During the inaugural Nashville Design Week, photographer William Abranowicz came to Design Within Reach to speak about his new book, American Originals (Vendome, September, $65), which is a visceral look into the private worlds of some pretty authentic individuals with incredible personal style, including Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Mellencamp, Robert Couturier, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Bette Midler and Martin
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New build reflects neighborhood’s past Photography by Gieves Anderson When the three partners of Wagon Wheel Title and Escrow decided to build a new office next door to their East Nashville bungalow, they wanted it to look like it belonged there — a commercial project that fit right in with its residential neighbors. And Angie Lawless, Brandon Miller and
Middle Tennesseans make the most of outdoor space Photography by Ruby and Peach Photography and Paige Rumore Photography When fall means mostly mild weather peppered with the occasional 90-degree day, enjoying time outdoors is a big part of how Middle Tennesseans spend their time. And you don’t need that much space to make outdoor magic happen. Seth Argo with
During a one-night special event Lily Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations, will interview Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of the Concorde as part of Nashville Design Week. Lawrence Azerrad is a Grammy award-winning, Los Angeles–based graphic designer and creative director. Azerrad founded LADdesign, a graphic design studio specializing in music, culture and
By Emily Griffin An artist for as long as he can remember, Will Rhodarmer is changing the interior decorating game with his innovative, decorative folding screens. As a trained artist with multiple art degrees, he built on this foundation by pursuing additional studies and expertise from oil and acrylics to Sumi-e drawing, print-making and other unique painting techniques. With his
Sylvia Rapoport loves the Parthenon. A Nashville native, she still remembers the first time walking into the Parthenon decades ago, where her mother also volunteered in the gift shop. “We all have to come on our fifth or sixth grade field trip to the Parthenon. That's where we learn about Tennessee history. The only ‘high-rise’ in Nashville was the
By Elliott Wenzler Lemon Laine, a Nashville-based beauty store, will open its second location in Houston this fall, complete with the curated products, personalized oil bar and specialized events that they have in their Tennessee location. Laura Lemon, founder and CEO of the store, opened the shop as a place for women to find needs that are specific to them
When designer Tim Causey gets ReCreations, the store he owns with Richard Epperson, ready for Christmas, he gets about 20 trees ready for display — all different, all for holiday décor inspiration and all available to purchase as is. “We don’t even call it Christmas anymore because it engulfs our life,” Causey says. Whether whimsical and bright or more traditional,
By Emily Griffin Fans of locally-made Paddywax candles keep coming back for the insanely addictive smell and the high-quality containers that look gorgeous in any room - a strategy that is all by design. Paddywax is well known in the Nashville area for their Berry Hill storefront where all the candles are hand-poured for all of their orders. This