, from 6 to 8 pm. Champagne, hors d’œvres, shoes from Gwen Rawls, and the newest things for your home from MACK.”


The Shop Tart

Aug. 8, 2012

Got Lamps?

“These beautiful lamps from MACK home in Trenholm Plaza serve a double purpose. Of course they add illumination to a room, but they also provide a pop of color that gives a space a uniqueness that makes it a styled and comfortable living space.”


Skirt! Columbia Magazine   

Aug. 5, 2010

Local Women Looking Good 

“The style is interesting and elegant, but not fussy – largely owing to the design expertise of Anna Kemper and Marnie Clayton of MACK Home. Anna told me that Ellen walked into their shop in Trenholm Plaza and said I want OCCO to look like this.”


Columbia Business Report

Nov. 9, 2009

New home furnishings store to open in Trenholm Plaza

Mixing strong national retailers with great local talent like we have with Mack Home gives shoppers in this area the best of both worlds and sets this shopping destination apart in the market.”


 Eclectic Interior Design Group Blog

Jan. 4, 2011


One of the places I HAD to go to was MACK Home, a store my good friend's cousin, Marnie Clayton, opened a while back along with fellow designer Anna Kemper and manager Heather Jenkins. Marnie is not only adorable but a fabulous designer with a great eye! I can attest to that as I have spent some time with her at market and she always amazes me with what she finds!”


PR Newswire

Nov. 6, 2009

Local Designers Choose Trenholm Plaza for Their New Home Furnishings and Design Store

“Kemper and Clayton bring to the new venture a wealth of experience in interior design and extensive knowledge in retail products for the home from classic to contemporary.”


Furniture Today

Nov. 10, 2009

MACK Home store opening in Columbia, S.C.

“Local designers Anna Kemper and Marnie Clayton will open a furniture, home accents, lighting, art and jewelry store here in time for the holiday shopping rush.”


Home Furnishings Business

Nov. 9, 2009

Two Designers Gear Up to Open Home Furnishings Store in Columbia, S.C.

 “MACK Home, a one-store operation owned by two local designers, is opening in a newly refurbished shopping center. The store will offer a variety of home accessories, hand-crafted furniture, lighting, art and jewelry. Owners Anna Kemper and Marnie Clayton will also offer design services in the store.”



Nov. 7, 2009

Anna Kemper and Marnie Clayton select Trenholm Plaza

“Shoppers will have one-of-a-kind options for holiday gift items when MACK Home opens at Trenholm Plaza. Well-known local designers Anna Kemper and Marnie Clayton will offer a wide variety of unique home accessories, hand-crafted furniture, lighting, art and jewelry in addition to their design services in the new shop.”


The Columbia Star

July 18, 2012

Art and food make a perfect match

“Clayton and Kemper have duel jobs – doing commercial and residential design work- while also operating the retail side of Mack Home, selling furniture, accessories, art, floor coverings, lighting, table-ware, and even jewelry. This is the first restaurant the pair has tackled, and they say they are happy with the outcome.”