28 04, 2017

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love

2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00

CHATTANOOGA. No one likes to hear or mention the word gentrification, yet most have observed its unintended consequences on many older neighborhoods of choice. Too often vulnerable members of a community, such as widows, are displaced by rapid change. Laney Carter with Laney Carter Interior Design shared her expertise on this project as a member of the steering committee. Her

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love 2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00
28 04, 2017

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

NASHVILLE. Margi Hargrove’s Green Hills’ boutique offers much more than chairs. However, she knows that for a home to feel comfortable, each room needs to be inviting—and, nothing is more inviting than a well-placed, stylish chair. The eclectic offerings at Chair and Chair Alike offer a common denominator; they reflect her signature style—casual elegance. “My customers are searching for fresh, but

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay

2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00

A garden mural in Pompeii was the inspiration for this architecturally challenging barrel vault and groin ceiling in the private residence of Winnie and Edwin Sy. Ali Kay chose a distinct warm gold color palette for this ceiling that was recognized as Best Wall Treatment by the Texas Gulf Coast ASID. CHATTANOOGA. We’ve noticed a delightful trend that has

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay 2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00
28 04, 2017

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler in his studio at Artifact. Portrait by Billy Weeks CHATTANOOGA. Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler can look at a 20-foot length of raw blunt steel and envision an intricate art bicycle frame, or an elaborate chandelier. Someone can sketch a trellis or gate on paper, and slide it across a table and Conrad’s energies begin going beyond utility

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

Conrad Tengler pendant chandelier commissioned by Revival CHATTANOOGA. The demand for custom home fixtures has interior designers and architects partnering with artisans to enhance a home's style.  Revival, one of Tennessee's premiere design studios and furnishings shop, has been working with builder blacksmith Conrad Tengler and his design studio, Black Sheep Forge, for more than ten years.  One of

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00